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Terraform: Up & Running: Writing Infrastructure as Code
by Yevgeniy Brikman

Language

English

Pages

368

Publication Date

September 06, 2019

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<p>Terraform has become a key player in the DevOps world for defining, launching, and managing infrastructure as code (IaC) across a variety of cloud and virtualization platforms, including AWS, Google Cloud, Azure, and more. This hands-on second edition, expanded and thoroughly updated for Terraform version 0.12 and beyond, shows you the fastest way to get up and running.</p><p>Gruntwork cofounder Yevgeniy (Jim) Brikman walks you through code examples that demonstrate Terraform’s simple, declarative programming language for deploying and managing infrastructure with a few commands. Veteran sysadmins, DevOps engineers, and novice developers will quickly go from Terraform basics to running a full stack that can support a massive amount of traffic and a large team of developers.</p><ul><li>Explore changes from Terraform 0.9 through 0.12, including backends, workspaces, and first-class expressions</li><li>Learn how to write production-grade Terraform modules</li><li>Dive into manual and automated testing for Terraform code</li><li>Compare Terraform to Chef, Puppet, Ansible, CloudFormation, and Salt Stack</li><li>Deploy server clusters, load balancers, and databases</li><li>Use Terraform to manage the state of your infrastructure</li><li>Create reusable infrastructure with Terraform modules</li><li>Use advanced Terraform syntax to achieve zero-downtime deployment</li></ul>
CompTIA A+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide, Tenth Edition (Ex...
by Mike Meyers

Language

English

Pages

1568

Publication Date

April 16, 2019

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<b>This bestselling on-the-job reference and test preparation guide has been fully revised for the new 2019 CompTIA A+ exam objectives</b><b><br /> </b>This fully revised and updated resource offers complete coverage of the latest release of CompTIA A+ exams 220-1001 & 220-1002. You'll find learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter, exam tips, practice exam questions, and in-depth explanations. Designed to help you pass the CompTIA A+ exams with ease, this definitive guide also serves as an essential on-the-job IT reference.<br /> Covers all exam topics, including how to:<br /> •Work with CPUs, RAM, BIOS, motherboards, power supplies, and other personal computer components•Install, configure, and maintain hard drives•Manage input devices and removable media•Set up, upgrade, and maintain all versions of Windows•Troubleshoot and fix computer problems•Install printers and other peripherals•Configure and secure mobile devices•Connect to the Internet•Set up wired and wireless networks•Protect your personal computer and your network•Implement virtualization and cloud-based technologies<br /> Online content includes:<br /> •Practice exams for 1001 & 1002•More than one hour of free video training•TotalSim simulations of performance-based questions•Mike Meyers’ favorite PC tools and utilities<br /> <br /> <br /> <br />
Command Line Kung Fu: Bash Scripting Tricks, Linux Shell Programm...
by Jason Cannon

Language

English

Pages

124

Publication Date

April 16, 2014

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<h2>Become a Linux Ninja with Command Line Kung Fu!</h2><br />Do you think you have to lock yourself in a basement reading cryptic man pages for months on end in order to have ninja like command line skills?<br /><br />In reality, if you had someone share their most powerful command line tips, tricks, and patterns you'd save yourself a lot of time and frustration. What if you could look over the shoulder of a good friend that just happened to be a command line guru? What if they not only showed you the commands they were using, but why they were using them and exactly how they worked? And what if that friend took the time to write all of it down so you can refer to it whenever you liked?<br /><br />Well, a friend did just that. <em>Command Line Kung Fu</em> is packed with dozens of tips and over 100 practical real-world examples. You won't find theoretical examples in this book. The examples demonstrate how to solve actual problems and accomplish worthwhile goals. <br /><br />The tactics are easy to find, too. Each chapter covers a specific topic and groups related tips and examples together. For example, if you need help extracting text from a file look in the "Text Processing and Manipulation" chapter. <br /><br />Also, a comprehensive index is included. If you want to find every example where a given command is used -- even if it's not the main subject of the tip -- look in the index. It will list every single place in the book where that command appears.<br /><br />Here is just some of what you will learn by reading <em>Command Line Kung Fu</em>:<br /><ul><br /><li>How to quickly and easily repeat commands in your shell history</li><br /><li>Shortcuts for grabbing specific words from your shell history to use in your current command</li><br /><li>How to save a copy of your command line session for later reference</li><br /><li>How to strip out blank lines and comments from files</li><br /><li>How to control colorized text when uses pipes and pagers</li><br /><li>Ways to transform text: from changing case to substituting characters and more</li><br /><li>How to extract specific blocks of text from files or streams of input</li><br /><li>A quick tip to fix common typos</li><br /><li>How to edit files over the network</li><br /><li>How to compare the differences between files on your local computer and a remote one</li><br /><li>How to create and use SSH tunnels</li><br /><li>Ways to verify what programs are listening on what ports</li><br /><li>How to kill all the processes for a given user with a single command<br /></li><li>Strategies for dealing with multi-hop SSH connections</li><br /><li>How to disconnect from a server in a way that will allow you to pick up where you left off</li><br /><li>How to automate software installs that require user input</li><br /><li>Shell scripting tips</li><br /><li>How to automatically keep repeating a command until it succeeds</li><br /><li>The right way to delete a file that is being written to</li><br /><li>How to surf the web from the command line... and more importantly how to download anything from the web and interact with HTTP APIs</li><br /><li>Ways to determine who and what is using the most disk space</li><br /><li>How to secure your web browser session when using an open wifi hotspot</li><br /><li>How to generate random passwords from the command line</li><br /><li>Two tips for easily creating backups</li><br /><li>Tips for handling tar archives</li><br /><li>How to replace a string in multiple files at once with just one command<br /></li><li>and much more...</li><br /></ul><br />What you learn in <em>Command Line Kung Fu</em> applies to any Linux distribution including Ubuntu, Debian, Linux Mint, RedHat, Fedora, OpenSUSE, Slackware, and more.<br /><br /><h2>Scroll up, click the "Buy Now With 1-Click" button to get your black belt in Linux Command Line Kung Fu.</h2>
Shell Scripting: How to Automate Command Line Tasks Using Bash Sc...
by Jason Cannon

Language

English

Pages

99

Publication Date

September 14, 2015

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<h1>Shell Scripting Made Easy</h1><br /><p>If you want to learn how to write shell scripts like a pro, solve real-world problems, or automate repetitive and complex tasks, read on.</p><br /><p>Hello. My name is Jason Cannon and I'm the author of <i>Linux for Beginners</i>, <i>Python Programming for Beginners</i>, and an instructor to thousands of satisfied students. I started my IT career in the late 1990's as a Unix and Linux System Engineer and I'll be sharing my real-world shell scripting and bash programming experience with you throughout this book.</p><br /><p>By the end of this book you will be able to create shell scripts with ease. You'll learn how to take tedious and repetitive tasks and turn them into programs that will save you time and simplify your life on Linux, Unix, or MAC systems.</p><br /><h2>Here is what you will get and learn by reading this <i>Shell Scripting</i> ebook:</h2><br /><ul><br /> <li>A step-by-step process of writing shell scripts that solve real-world problems.</li><br /> <li>The #1 thing you must do every time you create a shell script.</li><br /> <li>How to quickly find and fix the most shell scripting errors.</li><br /> <li>How to accept input from a user and then make decisions on that input.</li><br /> <li>How to accept and process command line arguments.</li><br /> <li>What special variables are available, how to use them in your shell scripts, and when to do so.</li><br /> <li>A shell script creation check list -- You'll never have to guess what to include in each of your shell scripts again. Just use this simple check list.</li><br /> <li>A shell script template (boilerplate). Use this format for each of your shell scripts. It shows exactly what to include and where everything goes. Eliminate guesswork!</li><br /> <li>Practice exercises with solutions so you can start using what you learn right away.</li><br /> <li>Real-world examples of shell scripts from my personal collection.</li><br /> <li>A download that contains the scripts used in the book and lessons. You'll be able to look at and experiment with everything you're learning.</li><br /></ul><br /><h3>Learn to Program Using Any Shell Scirpting Language</h3><br /><p>What you learn in this book can be applied to any shell, however the focus is on the bash shell and you'll learn some really advanced bash features. Again, whether you're using bash, bourne (sh), KornShell (ksh), C shell (csh), Z shell (zsh), or even the tcsh shell, you'll be able to put what you learn in this book to good use.</p><br /><h4>Perfect for Linux, Unix, Mac and More!</h4><br /><p>Also, you'll be able to use these scripts on any Linux environment including Ubuntu, Debian, Linux Mint, RedHat, Fedora, OpenSUSE, Slackware, Kali Linux and more. You're scripts will even run on other operating systems such as Apple's Mac OS X, Oracle's Solaris, IBM's AIX, HP's HP-UX, FreeBSD, NetBSD, and OpenBSD.</p><br /><p><strong>Scroll up, click the Buy Now With 1 Click button and get started learning Linux today!</strong></p>
Linux for Beginners: An Introduction to the Linux Operating Syste...
by Jason Cannon

Language

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>
Linux Administration: The Linux Operating System and Command Line...
by Jason Cannon

Language

English

Pages

204

Publication Date

February 05, 2016

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Customer Reviews
<h1>Learn Linux Administration and Supercharge Your Career!</h1><br /><br />If you're looking to make the jump from being a Linux user to being a <em>Linux administrator</em>, this book is for you! If you're in windows administration and want to learn the ins and outs of Linux administration, start here. This book is also great for Unix administrators switching to Linux administration.<br /><br />Here is what you will learn by reading this <i>Linux System Administration</i> book:<br /><br /><ul><li>How the the boot process works on Linux servers and what you can do to control it.</li><br /><li>The various types of messages generated by a Linux system, where they're stored, and how to automatically prevent them from filling up your disks.</li><br /><li>Disk management, partitioning, and file system creation.</li><br /><li>Managing Linux users and groups.</li><br /><li>Exactly how permissions work and how to decipher the most cryptic Linux permissions with ease.</li><br /><li>Networking concepts that apply to system administration and specifically how to configure Linux network interfaces.</li><br /><li>How to use the nano, vi, and emacs editors.</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>How to configure sudo.</li><br /><li>How to find and install software.</li><br /><li>Managing process and jobs.</li><br /><li>How to make the most out of the Linux command line and Linux operating system.</li><br /><li>Several Linux commands you'll need to know.</li><br /><li>Linux shell scripting.</li></ul><br /><br />What you learn in book applies to any Linux system including Ubuntu Linux, Debian, Linux Mint, RedHat Linux, CentOS, Fedora, SUSE Linux, Arch Linux, Kali Linux and more.<br /><br /><h1>Real Advice from a Real, Professional Linux Administrator</h1><br /><br />Jason Cannon is the author of <i>Linux for Beginners</i>, the founder of the Linux Training Academy, and an instructor to over 40,000 satisfied students. He started his IT career in the late 1990's as a Unix and Linux System Engineer and he'll be sharing his real-world Linux experience with you throughout this book.<br /><br />By the end of this book you will fully understand the most important and fundamental concepts of Linux server administration. More importantly, you will be able to put those concepts to use in practical real-world situations. You'll be able to configure, maintain, and support a variety of Linux systems. You can even use the skills you learned to become a Linux System Engineer or Linux System Administrator.
Docker Deep Dive
by Nigel Poulton

Language

English

Pages

432

Publication Date

September 19, 2016

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Customer Reviews
This is the ultimate book for learning Docker, brought to you by Docker Captain and leading educator in the container ecosystem Nigel Poulton.<br /><br />Docker Deep Dive is a masterpiece, expertly written, and rated by BookAuthority as "the number 1 all-time best book on Docker". As featured on CNN and Forbes, BookAuthority identifies and rates the best books in the world, based on public mentions, recommendations, ratings and sentiment.<br /><br />In this book, Docker is simplified and brought to life via Nigel’s unique and energetic approach -- many of its readers hold it up as the *gold standard* for technology books.<br /><br />- If you want to learn the basics of Docker, this book is for you.<br />- If you want to be a pro with Docker, this book is for you.<br /><br />Docker Deep Dive is updated regularly, meaning you get a book that's applicable in the world today!<br /><br />Key features include:<br />- Extensive coverage of Docker architecture<br />- Deep dive into core concepts such as images and containers<br />- Networking, volumes, and security<br />- Docker Certified Associate (DCA) coverage<br /><br />Nigel is passionate about teaching Docker and this is reflected in this book. You’ll never get tired reading this book, and you’ll finish it with the confidence you need to take on Docker in the real world.
Site Reliability Engineering: How Google Runs Production Systems
by , Jennifer Petoff

Language

English

Pages

552

Publication Date

March 23, 2016

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Customer Reviews
<p>The overwhelming majority of a software system’s lifespan is spent in use, not in design or implementation. So, why does conventional wisdom insist that software engineers focus primarily on the design and development of large-scale computing systems?</p><p>In this collection of essays and articles, key members of Google’s Site Reliability Team explain how and why their commitment to the entire lifecycle has enabled the company to successfully build, deploy, monitor, and maintain some of the largest software systems in the world. You’ll learn the principles and practices that enable Google engineers to make systems more scalable, reliable, and efficient—lessons directly applicable to your organization.</p><p>This book is divided into four sections:</p><ul><li><b>Introduction</b>—Learn what site reliability engineering is and why it differs from conventional IT industry practices</li><li><b>Principles</b>—Examine the patterns, behaviors, and areas of concern that influence the work of a site reliability engineer (SRE)</li><li><b>Practices</b>—Understand the theory and practice of an SRE’s day-to-day work: building and operating large distributed computing systems</li><li><b>Management</b>—Explore Google's best practices for training, communication, and meetings that your organization can use</li></ul>
Kubernetes: Up and Running: Dive into the Future of Infrastructur...
by , Kelsey Hightower

Language

English

Pages

278

Publication Date

October 03, 2019

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Customer Reviews
<p>Kubernetes radically changes the way applications are built and deployed in the cloud. Since its introduction in 2014, this container orchestrator has become one of the largest and most popular open source projects in the world. The updated edition of this practical book shows developers and ops personnel how Kubernetes and container technology can help you achieve new levels of velocity, agility, reliability, and efficiency.</p><p>Kelsey Hightower, Brendan Burns, and Joe Beda—who’ve worked on Kubernetes at Google and beyond—explain how this system fits into the lifecycle of a distributed application. You’ll learn how to use tools and APIs to automate scalable distributed systems, whether it’s for online services, machine learning applications, or a cluster of Raspberry Pi computers.</p><ul><li>Create a simple cluster to learn how Kubernetes works</li><li>Dive into the details of deploying an application using Kubernetes</li><li>Learn specialized objects in Kubernetes, such as DaemonSets, jobs, ConfigMaps, and secrets</li><li>Explore deployments that tie together the lifecycle of a complete application</li><li>Get practical examples of how to develop and deploy real-world applications in Kubernetes</li></ul>
Exam Ref AZ-900 Microsoft Azure Fundamentals
by Jim Cheshire

Language

English

Pages

304

Publication Date

June 05, 2019

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Customer Reviews
<p>Prepare for Microsoft Exam AZ-900–and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of cloud services and how they can be provided with Microsoft Azure. Designed for professionals in any non-technical or technical role, Exam Ref focuses on the critical thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the Microsoft Certified Fundamentals level. </p> <p>Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives: </p> <p> </p> <ul> <li>Understand cloud concepts </li> <li>Understand core Azure services </li> <li>Understand security, privacy, compliance, and trust </li> <li>Understand Azure pricing and support </li> </ul> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> <b>This Microsoft Exam Ref: </b> </p> <p> </p> <ul> <li>Organizes its coverage by exam objectives </li> <li>Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge you </li> <li>Assumes you want to show foundational knowledge of cloud services and their delivery with Microsoft Azure; no technical background or IT experience is required </li> </ul> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> <b>About the Exam </b> </p> <p>Exam AZ-900 focuses on knowledge needed to evaluate cloud service’s value; explain IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS; compare public, private, and hybrid cloud models; understand core Azure architectural components, products, and management tools; describe the Azure Marketplace, its usage, and key solutions; understand Azure security, identity services, and monitoring; manage privacy, compliance, and data protection; price subscriptions and manage costs; choose support options; use Service Level Agreements; and understand the Azure service lifecycle. </p> <p> </p> <p> <b>About Microsoft Certification </b> </p> <p>Passing this exam fulfills your requirements for the Microsoft Certified Azure Fundamentals credential, demonstrating that you understand cloud concepts, core Azure Services, Azure pricing and support, and the fundamentals of cloud security, privacy, compliance, and trust. </p> <p>See full details at: www.microsoft.com/learn </p>

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