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Availability and Capacity Management in the Cloud

Availability and Capacity Management in the Cloud

By: Daniel McLean

Publisher: IT Governance Ltd

Publication Date: 20-MAR-2014

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The truth about integrating Cloud services and ITSM Cloud functionality increases flexibility and capacity in IT systems, but it also adds complexity and requires a combination of business, financial and technical expertise to make it work effectively. Moreover, organizations often confuse availability with capacity, and assume incorrectly that using cloud services reduces the need to manage these factors. Lessons from real projects in a narrative format In  Availability and Capacity Management in the Cloud: An ITSM narrative , Daniel McLean’s fictional IT service management...

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Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity, 3rd Edition

Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity, 3rd Edition

By: Thejandra BS

Publisher: IT Governance Ltd

Publication Date: 30-JAN-2014

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What would you do if your systems were hacked or compromised by a virus? How would your IT systems cope in the event of flooding or an explosion? What if your IT systems simply stopped working? IT has brought many benefits to business. However, IT failures can seriously damage your ability to deliver products and services, harm your company’s reputation, and jeopardise your relationship with your customers. In short, poorly managed IT problems could threaten the survival of your business. Create a Survival Plan If you want to protect your business, you need to put in place a...

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Webmin Administrator's Cookbook

Webmin Administrator's Cookbook

By: Michał Karzyński

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 26-MAR-2014

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Over 100 recipes to leverage the features of Webmin and master the art of administering your web or database servers Configure an Apache web server, MySQL or PostgreSQL database and a Postfix mail server with the help of Webmin Install and get to know Webmin - the friendly web-based administrator's toolbox Learn how to host web applications and databases Manage your servers with the help of detailed step-by-step recipes In Detail Running your own dedicated server has become simpler and less expensive. These days, administering a development server or hosting sites and...

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Getting Started with BizTalk Services

Getting Started with BizTalk Services

By: Jon Fancey; Karthik Bharathy

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 26-MAR-2014

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Create powerful integration solutions for the cloud using the extensible Windows Azure BizTalk Services Create integration solutions on the cloud with Windows Azure BizTalk Services Understand the different capabilities of BizTalk Services and how to use them effectively Connect enterprises together in scalable and flexible ways that go beyond what traditional on-premises integration products (such as BizTalk Server) can manage In Detail BizTalk Services is a service based on Windows Azure that was introduced by Microsoft in the summer of 2013. It provides integration...

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Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 Services

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 Services

By: Klaas Deforche; Kenny Saelen

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 26-MAR-2014

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Harness the power of Dynamics AX 2012 R2 to create and use your own services effectively Discover and explore Dynamics AX 2012 service architecture Create your own services using wizards or X++ code Updated to include high availability and other exciting extras In Detail Integrating Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 with other applications will always be necessary within any organisation, and services is the best way of achieving this. With Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 being more flexible than ever when it comes to creation and use, understanding these services will help you to...

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VMware ESXi Cookbook

VMware ESXi Cookbook

By: Mohammed Raffic Kajamoideen; Aravind Sivaraman

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 26-MAR-2014

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Over 50 recipes to master VMware vSphere administration Understand the concepts of virtualization by deploying vSphere web client to perform vSphere administration Learn important aspects of vSphere including administration, security, performance, and configuring vSphere Management Assistant (VMA) to run commands and scripts without the need to authenticate every attempt VMware ESXi 5.1 Cookbook is a recipe-based guide to the administration of VMware vSphere In Detail VMware ESX and VMware ESXi hypervisors are used for providing the foundation for building and managing a...

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Customizing Chef

Customizing Chef

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-SEP-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

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-SEP-2014

Insert Date: 25-MAR-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: Stephane Asselin; Paul O’Doherty

Publisher: VMware Press

Publication Date: 13-JUN-2014

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VMware® Horizon Suite The authoritative guide to delivering end-user services with VMwarE  View and VMware Horizon Suite Today, IT professionals must manage stateless, mobile, streamed workspaces delivered across devices ranging from traditional PCs to tablets and smartphones. Using VMware View and VMware Horizon Suite, they can do so–providing flexible end-user services that support any business requirement cost effectively. Now there’s a complete guide to planning, configuring, implementing, and integrating VMware Horizon Suite technologies and using them to deliver high-value...

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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...