There are extensive resources to guide your experience with RapidMiner.
RapidMiner is now RapidMiner Studio, and RapidAnalytics is now RapidMiner Server.
Manuals, Guides, and Books
RAPIDMINER MANUAL 5.0+
DATA MINING FOR THE MASSES
RAPIDMINER IN ACADEMIC USE
HOW TO EXTEND RAPIDMINER
This whitepaper helps you get started on implementing your own RapidMiner Extensions. From executing new algorithms to designing user interface components, this guide contains step-by-step explanations of everything you need to know. It is accompanied by a tutorial project that can be run immediately.
RapidMiner: Data Mining Use Cases and Business Analytics Applications
This newly released book, written by leaders in the data mining community including RapidMiner developers, provides an in-depth look at the application of RapidMiner’s data mining and business analytics tools to diverse fields, including scientific research, medicine, industry, and commerce. It covers all relevant steps of the data mining process, from data loading to visualization to integration with other tools and infrastructures. Each application-oriented chapter gives you the necessary analytics as well as reproducible, step-by-step descriptions of their implementation with RapidMiner and RapidMiner Server. Case studies serve as blueprints for your own data mining applications, enabling you to effectively solve similar problems.