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Getting Started with Windows VDI

Getting Started with Windows VDI

By: Andrew Fryer

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 14-JUL-2014

Insert Date: 16-JUL-2014

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Create, maintain, and secure scalable and resilient virtual desktops with Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 Explore the various parts of the VDI infrastructure such as the broker, web access server, and virtualization host Provide access for remote workers via any supported device Using a step-by-step approach, quickly grasp the complexities of VDI and learn to deploy its features In Detail This easy-to-follow introduction guide brings together all of the knowledge required to build a successful Virtual Desktop project that is secure, scalable, and highly...

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My Office® for iPad®

My Office® for iPad®

By: Paul McFedries

Publisher: Que

Publication Date: 10-JUL-2014

Insert Date: 16-JUL-2014

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Covers Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and OneNote for iPad Step-by-step instructions with callouts to new Office for iPad screenshots that show you exactly what to do. Help when you run into Office problems or limitations. Tips and Notes to help you get the most from Office on your iPad. Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through doing exactly what you want with Office. Learn how to: • Master core skills you can use in every Office for iPad program • Quickly create highly visual documents with advanced formatting and graphics • Enter, edit, and work efficiently with text in...

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Power Query for Power BI and Excel

Power Query for Power BI and Excel

By: Chris Webb

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 24-JUN-2014

Insert Date: 15-JUL-2014

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"Power Query for Power BI and Excel is a book for people who are tired of copying and pasting data into Excel worksheets. Power Query, part of the Microsoft Power BI suite, is a tool that automates the process of getting data into Excel and will save you hours of dull, repetitive, and error-prone work! Power Query makes it easy to extract data from many different data sources, filter that data, aggregate it, clean it and perform calculations on it, finally loading that data into either your worksheet or directly into the new Excel 2013 Data Model used by Power Pivot. This concise, practical...

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.NET IL Assembler

.NET IL Assembler

By: Serge Lidin

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 24-JUN-2014

Insert Date: 15-JUL-2014

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"Advanced .NET IL Assembler is a comprehensive drill-down into the inner workings of the .NET Framework. Acknowledged runtime expert and Microsoft insider Serge Lidin steps through the internal structures and operations that take place when .NET code is executed, showing how the syntax and grammar of the coding language is broken down into low-level units that can be expressed through the ILAsm language that runs behind the scenes in .NET.By reading this book you will develop the skills you need to write tighter, faster, .NET code; to debug complex error handling situations; and to oversee...

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Fluent Windows® 8.1 App Development

Fluent Windows® 8.1 App Development

By: Rebecca M. Riordan

Publisher: Sams

Publication Date: 03-JUL-2014

Insert Date: 11-JUL-2014

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Based on the principles of cognitive science and instructional design, Fluent Windows 8.1 App Development, part of the Fluent Learning series, is a true tutorial that will help you build effective working models for understanding a large and complex subject: developing XAML applications for Windows 8.1. Most introductory books just talk at you and give you “exercises” that have more to do with taking dictation than actually learning. Fluent Windows 8.1 App Development, is different. It guides you through learning the way your mind likes to learn: by solving puzzles, making connections, and...

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System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager Unleashed: Supplement to System Center 2012 Configuration Manager (SCCM) Unleashed

System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager Unleashed: Supplement to System Center 2012 Configuration Manager (SCCM) Unleashed

By: Kerrie Meyler; Jason Sandys; Greg Ramsey; Dan Andersen; Kenneth van Surksum; Panu Saukko

Publisher: Sams

Publication Date: 05-SEP-2014

Insert Date: 08-JUL-2014

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. ConfigMgr 2012 is "user-centric," meaning it targets management at the user, not the device, delivering the right app in the right way to the right user under the right condition. With the proliferation of different devices accessing information in the cloud, ConfigMgr enables the user to be productive anywhere and at any time; yet maintains IT control of software applications and updates as it balances the need for end user empowerment. New features with SP1 and R2 include cross platform support, revamped mobile device management and...

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Pro SQL Server Internals

Pro SQL Server Internals

By: Dmitri Korotkevitch

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 19-JUN-2014

Insert Date: 04-JUL-2014

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Pro SQL Server Internals explains how different SQL Server components work "under the hood" and how they communicate with each other. This is the practical book with a large number of examples that will show you how various design and implementation decisions affect the behavior and performance of your systems.Pro SQL Server Internals covers a multiple SQL Server versions starting with SQL Server 2005 all the way up to the recently released SQL Server 2014. You’ll learn about new SQL Server 2014 features including the new Cardinality Estimator, In-Memory OLTP Engine (codename Hekaton), and...

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System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager Cookbook

System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager Cookbook

By: Edvaldo Alessandro Cardoso

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 25-JUN-2014

Insert Date: 28-JUN-2014

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Over 70 recipes to help you design, configure, and manage a reliable and efficient virtual infrastructure with VMM 2012 R2 Create, deploy, and manage datacenters and private and hybrid clouds with hybrid hypervisors using VMM 2012 R2 Integrate and manage fabric (compute, storages, gateways, and networking), services and resources, and deploy clusters from bare metal servers Explore VMM 2012 R2 features such as Windows 2012 R2 and SQL 2012 support, converged networks, network virtualization, live migration, Linux VMs, and resource throttling and availability In...

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Microsoft® Azure™ SQL Database Step by Step

Microsoft® Azure™ SQL Database Step by Step

By: Leonard G. Lobel; Eric D. Boyd

Publisher: Microsoft Press

Publication Date: 03-JUL-2014

Insert Date: 26-JUN-2014

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Your hands-on guide to Azure SQL Database fundamentals Expand your expertise—and teach yourself the fundamentals of Microsoft Azure SQL Database. If you have previous programming experience but are new to Azure, this tutorial delivers the step-by-step guidance and coding exercises you need to master core topics and techniques. Discover how to: Perform Azure setup and configuration Explore design and security considerations Use programming and reporting services Migrate data Backup and sync data Work with scalability and high performance Understand the differences...

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Exam Ref MCSA 70-411: Administering Windows Server 2012 R2

Exam Ref MCSA 70-411: Administering Windows Server 2012 R2

By: Charlie Russel

Publisher: Microsoft Press

Publication Date: 23-JUN-2014

Insert Date: 20-JUN-2014

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Fully updated for Windows Server 2012 R2! Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-411 - and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of administering Windows Server infrastructure in an enterprise environment. Designed for experienced IT professionals ready to advance their status, Exam Ref focuses on the critical-thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the MCSA or MCSE level. Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives: Deploy, manage, and maintain servers Configure file and print services Configure network services and access Configure a Network Policy...

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Rough Cuts
MCSA 70-410 Cert Guide: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012

MCSA 70-410 Cert Guide: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012

By: Don Poulton

Publisher: Pearson Certification

Publication Date: 03-SEP-2014

Insert Date: 18-JUN-2014

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. The ultimate self-study guide for the latest Microsoft Windows Server 2012 exam, providing you with the most comprehensive reference available! The MCSA 70-410 Cert Guide is the most comprehensive study guide available for Microsoft’s challenging new MCSA 70-410 Exam: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012. Ideal for both new Windows Server 2012 certification candidates and those updating existing Microsoft certifications, it offers uniquely thorough coverage, carefully carefully mapped to the exam’s objectives....

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Microsoft® Windows® PowerShell Programming for the Absolute Beginner, Third Edition

Microsoft® Windows® PowerShell Programming for the Absolute Beginner, Third Edition

By: Jerry Lee Ford Jr.

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 12-JUN-2014

Insert Date: 14-JUN-2014

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Learning doesn't have to be boring. MICROSOFT WINDOWS POWERSHELL PROGRAMMING FOR THE ABSOLUTE BEGINNER, THIRD EDITION, keeps things fun and interesting by teaching you how to program through the development of computer games. In these pages, you'll discover everything you need to know to begin developing your own scripts. You'll develop a new game that reinforces a newly learned concept in each chapter. No prior experience or programming knowledge is required. Topics covered include the basic steps involved in interacting with the PowerShell command prompt and in creating and executing...

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Windows 8.1 for Seniors QuickSteps

Windows 8.1 for Seniors QuickSteps

By: Marty Matthews

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Osborne Media

Publication Date: 11-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 14-JUN-2014

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A full-color, visual guide to the basics of Windows 8.1, written for seniors, by a senior in a jargon-free style, using specific examples in clear, step-by-step instructions Start using Windows 8 or 8.1 right away--the QuickSteps way. Full-color screenshots on every page with clear instructions make it easy to use this versatile operating system on any device and navigate the interface with a touchscreen, keyboard, or mouse. Written by a senior for seniors, this book shows you how to customize your desktop, store data, browse the Internet, use email, work with documents and...

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Pro Windows 8.1 Development with XAML and C#

Pro Windows 8.1 Development with XAML and C#

By: Jesse Liberty; Philip Japikse; Jon Galloway

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 03-JUN-2014

Insert Date: 05-JUN-2014

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Windows 8.1 apps are revolutionizing development on the Windows platform. Fast, fluid, tactile and chrome-free, they provide a brand-new look and feel for Windows users. These apps rely on Microsoft's Windows 8 modern UI to provide their rich and engaging user experiences for both desktop and tablet users. The new UI in turn relies upon the Windows Runtime (WinRT) to give its apps unparalleled flexibility and power. Understanding this stack of new technologies and how they tie in to the proven C# language and the XAML standard is the subject of this book. Experienced writers Jesse...

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Using Office 2013: With Windows 8

Using Office 2013: With Windows 8

By: Kevin Wilson

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 14-JAN-2014

Insert Date: 30-MAY-2014

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Learn Office the easy way, no jargon. Clear, concise and to the point. Using Office 2013 is the essential step by step guide to getting the most out of Microsoft Office traditional application (not SharePoint), providing a resource for both the beginner and the enthusiast. This book explores constructing professional looking documents; adding and using graphics and clipart; fonts, tables, graphs and formatting; creating stunning PowerPoint presentations for your lessons, lectures, speeches or business presentations; PowerPoint animations and effects; setting up your projector and laptop...

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Using Office 365: With Windows 8

Using Office 365: With Windows 8

By: Kevin Wilson

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 31-DEC-2013

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Learn Office the easy way, no jargon. Clear, concise and to the point... Using Microsoft Office 365, is the essential step by step guide to getting the most out of the traditional Microsoft Office applications (not SharePoint), providing a complete resource for both the beginner and the enthusiast. Techniques are illustrated step-by-step using photography and screen prints throughout, together with concise, easy to follow text from an established expert in the field, provide a comprehensive guide to office applications. Whether you are new to Microsoft Office, an experienced user or...

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SharePoint® 2013 Field Guide: Advice from the Consulting Trenches

SharePoint® 2013 Field Guide: Advice from the Consulting Trenches

By: Errin O’Connor

Publisher: Sams

Publication Date: 15-JUN-2014

Insert Date: 29-MAY-2014

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Covers SharePoint 2013, Office 365’s SharePoint Online, and Other Office 365 Components In SharePoint 2013 Field Guide, top consultant Errin O’Connor and the team from EPC Group bring together best practices and proven strategies drawn from hundreds of successful SharePoint and Office 365 engagements. Reflecting this unsurpassed experience, they guide you through deployments of every type, including the latest considerations around private, public, and hybrid cloud implementations, from ECM to business intelligence (BI), as well as custom development and identity management. O’Connor...

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Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Business Intelligence Development: Beginner’s Guide

Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Business Intelligence Development: Beginner’s Guide

By: Reza Rad

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 26-MAY-2014

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Get to grips with Microsoft Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing technologies using this practical guide Discover the Dimensional Modeling concept while designing a data warehouse Learn Data Movement based on technologies such as SSIS, MDS, and DQS Design dashboards and reports with Microsoft BI technologies In Detail Take advantage of the real power behind the BI components of SQL Server 2014, Excel 2013, and SharePoint 2013 with this hands-on book. This book will give you a competitive advantage by helping you to quickly learn how to design and build BI system...

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Windows® 8.1 Apps with XAML and C# Sams Teach Yourself in 24 Hours

Windows® 8.1 Apps with XAML and C# Sams Teach Yourself in 24 Hours

By: Adam Nathan

Publisher: Sams

Publication Date: 21-MAY-2014

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Learn how to build great Windows Store apps! Figures and code appear as they do in Visual Studio. In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, Sams Teach Yourself Windows 8.1 Apps with XAML and C# in 24 Hours will help you build compelling apps for Windows 8.1 devices of all kinds. Using this book’s straightforward approach, you’ll learn to design and build apps, create flexible user interfaces, handle inputs, integrate controls, and more. Step by step, you’ll discover how to leverage XAML’s visual richness and the immense power of Windows 8.1. Every lesson builds on what you’ve already...

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My Xbox® One

My Xbox® One

By: Bill Loguidice; Christina T. Loguidice

Publisher: Que

Publication Date: 21-MAY-2014

Insert Date: 28-MAY-2014

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My Xbox One Step-by-step instructions with callouts to colorful Xbox One images that show you exactly what to do Help when you run into problems with Xbox One, Kinect™, Xbox Live®, or SmartGlass Tips and Notes to help you get the most from your Xbox One system Full-color, step-by-step tasks show how to have maximum fun with your new Xbox One! Learn how to • Set up Xbox One, Kinect, and Xbox Live quickly–and start having fun now! • Personalize settings, gamertags, avatars, gamerpics… your whole Xbox One experience • Start your party, add chat, use built-in Skype, even make group...