These are only a few of the benefits reported by people who adopt a raw foods diet; studies have even shown that this diet can slow down the aging process! In this guide, you will find 300 delicious recipes, including:
Mint-Ginger Pineapple SmoothieThai Green Papaya SaladNori Protein Roll with Pumpkin Seed Butter and SproutsMock-Tuna Salad SandwichRaw Vegetable “Lasagna”Banana Vanilla Ice Cream with Blueberry Sauce
Eating raw is not only delicious—it’s also fun! The recipes are easy to prepare and take less prep and cleanup time than cooked food. It’s perfect for those looking to go completely raw or just incorporate some raw aspects into their diet. You will be absolutely amazed by how great you feel after whipping up these mouthwatering raw gourmet meals!
You know that your raw vegan diet brings out the best in your food, and the recipes in this book will make your meals all the better. This collection packs a double-whammy punch of uber-nutrition and over-the-top flavor with every recipe, with dishes such as:
Myan Chocolate Shake-Down ShakeOceanic Greens with Orange Sesame DressingNut Crackers with Garlic WoahBanana Vanilla Ice with Blueberry Drizzleand many, many more!
This super-reference full of need-to-know info will inspire you to hold a funeral for your stove, make the blender your new best friend, and always be Rawesomely Vegan!
Discover how to:Set up the development environment Enhance the product’s APIs with your own code Execute business logic using plug-ins Build custom workflows that extend native workflow functions Create user-friendly integration with scripts and application extensions Code custom pages optimized for Microsoft Outlook with Offline Access
Extend Microsoft Dynamics CRM using ASP.NET Create advanced Windows Workflow Foundation solutions Extend multilingual and multicurrency features Construct a custom security-access solution
Get code samples on the Web.
Discover how to:
Set up and configure your system Plan and configure security settings and information access Easily customize form attributes, views, and relationships Create and deploy custom reports Use xRM to quickly create and efficiently manage line-of-business applications Automate business workflows Extend Microsoft Dynamics CRM with scripts and assemblies
Discover the timeless techniques and strategies that help you:
Design for minimum complexity and maximum creativity Reap the benefits of collaborative development Apply defensive programming techniques to reduce and flush out errors Exploit opportunities to refactor—or evolve—code, and do it safely Use construction practices that are right-weight for your project Debug problems quickly and effectively Resolve critical construction issues early and correctly Build quality into the beginning, middle, and end of your project
Windows Server 2012 Unleashed reflects the authors’ extraordinary experience implementing Windows Server 2012 in large-scale environments since its earliest alpha releases, reaching back more than two years prior to its official launch. Microsoft MVP Rand Morimoto and his colleagues fully address every aspect of deploying and operating Windows Server 2012, including Active Directory, networking and core application services, security, migration from Windows Server 2003/2008, administration, fault tolerance, optimization, troubleshooting, and much more.
Valuable for Windows professionals at all skill levels, this book will be especially indispensable for intermediate-to-advanced level professionals seeking expert, in-depth solutions. Every chapter contains tips, tricks, best practices, and lessons learned from actual deployments: practical information for using Windows Server 2012 to solve real business problems.Plan and migrate from Windows Server 2003 and 2008 Leverage powerful capabilities that are truly new in Windows Server 2012 Install Windows Server 2012 and the GUI-less Windows Server Core Upgrade to Windows Server 2012 Active Directory Utilize advanced AD capabilities including federated forests and identity management Plan and deploy network services, from DNS and DHCP to IPv6, IPAM, and IIS Protect systems and data with server-level security, transport-level security, and security policies Deliver true end-to-end secured anytime/anywhere access to remote/mobile clients Efficiently configure and manage users, sites, OUs, domains, and forests through Server Manager console Create more fault-tolerant environments with DFS, clustering, and Network Load Balancing Leverage major Hyper-V virtualization improvements in availability, redundancy, and guest support Manage Active Directory more efficiently with Active Directory Administrative Center, Best Practice Analyzer, and PowerShell scripts Systematically tune, optimize, debug, and troubleshoot Windows Server 2012
This practical hands-on guide for Windows power users and IT professionals delivers ready answers for using Windows command-line tools to manage Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012, and Windows Server 2012 R2. Not only is this book packed with examples that show you how to run, use, schedule, and script Windows commands and support tools, it's written by a well-known author of more than 100 computer books and features easy-to-read tables, lists, and step-by step instructions.
Designed for anyone who wants to learn Windows Command Line, this book will help you perform tasks more efficiently, troubleshoot performance issues and programs, manage computer settings, perform routine maintenance, and much more. One of the goals is to keep the content so concise that the book remains compact and easy to navigate while at the same time ensuring that the book is packed with as much information as possible--making it a valuable resource.
Diagnose. Troubleshoot. Optimize.
Analyze CPU spikes, memory leaks, and other system problems Get a comprehensive view of file, disk, registry, process/thread, and network activity Diagnose and troubleshoot issues with Active Directory Easily scan, disable, and remove autostart applications and components Monitor application debug output Generate trigger-based memory dumps for application troubleshooting Audit and analyze file digital signatures, permissions, and other security information Execute Sysinternals management tools on one or more remote computers Master Process Explorer, Process Monitor, and Autoruns
A concise, task-based guide for SharePoint 2010 adopters who want to enhance business processes and workflows with powerful InfoPath data forms Tested, step-by-step procedures for solving a broad spectrum of business and technical problems: an indispensable resource for both information workers and IT pros Authored by leading business collaboration solutions developer Steven Mann
SharePoint 2010 and InfoPath 2010 integrate more deeply than ever before, allowing SharePoint users and developers to build powerful "mini-apps" with InfoPath forms, and use them to streamline a wide range of workflows and business processes - all without writing code. InfoPath with SharePoint 2010 How-To is a single source for reliable, easy-to-implement SharePoint solutions built with InfoPath data forms. Steven Mann presents concise tutorials to get users and developers up to speed, and walks through more than 50 procedures, providing clear and accurate steps for each one. Mann's tested, step-by-step procedures include: designing form templates and libraries; using SharePoint form features; incorporating rules and functions; designing pages and views; creating workflows; using external web services data; creating tabbed navigation; providing offline form access; defining master/detail views; displaying and managing lists; dynamically populating repeating tables; tracking changes, and dozens more. Readers will also find several proven procedures for streamlining administration and troubleshooting. This book goes far beyond "tips and trick" to serve as the daily reference resource for every information worker and IT professional who wants to solve real business and technical problems with SharePoint 2010 and InfoPath 2010.
Step-by-step instructions walk you through common tasks.
Quizzes and exercises at the end of each chapter test your knowledge.
By the Way notes present information related to the discussion.
Did You Know? tips offer advice or show you easier ways to perform tasks.
Watch Out! cautions alert you to possible problems and give you advice on how to avoid them.
Learn how to...Get a deep jump start on Dynamics CRM Grasp what is new in Dynamics CRM 2011 Bring together all the elements of a successful CRM project Understand Microsoft’s roadmap for Dynamics CRM and prepare for the future Establish a strong foundation by making the right infrastructure and security choices Use Dynamics CRM to manage sales, leads, customer accounts, and marketing Efficiently manage your individual contacts and activities Take full advantage of email, Word mail merge, Excel and Outlook integration Integrate and automate the way you manage contracts, cases, tickets, schedules, and time Gain actionable business insights with Dynamics CRM Dashboards and Charts Add solutions from the MarketPlace that make Dynamics CRM even more valuable Extend Dynamics CRM with programming customizations and unique features
The book's authors have taken great care to ensure all exam topics and fundamental networking areas are covered in full. The OSI Model, the Data Link, Network, Transport and Application Layers, Switching & Routing, F5 Solutions, Load Balancing, Security and Application Delivery Platforms are all covered in depth. No prior knowledge or experience is assumed.
There are 13 chapters, 90 diagrams and over 70 test questions to ensure you have everything necessary to prepare for and pass the exam with confidence.
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SharePoint 2013 Unleashed is the most complete, practical resource for¿all administrators, managers, architects, users, and developers to make the most of Microsoft’s powerful new SharePoint 2013 platform.
Drawing on their experience implementing SharePoint solutions in hundreds of organizations, Michael Noel and Colin Spence focus on what administrators and knowledge workers really need to know to effectively design, implement, configure, and use SharePoint 2013. They fully address key SharePoint 2013 innovations such as PowerShell scripting to automate administration and farm provisioning; better virtualization support; improved security and authentication; new business intelligence tools, social networking improvements; enhanced lists; libraries; metadata; and more.
Step by step, through easy-to-understand examples, they help you streamline administration, optimize performance, control cost, and implement high-value solutions for collaboration, document and web content management, and business intelligence.
Detailed information on how to…¿ Optimize your SharePoint 2013 design/deployment plan, right-size your server farm(s), and improve scalability ¿ Reduce costs by virtualizing your SharePoint environment and automating farm deployment ¿ Optimize search with metadata, content types, and taxonomies ¿ Streamline management with PowerShell and the SharePoint Central Administration tool ¿ Efficiently monitor, back up, and restore SharePoint environments ¿ Understand new Shredded Storage capabilities and new Service Applications built into the infrastructure layer of SharePoint ¿ Deploy SharePoint’s improved social networking features, including microblogging ¿ Deploy SharePoint as an extranet using various external authentication providers ¿ Use powerful out-of-the-box workflows—and create your own with SharePoint Designer 2013 and Visual Studio 2013 ¿ Build Business Intelligence solutions with PerformancePoint and Business Connectivity Services
Discover how to:
Estimate schedule and cost—or estimate the functionality that can be delivered within a given time frame Avoid common software estimation mistakes Learn estimation techniques for you, your team, and your organization * Estimate specific project activities—including development, management, and defect correction Apply estimation approaches to any type of project—small or large, agile or traditional Navigate the shark-infested political waters that surround project estimates
When many corporate software projects are failing, McConnell shows you what works for successful software estimation.
After reading this book, you’ll have a better understanding of administration using Windows PowerShell. Techniques for working at the prompt and using scripts are covered extensively. Windows PowerShell for Administration starts by teaching you how to:
Manage computers using scripts
Validate PowerShell requirements while scripting
Use conditional statements to control script execution
Use control loops to execute commands repeatedly
Record PowerShell sessions using transcripts
Manage blocks of commands
Then Windows PowerShell for Administration shows you how to:
Manage system configuration
Gather system information
Inventory and evaluate computers
Work with files, directories and drives
Configure security permissions and auditing
Configure event logging
Write custom events
Manage configuration of system services
Create and use restore points
Manage computer accounts and join computers to domains
Manage running processes and services
Monitor system performance
Resolve performance issues
Take control of Windows and Windows Server today using PowerShell! Look also for Windows PowerShell: The Personal Trainer.
—Win Treese, coauthor of Designing Systems for Internet Commerce
The Practice of Cloud System Administration, Volume 2, focuses on “distributed” or “cloud” computing and brings a DevOps/SRE sensibility to the practice of system administration. Unsatisfied with books that cover either design or operations in isolation, the authors created this authoritative reference centered on a comprehensive approach.
Case studies and examples from Google, Etsy, Twitter, Facebook, Netflix, Amazon, and other industry giants are explained in practical ways that are useful to all enterprises. The new companion to the best-selling first volume, The Practice of System and Network Administration, Second Edition, this guide offers expert coverage of the following and many other crucial topics:
Designing and building modern web and distributed systemsFundamentals of large system design Understand the new software engineering implications of cloud administration Make systems that are resilient to failure and grow and scale dynamically Implement DevOps principles and cultural changes IaaS/PaaS/SaaS and virtual platform selection
Operating and running systems using the latest DevOps/SRE strategiesUpgrade production systems with zero down-time What and how to automate; how to decide what not to automate On-call best practices that improve uptime Why distributed systems require fundamentally different system administration techniques Identify and resolve resiliency problems before they surprise you
Assessing and evaluating your team’s operational effectivenessManage the scientific process of continuous improvement A forty-page, pain-free assessment system you can start using today
Through clear and concise instructions, you’ll learn how to get the most out of App Engine’s nearly unlimited computing power. This second edition is fully updated and expanded to cover Python 2.7 and Java 6 support, multithreading, asynchronous service APIs, and the use of frameworks such as Django 1.3 and webapp2.Understand how App Engine handles web requests and executes application codeLearn about new datastore features for queries and indexes, transactions, and data modelingCreate, manipulate, and serve large data files with the BlobstoreUse task queues to parallelize and distribute computation across the infrastructureEmploy scalable services for email, instant messaging, and communicating with web servicesTrack resource consumption, and optimize your application for speed and cost effectiveness
Take control of business intelligence (BI) with the tools offered by SharePoint 2013 and Microsoft SQL Server 2012. Led by a group of BI and SharePoint experts, you’ll get step-by-step instructions for understanding how to use these technologies best in specific BI scenarios—whether you’re a SharePoint administrator, SQL Server developer, or business analyst.
Discover how to: Manage the entire BI lifecycle, from determining key performance indicators to building dashboards Use web-based Microsoft Excel services and publish workbooks on a SharePoint Server Mash up data from multiple sources and create Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) using PowerPivot Create data-driven diagrams that provide interactive processes and context with Microsoft Visio Services Use dashboards, scorecards, reports, and key performance indicators to monitor and analyze your business Use SharePoint to view BI reports side by side, no matter which tools were used to produced them
Use Microsoft’s free PowerPivot add-in for Excel 2010 to analyze immense amounts of data from any source, perform state-of-the-art business analysis far more easily, and make better decisions in less time!
Simple, step-by-step instructions walk you through installing PowerPivot, importing data, using PivotTables with PowerPivot, using super-powerful DAX functions and measures, reporting to print or SharePoint, and a whole lot more.
Whatever your Excel data analysis experience, this book will help you use PowerPivot to get the right answers, right now—without IT’s help!Import and integrate data from spreadsheets, SQL Server, Access, Oracle, text files, Atom data feeds, and other sources Analyze multiple tables together, without complicated VLOOKUPs Format, sort, and filter data in the PowerPivot window Add calculated columns using new DAX functions Create powerful reports from PowerPivot data—and format them so executives instantly get your point Discover PivotTable tricks that work even better in PowerPivot Control multiple PivotTable elements on one worksheet, with one set of Excel 2010 Slicers Use DAX Measures to quickly perform tasks that were difficult or impossible with Calculated Fields Compare today’s sales to yesterday’s–or to sales from the parallel period last fiscal year. Use Named Sets to prepare asymmetric reports, show actuals for past months and plan for future months.
Gain an in-depth understanding of:Prerequisites and principles of object thinking. Object knowledge implicit in eXtreme Programming (XP) and Agile software development. Object conceptualization and modeling. Metaphors, vocabulary, and design for object development.
Learn viable techniques for:Decomposing complex domains in terms of objects. Identifying object relationships, interactions, and constraints. Relating object behavior to internal structure and implementation design. Incorporating object thinking into XP and Agile practice.
More information at http://rpjs.co.
This book was borne out of frustration. I have been in software engineering for many years, and when I started learning Node.js and Backbone.js, I learned the hard way that their official documentation and the Internet lack in quick start guides and examples. Needless to say, it was virtually impossible to find all of the tutorials for JS-related modern technologies in one place.
What to Expect
A typical reader of RPJS should expect a collection of quick start guides, tutorials and suggestions (e.g., Git workflow). There is a lot of coding and not much theory. All the theory we cover is directly related to some of the practical aspects, and essential for better understanding of technologies and specific approaches in dealing with them, e.g., JSONP and cross-domain calls.
In addition to coding examples, the book covers virtually all setup and deployment step-by-step.
You'll learn on the examples of Chat web/mobile applications starting with front-end components. There are a few versions of these applications, but by the end we'll put front-end and back-end together and deploy to the production environment. The Chat application contains all of the necessary components typical for a basic web app, and will give you enough confidence to continue developing on your own, apply for a job/promotion or build a startup!
Who This Book is For
What This Book is Not
Rapid Prototyping with JS is neither a comprehensive book on several frameworks, libraries or technologies (or just a particular one), nor a reference for all the tips and tricks of web development. Examples similar to ones in this book might be publicly available online.
Even more so, if you're not familiar with fundamental programming concepts like loops, if/else statements, arrays, hashes, object and functions, you won't find them in Rapid Prototyping with JS.
--Phil Wilkins, Enterprise Integration Architect, Specsavers
“Thomas Erl’s text provides a unique and comprehensive perspective on cloud design patterns that is clearly and concisely explained for the technical professional and layman alike. It is an informative, knowledgeable, and powerful insight that may guide cloud experts in achieving extraordinary results based on extraordinary expertise identified in this text. I will use this text as a resource in future cloud designs and architectural considerations.”
--Dr. Nancy M. Landreville, CEO/CISO, NML Computer Consulting
The Definitive Guide to Cloud Architecture and Design
Best-selling service technology author Thomas Erl has brought together the de facto catalog of design patterns for modern cloud-based architecture and solution design. More than two years in development, this book’s 100+ patterns illustrate proven solutions to common cloud challenges and requirements. Its patterns are supported by rich, visual documentation, including 300+ diagrams.
The authors address topics covering scalability, elasticity, reliability, resiliency, recovery, data management, storage, virtualization, monitoring, provisioning, administration, and much more. Readers will further find detailed coverage of cloud security, from networking and storage safeguards to identity systems, trust assurance, and auditing.
This book’s unprecedented technical depth makes it a must-have resource for every cloud technology architect, solution designer, developer, administrator, and manager.
Enabling ubiquitous, on-demand, scalable network access to shared pools of configurable IT resources Optimizing multitenant environments to efficiently serve multiple unpredictable consumers Using elasticity best practices to scale IT resources transparently and automatically Ensuring runtime reliability, operational resiliency, and automated recovery from any failure Establishing resilient cloud architectures that act as pillars for enterprise cloud solutions Rapidly provisioning cloud storage devices, resources, and data with minimal management effort Enabling customers to configure and operate custom virtual networks in SaaS, PaaS, or IaaS environments Efficiently provisioning resources, monitoring runtimes, and handling day-to-day administration Implementing best-practice security controls for cloud service architectures and cloud storage Securing on-premise Internet access, external cloud connections, and scaled VMs Protecting cloud services against denial-of-service attacks and traffic hijacking Establishing cloud authentication gateways, federated cloud authentication, and cloud key management Providing trust attestation services to customers Monitoring and independently auditing cloud security Solving complex cloud design problems with compound super-patterns
Leading Dynamics implementer Marc Wolenik fully covers Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013, Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online Fall ’13, and many features first introduced in Microsoft’s “Polaris” and Update Rollup 12.
You’ll find thorough coverage of Dynamics’ revamped “Flow” interface and advanced cross-platform mobile client support. Extensive new coverage also includes: Business Process Flows, Portable Business Logic, reporting and forms improvements, server-side email synchronization, MarketingPilot, NetBreeze, Yammer, and much more.
Drawing on extensive insider knowledge, Wolenik presents proven best practices and pitfalls to avoid in using every significant Dynamics CRM 2013 capability–information available in no other book.
Marc J. Wolenik, is CEO of Webfortis, a Microsoft Gold Customer Relationship Management Competency Partner that specializes in delivering
Microsoft Dynamics CRM/xRM solutions for companies of all sizes. Learn from experience and dive deep into CRM technologies that cross almost every industry and vertical. His books include Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Unleashed, Microsoft CRM 4 Unleashed, and Microsoft CRM 4 Integration Unleashed.
Detailed information on how to…
Compare on-premise and cloud versions of Dynamics CRM, make your best choice, and deploy painlessly Use the advanced configuration and customization options that offer you the most value Take full advantage of Dynamics CRM’s new flow interface and productivity shortcuts Learn about new add-on features for Dynamics, including MarketingPilot, NetBreeze, and Yammer Personalize dashboards, activities, calendars, data import/export, and more Manage leads, opportunities, accounts, contacts, marketing lists, collateral, campaigns, quotes, orders, and invoices Integrate schedules, cases, contacts, and product/service information Build powerful automated workflows, processes, and complete solutions Deliver CRM applications to smartphones and tablets, including iOS devices Provide watch lists, automatic alerts, and other sales help through InsideView Social Insights Extend Dynamics CRM with custom plug-ins and add-ons Integrate Dynamics CRM 2013 with SharePoint, Azure, SQL Server, SRSS, Visual Studio, and .NET Framework
ON THE WEB:
Download all examples and source code presented in this book from
informit.com/title/9780672337031 as it becomes available
Use SharePoint Online to provide today’s most advanced collaboration capabilities--without managing your own infrastructure! This concise reference will help you configure and manage SharePoint Online to meet your requirements for functionality, performance, and compliance. Bill English covers user profiles, security, search, records management, App Catalogs, metrics, and more--to derive maximum value from SharePoint Online.
Master the specific skills you need to deploy and run SharePoint Online
Choose the version of SharePoint Online that is best for you Manage profiles, properties, audiences, permissions, policies, and MySite settings Use Business Connectivity Services to make SharePoint Online your central hub for all business information Make the most of SharePoint search, indexing, and records and document management Create and manage security and App Catalogs Solve the core issues of governance, risk, compliance, taxonomies, and training
Practical and precise, this hands-on guide with ready answers is designed for architects, administrators, engineers and others working with Office 365 and Exchange Online. If you're an IT Pro responsible for configuring, managing and maintaining Office 365 and Exchange Online, start with this well-organized and authoritative resource.
Inside, you'll find expert insights, tips, tricks and workarounds that will show you how to master Office 365 and Exchange Online in the shortest amount of time possible. During the course of reading this book, you will master a number of complex topics, techniques, commands and functions.
Topics include establishing remote sessions with Office 365 and Exchange Online; creating and licensing user accounts; adding mailboxes to accounts; connecting to Office 365, Exchange Online and Windows Azure using PowerShell; creating and using contacts; adding equipment, room and other special purpose mailboxes; managing delivery, permissions and storage; managing groups for sharing and collaboration; configuring mail support for Outlook and Outlook Web App; customizing Office 365 and Exchange Online security; and many more topics essential for administration.
Not only will this informative training manual help you become familiar with many new ideas, it'll help you master Office 365 and Exchange Online essentials in the shortest amount of time possible.
After completing your Office 365 and Exchange Online journey with this in-depth guide, you will be ready to support Office 365 and Exchange Online regardless of whether you want to work with the graphical interface of Windows PowerShell.
As you will soon learn, Office 365 is versatile, flexible and highly customizable, allowing you to personalize the product to meet your needs.
The focused information you need to solve problems and get the job done.
The focus of the book is on COM Interoperability (since it's a much larger subject), and the heart of the discussion is broken down into four parts:Using COM Components Within the .NET Framework Using .NET Framework Components from COM Designing Good .NET Framework Components for COM Clients Designing Good COM Components for .NET Framework Clients
The scope of the book is just about everything related to using "unmanaged code" in the .NET Framework. Technologies built on top of COM Interoperability are also covered-Interoperability of Windows Forms Controls and ActiveX controls, Interoperability with COM+, and Interoperability with Distributed COM (DCOM). Although Platform Invocation Services is a separate technology from COM Interoperability, there are many areas of overlap, so including in the book is a natural fit. All of these technologies are a core part of the Common Language Runtime and .NET Framework, and will likely be used not only as the path of migration for existing software projects, but for brand new software development for the next several years.
Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals Eriq Neale and his colleagues cover every facet of planning, deploying, and managing SBS 2008. The authors begin by showing how to install and configure SBS 2008 for maximum efficiency, performance, and ease of administration. You’ll learn how to securely utilize SBS 2008’s comprehensive Internet, file, and print services; simplify and automate both server and workstation management; and take full advantage of both SharePoint collaboration and Exchange communication tools.
This book is packed with expert tips, tricks, and troubleshooting techniques drawn from the authors’ unsurpassed experience helping companies succeed with SBS. Whether you’re a full-time IT professional or a power user who’s managing SBS in your spare time, it will be your most valuable resource.
Detailed information on how to...Plan, install, configure, and customize SBS 2008 in any environment Set up and manage SBS 2008-based networks, Web access, and collaboration—including SharePoint Services 3.0 Leverage Remote Web Workplace and other advanced remote access solutions Manage email and other communications with SBS 2008’s built-in Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Centrally control Windows Vista, Windows XP, and other clients Seamlessly integrate Macintosh computers into your Windows network Protect your servers and workstations against both internal and external threats Prepare backups and disaster recovery plans you can actually use in an emergency Streamline and automate administration using Microsoft PowerShell
Universal Windows apps are a total game-changer. You can now write once and deploy your app to any modern PC, tablet, phone, or other Windows device. Suddenly, it’s quick and easy to serve new devices and form factors, sharing unified assets ranging from code to styles to user controls. It has never been easier to reach multiple-device markets!
Now, the world’s #1 expert on Microsoft XAML brings together all the knowledge Windows developers need to build universal apps that adapt smoothly for any device running Windows 8.1, Windows Phone 8.1, or their successors. Drawing on his unsurpassed personal experience and direct input from Microsoft’s Windows and Visual Studio teams, Adam Nathan illuminates core development concepts, answers your most important questions, and candidly assesses the technology’s strengths and limitations.
This full-color guide walks you through every key task involved in building a universal Windows app: layout and input, working with the app model, using advanced controls, leveraging XAML’s powerful rich media features, and much more.
Detailed information on how to...
Quickly build universal, localized apps that exploit the vast global scale of the Windows Store Size, position, and transform elements within layouts that gracefully adapt to different devices Handle input from touch, mouse, pen, keyboard, and any sensor Monetize apps with Windows Store sales, in-app purchases, and advertising Make the most of controls for managing content, items, text, images, media, speech, and more Create efficient 2D vector graphics and animations Use styles, templates, and visual states to redesign controls without losing functionality Bind data sources to simplify data presentation and updates Easily integrate data from apps, users, and networks Support Windows app commands: Search, Share, Print, Play, Project, Settings Use contracts to build apps that cooperate to perform complex tasks Improve the user experience even when your app isn’t running
By covering both the early setup stages and advanced topics, this book suits web administrators who interested in solutions to optimize their infrastructure, whether you are looking into replacing your existing web server software or integrating a new tool to cooperate with applications that are already up and running. If you, your visitors, and your operating system have been disappointed by Apache, this book is exactly what you need.What You Will LearnGet to know the basics of the Nginx configuration: syntax, structure, and semanticsUnderstand the advanced load balancing functionality of Nginx and the newest innovative IO mechanismsCreate virtual host configurations effortlesslyDiscover all the first-party modules: how to enable, configure, and use themEstablish advanced rewrite rules with the Nginx Rewrite moduleSet up Nginx to work with PHP, Python, and more via FastCGIConfigure Nginx to work as frontend for your existing HTTP serverManipulate configuration files with ease and adapt them to various situationsDiscover the common pitfalls and find out how to avoid themIn Detail
Nginx is a lightweight HTTP server designed for high-traffic websites, with network scalability as the primary objective. With the advent of high speed Internet access, short loading times and fast transfer rates have become a necessity. This free, open source solution will either come as a full replacement of other software such as Apache, or stand in front of your existing infrastructure to improve its overall speed.
This book is a detailed guide to setting up Nginx in different ways that correspond to actual production situations: as a standalone server, as a reverse proxy, interacting with applications via FastCGI, and more. In addition, this complete directive reference will be your best friend at all stages of the configuration and maintenance processes.
This book is the perfect companion for both Nginx beginners and experienced administrators. For beginners, it will take you through the complete process of setting up this lightweight HTTP server on your system and configuring its various modules so it does exactly what you need quickly and securely. For more experienced administrators, this book provides different approaches that can help you make the most of your current infrastructure. Nginx can be employed in many situations, whether you are looking to construct an entirely new web-serving architecture or simply want to integrate an efficient tool to optimize your site loading speeds.Style and approach
This tutorial-style book includes detailed instructions on each of the processes it describes, as well as step-by-step tutorials, commented configuration sections, and in-depth module descriptions, so you can make the most of the performance potential offered by Nginx.
Dig into the architecture and internals of Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 - with firsthand insights from the team that designed and developed it. Deepen your knowledge of the underlying frameworks, components, and tools - and deliver custom ERP applications with the extensibility and performance your business needs. Useful for Microsoft Dynamics AX solution developers at all levels, this guide will provide max benefit to those who understand OOP, relational database, and Transact-SQL concepts.
Gain best practices, patterns, and techniques to: Exploit interoperability with Microsoft Visual Studio tools Work with MorphX and avoid common pitfalls with X++ code Use Enterprise Portal with ASP.NET and SharePoint for rich web-based apps Simplify process automation with built-in workflow infrastructure See how the runtime implements security and configuration Design and customize the user experience Gain greater control over complex batch jobs Customize the prebuilt BI solution and reporting Test applications, publish services, and optimize performance
Cloud computing will revolutionize the way IT resources are deployed, configured, and managed for years to come. Service providers and customers each stand to realize tremendous value from this paradigm shift—if they can take advantage of it. Cloud Computing brings together the realistic, start-to-finish guidance they need to plan, implement, and manage cloud solution architectures for tomorrow’s virtualized data centers. It introduces cloud “newcomers” to essential concepts, and offers experienced operations professionals detailed guidance on delivering Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Software as a Service (SaaS).
This book’s replicable solutions and fully-tested best practices will help enterprises, service providers, consultants, and Cisco partners meet the challenge of provisioning end-to-end cloud infrastructures. Drawing on extensive experience working with leading cloud vendors and integrators, the authors present detailed operations workflow examples, proven techniques for operating cloud-based network, compute, and storage infrastructure; a comprehensive management reference architecture; and a complete case study demonstrating rapid, lower-cost solutions design.
Cloud Computing will be an indispensable resource for all network/IT professionals and managers involved with planning, implementing, or managing the next generation of cloud computing services.
Venkata (Josh) Josyula, Ph.D., CCIE® No. 13518 is a Distinguished Services Engineer in Cisco Services Technology Group (CSTG) and advises Cisco customers on OSS/BSS architecture and solutions.
Malcolm Orr, Solutions Architect for Cisco’s Services Technology Solutions, advises telecoms and enterprise clients on architecting, building, and operating OSS/BSS and cloud management stacks. He is Cisco’s lead architect for several Tier 1 public cloud projects.
Greg Page has spent the last eleven years with Cisco in technical consulting roles relating to data center architecture/technology and service provider security. He is now exclusively focused on developing cloud/IaaS solutions with service providers and systems integrator partners.
· Review the key concepts needed to successfully deploy clouds and cloud-based services
· Transition common enterprise design patterns and use cases to the cloud
· Master architectural principles and infrastructure designs for “real-time” managed IT services
· Understand the Cisco approach to cloud-related technologies, systems, and services
· Develop a cloud management architecture using ITIL, TMF, and ITU-TMN standards
· Implement best practices for cloud service provisioning, activation, and management
· Automate cloud infrastructure to simplify service delivery, monitoring, and assurance
· Choose and implement the right billing/chargeback approaches for your business
· Design and build IaaS services, from start to finish
· Manage the unique capacity challenges associated with sporadic, real-time demand
· Provide a consistent and optimal cloud user experience
This book is part of the Networking Technology Series from Cisco Press®, which offers networking professionals valuable information for constructing efficient networks, understanding new technologies, and building successful careers.
Category: Cloud Computing
Covers: Virtualized Data Centers
You’ll find all the information you need to efficiently manage cloud and datacenter applications and services in even the most complex environment. The authors provide up-to-date best practices for planning, installation, migration, configuration, administration, security, compliance, dashboards, forecasting, backup/recovery, management packs, monitoring including .NET monitoring, PowerShell automation, and much more.
Drawing on decades of enterprise and service provider experience, they also offer indispensable insights for integrating with your existing Microsoft and third-party infrastructure.
Detailed information on how to…Plan and execute a smooth OpsMgr 2012 deployment or migration Move toward application-centered management in complex environments Secure OpsMgr 2012, and assure compliance through Audit Collection Services Implement dashboards, identify trends, and improve forecasting Maintain and protect each of your OpsMgr 2012 databases Monitor virtually any application, environment, or device: client-based, .NET, distributed, networked, agentless, or agent-managed Use synthetic transactions to monitor application performance and responsiveness Install UNIX/Linux cross-platform agents Integrate OpsMgr into virtualized environments Manage and author management packs and reports Automate key tasks with PowerShell, agents, and alerts Create scalable management clouds for service provider/multi-tenant environments Use OpsMgr 2012 Service Pack 1 with Windows Server 2012 and SQL Server 2012
Install SharePoint Server 2013 Configure farms and databases Create and extend web applications Set up and scale service applications Deploy and manage sites/collections Implement BI solutions Integrate Excel Services and PowerPivot Configure enterprise content types and metadata Deploy Enterprise Search Manage documents and web content Brand your site Deliver social tools, including microblogging Back up and restore
Cisco data center experts Lucien Avramov and Maurizio Portolani thoroughly explain the architecture, concepts, and methodology of the policy driven data center. The authors cover the key technology concepts, the tools for modern data centers including python scripting and REST, the design consideration and methodology of modern fabrics including VXLAN-based forwarding, the policy model theory and concepts, how to build a multi-hypervisor and bare-metal infrastructure including OpenStack, the service integration, and advanced telemetry capabilities for troubleshooting. The book concludes by discussing universal data center switch architecture concepts in order to clearly understand switching concepts and the newer trends in the Nexus 9000 product portfolio.
Drawing on their extensive experience in enterprise engagements, the authors present effective solutions for virtualized data centers, high performance computing, ultra-low latency environments, and large-scale data centers. In addition to discussing relevant concepts and methodologies, the authors address design considerations associated with hardware, topologies, automation, and scalability. Technical professionals will find invaluable guidance on migrating current data center environments to a policy driven data center.
The latest release of Microsoft's messaging system allows for easier access to e-mail, voicemail, and calendars from a variety of devices and any location while also giving users more control and freeing up administrators to perform more critical tasks. This innovative new field guide starts with key concepts of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 and then moves through the recommended practices and processes that are necessary to deploy a top-quality Exchange service. Focuses on the Exchange ecosystem rather than just the features and functions of the Exchange product Focuses on scenarios facing real customers and explains how problems can be solved and requirements met Zooms in on both on-premises deployments as well as Exchange Online cloud deployments with Office 365 Helps you thoroughly master the new version with step-by-step instruction on how to install, configure, and manage this multifaceted collaboration system
Whether you're upgrading from Exchange Server 2010 or earlier, installing for the first time, or migrating from another system, this step-by-step guide provides the hands-on instruction, practical application, and real-world advice you need.
Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) with a Touch of SDN is the first practical introduction to NFV’s fundamental concepts, techniques, and use cases. Written for wide audiences of network engineers, architects, planners, and operators, it assumes no previous knowledge of NFV architecture, deployment, or management.
The authors first explain how virtualization, VMs, containers, and related technologies establish the foundation for the NFV transformation. Next, they show how these concepts and technologies can be applied to virtualize network functions in the cloud, data centers, routing, security, and the mobile packet core.
You’ll discover new tools and techniques for managing and orchestrating virtualized network devices, and gain new clarity on how SDN and NFV interact and interrelate. By the time you’re done, you’ll be ready to assess vendor claims, evaluate architectures, and plan NFV’s role in your own networks.
You will learn about concurrency, event loops, callbacks and streams. Furthermore, step-by-step instructions on deploying applications to providers such as DigitalOcean and Heroku will be provided, including information on setting up load balancers and proxies. Message queues and other techniques for managing state and session data at scale will also be covered.
A series of examples on deploying your Node.js applications in production environments are provided, including a discussion on setting up continuous deployment and integration for your team. Popular tools for testing, deploying, building, and monitoring Node.js applications are covered, helping you get up and running quickly.
Take advantage of the most important new concept in Microsoft SharePoint 2013--the app. Led by two SharePoint experts, you’ll learn development techniques such as building app lists, creating event handlers, and the major classes in the object model that provide access to content stored in SharePoint.
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Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Query Tuning & Optimization is filled with ready-to-use techniques for creating high-performance queries and applications. The book describes the inner workings of the query processor so you can write better queries and provide the query processor with the quality information it needs to produce efficient execution plans. You’ll also get tips for troubleshooting underperforming queries. In-Memory OLTP (Hekaton), a key new feature of SQL Server 2014, is fully covered in this practical guide.Understand how the query optimizer works Troubleshoot queries using extended events, SQL trace, dynamic management views (DMVs), the data collector, and other tools Work with query operators for data access, joins, aggregations, parallelism, and updates Speed up queries and dramatically improve application performance by creating the right indexes Understand statistics and how to detect and fix cardinality estimation errors Maximize OLTP query performance using In-Memory OLTP (Hekaton) features, including memory-optimized tables and natively compiled stored procedures Monitor and promote plan caching and reuse to improve application performance Improve the performance of data warehouse queries using columnstore indexes Handle query processor limitations with hints and other methods
Practical and precise, this hands-on guide with ready answers is designed for architects, administrators, engineers and others working with Windows Server 2016. If you're an IT Pro responsible for configuring, managing and maintaining computers running Windows Server 2016, start with this well-organized and authoritative resource.
Inside you'll find expert insights, tips, tricks and workarounds that will save time and help you get the job done by giving you the right information right now. During the course of reading this book, you will master a number of complex topics, techniques, commands and functions.
Topics covered include:
Using containers, virtualization and nano server
Configuring server roles, services and features
Managing and troubleshooting Active Directory
Creating and managing user, group and computer accounts
Monitoring and tuning performance
Optimizing security settings, policies and templates
And much, much more!!!
Not only will this informative training manual help you become familiar with essential concepts, it'll help you reach new levels of mastery. This is the ideal concise, immediate reference you’ll want with you at all times.
So much information, so little time. All too often, business data is hard to get at and use—thus slowing decision-making to a crawl. This insightful book illustrates how organizations can make better, faster decisions about their customers, partners, and operations by turning mountains of data into valuable business information that’s always at the fingertips of decision makers. You’ll learn what’s involved in using business intelligence to bring together information, people, and technology to create successful business strategies—and how to execute those strategies with confidence. Topics covered include:
THE BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE MINDSET: Discover the basics behind business intelligence, such as how it’s defined, why and how to use it in your organization, and what characteristics, components, and general architecture most business intelligence solutions share. THE CASE FOR BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE: Read how world leaders in finance, manufacturing, and retail have successfully implemented business intelligence solutions and see what benefits they have reaped. THE PRACTICE OF BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE: Find out what’s involved in implementing a business intelligence solution in your organization, including how to identify your business intelligence opportunities, what decisions you must make to get a business intelligence project going, and what to do to sustain the momentum so that you can continue to make sense of all the data you gather.
Learning Active Directory administration doesn't have to be a frustrating experience, you can learn everything you need to manage Active Directory effectively by reading this book. To learn how to manage Active Directory, you need practical hands-on advice from an expert who understands what it is like to just start out. By working step by step through essential tasks, you can learn to:
• Install forests, domain trees, and child domains • Add and remove writable domain controllers • Deploy and manage read-only controllers • Configure, maintain, and troubleshoot global catalog servers • Maintain directory and data integrity using operations masters • Evaluate sites, subnets, and replication before expanding a network • Establish a trust relationship between domains andbetween forests • Maintain and recover Active Directory Domain Services • Employ essential tools and command-line utilities
This book is designed for anyone who wants to learn how to manage Active Directory, including those who manage or support computers running Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2. Inside, you'll find comprehensive overviews, step-by-step procedures, frequently used tasks, documented examples, and much more. One of the goals is to keep the content so concise that the book remains compact and easy to navigate while at the same time ensuring that the book is packed with as much information as possible--making it a valuable resource.
In Cloud Computing: Concepts, Technology & Architecture, Thomas Erl, one of the world’s top-selling IT authors, teams up with cloud computing experts and researchers to break down proven and mature cloud computing technologies and practices into a series of well-defined concepts, models, technology mechanisms, and technology architectures, all from an industry-centric and vendor-neutral point of view. In doing so, the book establishes concrete, academic coverage with a focus on structure, clarity, and well-defined building blocks for mainstream cloud computing platforms and solutions.
Subsequent to technology-centric coverage, the book proceeds to establish business-centric models and metrics that allow for the financial assessment of cloud-based IT resources and their comparison to those hosted on traditional IT enterprise premises. Also provided are templates and formulas for calculating SLA-related quality-of-service values and numerous explorations of the SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS delivery models.
With more than 260 figures, 29 architectural models, and 20 mechanisms, this indispensable guide provides a comprehensive education of cloud computing essentials that will never leave your side.
For customers who purchase an ebook version of this title, instructions for downloading the CD files can be found in the ebook.
What exactly is enterprise application integration (EAI)? What makes this $300 million market so hot that it's expected to grow to $6.5 billion in the next two years? How do you apply it in the real world? Whether you're an IT professional or systems architect, business manager or software developer, if you're looking into EAI as a solution for unifying applications and systems across the enterprise, then the answers are in this book.You'll find a complete and unbiased survey of the different technologies, architectures, and approaches available for EAI implementations, including pros and cons, clear explanations of all concepts, and first-rate guidance on how to choose the best EAI strategy for your company. The authors draw on their pioneering work with early implementations to show you how to:Define your specific integration problem in a useful form that enables a real solution Develop your own EAI architecture and ensure interoperability of legacy, stovepipe, COTS, client-server and modern technology applications Choose the best among messaging architecture, object architecture, and transaction architecture Work with the best implementation technologies, including Microsoft's COM+, the OMG's CORBA, and Sun's EJB Utilize the proven Secure Application Integration Methodology (SAIM)
Wiley Tech Briefs
Focused on the needs of the corporate IT and business manager, the Tech Briefs series provides in-depth information on a new or emerging technology, solutions, and vendor offerings available in the marketplace. With their accessible approach, these books will help you get quickly up-to-speed on a topic so that you can effectively compete, grow, and better serve your customers.
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Managing servers running Windows Server 2012 Creating user and group accounts Monitoring services, processes, and events Administering Active Directory Managing files, folders, drives Automating administrative tasks and policies Administering data sharing, security, and auditing Managing TCP/IP networking Implementing data backup and recovery Administering network printers and print services