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Kubernetes: Up and Running: Dive into the Future of Infrastructur...
by , Joe Beda

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English

Pages

202

Publication Date

September 07, 2017

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<div><p>Legend has it that Google deploys over two billion application containers a week. How’s that possible? Google revealed the secret through a project called Kubernetes, an open source cluster orchestrator (based on its internal Borg system) that radically simplifies the task of building, deploying, and maintaining scalable distributed systems in the cloud. This practical guide shows you how Kubernetes and container technology can help you achieve new levels of velocity, agility, reliability, and efficiency.</p><p>Authors Kelsey Hightower, Brendan Burns, and Joe Beda—who’ve worked on Kubernetes at Google and other organizatons—explain how this system fits into the lifecycle of a distributed application. You will learn how to use tools and APIs to automate scalable distributed systems, whether it is for online services, machine-learning applications, or a cluster of Raspberry Pi computers.</p><ul><li>Explore the distributed system challenges that Kubernetes addresses</li><li>Dive into containerized application development, using containers such as Docker</li><li>Create and run containers on Kubernetes, using the docker image format and container runtime</li><li>Explore specialized objects essential for running applications in production</li><li>Reliably roll out new software versions without downtime or errors</li><li>Get examples of how to develop and deploy real-world applications in Kubernetes</li></ul></div>
Docker Deep Dive: Updated October 2017
by Nigel Poulton

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English

Pages

227

Publication Date

September 19, 2016

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Updated 3rd October 2017.<br />The ultimate book for learning Docker. Deep theory and lots of hands-on so that you get a solid understanding. Lots of clear diagrams.
The Kubernetes Book: Version 2 - Oct 2017
by Nigel Poulton

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English

Pages

140

Publication Date

June 18, 2017

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Containers are here and resistance is futile! Now that we're getting our heads around Docker, we need an orchestration platform to help us manage our containerized apps. Kubernetes has emerged as the hottest and most important container orchestration platform in the world. <br /><br />This book gets you up to speed fast, and it's constantly kept up-to-date!
The Docker Book: Containerization is the new virtualization
by James Turnbull

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English

Pages

343

Publication Date

July 12, 2014

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Updated for Docker Community Edition 17.05.0!<br /><br />A new book designed for SysAdmins, Operations staff, Developers and DevOps who are interested in deploying the open source container service Docker.<br /><br />In this book, we will walk you through installing, deploying, managing, and extending Docker. We're going to do that by first introducing you to the basics of Docker and its components. Then we'll start to use Docker to build containers and services to perform a variety of tasks.<br /><br />We're going to take you through the development life cycle, from testing to production, and see where Docker fits in and how it can make your life easier. We'll make use of Docker to build test environments for new projects, demonstrate how to integrate Docker with continuous integration workflow, and then how to build application services and platforms. Finally, we'll show you how to use Docker's API and how to extend Docker yourself.<br /><br />We'll teach you how to:<br /><br />* Install Docker.<br />* Take your first steps with a Docker container.<br />* Build Docker images.<br />* Manage and share Docker images.<br />* Run and manage more complex Docker containers.<br />* Deploy Docker containers as part of your testing pipeline.<br />* Build multi-container applications and environments.<br />* Learn about orchestration. Use Compose and Swarm for the orchestration of Docker containers and Consul for service discovery.<br />* Explore the Docker API.<br />* Getting Help and Extending Docker.<br /><br />Updated for Docker Community Edition 17.05.0!
macOS Sierra: The Missing Manual: The book that should have been ...
by David Pogue

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English

Pages

880

Publication Date

November 29, 2016

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<div><p>With Sierra, Apple brings never-before-seen features to macOS—like Siri voice control, file sharing across all your iOS devices, picture-in-picture mode for iTunes and Safari, and AI photo search. Once again, David Pogue brings his humor and expertise to the #1 bestselling Mac book.</p><p>Whether you’re a developer or a home-user, this guide offers a wealth of detail on Apple’s OS X 10.12 operating system, this new edition covers everything Sierra has to offer.</p><ul><li><b>Perfect for newcomers.</b> Get crystal-clear, jargon-free introduction to the Dock, the macOS folder structure, Safari, Mail, and iCloud.<p/></li><li><b>Go in-depth.</b> Learn how to use key new features such as Optimized Storage, the Universal Clipboard, Siri for Mac, and iCloud Drive Sync.<p/></li><li><b>Get the full story.</b> David Pogue doesn't stop at telling you how to use macOS features. He wants you to know <i>why</i> to use them—and how to avoid common pitfalls.</li></ul></div>
CompTIA A+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide, Ninth Edition (Ex...
by Mike Meyers

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English

Pages

1508

Publication Date

January 07, 2016

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<h4>This bestselling on-the-job reference and test preparation guide has been fully revised for the new 2015 CompTIA exam objectives for exams 901 & 902</h4> <p>Written by the leading authority on CompTIA A+ certification and training, this self-study set has been thoroughly updated to cover 100% of the topics covered on the latest edition of the exam. New topics include managing and maintaining cellular devices, including tablets; configuring operating systems, including Windows 8, Android, and iOS; and enhanced, mobile-centered security and troubleshooting procedures. The <em>All-in-One Exam Guide</em> enables you to take the test with complete confidence. It also serves as a practical reference for IT support and technical personnel.</p> <p><strong>Bonus electronic content includes:</strong></p> <ul><li>Practice exams with hundreds of accurate questions</li> <li>More than an hour of video training featuring Mike Meyers</li> <li>Performance-based simulations that prepare you for the performance-based questions on the exam</li> <li>A collection of Mike's favorite free PC tools</li> </ul> <p><strong>Key Features include:</strong></p> <ul><li>Written with the “in the trenches” voice and clarity Mike Meyers is known for</li> <li>Features pre-assessment tests, exam tips, and “Try This!” sections to reinforce difficult topics</li> <li>Includes a coupon for 10% off of the exam fee, a $37 value</li> </ul>
macOS High Sierra
by Chris Kennedy

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English

Pages

220

Publication Date

September 11, 2017

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<p>Perfect for new and longtime Mac users, this no-fluff guide to macOS High Sierra is packed with details on system preferences, the desktop, Finder, applications, and utilities. You'll also find step-by-step instructions for printing, scanning, networking, sharing, troubleshooting, and going online. A Windows glossary makes switching to Mac (mostly) painless, and keyboard mavens will find a complete list of keyboard shortcuts.</p><p>New features covered include High Efficiency Video Coding (H.265), Apple File System (APFS), Metal 2, and updates to Photos, Mail, Safari, Siri, Notes, Spotlight, iCloud, and FaceTime.</p><ul><li>See live previews of documents, pictures, and folders.</li><li>Ask Siri to answer questions, make recommendations, and complete common tasks.</li><li>Use Mission Control to juggle all your open windows, desktops, and displays.</li><li>Dock programs, documents, and folders for one-click access.</li><li>Tag your files to make them easy to sort and find.</li><li>Use Finder tabs to declutter your desktop.</li><li>See all your notifications in one place.</li><li>Spread your work over multiple displays.</li><li>Enhance and customize macOS with extensions.</li><li>Use iCloud to store, share, and access the latest versions of your files and settings online.</li><li>Share iTunes, iBooks, and App Store purchases freely with your family.</li><li>Organize, view, edit, sync, and share your photos.</li><li>Sync your files, mail, contacts, appointments, reminders, notes, and messages wirelessly across your Mac, Windows PC, and iOS devices.</li><li>Get instant search results for documents, pictures, music, mail, programs, online sources, and more.</li><li>Dictate anywhere that you can type.</li><li>Play games on Game Center, Apple's online multiplayer social gaming network.</li><li>Post to Facebook and Twitter right from the app you're using.</li><li>Mirror your Mac's screen to your HDTV wirelessly via AirPlay, or use your HDTV as a full-fledged display, complete with dock and menu bar.</li><li>Share files and printers on your home network.</li><li>Move seamlessly between your Mac, iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, or use them together.</li><li>Connect to wireless networks with a few clicks.</li><li>Set up and manage printers, scanners, and other devices.</li><li>Download and install macOS, apps, and updates from the Mac App Store.</li><li>Secure your data from thieves and snoops.</li><li>Plenty of tips, tricks, and timesavers.</li><li>Fully cross-referenced, linked, and searchable.</li></ul><p><strong>Contents</strong><br />1. macOS Basics<br />2. The Desktop<br />3. System Preferences<br />4. Files, Folders & Drives<br />5. Programs & Documents<br />6. Printing, Faxing & Fonts<br />7. Networks & Sharing<br />8. Internet Connections<br />9. Security & Privacy<br />10. Maintenance & Backups<br />11. Switching from Windows<br />12. Keyboard Shortcuts</p><p><strong>About the Author</strong><br />Chris Kennedy is a technical writer based in Boulder, Colorado. When he's not typing, Chris climbs rocks, revises his screenplays, and reads the journals of polar explorers. He's been writing about macOS since Snow Leopard.</p><br />
Linux for Beginners: An Introduction to the Linux Operating Syste...
by Jason Cannon

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English

Pages

204

Publication Date

December 26, 2013

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<h3>If you want to learn how to use Linux, but don't know where to start read on.</h3><br /><p>Knowing where to start when learning a new skill can be a challenge, especially when the topic seems so vast. There can be so much information available that you can't even decide where to start. Or worse, you start down the path of learning and quickly discover too many concepts, commands, and nuances that aren't explained. This kind of experience is frustrating and leaves you with more questions than answers.</p><br /><p><em>Linux for Beginners</em> doesn't make any assumptions about your background or knowledge of Linux. You need no prior knowledge to benefit from this book. You will be guided step by step using a logical and systematic approach. As new concepts, commands, or jargon are encountered they are explained in plain language, making it easy for anyone to understand.</p><br /><h2>Here is what you will learn by reading <em>Linux for Beginners</em>:</h2><br /><ul><br /><li>How to get access to a Linux server if you don't already.</li><br /><li>What a Linux distribution is and which one to choose.</li><br /><li>What software is needed to connect to Linux from Mac and Windows computers. Screenshots included.</li><br /><li>What SSH is and how to use it, including creating and using SSH keys.</li><br /><li>The file system layout of Linux systems and where to find programs, configurations, and documentation.</li><br /><li>The basic Linux commands you'll use most often.</li><br /><li>Creating, renaming, moving, and deleting directories.</li><br /><li>Listing, reading, creating, editing, copying, and deleting files.</li><br /><li>Exactly how permissions work and how to decipher the most cryptic Linux permissions with ease.</li><br /><li>How to use the nano, vi, and emacs editors.</li><br /><li>Two methods to search for files and directories.</li><br /><li>How to compare the contents of files.</li><br /><li>What pipes are, why they are useful, and how to use them.</li><br /><li>How to compress files to save space and make transferring data easy.</li><br /><li>How and why to redirect input and output from applications.</li><br /><li>How to customize your shell prompt.</li><br /><li>How to be efficient at the command line by using aliases, tab completion, and your shell history.</li><br /><li>How to schedule and automate jobs using cron.</li><br /><li>How to switch users and run processes as others.</li><br /><li>Where to go for even more in-depth coverage on each topic.</li><br /></ul><br /><h2>Scroll up, click the Buy Now With 1 Click button and get started learning Linux today!</h2>
Windows Internals, Part 1: System architecture, processes, thread...
by , Alex Ionescu

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English

Pages

800

Publication Date

May 05, 2017

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<p style="margin:0px;"> <b>The definitive guide–fully updated for Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016</b> </p> <p style="margin:0px;"> <b> </b> </p> <p style="margin:0px;">Delve inside Windows architecture and internals, and see how core components work behind the scenes. Led by a team of internals experts, this classic guide has been fully updated for Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016.</p> <p style="margin:0px;">Whether you are a developer or an IT professional, you’ll get critical, insider perspectives on how Windows operates. And through hands-on experiments, you’ll experience its internal behavior firsthand–knowledge you can apply to improve application design, debugging, system performance, and support.</p> <p style="margin:0px;"> </p> <p style="margin:0px;"> </p> <p style="margin:0px;"> <b>This book will help you:</b> </p> <p style="margin:0px;">·        Understand the Window system architecture and its most important entities, such as processes and threads</p> <p style="margin:0px;">·        Examine how processes manage resources and threads scheduled for execution inside processes</p> <p style="margin:0px;">·        Observe how Windows manages virtual and physical memory</p> <p style="margin:0px;">·        Dig into the Windows I/O system and see how device drivers work and integrate with the rest of the system</p> <p style="margin:0px;">·        Go inside the Windows security model to see how it manages access, auditing, and authorization, and learn about the new mechanisms in Windows 10 and Server 2016</p>
Logic Pro X 10.3 - Apple Pro Training Series: Professional Music ...
by David Nahmani

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English

Pages

528

Publication Date

June 14, 2017

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<p style="margin:0px;">The Apple-Certified Way to Learn</p> <p style="margin:0px;">Record, arrange, mix, produce, and polish your music with this bestselling, Apple-certified guide to Logic Pro X 10.3. Veteran producer and composer David Nahmani uses step-by-step, project-based instructions and straightforward explanations to teach everything from basic music creation to sophisticated production techniques. Using the book’s downloadable lesson files and Logic Pro X, you’ll begin making music in the first lesson. From there, you’ll learn to record audio and MIDI, create and edit sequences, and master mixing and automation techniques such as submixing with Track Stacks or the practical uses of true stereo panning. You will create both acoustic and electronic virtual drum performances using Drummer tracks with Drum Kit Designer and Drum Machine Designer. You’ll use Logic Pro X MIDI plug-ins and Smart Controls to control software synthesizers from a MIDI controller or an iPad. Flex Time will allow you to precisely edit the timing of notes inside an audio recording, and you’ll explore Flex Pitch to correct the pitch of a vocal recording. Finally, you’ll mix, automate, and master the song, using plug-ins to process only selected sections or entire tracks, giving your audio creations the final polish needed to achieve a professional sound.</p> <p style="margin:0px;"> </p> <ul> <li> Downloadable lesson and media files allow you to perform the hands-on exercises.</li> <li> Focused lessons take you step by step through practical, real-world tasks.</li> <li> Ample illustrations help you master techniques fast.</li> <li> Lesson goals and time estimates help you plan your time.</li> <li> Chapter review questions help you prepare for the Logic Pro X 10.3 certification exam.</li> </ul> <p style="margin:0px;"> </p> <p style="margin:0px;">The Apple Pro Training Series is both a self-paced learning tool and the official curriculum of the Apple Training and Certification program. Upon completing the course material in this guide, you can become Apple Certified by passing the Logic Pro X 10.3 certification exam at an Apple Authorized Training Provider. To find an Apple Authorized Training Provider near you, please visit training.apple.com.</p> <p style="margin:0px;"> </p> <p style="margin:0px;">Also in the Apple Pro Training Series:</p> <ul> <li> Final Cut Pro X 10.3</li> <li> Pages, Numbers, and Keynote</li> <li>macOS Support Essentials</li> </ul>

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