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PostgreSQL 9 High Availability Cookbook

PostgreSQL 9 High Availability Cookbook

By: Shaun M. Thomas

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 17-JUL-2014

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Over 100 recipes to design and implement a highly available server with the advanced features of PostgreSQL Create a PostgreSQL cluster that stays online even when disaster strikes Avoid costly downtime and data loss that can ruin your business Perform data replication and monitor your data with hands-on industry-driven recipes and detailed step-by-step explanations In Detail PostgreSQL, often known as simply "Postgres", is an object-relational database management system (ORDBMS) with an emphasis on extensibility and standards-compliance. From hardware selection to...

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In Hindsight: A Compendium of Business Continuity Case Studies

In Hindsight: A Compendium of Business Continuity Case Studies

By: Robert Clark

Publisher: IT Governance Ltd

Publication Date: 26-JUN-2014

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"This comprehensive research consistently portrays a set of common factors that precedes each disaster – poor management, a lack of proper planning and weak risk management practices. An eye-opener to all those executives that fail to understand the importance of business continuity and disaster recovery mechanisms." Luciano Anastasi, MA MBCS CITP,  Head of Information Technology at APS Bank, Malta "I have found 'In Hindsight' to be an interesting, thought provoking and stimulating collection of studies; and I have learned a great deal in reading it." Phillip Wood, MBE MSc...

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Agile Governance and Audit

Agile Governance and Audit

By: Christopher Wright

Publisher: IT Governance Ltd

Publication Date: 19-JUN-2014

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“There are many things that I liked about this book, in particular the author's ability to energise the (sometimes dry) topics of auditing and software development with entertaining real-life examples and refreshing humour.” Jamie Lynn Cooke,  Agile expert and author of Agile Productivity Unleashed “The author is an auditor writing about Agile from an expert’s point of view. This brings structure to a methodology which many assume is anarchic and potentially prone to descent into chaos at a moment’s notice ... I can see many organisations using this book as an extra...

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Information Security Breaches: Avoidance and Treatment Based on ISO27001, 2nd Edition

Information Security Breaches: Avoidance and Treatment Based on ISO27001, 2nd Edition

By: Michael Krausz

Publisher: IT Governance Ltd

Publication Date: 27-MAY-2014

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What if you suffer an information security breach? Many titles explain how to reduce the risk of information security breaches. Nevertheless breaches do occur, even to organisations that have taken all reasonable precautions.  Information Security Breaches - Avoidance and treatment based on ISO27001:2013  helps you to manage this threat by detailing what to do as soon as you discover a breach. Be prepared, be prompt, be decisive When your organisation’s security is compromised, you cannot afford to waste time deciding how to resolve the issue. You must be ready to take prompt and...

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Penetration Testing Services Procurement Guide

Penetration Testing Services Procurement Guide

By: CREST

Publisher: IT Governance Ltd

Publication Date: 15-MAY-2014

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Helping you to conduct effective, value-for-money penetration testing, this guide is designed to enable your organisation to plan for a penetration test, select an appropriate third party provider and manage all important related activities.It presents a useful overview of the key concepts you will need to understand to conduct a well-managed penetration test, explaining what a penetration test is (and is not), outlining its strengths and limitations, and describing why an organisation would typically choose to employ an external provider of penetration testing services. ...

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Procuring Penetration Testing Services

Procuring Penetration Testing Services

By: CREST

Publisher: IT Governance Ltd

Publication Date: 15-MAY-2014

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Organisations like yours have the evolving task of securing complex IT environments whilst delivering their business and brand objectives. The threat to key systems is ever increasing and the probability of a security weakness being accidentally exposed or maliciously exploited needs to be continually assessed – such as via a penetration test – to ensure that the level of risk is at an acceptable level to the business. A penetration test involves the use of a variety of manual and automated techniques to simulate an attack on an organisation’s information security arrangements –...

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CyberWar, CyberTerror, CyberCrime and CyberActivism, 2nd Edition

CyberWar, CyberTerror, CyberCrime and CyberActivism, 2nd Edition

By: Julie Mehan

Publisher: IT Governance Ltd

Publication Date: 08-MAY-2014

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Successful cyberattacks can damage your organisation, no matter who is behind them The goals of the cyberterrorist, the cybercriminal, the cyberactivist and the state-sponsored hacker may not be the same – but the outcomes can be equally devastating. Each can cause serious challenges for your organisation, ranging from information theft and disruption of normal operations to loss of reputation or credibility. Cyber security is much more than technology Many books on cybersecurity focus on technical responses to these threats. As important as this is, human fallibility and other...

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Catalogs, Services and Portfolios

Catalogs, Services and Portfolios

By: Daniel McLean

Publisher: IT Governance Ltd

Publication Date: 04-AUG-2014

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"…the use of a story to illustrate both ITIL ®  process basics and the inherent implementation challenges makes this a powerful but quick, easy read." Susan Schellhase, itSMF USA member Achieving success through transforming behaviour High-performing IT organizations know that success is more dependent on transforming behaviour than on the state of their technology. They have learned how to adapt behaviours to meet new challenges as effectively as they would change technology. Managing change in real-life ITSM projects Based on the real-life experiences of the author and...

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Agile Productivity Unleashed, 2nd Edition

Agile Productivity Unleashed, 2nd Edition

By: Jamie Lynn Cooke

Publisher: IT Governance Ltd

Publication Date: 01-APR-2014

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"... an excellent guide; well structured, well written... It should light many fires in senior management's minds when they think of the problems their projects have had." Colin Bentley, Ex-Chief Examiner of PRINCE2, from reviews of the first edition Be part of the Agile revolution In this new edition of her award-winning book, Jamie Lynn Cooke reveals the secrets of the Agile methodologies that have revolutionized the way that many of the world’s most successful companies operate. Written for business professionals and managers, the book explains the core principles of Agile,...

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A Guide to Effective Internal Management System Audits

A Guide to Effective Internal Management System Audits

By: Andrew Nichols

Publisher: IT Governance Ltd

Publication Date: 26-JUN-2014

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Are your internal audits adding value? Organizations hoping to comply with any of the International Standards for management systems (e.g. ISO9001, ISO27001) must carry out internal audits. However, the requirements set down by accreditation bodies for auditor courses make little distinction between internal and external audit programs. As a result, many organizations instruct their internal auditors using resources designed for external auditors. Such internal audit programs often fail to develop beyond simple compliance monitoring, and risk becoming ‘box-ticking’ exercises, adding...

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CoffeeScript in Action

CoffeeScript in Action

By: Patrick Lee

Publisher: Manning Publications

Publication Date: 06-MAY-2014

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Summary CoffeeScript in Action is a tutorial that teaches you how, where, and why to use CoffeeScript. It begins by quickly exposing you to CoffeeScript's new, but instantly-familiar syntax. Then, you'll explore programming challenges that illustrate CoffeeScript's unique advantages. Language junkies will especially appreciate how this book takes idioms from other programming languages and shows you how CoffeeScript makes them available in JavaScript. About the Book JavaScript runs (almost) everywhere but it can be quirky and awkward. Its cousin CoffeeScript is easier to comprehend...

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The New Manager Guide: A Four Step How-To for New Managers to Own Their New Role

The New Manager Guide: A Four Step How-To for New Managers to Own Their New Role

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Publisher: popforms

Publication Date: 03-JUN-2014

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When you’re a first-time manager, there is a lot to learn - and you’ve got to learn it fast. Get the key skills you need to shine as a manager, from leading a team to setting a vision and achieving big picture goals. ...

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Customer Experience 3.0

Customer Experience 3.0

By: John A. Goodman

Publisher: AMACOM

Publication Date: 20-AUG-2014

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With developments like smart phones, social media, mobile connectivity, big data, and speech analytics, businesses have more opportunities to enhance the customer experience than ever before. Not only that...customers expect more. Unfortunately, many companies fail to take advantage of and properly manage the tools that now exist, delivering a series of frustrating, disjointed transactions that drive people away. Customer Experience 3.0 provides firsthand guidance on what works, what doesn't--and the revenue and word-of-mouth payoff of getting it right. The book contains an innovative...

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Nonstop Sales Boom

Nonstop Sales Boom

By: Colleen Francis

Publisher: AMACOM

Publication Date: 13-AUG-2014

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Do your company's sales results lurch between highs and lows--with the end of each quarter reduced to a mad scramble to meet quota? For many sales organizations, the pattern is commonplace and unshakeable. Nonstop Sales Boom explains how to break this unhealthy cycle and achieve strong, steady results--every quarter, from every member of the team. The secret is to broaden the focus from merely closing deals to actively nurturing the four critical stages of client engagement: ● Attraction: Fill the funnel with lucrative prospects ● Participation: Turn them into customers faster ● Growth:...

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In Faith and In Doubt

In Faith and In Doubt

By: Dale McGowan

Publisher: AMACOM

Publication Date: 20-AUG-2014

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Interfaith marriages fail more often than same-faith partnerships. So what are the chances of survival for the ultimate mixed marriage--one between religious and nonreligious partners? Nearly 20 percent of Americans now self-identify as nonreligious, including millions who are married to religious believers. Despite the differences, many of these marriages succeed beautifully. In this landmark book, popular author and secular humanist Dale McGowan explores some of the stories of these unions, whose very endurance flies in the face of conventional wisdom, including his own marriage to a...

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The Art of Computer Programming, Volume 3: Sorting and Searching, Second Edition

The Art of Computer Programming, Volume 3: Sorting and Searching, Second Edition

By: Donald E. Knuth

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

Publication Date: 24-APR-1998

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The bible of all fundamental algorithms and the work that taught many of today's software developers most of what they know about computer programming. —Byte, September 1995 I can't begin to tell you how many pleasurable hours of study and recreation they have afforded me! I have pored over them in cars, restaurants, at work, at home... and even at a Little League game when my son wasn't in the line-up. —Charles Long If you think you're a really good programmer... read [Knuth's] Art of Computer Programming... You should definitely send me a resume if you can read the...

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Mastering Puppet

Mastering Puppet

By: Thomas Uphill

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 16-JUL-2014

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Pull the strings of Puppet to configure enterprise-grade environments for performance optimization Implement puppet in a medium to large installation. Deal with issues found in larger deployments, such as scaling, and improving performance. Step by step tutorial to utilize Puppet efficiently to have a fully functioning Puppet infrastructure in an enterprise- level environment In Detail Puppet is a configuration management system written for system administrators to manage a large number of systems efficiently and help maintain order. Mastering Puppetdeals with the...

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Galaxy S5: The Missing Manual

Galaxy S5: The Missing Manual

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 25-JUL-2014

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Get the most out of Samsung’s Galaxy S5 smartphone right from the start. With clear instructions from technology expert Preston Gralla, this Missing Manual gives you a guided tour of Samsung's new flagship phone, including great new features such as the fingerprint scanner, heart rate sensor, and Download Booster. You’ll get expert tips and tricks for playing music, calling and texting, shooting photos and videos, and even getting some work done....

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David Busch’s Mastering Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Photography

David Busch’s Mastering Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Photography

By: David D. Busch

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 05-AUG-2014

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Mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras are hot! Smaller and lighter than older-style SLRs, mirrorless ILC models use more compact lenses and accessories, and can be easily adapted to use lenses and gear originally designed for conventional SLR cameras-so you can downsize your camera kit and continue using much of your favorite gear. Many mirrorless ILC models are also loaded with popular features like built-in GPS, Wi-Fi, touch screens, autofocus systems, high speed shooting, and other innovations. If you're the proud owner of a new mirrorless ILC, DAVID BUSCH'S MASTERING MIRRORLESS...

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Biologically-Inspired Techniques for Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining

Biologically-Inspired Techniques for Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining

By: Shafiq Alam; Gillian Dobbie; Yun Koh; Saeed ur Rehman

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-MAY-2014

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Biologically-inspired data mining has a wide variety of applications in areas such as data clustering, classification, sequential pattern mining, and information extraction in healthcare and bioinformatics. Over the past decade, research materials in this area have dramatically increased, providing clear evidence of the popularity of these techniques. Biologically-Inspired Techniques for Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining exemplifies prestigious research and shares the practices that have allowed these areas to grow and flourish. This essential reference publication highlights contemporary...