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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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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.
Site Reliability Engineering: How Google Runs Production Systems
by , Niall Richard Murphy

Language

English

Pages

552

Publication Date

March 23, 2016

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<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>
SQL: Programming for Complete Beginners, Step-By-Step Illustrated...
by William B. Skates

Language

English

Pages

46

Publication Date

August 08, 2018

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<h2><b>Do you struggle with learning the complicated jargon in SQL?</b></h2><br /><h2><b>Do you want to learn SQL with ease?</b></h2><br /><h2><u>You have come to the right place! </u></h2><br /><h3>In This Book You Will Learn:</h3><ul><br /><li><b>The fundamentals of SQL.</b></li><br /> <li>The SQL Data Types.</li><br /> <li><b>How to use SQL constraints.</b></li><br /> <li><b>Data Query Statements.</b></li><br /> <li>Data Manipulation Statements.</li><br /> <li><b>The SQL Syntax.</b></li><br /> <li>How to easily manage databases.</li><br /></ul><p>Do you feel overwhelmed by the complicated jargon and tech stuff that comes with SQL?<br /> If so, this is the book you've been looking for. Each of the various commands and data types are explained thoroughly in an easy to understand way. In addition to that, every SQL statement has an example shown right after it to make the process of learning SQL as simple as possible. This book is not only to be used by beginners but also intermediates as a referencing tool when needed. </p><br /><h2><u>Become an Expert in 7 Chapters</u></h2><br /><p>You will learn:</p><br /><li><b>The basics of SQL - Chapter 1: Overview of SQL.</b></li><br /><li>The core fundamentals of SQL programming - Chapter 2: Fundamentsals of SQL</li><br /><li><b>What are databases - Chapter 3: Understanding databses.</b></li><br /><li>How to retrieve data - Chapter 4: SQL Syntax.</li><br /><li><b>How to use all data types in SQL - Chapter 5: Data Types.</b></li><br /><li>How to use the various SQL statements - Chapter 6: SQL Statements.</li><br /> <li><b>How to apply SQL constraints - Chapter 7: Constraints in SQL.</b></li><br /><br /><h2>Want To Learn More?</h2><br /><h3>Scroll to the top of the page and click the <b>BUY</b> button</h3><br /> <h3>Get your copy today. And get a <b>FREE</b> Bonus Inside</h3> <br />
The Kubernetes Book: Version 2.2 - January 2018
by Nigel Poulton

Language

English

Pages

147

Publication Date

June 18, 2017

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Customer Reviews
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 Site Reliability Workbook: Practical Ways to Implement SRE
by O'Reilly Media

Language

English

Pages

500

Publication Date

July 25, 2018

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<div><p>In 2016, Google’s <i>Site Reliability Engineering</i> book ignited an industry discussion on what it means to run production services today—and why reliability considerations are fundamental to service design. Now, Google engineers who worked on that bestseller introduce <i>The Site Reliability Workbook</i>, a hands-on companion that uses concrete examples to show you how to put SRE principles and practices to work in your environment.</p><p>This new workbook not only combines practical examples from Google’s experiences, but also provides case studies from Google’s Cloud Platform customers who underwent this journey. Evernote, The Home Depot, <i>The New York Times</i>, and other companies outline hard-won experiences of what worked for them and what didn’t.</p><p>Dive into this workbook and learn how to flesh out your own SRE practice, no matter what size your company is.</p><p>You’ll learn:</p><ul><li>How to run reliable services in environments you don’t completely control—like cloud</li><li>Practical applications of how to create, monitor, and run your services via Service Level Objectives</li><li>How to convert existing ops teams to SRE—including how to dig out of operational overload</li><li>Methods for starting SRE from either greenfield or brownfield</li></ul></div>
VMware vSphere 6.7 Clustering Deep Dive
by , Niels Hagoort

Language

English

Pages

609

Publication Date

August 09, 2018

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The VMware vSphere 6.7 Clustering Deep Dive is the long-awaited follow-up to best seller vSphere 5.1 Clustering Deep Dive and zooms in on the critical components of every VMware based infrastructure. It provides the knowledge and expertise needed to create a cloud infrastructure based on the solid foundation of vSphere HA, vSphere DRS, vSphere Storage DRS, Storage I/O Control and Network I/O Control. It explains the concepts and mechanisms behind these features that enables you to make well-educated decisions. The book contains a stretched cluster use case section that contains all necessary settings for creating a fully-functional stretched cluster and reviews all failure scenarios and their effect on the existing workload. This book takes you into the trenches of HA, DRS, Storage DRS, SIOC and NIOC and gives you the tools to understand and implement, e.g., HA admission control policies, DRS resource pools, Datastore Clusters, network resource pools, and resource allocation settings. Each section contains basic design principles that can be used for designing, implementing or improving VMware infrastructures. Combine this book with the vSphere 6.5 Host Resources Deep Dive book, and you have an in-depth and comprehensive set of books that deliver the information you need to design and administer vSphere in the enterprise. 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 6.5 resource scheduler manages these. The Clustering Deep Dive builds on top of that and zooms in how a group of ESXi hosts work together and provide clustering services.
Blockchain Technology Explained: The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide ...
by Alan T. Norman

Language

English

Pages

127

Publication Date

December 12, 2017

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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 />
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>
macOS High Sierra: The Missing Manual: The book that should have ...
by David Pogue

Language

English

Pages

896

Publication Date

January 31, 2018

Product Description
Customer Reviews
<div><p>With High Sierra, Apple has taken its macOS operating system to new heights. From Apple’s efficient new file system to improved video streaming and support for virtual reality, this latest macOS version provides features improve your experience. And 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 macOS 10.13 operating system, this new edition covers everything High Sierra has to offer.</p><ul><li><b>Perfect for newcomers.</b> Get crystal-clear, jargon-free introductions to the best and brightest macOS apps, including Siri, Safari, iCloud, FaceTime, and AirDrop.</li><li><b>Get the whole picture.</b> Learn more efficient ways to navigate, organize, and edit your photos with new features in the Photos app.</li><li><b>Go in-depth.</b> Take advantage of Apple’s new graphics technology, and its support for virtual reality.<l><b>Gain real insight.</b> David Pogue doesn't just tell you how to use macOS features. You’ll also learn <i>why</i> to use them—and how to avoid common pitfalls.i</l></li></ul></div>

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