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

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English

Pages

368

Publication Date

September 06, 2019

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

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English

Pages

1568

Publication Date

April 16, 2019

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<b>This bestselling on-the-job reference and test preparation guide has been fully revised for the new 2019 CompTIA A+ exam objectives</b><b><br /> </b>This fully revised and updated resource offers complete coverage of the latest release of CompTIA A+ exams 220-1001 & 220-1002. You'll find learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter, exam tips, practice exam questions, and in-depth explanations. Designed to help you pass the CompTIA A+ exams with ease, this definitive guide also serves as an essential on-the-job IT reference.<br /> Covers all exam topics, including how to:<br /> 鈥ork with CPUs, RAM, BIOS, motherboards, power supplies, and other personal computer components鈥nstall, configure, and maintain hard drives鈥anage input devices and removable media鈥et up, upgrade, and maintain all versions of Windows鈥roubleshoot and fix computer problems鈥nstall printers and other peripherals鈥onfigure and secure mobile devices鈥onnect to the Internet鈥et up wired and wireless networks鈥rotect your personal computer and your network鈥mplement virtualization and cloud-based technologies<br /> Online content includes:<br /> 鈥ractice exams for 1001 & 1002鈥ore than one hour of free video training鈥otalSim simulations of performance-based questions鈥ike Meyers鈥?favorite PC tools and utilities<br /> <br /> <br /> <br />
Swipe to Unlock: The Primer on Technology and Business Strategy
by , Neel Mehta

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English

Pages

347

Publication Date

September 19, 2017

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<b>Authored by 3 Product Managers at Google, Facebook, and Microsoft,聽</b><i>Swipe to Unlock</i>聽is a comprehensive guide on the must-know concepts of technology and business strategy.聽<b>It is a must-read for anyone pursuing product management, design, marketing, consulting or business strategy roles in the tech industry.</b><br /><br />***Swipe to Unlock was updated in 2019 to <b>include over 40 pages of new content</b> to cover the latest developments in the world of tech.***<b> We highly recommend buying our book directly from Amazon rather than a third-party seller as it's the only way to ensure you get the latest version.</b><br /><br />This聽<b>#1 Amazon Business Bestseller won a medal聽</b>from the聽<b>North American Book Awards</b> and has been featured in聽<b>The Wall Street Journal</b>, <b>Forbes</b>,聽and聽<b>Business Insider.聽</b><i>Swipe to Unlock</i> was touted as聽<b>"our generation's Rosetta Stone for enabling anyone to peer into the technology changing everyday life"</b>聽by Jeremy Schifeling.<br /><ul><li>How does Spotify determine what songs to recommend to you?</li><li>How did KaiOS become the third largest mobile operating system in just two years since launching?</li><li>Why does Amazon offer free shipping with Prime if it loses them money?</li><li>How did a single typo take down 20% of the internet?</li><li>Why did Microsoft acquire LinkedIn?</li></ul>By answering real-world questions like this,聽<b><i>Swipe to Unlock</i>聽gives you a peek under the hood of the technology you use every day, decodes tech's biggest buzzwords, and shows you how technology is changing the society we live in for better or for worse.</b><br /><br /><b>Topics Covered:聽</b>Software Development, Business Models & Strategies, Economics, Hacking & Security, Hardware & Robots, The Internet, Cloud Computing, Big Data, Technology Policy, Emerging Markets, Future Trends, and much more!<br /><br /><b>Featured Companies:聽</b>Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Amazon, Apple, Spotify, Uber, WeChat, Yelp, Tinder, Washington Post, Grab, Toyota, GoJek, Samsung, Salesforce, M-Pesa, Quora, KaiOS, Twitter, Tesla, ByteDance, Airbnb, Robinhood, Adobe, Alibaba, Netflix, Paytm, Target, and many more!<br /><br /><b>Unlock the answers you need to ace your tech interviews or become a better-educated digital citizen. Buy Swipe to Unlock today to understand why it's a Top Gifted Book of 2018!</b><br />
Clean Architecture: A Craftsman's Guide to Software Structure and...
by Robert C. Martin

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English

Pages

430

Publication Date

September 12, 2017

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<p> <b>Practical Software Architecture Solutions from the Legendary Robert C. Martin (鈥淯ncle Bob鈥?</b> </p> <p>聽</p> <p>By applying universal rules of software architecture, you can dramatically improve developer productivity throughout the life of any software system. Now, building upon the success of his best-selling books <i>Clean Code</i> and <i>The Clean Coder,</i> legendary software craftsman Robert C. Martin (鈥淯ncle Bob鈥? reveals those rules and helps you apply them.</p> <p>聽</p> <p>Martin鈥檚 <i> <b>Clean Architecture</b> </i> doesn鈥檛 merely present options. Drawing on over a half-century of experience in software environments of every imaginable type, Martin tells you what choices to make and why they are critical to your success. As you鈥檝e come to expect from Uncle Bob, this book is packed with direct, no-nonsense solutions for the real challenges you鈥檒l face鈥搕he ones that will make or break your projects.</p> <ul> <li>Learn what software architects need to achieve鈥揳nd core disciplines and practices for achieving it</li> <li>Master essential software design principles for addressing function, component separation, and data management</li> <li>See how programming paradigms impose discipline by restricting what developers can do</li> <li>Understand what鈥檚 critically important and what鈥檚 merely a 鈥渄etail鈥?lt;/li> <li>Implement optimal, high-level structures for web, database, thick-client, console, and embedded applications</li> <li>Define appropriate boundaries and layers, and organize components and services</li> <li>See why designs and architectures go wrong, and how to prevent (or fix) these failures</li> </ul> <p> <i> <b>Clean Architecture</b> </i> is essential reading for every current or aspiring software architect, systems analyst, system designer, and software manager鈥揳nd for every programmer who must execute someone else鈥檚 designs.</p> <p> <br /> </p> <p> </p> <p> <i>Register your product for convenient access to downloads, updates, and/or corrections as they become available.</i> </p>
The Mythical Man-Month: Essays on Software Engineering, Anniversa...
by Frederick P. Brooks Jr.

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English

Pages

336

Publication Date

August 02, 1995

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<p>Few books on software project management have been as influential and timeless as<b> The Mythical Man-Month</b>. With a blend of software engineering facts and thought-provoking opinions, Fred Brooks offers insight for anyone managing complex projects. These essays draw from his experience as project manager for the IBM System/360 computer family and then for OS/360, its massive software system. Now, 20 years after the initial publication of his book, Brooks has revisited his original ideas and added new thoughts and advice, both for readers already familiar with his work and for readers discovering it for the first time.</p> <p>聽</p> <p>The added chapters contain (1) a crisp condensation of all the propositions asserted in the original book, including Brooks' central argument in <b>The Mythical Man-Month: </b>that large programming projects suffer management problems different from small ones due to the division of labor; that the conceptual integrity of the product is therefore critical; and that it is difficult but possible to achieve this unity; (2) Brooks' view of these propositions a generation later; (3) a reprint of his classic 1986 paper "No Silver Bullet"; and (4) today's thoughts on the 1986 assertion, "There will be no silver bullet within ten years."</p>
Building Microservices: Designing Fine-Grained Systems
by Sam Newman

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English

Pages

280

Publication Date

February 02, 2015

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<p>Distributed systems have become more fine-grained in the past 10 years, shifting from code-heavy monolithic applications to smaller, self-contained microservices. But developing these systems brings its own set of headaches. With lots of examples and practical advice, this book takes a holistic view of the topics that system architects and administrators must consider when building, managing, and evolving microservice architectures.</p><p>Microservice technologies are moving quickly. Author Sam Newman provides you with a firm grounding in the concepts while diving into current solutions for modeling, integrating, testing, deploying, and monitoring your own autonomous services. You鈥檒l follow a fictional company throughout the book to learn how building a microservice architecture affects a single domain.</p><ul><li>Discover how microservices allow you to align your system design with your organization鈥檚 goals</li><li>Learn options for integrating a service with the rest of your system</li><li>Take an incremental approach when splitting monolithic codebases</li><li>Deploy individual microservices through continuous integration</li><li>Examine the complexities of testing and monitoring distributed services</li><li>Manage security with user-to-service and service-to-service models</li><li>Understand the challenges of scaling microservice architectures</li></ul>
The Murder on the Links (Hercule Poirot Book 2)
by Agatha Christie

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English

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Publication Date

January 10, 2019

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A millionaire dies...<br /><br />'One can see by his face that he was stabbed in the back' said Poirot.<br /><br />But the strangest feature of the case was where they found the body - in an open grave!<br /><br />Hercule Poirot had answered an appeal for help - but he was too late!<br /><br />MURDER - bizarre and baffling - had come to the Villa Genevieve...
The Art of Invisibility: The World's Most Famous Hacker Teaches Y...
by Kevin Mitnick

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English

Pages

285

Publication Date

February 14, 2017

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<strong>Be online without leaving a trace.</strong><br /><br />Your every step online is being tracked and stored, and your identity literally stolen. Big companies and big governments want to know and exploit what you do, and privacy is a luxury few can afford or understand.<br /><br />In this explosive yet practical book, Kevin Mitnick uses true-life stories to show exactly what is happening without your knowledge, teaching you "the art of invisibility"--online and real-world tactics to protect you and your family, using easy step-by-step instructions. Reading this book, you will learn everything from password protection and smart Wi-Fi usage to advanced techniques designed to maximize your anonymity. <br /><br />Kevin Mitnick knows exactly how vulnerabilities can be exploited and just what to do to prevent that from happening. The world's most famous--and formerly the US government's most wanted--computer hacker, he has hacked into some of the country's most powerful and seemingly impenetrable agencies and companies, and at one point was on a three-year run from the FBI. Now Mitnick is reformed and widely regarded as <em>the</em> expert on the subject of computer security. <br /><br />Invisibility isn't just for superheroes--privacy is a power you deserve and need in the age of Big Brother and Big Data. <br />
Trends in Functional Programming: 19th International Symposium, T...
by Springer

Language

English

Pages

157

Publication Date

April 23, 2019

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<p>This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed revised selected papers of the 19<sup>th</sup> International Symposium on Trends in Functional Programming, TFP 2018, held in Gothenburg, Sweden, in June 2018. The 7 revised full papers were selected from 13 submissions and present papers in all aspects聽of functional programming, taking a broad view of current and future trends in the area. It aspires to be a lively environment for presenting the latest research results, and other contributions, described in draft papers submitted prior to the symposium.</p>
Patterns of Enterprise Application Architecture: Pattern Enterpr ...
by Martin Fowler

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English

Pages

558

Publication Date

March 09, 2012

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<p>The practice of enterprise application development has benefited from the emergence of many new enabling technologies. Multi-tiered object-oriented platforms, such as Java and .NET, have become commonplace. These new tools and technologies are capable of building powerful applications, but they are not easily implemented. Common failures in enterprise applications often occur because their developers do not understand the architectural lessons that experienced object developers have learned.</p> <p>聽</p> <p> <b> <i>Patterns of Enterprise Application Architecture</i> </b> is written in direct response to the stiff challenges that face enterprise application developers. The author, noted object-oriented designer Martin Fowler, noticed that despite changes in technology--from Smalltalk to CORBA to Java to .NET--the same basic design ideas can be adapted and applied to solve common problems. With the help of an expert group of contributors, Martin distills over forty recurring solutions into patterns. The result is an indispensable handbook of solutions that are applicable to any enterprise application platform. </p> <p>聽</p> <p>This book is actually two books in one. The first section is a short tutorial on developing enterprise applications, which you can read from start to finish to understand the scope of the book's lessons. The next section, the bulk of the book, is a detailed reference to the patterns themselves. Each pattern provides usage and implementation information, as well as detailed code examples in Java or C#. The entire book is also richly illustrated with UML diagrams to further explain the concepts. </p> <p>Armed with this book, you will have the knowledge necessary to make important architectural decisions about building an enterprise application and the proven patterns for use when building them. </p> <p>聽</p> <p>The topics covered include </p> <p>路聽 Dividing an enterprise application into layers </p> <p>路聽 The major approaches to organizing business logic </p> <p>路聽 An in-depth treatment of mapping between objects and relational databases </p> <p>路聽 Using Model-View-Controller to organize a Web presentation </p> <p>路聽 Handling concurrency for data that spans multiple transactions </p> <p>路聽 Designing distributed object interfaces</p>

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