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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

10325. 

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...

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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....

10327. 

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...

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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

Publication Date: 09-APR-2009

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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...

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IBM z/OS Parallel Sysplex Operational Scenarios

IBM z/OS Parallel Sysplex Operational Scenarios

By: Frank Kyne; Peter Cottrell; Christian Deligny; Gavin Foster; Robert Hain; Roger Lowe; Charles MacNiven; Feroni Suhood

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 29-MAY-2009

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication is a major update to the Parallel Sysplex® Operational Scenarios book, originally published in 1997. The book is intended for operators and system programmers, and is intended to provide an understanding of Parallel Sysplex operations. This understanding, together with the examples provided in this book, will help you effectively manage a Parallel Sysplex and maximize its availability and effectiveness. The book has been updated to reflect the latest sysplex technologies and current recommendations, based on the experiences of many sysplex customers over the...

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Implementing IBM Systems Director 6.1

Implementing IBM Systems Director 6.1

By: David Feisthammel; Lesley Bain; Paul Engel; Shripad Nadgowda; Jesus Sahagun; David Watts

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 06-MAY-2009

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IBM Systems Director is a platform management foundation that streamlines the way that physical and virtual systems are managed across a multi-system environment. Leveraging industry standards, IBM Systems Director supports multiple operating systems and virtualization technologies across IBM® and non-IBM platforms. IBM Systems Director provides multi-system support for IBM Power Systems™, Systems x, BladeCenter®, System z®, and Storage Systems, enabling integration of IBM systems with the total infrastructure. IBM Systems Director also manages non-IBM x86-based systems through a...

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Embedding Informix Dynamic Server: An Introduction

Embedding Informix Dynamic Server: An Introduction

By: Chuck Ballard; Oluwatosin Ajayi; Guy Bowerman; Alexander Koerner; Jacques Roy; Dick Snoke

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

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In this IBM Redbooks publication we discuss and describe the capabilities for embedding IDS into applications and software. We introduce the technological architecture, and describe several of the functions and features that support IDS as a robust and powerful embeddable DBMS. Many of these features are unique in the industry today, enabling clients to create a business advantage. The Informix Dynamic Server can support the requirements of an embeddable DBMS, and is doing so for many companies today. The low administration requirements of IDS enable clients to deploy thousands of...

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Powering SOA Solutions with IMS

Powering SOA Solutions with IMS

By: Gary Wicks; Egide Van Aerschot; Omar Badreddin; Knut Kubein; Kevin Lo; Daphne Steele

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 30-MAR-2009

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New application development tools and the IBM® service-oriented architecture capabilities for IMS™ can help your business improve the speed and agility of its development efforts. Both IMS and the IMS SOA Integration Suite support your on demand systems and your distributed IMS application environment. Powering SOA Solutions with IMS provides background and explanations to clarify the choices and methodologies that are available to modernize your IMS applications and provide access to IMS data stores through non-traditional callers. ...

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IBM z/OS V1R10 Communications Server TCP/IP Implementation Volume 3: High Availability, Scalability, and Performance

IBM z/OS V1R10 Communications Server TCP/IP Implementation Volume 3: High Availability, Scalability, and Performance

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

Publication Date: 29-MAY-2009

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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, providing, among many other capabilities, world-class, state-of-the-art, support for the TCP/IP Internet protocol suite. TCP/IP is a large and evolving...

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IBM AIX Enterprise Edition System Administration Guide

IBM AIX Enterprise Edition System Administration Guide

By: Shane Brandon; Erin Fitzgerald; SeongLul Son; Scott Vetter

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 28-MAY-2009

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication provides AIX® Systems Administrators a broad understanding of the new features and products that make up the AIX Enterprise Edition offering. It will help you design or create a solution to maximize efficiencies and help organizations get the most from their Power Systems™ platform. AIX Enterprise Edition includes all the features of AIX with additional management software that is designed to complement the features of AIX V6.1. AIX Enterprise Edition is designed to improve the manageability of a virtualized AIX environment. Potential benefits include: -...

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Implementing Technology to Support SOA Governance and Management

Implementing Technology to Support SOA Governance and Management

By: Martin Keen; Dirk Adamski; Indradri Basu; Peter Chilcott; Mark Eames; Mark Endrei; Bernardo Fagalde; Richard Raszka; S. Derek Seabury

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 19-DEC-2007

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Implementing SOA governance and management requires the consideration of three pillars: people, process, and technology. This IBM® Redbooks® publication addresses the third pillar, technology, demonstrating how to build advanced SOA solutions, and is intended for Technology professionals, Program Managers, Business Analysts, and Business Sponsors, including C-level executives. The first part introduces SOA governance and management, defines the IBM SOA governance and management method of plan, define, enable, and measure, and addresses the IBM SOA Foundation, SOA metadata, and the...