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10261. 

The Mixed Platform Stack Project: Deploying a Secure SOA Solution into z/OS and Mixed z/OS and AIX Environments

The Mixed Platform Stack Project: Deploying a Secure SOA Solution into z/OS and Mixed z/OS and AIX Environments

By: Loraine Arnold; Sue Bayliss; Kate Bittles; Foulques De Valence; Dorothy Drennen; Terry Dietter; Richard Jacks; Rajesh Ramachandran; Alyson Riley; Karen Smolar; Linda Stephens; James Stutzman; Lissette Toledo; Ian Vanstone

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 01-MAY-2009

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The IBM® System z® platform is the strategic core of business world wide. By using a realistic customer scenario, two IBM teams ventured to demonstrate how to deploy the IBM service-oriented architecture (SOA) portfolio on IBM z/OS® and on z/OS in partnership with additional platforms such as AIX® and Linux® for System z. The teams created the experience that is documented in this IBM Redbooks® publication to explain the work that is required to create, deploy, and test the SOA solution on both z/OS and z/OS with additional platforms. The teams also performed extensive testing to...

10262. 

IBM z/OS V1R10 Communications Server TCP/IP Implementation Volume 1: Base Functions, Connectivity, and Routing

IBM z/OS V1R10 Communications Server TCP/IP Implementation Volume 1: Base Functions, Connectivity, and Routing

By: Bill White; Mike Ebbers; Valirio de Souza Braga Jr.; WenHong Chen; Gwen Dente; Octavio L. Ferreira; Marco Giudici; Joel Porterie; Micky Reichenberg; Andi Wijaya

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

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For more than 40 years, IBM® mainframes have supported an extraordinary portion of the world's computing work, providing centralized corporate databases and mission-critical enterprise-wide applications. The IBM System z®, the latest generation of the IBM distinguished family of mainframe systems, has come a long way from its IBM System/360 heritage. Likewise, its IBM z/OS® operating system is far superior to its predecessors in providing, among many other capabilities, world class and state-of-the-art support for the TCP/IP Internet protocol suite. TCP/IP is a large and evolving...

10263. 

IBM Software Supporting ACORD Insurance Standards

IBM Software Supporting ACORD Insurance Standards

By: Rufus Credle; Brian Bokor; Don Buddenbaum; Stephanie Fetzer; Bruce Wallman Ph.D.; Qianq Wang

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 18-MAR-2009

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication helps you design and create demonstrations or solutions that meet ACORD insurance standards with minimal application coding. If you are not interested in creating such demonstrations yourself, we show you two and provide you with contacts to show those demonstrations. ACORD has published and maintains insurance industry standards. The two most complete and often used standards are ACORD eForms and ACORD messaging. ACORD eForms includes hundreds of electronic forms, which can be used as-is with the IBM Lotus® Forms Viewer or modified slightly for use with the...

10264. 

IBM Virtualization Engine TS7740 R1.5 and TS7720: New Virtualization Options for Mainframe Servers

IBM Virtualization Engine TS7740 R1.5 and TS7720: New Virtualization Options for Mainframe Servers

By: Babette Haeusser; Luciano Cecchetti; Rafael Garcia Lecuona; Daniel Rincon Lopez

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 21-APR-2009

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The IBM® Virtualization Engine TS7700 provides tape virtualization for the IBM System z® environment. The Virtualization Engine TS7700 is designed to provide improved performance and capacity to help lower the total cost of ownership for tape processing. It introduces a new modular, scalable, high-performing architecture for mainframe tape virtualization. The TS7700 is available as the TS7740 R1.5, which brings significant enhancements over its previous release and now also comes as a disk-only solution, the TS7720, that does not require physical tape attachment. The Virtualization...

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Master CCIE Routing and Switching 4.0 blueprint exam topics Assess your knowledge with chapter-opening quizzes Review key concepts with Exam Preparation Tasks Practice with realistic exam questions on the CD-ROM CCIE Routing and Switching Certification Guide, Fourth Edition, is a best-of-breed  Cisco® exam study guide that focuses specifically on the objectives for the CCIE® Routing and Switching written exam. Well-respected networking professionals Wendell Odom, Rus Healy, and Denise Donohue share preparation hints and test-taking tips, helping you identify areas of...

10266. 

Multisite Commerce: Proven Principles for Overcoming the Business, Organizational, and Technical Challenges

Multisite Commerce: Proven Principles for Overcoming the Business, Organizational, and Technical Challenges

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Publisher: IBM Press

Publication Date: 21-AUG-2009

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Plan, Manage, and Architect Multiple Web Sites for Maximum Efficiency and Business Value For many companies, one Web site is no longer enough. Business strategy requires multiple Web sites, each with carefully targeted audiences and marketing approaches. However, managing multiple sites introduces costs and management headaches that conventional Web architectures and methodologies can’t handle. In Multisite Commerce, Lev Mirlas–the architect who pioneered the concept of a shared multisite platform with IBM® WebSphere® Commerce–introduces best practices and methodologies for implementing and...

10267. 

Practical Asterisk 1.4 and 1.6: From Beginner to Expert

Practical Asterisk 1.4 and 1.6: From Beginner to Expert

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Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

Publication Date: 20-DEC-2009

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Using the open source Asterisk platform, you can deploy a state-of-the-art VoIP PBX on a low-cost PC or server for a fraction of the cost of conventional PBX systems. The only drawback to Asterisk is its notoriously poor documentation. Practical Asterisk 1.4 and 1.6 is the solution to that problem. This book provides all the detailed, real-world, ground-level information you need to plan, install, configure, and reliably operate Asterisk in any environment. This tutorial and reference systematically introduces each of Asterisk’s key building blocks and shows how to use them to implement a...

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OpenGL is a powerful software interface used to produce high-quality, computer-generated images and interactive applications using 2D and 3D objects, bitmaps, and color images. The OpenGL®Programming Guide, Seventh Edition, provides definitive and comprehensive information on OpenGL and the OpenGL Utility Library. The previous edition covered OpenGL through Version 2.1. This seventh edition of the best-selling “red book” describes the latest features of OpenGL Versions 3.0 and 3.1. You will find clear explanations of OpenGL functionality and many basic computer graphics techniques, such as...

10269. 

Head First PMP, 2nd Edition

Head First PMP, 2nd Edition

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 28-JUL-2009

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Learn the latest principles and certification objectives in The PMBOK Guide, Fourth Edition, in a unique and inspiring way with Head First PMP . The second edition of this book helps you prepare for the PMP certification exam using a visually rich format designed for the way your brain works. You'll find a full-length sample exam included inside the book. More than just proof of passing a test, a PMP certification means that you have the knowledge to solve most common project problems. But studying for a difficult four-hour exam on project management isn't easy, even for experienced project...

10270. 

Microsoft Forefront Security Administration Guide

Microsoft Forefront Security Administration Guide

By: Jesse Varsalone

Publisher: Syngress

Publication Date: 07-FEB-2009

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Microsoft Forefront is a comprehensive suite of security products that will provide companies with multiple layers of defense against threats. Computer and Network Security is a paramount issue for companies in the global marketplace. Businesses can no longer afford for their systems to go down because of viruses, malware, bugs, trojans, or other attacks. Running a Microsoft Forefront Suite within your environment brings many different benefits. Forefront allows you to achieve comprehensive, integrated, and simplified infrastructure security. This comprehensive suite of tools provides...

10271. 

The Best Damn IT Security Management Book Period

The Best Damn IT Security Management Book Period

By: Bryan Cunningham; Ted Dykstra; Ed Fuller; Chris Gatford; André Gold; Matthew Paul Hoagberg; Amanda Hubbard; Chuck Little; Steve Manzuik; Greg Miles; C. Forrest Morgan; Ken Pfeil; Russ Rogers; Travis Schack; Susan Snedaker

Publisher: Syngress

Publication Date: 19-OCT-2007

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The Best Damn Security Manager's Handbook Periodhas comprehensive coverage of all management isuses facing IT and security professionals. Compiled from the best of the Syngress and Butterworth Heinemann libraries and authored by business continuity expert Susan Snedakers, this volume is an indispensable addition to a serious security professional's toolkit. Coverage includes Business Continuity, Risk Assessment, Protection Assets, Project Management, Security Operations, and Security Management, and Security Design & Integration. * An all encompassing book, covering general security...

10272. 

Essential Mathematics for Games and Interactive Applications

Essential Mathematics for Games and Interactive Applications

By: James M. Van Verth; Lars M. Bishop

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 25-MAR-2004

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"Even though I've worked with these systems for years, I found new ways of looking at several topics that make them easier to remember and use. For someone new to 3D programming, it is extremely useful, it gives them a solid background in pretty much every area they need to understand." Peter Lipson, Toys for Bob, Inc. Based on the authors popular tutorials at the Game Developers Conference, Essential Mathematics for Games and Interactive Applications presents the core mathematics necessary for sophisticated 3D graphics and interactive physical simulations. The book begins with linear...

10273. 

Artificial Intelligence for Games

Artificial Intelligence for Games

By: Ian Millington

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 28-JUL-2006

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Creating robust artificial intelligence is one of the greatest challenges for game developers. The commercial success of a game is often dependent upon the quality of the AI, yet the engineering of AI is often begun late in the development process and is frequently misunderstood. In this book, Ian Millington brings extensive professional experience to the problem of improving the quality of AI in games. A game developer since 1987, he was founder of Mindlathe Ltd., at the time the largest specialist AI company in gaming. Ian shows how to think about AI as an integral part of game play....

10274. 

Global Development and Delivery in Practice: Experiences of the IBM Rational India Lab

Global Development and Delivery in Practice: Experiences of the IBM Rational India Lab

By: Kamala Parvathanathan; Anindya Chakrabarti; Priti P Patil; Sreerupa Sen; Neeraj Sharma; Yessong B. Johng

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 30-MAY-2007

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IBM Rational is the leading software development brand that supports Global Development and Delivery (GDD) (also known as Geographically or Globally Distributed Development). At Rational Bangalore, we not only practice GDD ourselves, but we also help our customers overcome their GDD challenges. This IBM Redbooks publication presents our collective experiences with GDD: the common problems, the tailoring of Rational tools to solve the problems, and best practices and case studies. This book is intended to help both new and experienced practitioners of GDD by addressing the pain points of GDD...

10275. 

IBM System Storage Tape Encryption Solutions

IBM System Storage Tape Encryption Solutions

By: Babette Haeusser; Jonathan Barney; Arthur Colvig

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 14-MAY-2009

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication gives a comprehensive overview of the IBM System Storage™ Tape Encryption solutions that started with the TS1120 Tape Drive in 2006 and have been made available in the TS7700 Virtualization Engine in early 2007. Also in 2007, the IBM Ultrium Linear Tape-Open (LTO) Generation 4 Tape Drive was announced including its support for tape data encryption. In 2008, additional enhancements to the tape drives that support encryption and to key management have been made. This edition of the book has been updated with information about the TS1130 Tape Drive and the IBM...

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Virtualizing an Infrastructure with System p and Linux

Virtualizing an Infrastructure with System p and Linux

By: Lancelot Castillo; Walter Montes

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 14-JAN-2008

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This book positions the capabilities of IBM® System p™ to virtualize Linux® infrastructure services for server consolidation using Advanced POWER™ Virtualization features. It discusses the benefits of virtualization, the Linux infrastructure services workload, planning, and configuration of a virtualized server environment, and the various tools that are available. This book can help you plan, configure, and install Linux infrastructure services on System p platform and use System p virtualization capabilities with Advanced POWER virtualization features. It also covers various topics on how...

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SAP on DB2 9 for z/OS: Implementing Application Servers on Linux for System z

SAP on DB2 9 for z/OS: Implementing Application Servers on Linux for System z

By: Lydia Parziale; Karen Bogart; Gerard Ceruti; Anbu Govindasamy; Sabine Jaeschke; Jörg Maier; Jochen Röhrig; Jon vonWolfersdorf

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 30-MAR-2009

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The power of the IBM System z, combined with the flexibility of Linux on System z, provides the ideal platform on which to implement SAP application servers. System z provides the benefits of continuous availability, high performance, scalability, and ease of management; these qualities support and complement mission-critical SAP business applications. This IBM Redbooks publication focuses on the implementation of SAP application servers on Linux on System z to leverage the synergy of this combination of products. It provides detailed information to guide you through the planning process,...

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Certification Guide Series: IBM Tivoli Usage and Accounting Manager V7.1 Implementation

Certification Guide Series: IBM Tivoli Usage and Accounting Manager V7.1 Implementation

By: Budi Darmawan

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 21-MAR-2009

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication is a study guide for the IBM Tivoli® Usage and Accounting Manager V7.1 certification. It is aimed for IT professional who want to be an IBM Certified Professional for this product. IBM Tivoli Usage and Accounting Manager V7.1 certification is offered through the IBM Professional Certification program. It is designed to validate the skills required of technical professionals who work in the implementation and deployment of IBM Tivoli Usage and Accounting Manager V7.1. This book provides the necessary information to understand this topic. It includes sample...

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Identity Management Design Guide with IBM Tivoli Identity Manager

Identity Management Design Guide with IBM Tivoli Identity Manager

By: Axel Buecker; Andrew Annas; Dale LeFevre; Philippe Lottmann; Pär Kidman; Ralf Willert; Jason Wu

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

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Identity management is the concept of providing a unifying interface to manage all aspects related to individuals and their interactions with the business. It is the process that enables business initiatives by efficiently managing the user life cycle (including identity/resource provisioning for users) and by integrating into the required business processes. Identity management encompasses all the data and processes related to the representation of an individual involved in electronic transactions. This IBM® Redbooks® publication provides a methodology for designing an identity...

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Linux on IBM System z: Performance Measurement and Tuning

Linux on IBM System z: Performance Measurement and Tuning

By: Lydia Parziale; Massimiliano Belardi; Mario Held; Li Ya Ma; Lester Peckover; Karen Reed

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 19-FEB-2008

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In this IBM Redbooks publication we examine performance measurement and tuning for running Linux as a z/VM guest on an IBM System z z9 machine with a focus on the SLES 10 2.6 kernel and z/VM 5.3. This book is intended for system administrators and IT architects responsible for deploying Linux servers running under z/VM. We examine performance concepts and identify tuning parameters that influence system performance. Using examples, we investigate performance and tuning topics for the memory, processor, DASD, and networking subsystems. Performance is analyzed at both the z/VM and...