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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>
Excel VBA: Programming For Complete Beginners, Step-By-Step Illus...
by William B. Skates

Language

English

Pages

42

Publication Date

October 09, 2018

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<h1>Do you struggle to learn Excel VBA?</h1><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 VBA.</b></li><br /> <li>How to work with variables.</li><br /> <li><b>How to create VBA macros.</b></li><br /> <li><b>The numerous functionalities of the string.</b></li><br /> <li>How to use loops.</li><br /> <li><b>How to make arrays</b></li><br /><li>What are functions and how to use them</li><br /></ul><p>Do you feel overwhelmed by the complicated jargon and tech stuff that comes with Excel VBA?<br /> If so, this is the book you've been looking for. Each of the various functions and arrays are explained thoroughly in an easy to understand way. In addition to that, every VBA functions has an example shown right after it to make the process of learning Excel VBA 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 6 Chapters</u></h2><br /><p>You will learn:</p><br /><li><b>How to declare variables - Chapter 1: VBA Variables.</b></li><br /><li>The various string functions- Chapter 2: Strings</li><br /><li><b>How to use macros - Chapter 3: VBA Macros.</b></li><br /><li>How to apply loops - Chapter 4: Loops.</li><br /><li><b>What are arrays - Chapter 5: Arrays.</b></li><br /><li>In-depth look into functions - Chapter 6: Functions.</li><br /><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>
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 , Jennifer Petoff

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>
The Kubernetes Book: Version 2.2 - January 2018
by Nigel Poulton

Language

English

Pages

147

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!
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 />
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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Customer Reviews
<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>
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>
UNIX and Linux System Administration Handbook: UNIX Linux Syste A...
by , Dan Mackin

Language

English

Pages

1232

Publication Date

September 14, 2017

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<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>
Mastering VMware vSphere 6.7
by , Ryan Johnson

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English

Pages

840

Publication Date

October 10, 2018

Product Description
Customer Reviews
<b>Master your virtual environment with the ultimate vSphere guide</b> <p><i>Mastering VMware vSphere 6.7</i> is the fully updated edition of the bestselling guide to VMware's virtualization solution. With comprehensive coverage of this industry-leading toolset, this book acts as an informative guide and valuable reference. Step-by-step instruction walks you through installation, configuration, operation, security processes, and much more as you conquer the management and automation of your virtual environment. Written by certified VMware vExperts, this indispensable guide provides hands-on instruction and detailed conceptual explanations, anchored by practical applications and real-world examples.</p> <p>This book is the ultimate guide to vSphere, helping administrators master their virtual environment. Learn to:</p> <ul> <li>Install, configure, and manage the vCenter Server components</li> <li>Leverage the Support Tools to provide maintenance and updates</li> <li>Create and configure virtual networks, storage devices, and virtual machines</li> <li>Implement the latest features to ensure compatibility and flexibility</li> <li>Manage resource allocation and utilization to meet application needs</li> <li>Monitor infrastructure performance and availability</li> <li>Automate and orchestrate routine administrative tasks</li> </ul> <p><i>Mastering VMware vSphere 6.7</i> is what you need to stay up-to-date on VMware's industry-leading software for the virtualized datacenter.</p>

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