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Learning Alteryx

By : Renato Baruti
Book Image

Learning Alteryx

By: Renato Baruti

Overview of this book

Alteryx, as a leading data blending and advanced data analytics platform, has taken self-service data analytics to the next level. Companies worldwide often find themselves struggling to prepare and blend massive datasets that are time-consuming for analysts. Alteryx solves these problems with a repeatable workflow designed to quickly clean, prepare, blend, and join your data in a seamless manner. This book will set you on a self-service data analytics journey that will help you create efficient workflows using Alteryx, without any coding involved. It will empower you and your organization to take well-informed decisions with the help of deeper business insights from the data.Starting with the fundamentals of using Alteryx such as data preparation and blending, you will delve into the more advanced concepts such as performing predictive analytics. You will also learn how to use Alteryx’s features to share the insights gained with the relevant decision makers. To ensure consistency, we will be using data from the Healthcare domain throughout this book. The knowledge you gain from this book will guide you to solve real-life problems related to Business Intelligence confidently. Whether you are a novice with Alteryx or an experienced data analyst keen to explore Alteryx’s self-service analytics features, this book will be the perfect companion for you.
Table of Contents (17 chapters)
Title Page
About the Author
About the Reviewer
Customer Feedback

Alteryx Server

Alteryx Server provides a scalable platform for deploying and sharing analytics. This is an effective and secure establishment when deploying data rapidly. You can integrate Alteryx processes directly into other internal and external applications from the built in macros and APIs. Alteryx Server can help you speed up business decisions and enable you to get answers in hours, not weeks. You will learn about these powerful features that revolutionize data processing using Alteryx Server:

  • Speed time-to-insight with highly scalable workloads
  • Empower every employee to make data-driven decisions
  • Reduce risk and downtime with analytic governance

Before learning about these powerful features, review the Server Structure illustration so you have a solid understanding of how the server functions, as shown in the following image:

Enterprise scalability

Enterprise Scalability allows you to scale your enterprise analytics that will speed time to insight. Alteryx Server will compute the data...