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Customizing Chef

Customizing Chef

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-NOV-2014

Insert Date: 27-MAR-2014

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Learn how to customize Chef by examining the internal structure this configuration management tool and navigating its source code. This practical book also shows you how to integrate external tooling with Chef via the API, and takes a look at more advanced customization. By the time you finish this book, you'll have a thorough understanding of how Chef fits together and be able to position your customization in the most appropriate place....

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Apache Solr High Performance

Apache Solr High Performance

By: Surendra Mohan

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 25-MAR-2014

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Boost the performance of Solr instances and troubleshoot real-time problems Achieve high scores by boosting query time and index time, implementing boost queries and functions using the Dismax query parser and formulae. Set up and use SolrCloud for distributed indexing and searching, and implement distributed search using Shards Use GeoSpatial search, handling homophones, and ignoring listed words from being indexed and searched In Detail Apache Solr is one of the most popular open source search servers available on the web. However, simply setting up Apache Solr is not...

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Running Mainframe z on Distributed Platforms: How to Create Robust Cost-Efficient Multiplatform z Environments

Running Mainframe z on Distributed Platforms: How to Create Robust Cost-Efficient Multiplatform z Environments

By: Kenneth Barrett; Stephen Norris

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 20-MAR-2014

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"Should you choose to implement zPDT, RDz UT, or RD&T in your team's arsenal, you will find Barrett and Norris's insights, genius, and hard work illuminating as to how to rationally and economically manage the environment." —Scott Fagen, Chief Architect—System z Business, CA Technologies "A must-read for anyone interested in successfully deploying cost-efficient zPDT environments with agility in an enterprise that requires simple or complex configurations. The case-study-based exposition of the content allows for its easy consumption and use. Excellent!" —Mahendra Durai, SVP &...

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Einführung in Apache Solr

Einführung in Apache Solr

By: Markus Klose; Daniel Wrigley

Publisher: O'Reilly Verlag

Publication Date: 20-MAR-2014

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Eine leistungsfähige Volltextsuche ist heute auf Websites, in Online-Shops oder auch im Unternehmen nicht mehr Kür, sondern Pflicht. Gefragt ist eine flexible Suchtechnologie, die auf unterschiedlichsten Systemen genutzt werden kann. Hier kommt Apache Solr 4 ins Spiel: Dieser Open Source-Suchserver bietet Entwicklern auf Basis von Standard-Webtechnologien eine mächtige und dabei einfach zu integrierende und zu benutzende Search Engine. Einführung in Apache Solr bietet Ihnen einen fundierten Einstieg in diese Suchtechnologie: Das Buch vermittelt Ihnen das nötige Handwerkszeug, um eine...

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vSphere Virtual Machine Management

vSphere Virtual Machine Management

By: Rebecca Fitzhugh

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 21-MAR-2014

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Create vSphere virtual machines, manage performance, and explore advanced capabilities Create virtual machines using the wizard, cloning, deploying from a template, and using OVF templates Manage multi-tiered applications using vApps Learn how to optimise virtual machine performance and resource allocation In Detail A virtual machine (VM) is a software implementation of a machine (a computer) that executes programs like a physical machine. vSphere has clusters of virtual machines that are all interconnected. Virtualization changes everything. Virtual machines have far...

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Learning Chef

Learning Chef

By: ; Mischa Taylor

Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-SEP-2014

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Solve configuration management issues in enterprises large and small with Chef, the software tool that helps system administrators unravel configuration problems and explore new avenues in automation, deployment, and orchestration. With this practical guide, you’ll quickly learn the basics of Chef before diving into complex use cases....

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VMware Horizon Suite: Building End User Services

VMware Horizon Suite: Building End User Services

By: Paul O’Doherty; Stephane Asselin

Publisher: VMware Press

Publication Date: 24-JUN-2014

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. This is today's only single-source guide to planning, configuring, and implementing VMware Horizon View and seamlessly integrating it into VMware Horizon Suite. Its deep, up-to-date technical content addresses everything you need to consider, from end-user experience changes to support considerations, helping you create a comprehensive solution for providing whatever services your end-users need. Based on the authors' real-world experience deploying virtual desktop technology in many fast-paced, demanding environments, this edition has...

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Learn Active Directory Management in a Month of Lunches

Learn Active Directory Management in a Month of Lunches

By: Richard Siddaway

Publisher: Manning Publications

Publication Date: 27-FEB-2014

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Summary Learn Active Directory Management in a Month of Lunches is a practical, hands-on tutorial designed for IT pros new to Active Directory. It skips the theory and concentrates on the day-to-day administration tasks you need to know to keep your network running smoothly. Just set aside an hour a day for a month—lunchtime would be perfect—and you'll be comfortable and productive with Active Directory before you know it. About the Book At the heart of your Windows network is Active Directory, the control center for administration, security, and other core management functions. If...

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Handbook of Research on Cloud Infrastructures for Big Data Analytics

Handbook of Research on Cloud Infrastructures for Big Data Analytics

By: Pethuru Raj; Ganesh Deka

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-MAR-2014

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Clouds are being positioned as the next-generation consolidated, centralized, yet federated IT infrastructure for hosting all kinds of IT platforms and for deploying, maintaining, and managing a wider variety of personal, as well as professional applications and services. Handbook of Research on Cloud Infrastructures for Big Data Analytics focuses exclusively on the topic of cloud-sponsored big data analytics for creating flexible and futuristic organizations. This book helps researchers and practitioners, as well as business entrepreneurs, to make informed decisions and consider appropriate...

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VMware Horizon Workspace Essentials

VMware Horizon Workspace Essentials

By: Peter von Oven; Peter Björk; Joel Lindberg

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 20-MAR-2014

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Use the workspace aggregator to get a unified Workspace that will help you do your job and deliver it to the device of your choice Design, install, and configure a Horizon Workspace infrastructure Deliver a user's workspace to mobile devices such as Android and iOS Easy to follow, step-by-step guide on how to deploy and work with Horizon Workspace In Detail The Horizon suite is VMWare's end user solution suite. VMware Horizon Workspace allows administrators to virtualize operations systems, applications, and user data, and also delivers modern desktops to end users....

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Continuous Availability S/390 Technology Guide

Continuous Availability S/390 Technology Guide

By: Gregor Neaga; Maryela Weihrauch; Gordon Raffel; Christian Labauve; Allan Sarlo; Pierluigi Buratti

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 18-DEC-1998

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This publication, Continuous Availability S/390 Technology Guide, is the second of two recent redbooks about the topic of designing continuously available information systems. The purpose of these books to provide information and guidance for the development, implementation, and ongoing operation of a continuous availability solution. The first volume, Continuous Availability Systems Design Guide , discusses the basic concepts of continuous availability and describes a structured approach to developing and implementing a continuous availability solution. It is strongly recommended...

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Creating Smart Virtual Appliances with IBM Image Construction and Composition Tool

Creating Smart Virtual Appliances with IBM Image Construction and Composition Tool

By: Greg Hurlebaus; Rashed Ferdous; John Jacobson; Li-Fang Lee; Jarek Miszczyk; Pat Nickel; David Peraza; Moises Romo; Kerry Staples

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 24-JUL-2013

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In a traditional deployment model, software is installed on a physical server, and it is configured for the particular data center environment. The cloud deployment model requires that the dependency on a specific hardware configuration is severed. This IBM® Redbooks® publication guides you through the transition from the traditional application deployment model to the cloud-friendly deployment model. It explains how to achieve these goals by packaging the software stacks into industry standard virtual appliances. A key part of this transition involves using the IBM Image Construction and...

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Enterprise Caching Solutions using IBM WebSphere DataPower SOA Appliances and IBM WebSphere eXtreme Scale

Enterprise Caching Solutions using IBM WebSphere DataPower SOA Appliances and IBM WebSphere eXtreme Scale

By: Jan Bajerski; Ulas Cubuk; Fernando Ewald; Susan Hanson; Kris (Krzysztof) Kobylinski; Jun Guo Ku; Anton Litvinov; Nikolay Marin; Dmitry Savustjan

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 30-APR-2013

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In the dynamic business environment of today, Information Technology (IT) organizations face challenges around scalability and performance. This IBM® Redbooks® publication is targeted for IT architects, IT personnel, and developers who are looking to integrate caching technologies, specifically elastic caching, into their business environment to enhance scalability and performance. Although it is helpful to know caching technologies, an introduction to caching technologies in general is included. In addition, technical details are provided about implementing caching by using several IBM...

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IBM SAN and SVC Stretched Cluster and VMware Solution Implementation

IBM SAN and SVC Stretched Cluster and VMware Solution Implementation

By: Jon Tate; Angelo Bernasconi; Torben Jensen; Ian MacQuarrie; Ole Rasmussen; Matthew Robinson; Steven Tong

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 11-APR-2013

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication describes the IBM Storage Area Network and IBM SAN Volume Controller Stretched Cluster solution when combined with VMware. We describe guidelines, settings, and implementation steps necessary to achieve a satisfactory implementation. Business continuity and continuous application availability are among the top requirements for many organizations today. Advances in virtualization, storage, and networking have made enhanced business continuity possible. Information technology solutions can now be designed to manage both planned and unplanned outages, and the...

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Adopting IBM PureApplication System V1.0

Adopting IBM PureApplication System V1.0

By: Shivaji D Bhosale; Gabor Gyetvai; Valter Inacio Jr.; Ajay Krishna; Marcelo Mota Manhaes; Eduardo Monich Fronza; Shailendra Tangirala

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 06-MAY-2013

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication introduces users to the concepts of the IBM PureApplication™ System V1.0. This book covers the most common problems, solutions, best practices, and use cases about adopting the IBM PureApplication System V1.0. The target audience for this book is anyone from the IT industry who wants to acquire a better understanding of IBM PureApplication System, including technical consultants, business partners, and independent software vendors who are considering migrating to a cloud computing solution. This book also is applicable to system administrators, middleware...

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IBM Platform Computing Integration Solutions

IBM Platform Computing Integration Solutions

By: Dino Quintero; Ricardo Dobelin Barros; Ashraf Gomaa; José Higino; Archana Kumar; Majid Ouassir; Adam Parker; Joanna Wong

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 19-MAR-2013

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication describes the integration of IBM Platform Symphony® with IBM BigInsights™. It includes IBM Platform LSF® implementation scenarios that use IBM System x® technologies. This IBM Redbooks publication is written for consultants, technical support staff, IT architects, and IT specialists who are responsible for providing solutions and support for IBM Platform Computing solutions. This book explains how the IBM Platform Computing solutions and the IBM System x platform can help to solve customer challenges and to maximize systems throughput, capacity, and...

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Hybrid Cloud Integration and Monitoring with IBM WebSphere Cast Iron

Hybrid Cloud Integration and Monitoring with IBM WebSphere Cast Iron

By: Andre R Araujo; Jag Dhillon; Karen Durston; Sunil Joshi; David Kwock; Sean Liu; Loic Marsollier

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 13-DEC-2012

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Cloud computing is fast emerging as a new consumption and delivery model for IT solutions. Two distinct cloud patterns have evolved. Private clouds are custom cloud applications that are on premise to companies. Public clouds are owned and managed by a service provider and are delivered on a pay-per-use basis. Although the debate between the use of private versus public cloud continues, the industry is moving ever faster toward a hybrid solution. Hybrid clouds address the integration of traditional IT environments with one or more clouds, private and public. IBM® WebSphere® Cast Iron® along...

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Windows Server 2012 R2 Pocket Consultant: Essentials & Configuration

Windows Server 2012 R2 Pocket Consultant: Essentials & Configuration

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Publisher: Microsoft Press

Publication Date: 12-MAR-2014

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Portable and precise, this pocket-sized guide delivers ready answers for administering configuration and core functionality in Windows Server 2012 R2....

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Virtualizing Oracle Databases on vSphere

Virtualizing Oracle Databases on vSphere

By: Kannan Mani; Don Sullivan

Publisher: VMware Press

Publication Date: 08-SEP-2014

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. Thousands of organizations are virtualizing large-scale Oracle database systems. But, until now, reliable best practices have been hard to find, and database and virtualization professionals have often brought differing and incompatible perspectives to the challenge. Now, there's a comprehensive best practice guide reflecting deep understanding of both Oracle and vSphere, and supported by extensive in-the-field experience with the full spectrum of applications and environments. Combining theory and practice, Virtualizing Oracle Databases...

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System z End-to-End Extended Distance Guide

System z End-to-End Extended Distance Guide

By: Frank Kyne; Jack Consoli; Richard Davey; Gary Fisher; Iain Neville; Mauricio Nogueira; Fabio Pereira; Giancarlo Rodolfi; Ulrich Schlegel

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 06-MAR-2014

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication will help you design and manage an end-to-end, extended distance connectivity architecture for IBM System z®. This solution addresses your requirements now, and positions you to make effective use of new technologies in the future. Many enterprises implement extended distance connectivity in a silo manner. However, effective extended distance solutions require the involvement of different teams within an organization. Typically there is a network group, a storage group, a systems group, and possibly other teams. The intent of this publication is to help you...