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10261. 

Implementing an IBM/Cisco SAN

Implementing an IBM/Cisco SAN

By: Jon Tate; Michael Engelbrecht; Jacek Koman

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 09-MAR-2009

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"Do everything that is necessary and absolutely nothing that is not." In this IBM® Redbooks® publication, which is an update and major revision of the previous version, we have consolidated as much of the critical information as possible while discussing procedures and tasks that are likely to be encountered on a daily basis. Each of the products described has much more functionality than we could cover in just one book. The IBM SAN portfolio is rich in quality products that bring a vast amount of technicality and vitality to the SAN world. Their inclusion and selection is...

10262. 

A Guide to the ACI Worldwide BASE24-eps on z/OS

A Guide to the ACI Worldwide BASE24-eps on z/OS

By: Alex Louwe Kooijmans; Rick Doty; Gordon Fleming; Suzanne Means; James Mitchell; John Schreck; Paul Sheils; Karan Singh; Richard Pontefract; David Welch

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 04-JUN-2009

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In this IBM® Redbooks® publication, we explain how to use the ACI™ BASE24-eps™ product on z/OS® . BASE24-eps is a payment engine that the financial payments industry uses. The combination of BASE24-eps and System z® is a competitive and attractive end-to-end retail payments solution for the finance sector. Failure in a financial payments environment is a high-visibility customer service issue, and outages at any level have debilitating effects on customer loyalty. The entire payments cycle must be conducted in near real-time. In such an environment, high availability is a mission-critical...

10263. 

Using IBM DB2 for i as a Storage Engine of MySQL

Using IBM DB2 for i as a Storage Engine of MySQL

By: Hernando Bedoya; Brad Bentley; Xie Dan Dan; Sadamitsu Hayakawa; Shirley Pintos; Guo Qi; Morten Buur Rasmussen; Satid Singkorapoom; Wang Yun

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 12-MAR-2009

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With the Apache, MySQL™, and PHP (AMP) stack, IBM® i has the open source middleware to run thousands of PHP applications and scripts that have been written to the MySQL database. MySQL is a database that is used on millions of Web sites. To support the wide variety of usage, the developers of MySQL has developed an open storage engine architecture for data functionality and storage. Over a dozen storage engines are available for MySQL. IBM and Sun™ Microsystems have worked together to deliver a DB2® for i Storage Engine for MySQL. With this support, PHP applications written to MySQL...

10264. 

Single Sign-On Solutions for IBM FileNet P8

Single Sign-On Solutions for IBM FileNet P8

By: Axel Buecker; Simon Canning; Jay Devaney; Guillermo Rios; Satoshi Takahashi

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 03-JUN-2009

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Authentication is the act of verifying a user's identity based on the credentials that they have presented. Establishing each user's identity is a critical first step in any client/server based system. In this IBM® Redbooks® publication, we present an overview of the set of authentication options in the IBM FileNet® P8 V4.0 release. The two standards at the core of the authentication process in IBM FileNet P8 V4.0 are the Java™ Authentication and Authorization Service (JAAS) standard and the Web Services Security standard (WS-Security). The JAAS standard forms the framework...

10265. 

ASP.NET 3.5: Application Architecture and Design: Build robust, scalable ASP.NET applications quickly and easily

ASP.NET 3.5: Application Architecture and Design: Build robust, scalable ASP.NET applications quickly and easily

By: Vivek Thakur

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 24-OCT-2008

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Application architecture is an essential skill for ASP.NET developers. It is always tempting to jump in and start coding, but planning your architecture early in the project will leave you with a solid application that scales well, is easy to modify and extend, and saves you time and effort later on. As businesses struggle to control their costs, writing solid code that can be extended easily is becoming even more important. This book takes a pragmatic approach to Application Architecture in ASP.NET 3.5. It presents a series of common architectural models, and shows how to select the best...

10266. 

Real-Time Collision Detection

Real-Time Collision Detection

By: Christer Ericson

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 22-DEC-2004

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Written by an expert in the game industry, Christer Ericson's new book is a comprehensive guide to the components of efficient real-time collision detection systems. The book provides the tools and know-how needed to implement industrial-strength collision detection for the highly detailed dynamic environments of applications such as 3D games, virtual reality applications, and physical simulators. Of the many topics covered, a key focus is on spatial and object partitioning through a wide variety of grids, trees, and sorting methods. The author also presents a large collection of...

10267. 

Penetration Tester’s Open Source Toolkit

Penetration Tester’s Open Source Toolkit

By: Chris Hurley

Publisher: Syngress

Publication Date: 12-OCT-2007

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Penetration testing a network requires a delicate balance of art and science. A penetration tester must be creative enough to think outside of the box to determine the best attack vector into his own network, and also be expert in using the literally hundreds of tools required to execute the plan. This second volume adds over 300 new pentesting applications included with BackTrack 2 to the pen tester's toolkit. It includes the latest information on Snort, Nessus, Wireshark, Metasploit, Kismet and all of the other major Open Source platforms. . Perform Network Reconnaissance Master the...

10268. 

3D Game Engine Architecture

3D Game Engine Architecture

By: David H. Eberly

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 17-DEC-2004

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Dave Eberlys 3D Game Engine Design was the first professional guide to the essential concepts and algorithms of real-time 3D engines and quickly became a classic of game development. Dave's new book 3D Game Engine Architecture continues the tradition with a comprehensive look at the software engineering and programming of 3D engines. This book is a complete guide to the engineering process, starting with a walk-through of the graphics pipeline showing how to construct the core elements of 3D systems, including data structures, the math system, and the object system. Dave explains how to...

10269. 

iPhone Game Development

iPhone Game Development

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 06-NOV-2009

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What do you need to know to create a game for the iPhone? Even if you've already built some iPhone applications, developing games using iPhone's gestural interface and limited screen layout requires new skills. With iPhone Game Development, you get everything from game development basics and iPhone programming fundamentals to guidelines for dealing with special graphics and audio needs, creating in-game physics, and much more. Loaded with descriptive examples and clear explanations, this book helps you learn the technical design issues particular to the iPhone and iPod Touch, and suggests...

10270. 

Drupal for Education and E-Learning

Drupal for Education and E-Learning

By: Bill Fitzgerald;

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 28-NOV-2013

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Teaching and learning in the classroom using the Drupal CMS Use Drupal in the classroom to enhance teaching and engage students with a range of learning activities Create blogs, online discussions, groups, and a community website using Drupal. Clear step-by-step instructions throughout the book No need for code! A teacher-friendly, comprehensive guide In Detail Social media in the classroom provide unique opportunities for teaching and learning. This book helps you break through the hype, and shows you how to build a site in Drupal that incorporates the Web in...

10271. 

Deep Inside osCommerce: The Cookbook: Spice up your osCommerce website using 69 mouth-watering, ready-made recipes

Deep Inside osCommerce: The Cookbook: Spice up your osCommerce website using 69 mouth-watering, ready-made recipes

By: Monika Mathé

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 01-OCT-2006

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In this unique book, osCommerce expert "Monika in Germany" lets you in on her secrets on how to hack your way to that perfect osCommerce site. This cookbook provides you with ready-made solutions for customizing your osCommerce installation and seasoning it with exciting new features. With a total of 69 recipes, this book helps you improve all important areas of your default installation. Written by an acknowledged osCommerce expert, the book not only gives you ready made solutions that you can easily incorporate into your system, but it also explains to you how these solutions work and shows...

10272. 

A practical tutorial to using Microsoft AJAX to enhance the user experience of your ASP.NET web applications covering the most up to date versions of the AJAX tools. Microsoft AJAX Library Essentials is a practical reference for the client-side library of the ASP.NET AJAX Framework 1.0, and a tutorial for the underlying technologies and techniques required to use the library at its full potential. The main goal of this book is to get you comfortable with the Microsoft AJAX Library, a huge set of functions that can be used for developing powerful client-side functionality. Beginning with a...

10273. 

IT Portfolio Management Step-by-Step: Unlocking the Business Value of Technology

IT Portfolio Management Step-by-Step: Unlocking the Business Value of Technology

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 28-APR-2005

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Praise for IT Portfolio Management Step-by-Step "Bryan Maizlish and Robert Handler bring their deep experience in IT 'value realization' to one of the most absent of all IT management practices--portfolio management. They capture the essence of universally proven investment practices and apply them to the most difficult of challenges--returning high strategic and dollar payoffs from an enterprise's IT department. The reader will find many new and rewarding insights to making their IT investments finally return market leading results." --John C. Reece, Chairman and CEO, John C. Reece &...

10274. 

DATA WAREHOUSING FUNDAMENTALS: A Comprehensive Guide for IT Professionals

DATA WAREHOUSING FUNDAMENTALS: A Comprehensive Guide for IT Professionals

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Publisher: Wiley-Interscience

Publication Date: 11-SEP-2001

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Geared to IT professionals eager to get into the all-important field of data warehousing, this book explores all topics needed by those who design and implement data warehouses. Readers will learn about planning requirements, architecture, infrastructure, data preparation, information delivery, implementation, and maintenance. They'll also find a wealth of industry examples garnered from the author's 25 years of experience in designing and implementing databases and data warehouse applications for major corporations. Market: IT Professionals, Consultants. ...

10275. 

The Art of Deception: Controlling the Human Element of Security

The Art of Deception: Controlling the Human Element of Security

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 17-OCT-2003

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The world's most infamous hacker offers an insider's view of the low-tech threats to high-tech security Kevin Mitnick's exploits as a cyber-desperado and fugitive form one of the most exhaustive FBI manhunts in history and have spawned dozens of articles, books, films, and documentaries. Since his release from federal prison, in 1998, Mitnick has turned his life around and established himself as one of the most sought-after computer security experts worldwide. Now, in The Art of Deception, the world's most notorious hacker gives new meaning to the old adage, "It takes a thief to catch a...

10276. 

Software Engineering: Principles and Practice

Software Engineering: Principles and Practice

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 30-JUN-2008

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Software Engineering: Principles and Practice challenges the reader to appreciate the issues, design trade-offs and teamwork required for successful software development. This new edition has been brought fully up to date, with complete coverage of all aspects of the software lifecycle and a strong focus on all the skills needed to carry out software projects on time and within budget. Highlights of the third edition include: Fully updated chapters on requirements engineering and software architecture. New chapters on component-based software engineering, service orientation and...

10277. 

AIX 5L on the IBM System i Platform: Implementation Guide

AIX 5L on the IBM System i Platform: Implementation Guide

By: Yessong Johng; Michael Gilley; Grant Wang

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 30-MAR-2007

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On the IBM® System i® platform, you can run native AIX® 5L™ with its own kernel (versus current the PASE SLIC kernel) in a logical partition (LPAR). This option provides another alternative to consolidate AIX 5L applications and other UNIX®-based applications, running in a separate IBM eServer™ pSeries® system or other UNIX system, onto a single System i platform. With the new version of the AIX 5L V5.3 operating system, the same level of server virtualization, such as dynamic resource allocation, is realized as the current IBM eServer iSeries® level server virtualization. This...

10278. 

IBM System Storage Business Continuity: Part 2 Solutions Guide

IBM System Storage Business Continuity: Part 2 Solutions Guide

By: Charlotte Brooks; Clem Leung; Aslam Mirza; Curtis Neal; Yin Lei Qiu; John Sing; Francis TH Wong; Ian R Wright

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 08-MAR-2007

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This IBM Redbook is a companion to IBM System Storage Business Continuity: Part 1 Planning Guide, SG24-6547 . We assume that the reader of this book has understood the concepts of Business Continuity planning described in that book. In this book we explore IBM System Storage solutions for Business Continuity, within the three segments of Continuous Availability, Rapid Recovery, and Backup and Restore. We position these solutions within the Business Continuity tiers. We describe, in general, the solutions available in each segment, then present some more detail on many of the...

10279. 

IBM Optimized Analytic Infrastructure Solution: Installation Guide V1.0

IBM Optimized Analytic Infrastructure Solution: Installation Guide V1.0

By: Ira Chavis; Vivek Salve; Amarjit Bahl; Krista Morris

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 14-DEC-2006

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IBM Optimized Analytic Infrastructure (OAI) is a solution suitable for institutions seeking either to move their financial system to a scalable industrial-strength solution or to build an integrated, high-performance infrastructure from the ground up. The aim of this guide is to help you install and configure the components of Optimized Analytic Infrastructure. It consists of IBM hardware and software, along with strategic software products from other selected vendors. ...

10280. 

Infrastructure Solutions: Building a Smart Bank Operating Environment

Infrastructure Solutions: Building a Smart Bank Operating Environment

By: Christian Matthys; Guillaume Arnould; Neil Ashworth; Stefano Delle Chiaie; Eric Devezeaud; Fabrice Jarassat; Francois Lebe; Detlef Wolf

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 19-OCT-2006

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IBM® created the Smart Bank showcase to demonstrate to retail banking clients the benefits of IBM products, services, and solutions in addressing their key business issues. The Smart Bank showcase covers different solutions areas such as IT service management, service-oriented architecture, optimization of IT resources, information lifecycle management, information warehouse, and business continuity. The Smart Bank showcase is an implementation of these solutions in a real environment. This IBM Redbooks® publication looks at the infrastructure monitoring and infrastructure...