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VMware vSAN 6.7 U1 Deep Dive
by , Duncan Epping

Language

English

Pages

404

Publication Date

December 09, 2018

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VMware’s vSAN has rapidly proven itself in environments ranging from hospitals to oil rigs to e-commerce platforms and is one of the top three players in the hyperconverged space. Along the way, it has matured to offer unsurpassed features for data integrity, availability, and space efficiency. vSAN 6.7 U1 has radically simplified IT operations and supports the transition to hyperconverged infrastructures (HCI). <br /><br />The authors of the vSAN Deep Dive have thoroughly updated their definitive guide to this transformative technology. Writing for vSphere administrators, architects, and consultants, Cormac Hogan, and Duncan Epping explain what vSAN is, how it has evolved, what it now offers, and how to gain maximum value from it. The book offers expert insight into preparation, installation, configuration, policies, provisioning, clusters, architecture, and more. You’ll also find practical guidance for using all data services, stretched clusters, and two node configurations. This book is part of the Deep Dive series.<br /><br />Combine this book with the vSphere 6.5 Host Deep Dive, and the vSphere 6.7 Clustering Deep Dive, and you have an in-depth and comprehensive set of books that deliver the information you need to design and administer both vSphere and vSAN in the enterprise.<br /><br />Often referred to in the virtual community as the vSphere Resource kit, the Host Resource Deep Dive zooms in on hardware resources such as CPU and Memory and covers how the vSphere resource scheduler manages these. The vSAN Deep Dive discusses how to leverage local storage devices to create a shared storage platform and the Clustering Deep Dive builds on top of that and zooms in how a group of ESXi hosts work together and provide compute clustering services. Buy all three and become your organizations' private cloud superhero!
CompTIA A+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide, Ninth Edition (Ex...
by Mike Meyers

Language

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>
Docker Deep Dive
by Nigel Poulton

Language

English

Pages

432

Publication Date

September 19, 2016

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Customer Reviews
Updated February 2018<br />The ultimate book for learning Docker. Deep theory and lots of hands-on labs so that you get a solid understanding. Lots of clear diagrams. Now covers all objectives on the Docker Certified Associate (DCA) exam.
Alexa: Alexa Skills, Tips & Tricks (Alexa & Amazon Echo Book 1)
by , Alexa Edwards

Language

English

Pages

115

Publication Date

March 08, 2018

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Customer Reviews
<h2>Here it is - The Amazon Alexa User Manual that should come in the box of every Alexa enabled device!</h2><br /><strong>BONUS</strong> - Sign up to our <strong>free newsletter</strong> and never miss <strong>news, views, tips and tricks</strong> of your favorite streaming media devices, including all the latest Alexa news.<br /><br />From the Number 1 Best Selling authors in Computers and Technology, this clear and concise guide will show you how to get the very best from your new Amazon Alexa enabled device. <strong>Step by step instructions will take you from newbie to expert in just one hour!</strong><br /><br /><strong>About the Authors:</strong><br />Tom and Jenna Edwards are the Amazon Tech authors behind the Number 1 Best-selling e-books <em>250+ Best Kindle Fire & Fire HD Apps</em> and <em>All-New Fire 7 User Guide: Newbie to Expert in 2 Hours!</em>
The Kubernetes Book: Version 3 - November 2018
by Nigel Poulton

Language

English

Pages

139

Publication Date

June 18, 2017

Product Description
Customer Reviews
Containers are here and resistance is futile! Now that we're deploying our apps as containers, we need an orchestration platform to help us manage them. 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!
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
<div><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></div>
Terraform: Up and Running: Writing Infrastructure as Code
by Yevgeniy Brikman

Language

English

Pages

206

Publication Date

March 13, 2017

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Customer Reviews
<div><p>Terraform has emerged as 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, and Azure. This hands-on book is the fastest way to get up and running with Terraform.</p><p>Gruntwork co-founder Yevgeniy (Jim) Brikman walks you through dozens of code examples that demonstrate how to use Terraform’s simple, declarative programming language to deploy and manage infrastructure with just a few commands. Whether you’re a novice developer, aspiring DevOps engineer, or veteran sysadmin, this book will take you from Terraform basics to running a full tech stack capable of supporting a massive amount of traffic and a large team of developers.</p><ul><li>Compare Terraform to other IAC tools, such as Chef, Puppet, Ansible, and Salt Stack</li><li>Use Terraform to deploy server clusters, load balancers, and databases</li><li>Learn how Terraform manages the state of your infrastructure and how it impacts file layout, isolation, and locking</li><li>Create reusable infrastructure with Terraform modules</li><li>Try out advanced Terraform syntax to implement loops, if-statements, and zero-downtime deployment</li><li>Use Terraform as a team, including best practices for writing, testing, and versioning Terraform code</li></ul></div>
Blockchain Technology Explained: The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide ...
by Alan T. Norman

Language

English

Pages

127

Publication Date

December 12, 2017

Product Description
Customer Reviews
Instead of talking about investing, this book will focus on how blockchain technology works and how it might be used in the future. Topics you can expect to see in this book include:<br />●What problem does blockchain solve?<br />●How can technology make our institutions faster and less expensive?<br />●Could technology replace our institutions (like governments, banks, etc) altogether?<br />●How does blockchain build trust between strangers?<br />●How does blockchain increase security for transactions and contracts?<br />●Can blockchain be used outside of finance?<br />●What is a block?<br />●What is the chain and why do we need it?<br />●What’s a technical explanation of what happens in the blockchain?<br />●What is mining and why do we need it?<br />●Are there alternatives to mining to create a blockchain?<br />●What’s the story of Bitcoin?<br />●Does Bitcoin have any problems?<br />●What is Ethereum, and what is a smart contract?<br />●Are there other blockchain technologies I should know about?<br />●How are companies adopting blockchain?<br />●What regulatory hurdles might slow blockchain adoption?<br />Whew, that’s a lot of questions. If you’re ready to tackle them, I’m ready<br />
Windows 10: The Missing Manual: The book that should have been in...
by David Pogue

Language

English

Pages

704

Publication Date

June 13, 2018

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Customer Reviews
<div><p>Windows 10 hit the scene in 2015 with an all-new web browser (Edge), the Cortana voice assistant, and universal apps that run equally well on tablets, phones, and computers. Now, the Creators Update brings refinement and polish to Windows 10—and this jargon-free guide helps you get the most out of this supercharged operating system.</p><p><i>Windows 10: The Missing Manual</i> covers the entire system, including all the new features, like the three-column Start menu, the extensions in the Microsoft Edge browser, Paint 3D, and live game broadcasting.</p><p>You’ll learn how to:</p><ul><li>Explore the desktop, including File Explorer, Taskbar, Action Center, and Cortana</li><li>Work with programs and documents, Windows starter apps, the Control Panel, and 3D apps</li><li>Connect with Edge and email</li><li>Beef up security and privacy</li><li>Set up hardware and peripherals, including tablets, laptops, hybrids, printers, and gadgets</li><li>Maintain computer health with backups, troubleshooting tools, and disk management</li><li>Learn about network accounts, file sharing, and setting up your own small network</li></ul><p>Written by David Pogue—tech critic for Yahoo Finance and former columnist for <i>The New York Times</i>—this updated edition illuminates its subject with technical insight, plenty of wit, and hardnosed objectivity.</p></div>
UNIX and Linux System Administration Handbook: UNIX Linux Syste A...
by , Dan Mackin

Language

English

Pages

1232

Publication Date

September 14, 2017

Product Description
Customer Reviews
<blockquote> <p style="margin:0px;"> <i>“As an author, editor, and publisher, I never paid much attention to the competition—except in a few cases. This is one of those cases. The</i> UNIX System Administration Handbook<i> is one of the few books we ever measured ourselves against.”</i> </p> <p style="margin:0px;">—Tim O’Reilly, founder of O’Reilly Media</p> <p style="margin:0px;"> </p> <p style="margin:0px;"> <i>“This edition is for those whose systems live in the cloud or in virtualized data centers; those whose administrative work largely takes the form of automation and configuration source code; those who collaborate closely with developers, network engineers, compliance officers, and all the other worker bees who inhabit the modern hive.”</i> </p> <p style="margin:0px;">—Paul Vixie, Internet Hall of Fame-recognized innovator and founder of ISC and Farsight Security</p> <p style="margin:0px;"> </p> <p style="margin:0px;"> <i>“This book is fun and functional as a desktop reference. If you use UNIX and Linux systems, you need this book in your short-reach library. It covers a bit of the systems’ history but doesn’t bloviate. It’s just straight-forward information delivered in a colorful and memorable fashion.”</i> </p> <p style="margin:0px;">—Jason A. Nunnelley</p> </blockquote> <p style="margin:0px;"> </p> <p style="margin:0px;"> <b> <i>UNIX<sup>®</sup> and Linux<sup>®</sup> System Administration Handbook, Fifth Edition, </i> </b>is today’s definitive guide to installing, configuring, and maintaining any UNIX or Linux system, including systems that supply core Internet and cloud infrastructure.</p> <p style="margin:0px;"> </p> <p style="margin:0px;">Updated for new distributions and cloud environments, this comprehensive guide covers best practices for every facet of system administration, including storage management, network design and administration, security, web hosting, automation, configuration management, performance analysis, virtualization, DNS, security, and the management of IT service organizations. The authors—world-class, hands-on technologists—offer indispensable new coverage of cloud platforms, the DevOps philosophy, continuous deployment, containerization, monitoring, and many other essential topics.</p> <p style="margin:0px;"> </p> <p style="margin:0px;">Whatever your role in running systems and networks built on UNIX or Linux, this conversational, well-written ¿guide will improve your efficiency and help solve your knottiest problems.</p>

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