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10321. 

Implement advanced WAN optimization, application acceleration, and branch virtualization with Cisco WAAS 4.1 This book brings together all the information you need to design and deploy scalable, transparent application acceleration, WAN optimization, and branch virtualization solutions with dramatically improved Wide Area Application Services (WAAS) 4.1 products from Cisco®. Cisco WAAS insiders Joel Christner, Zach Seils, and Nancy Jin systematically cover new WAAS software enhancements that enable far better performance, simplified workflow, and improved manageability. They introduce...

10322. 

Cocoa® Programming Developer’s Handbook, Second Edition

Cocoa® Programming Developer’s Handbook, Second Edition

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Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

Publication Date: 29-DEC-2009

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The Cocoa programming environment—Apple’s powerful set of clean, object-oriented APIs—is increasingly becoming the basis of almost all contemporary Mac OS X development. With its long history of constant refinement and improvement, Cocoa has matured into a sophisticated programming environment that can make Mac OS X application development quick, efficient, and even fun. Yet for all its refined elegance and ease of use, the staggering size of the Cocoa family of APIs and the vast magnitude of the official documentation can be intimidating to even seasoned programmers. To help Mac OS X...

10323. 

Implementing SOA Using Java™ EE

Implementing SOA Using Java™ EE

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Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

Publication Date: 23-DEC-2009

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The Practitioner’s Guide to Implementing SOA with Java EE Technologies This book brings together all the practical insight you need to successfully architect enterprise solutions and implement them using SOA and Java EE technologies. Writing for senior IT developers, strategists, and enterprise architects, the authors cover everything from concepts to implementation, requirements to tools.  The authors first review the Java EE platform’s essential elements in the context of SOA and web services deployment, and demonstrate how Java EE has evolved into the world’s best open source...

10324. 

Solaris™ 10 ZFS Essentials

Solaris™ 10 ZFS Essentials

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Publisher: Prentice Hall

Publication Date: 24-DEC-2009

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The ZFS file system offers a dramatic advance in data management with an innovative approach to data integrity, tremendous performance improvements, and a welcome integration of file system and volume management capabilities. The centerpiece of this new architecture is the concept of a virtual storage pool, which decouples the file system from physical storage in the same way that virtual memory abstracts the address space from physical memory, allowing for much more efficient use of storage devices. In ZFS, space is shared dynamically between multiple file systems from a single storage...

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The Practical, Complete Guide to Leveraging the Power of Social Networks with Lotus Connections 2.5 The first book to cover the newest version of the breakthrough product from IBM: Lotus Connections 2.5. This book includes practical techniques for building dynamic networks of coworkers, partners, and customers that promote innovation, business agility, and authoritative guidance for business and technical planning, deployment, integration, and much more. Social networking is the newest frontier in business collaboration, and IBM Lotus Connections 2.5 gives businesses the tools they need...

10326. 

IT Systems Management, Second Edition

IT Systems Management, Second Edition

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Publisher: Prentice Hall

Publication Date: 28-JAN-2010

Insert Date: 06-DEC-2009

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The best-practice guide to managing IT infrastructures–now fully updated! IT Systems Management is an up-to-the-minute guide to maintaining stable, responsive IT production environments. Top IT systems management expert Rich Schiesser illuminates both the theoretical and practical aspects of systems management, using methods and examples drawn from decades of experience leading and consulting with the world’s most complex enterprise IT organizations. This thoroughly updated edition covers every systems management discipline  and all elements of success: people, process, and technology....

10327. 

CompTIA A+ Certification: Comprehensive: Instructor's Edition

CompTIA A+ Certification: Comprehensive: Instructor's Edition

By: Axzo Press

Publisher: ILT

Publication Date: 09-OCT-2009

Insert Date: 04-DEC-2009

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This ILT Series course, rated 4.9/5.0 in overall quality by ProCert Labs, provides comprehensive training for students who already have some existing knowledge of, and support experience with, networked desktop and notebook computers running Windows 2000 Professional or any Windows XP or Windows Vista operating system. This course will prepare students, at an accelerated pace, for the two exams that make up the A+ certification 2009 Edition: CompTIA A+ Essentials and CompTIA A+ Practical Application. Students will gain the skills and knowledge necessary to perform the following tasks on...

10328. 

jQuery Cookbook

jQuery Cookbook

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 26-NOV-2009

Insert Date: 01-DEC-2009

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jQuery simplifies building rich, interactive web frontends. Getting started with this JavaScript library is easy, but it can take years to fully realize its breadth and depth; this cookbook shortens the learning curve considerably. With these recipes, you'll learn patterns and practices from 19 leading developers who use jQuery for everything from integrating simple components into websites and applications to developing complex, high-performance user interfaces. Ideal for newcomers and JavaScript veterans alike, jQuery Cookbook starts with the basics and then moves to practical use cases...

10329. 

Beautiful Testing

Beautiful Testing

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 22-OCT-2009

Insert Date: 01-DEC-2009

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Successful software depends as much on scrupulous testing as it does on solid architecture or elegant code. But testing is not a routine process, it's a constant exploration of methods and an evolution of good ideas. Beautiful Testing offers 23 essays from 27 leading testers and developers that illustrate the qualities and techniques that make testing an art. Through personal anecdotes, you'll learn how each of these professionals developed beautiful ways of testing a wide range of products -- valuable knowledge that you can apply to your own projects. Here's a sample of what you'll find...

10330. 

Code: The Hidden Language of Computer Hardware and Software

Code: The Hidden Language of Computer Hardware and Software

By: Charles Petzold

Publisher: Microsoft Press

Publication Date: 11-OCT-2000

Insert Date: 30-NOV-2009

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What do flashlights, the British invasion, black cats, and seesaws have to do with computers? In CODE, they show us the ingenious ways we manipulate language and invent new means of communicating with each other. And through CODE, we see how this ingenuity and our very human compulsion to communicate have driven the technological innovations of the past two centuries. Using everyday objects and familiar language systems such as Braille and Morse code, author Charles Petzold weaves an illuminating narrative for anyone who’s ever wondered about the secret inner life of computers and other smart...

10331. 

Pro Silverlight for the Enterprise

Pro Silverlight for the Enterprise

By: Ashish Ghoda

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 01-APR-2009

Insert Date: 28-NOV-2009

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Pro Silverlight for the Enterprise Microsoft Silverlight 2 is a new development platform designed to make the development of Rich Internet Applications (RIAs) far easier than has previously been possible. Pro Silverlight for the Enterprise addresses the question of how you can bring Silverlight 2 to your company to provide rich Internet experiences that will interface cleanly with your existing application architecture. The book begins with a clear discussion of why Silverlight is such a good choice for developing RIAs and the implications that this has for your development decisions....

10332. 

CompTIA® Security+ SY0-201 Practice Questions Exam Cram, Second Edition

CompTIA® Security+ SY0-201 Practice Questions Exam Cram, Second Edition

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Publisher: Pearson Certification

Publication Date: 12-NOV-2009

Insert Date: 28-NOV-2009

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800+ up-to-the-minute CompTIA Security+ practice questions: outstanding preparation for mastering every Security+ exam objective The perfect complement to every CompTIA Security+ study resource Provides all questions on both the book and CD, with detailed explanations of all correct and incorrect answers Includes the popular Exam Cram last-minute "Cram Sheet" Covers system and network security, access control, assessment and auditing, cryptography, organizational security, and more Even in challenging times, the field of information security continues to expand. To gain a...

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AspectJ in Action

AspectJ in Action

By: Ramnivas Laddad

Publisher: Manning Publications

Publication Date: 06-SEP-2009

Insert Date: 27-NOV-2009

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To allow the creation of truly modular software, OOP has evolved into aspect-oriented programming. AspectJ is a mature AOP implementation for Java, now integrated with Spring. AspectJ in Action, Second Edition is a fully updated, major revision of Ramnivas Laddad's best-selling first edition. It's a hands-on guide for Java developers. After introducing the core principles of AOP, it shows you how to create reusable solutions using AspectJ 6 and Spring 3. You'll master key features including annotation-based syntax, load-time weaver, annotation-based crosscutting, and Spring-AspectJ...

10334. 

Take Control of VMware Fusion 3

Take Control of VMware Fusion 3

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Publisher: TidBITS Publishing, Inc.

Publication Date: 07-JUN-2010

Insert Date: 25-NOV-2009

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After introducing you to a few basic concepts, the ebook offers advice for mixing Fusion and Boot Camp, and notes the hardware and software you'll need. Then you'll find steps for installing Windows for use in Fusion in these scenarios: When installing a new copy of Windows XP, Windows Vista, or Windows 7 From an already-installed copy of Windows under Boot Camp, VMware Fusion 1.x or 2.x, Parallels Desktop, Virtual PC, or an actual PC From a slipstream disc that contains Windows plus service packs, updates, drivers, and settings On the MacBook Air, which lacks an internal optical...

10335. 

The Book of Xen

The Book of Xen

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Publisher: No Starch Press

Publication Date: 15-OCT-2009

Insert Date: 24-NOV-2009

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Xen, the open source virtualization tool, is a system administrator's dream. Xen is a free, high-performance virtual machine monitor that lets you consolidate your hardware and finally put those unused cycles to use—without sacrificing reliability, performance, or scalability. The Book of Xen explains everything you need to know in order to use Xen effectively, including installation, networking, memory management, and virtualized storage. You'll also learn how to use Xen and standard Linux tools to take snapshot backups, perform QoS operations on network...

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Log4J

Log4J

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-OCT-2009

Insert Date: 24-NOV-2009

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Log4j has been around for a while now, and it seems like so many applications use it. I've used it in my applications for years now, and I'll bet you have too. But every time I need to do something with log4j I've never done before I find myself searching for examples of how to do whatever that is, and I don't usually have much luck. I believe the reason for this is that there is a not a great deal of useful information about log4j, either in print or on the Internet. The information is too simple to be of real-world use, too complicated to be distilled quickly...

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RESTful Java with JAX-RS

RESTful Java with JAX-RS

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 27-NOV-2009

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Learn how to design and develop distributed web services in Java using RESTful architectural principals and the JAX-RS specification in Java EE 6. With this hands-on reference, you'll focus on implementation rather than theory, and discover why the RESTful method is far better than technologies like CORBA and SOAP. It's easy to get started with services based on the REST architecture. RESTful Java with JAX-RS includes a technical guide that explains REST and JAX-RS, how they work, and when to use them. With the RESTEasy workbook that follows, you get step-by-step instructions for installing,...

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C# 4.0 in a Nutshell, 4th Edition

C# 4.0 in a Nutshell, 4th Edition

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 03-FEB-2010

Insert Date: 22-NOV-2009

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When you need to look up the essentials of C# 4.0 language syntax and usage, or locate key information in the .NET base class libraries, this concise reference helps you find it quickly. C# 4.0 in a Nutshell thoroughly covers C# 4.0 programming as implemented in Microsoft's Visual Studio 2010, including new CLR 4.0 features such as dynamic typing and the PLINQ/TPL threading libraries. Free of clutter and long introductions, this book provides a complete map of C# 4.0 knowledge in a succinct and unified style: Opening chapters concentrate purely on C#, starting with the basics of syntax,...

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Designing and Deploying 802.11n Wireless Networks

Designing and Deploying 802.11n Wireless Networks

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Publisher: Cisco Press

Publication Date: 01-JUN-2010

Insert Date: 20-NOV-2009

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Gain a practical understanding of the underlying concepts of the 802.11n standard and the methodologies for completing a successful wireless network installation Practical, start-to-finish guidance for successful deployment of 802.11n wireless LANs With the ratification of the 802.11n wireless LAN standard, thousands of companies are moving rapidly toward implementation. However, 802.11n is very different from legacy 802.11a, 802.11b, and 802.11g wireless standards, and successful deployment requires new knowledge and techniques. In this book, leading wireless expert Jim Geier...

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Controller-Based Wireless LAN Fundamentals An end-to-end reference guide to design, deploy, manage, and secure 802.11 wireless networks Jeff Smith Jake Woodhams Robert Marg As wired networks are increasingly replaced with 802.11n wireless connections, enterprise users are shifting to centralized, next-generation architectures built around Wireless LAN Controllers (WLC). These networks will increasingly run business-critical voice, data, and video applications that once required wired Ethernet. In Controller-Based Wireless LAN Fundamentals, three senior Cisco wireless experts...