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Service Desk and Incident Manager: Careers in IT service management

Service Desk and Incident Manager: Careers in IT service management

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Publisher: BCS Learning & Development Limited

Publication Date: 29-JUL-2014

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The role of a service desk manager is to provide the single point of contact between an IT organisation and its users. Responsibilities include developing, implementing, monitoring and improving processes and procedures relating to the management of incidents and service requests and handling the communication between an IT provider and its users. This book gives an excellent introduction to the role, covering areas such as purpose, required skills and career progression, as well as tools, standards and frameworks. Based on the author’s extensive experience, it gives practical guidance to...

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NFC mit Android und Arduino

NFC mit Android und Arduino

By: Tim Igoe; ;

Publisher: O'Reilly Verlag

Publication Date: 24-JUL-2014

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Near Field Communications (NFC) ist eine Übertragungstechnik zum kontaktlosen Datenaustausch per Funktechnik über kurze Strecken. Praktisch jedes Android-Smartphone ist mit einem NFC-Modul ausgestattet. Das Buch erläutert den Einsatz dieser rasant wachsenden Technologie mit zahlreichen Anwendungsbeispielen, mit Beispiel-Code, Übungen und Schritt-für-Schritt-Projektanleitungen. Der Leser erfährt, wie eigene NFC-Anwendungen für das Android-Smartphone, für den Arduino und Embedded-Linux-Geräte erstellt werden....

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Java kurz & gut, 2nd Edition

Java kurz & gut, 2nd Edition

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Publisher: O'Reilly Verlag

Publication Date: 24-JUL-2014

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Man kann es eigentlich kaum glauben: Diese mächtige Programmiersprache soll in ein kleines Taschenbuch passen? Nun, eine ausführliche Einführung in die Sprache ist Java – kurz & gut natürlich nicht, auch keine vollständige Referenz von A-Z. Dafür findet der erfahrene Programmierer hier aber alles Wichtige, was er bei der täglichen Arbeit braucht. Wie war das mit den Neuerungen in Java 8? Und wie hieß diese Kommandozeilenoption noch einmal genau? Auch ein Profi braucht manchmal eine Gedächtnisstütze. Da kommt diese klug organisierte Spickzettelsammlung gerade recht!...

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Groovy – kurz & gut

Groovy – kurz & gut

By: Jörg Staudemeyer

Publisher: O'Reilly Verlag

Publication Date: 24-JUL-2014

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Groovy ist eine dynamische Programmiersprache für die JVM, die unter Java-Entwicklern immer beliebter wird. Groovy erweitert Java um spannende neue Features, die von Sprachen wie Python und Ruby inspiriert sind, und greift gleichzeitig auf die Stärken von Java zurück. Dieses verständliche Buch richtet sich an Java-Entwickler, die einen schnellen Einstieg in die Arbeit mit Groovy suchen. Es macht Sie mit den konzeptionellen Grundlagen der Sprache, ihrer Syntax sowie den Besonderheiten im Vergleich zu Java vertraut....

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MongoDB High Availability

MongoDB High Availability

By: Afshin Mehrabani

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 24-JUL-2014

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Design and implement a highly available server using the latest features of MongoDB Improve response time by profiling and indexing on large databases Configure a Replica set network from scratch using a real-world example Step-by-step guide to setting up and learning about the latest MongoDB components and features to perform clustering and sharding In Detail MongoDB is one of the pioneers in implementing the NoSQL concept by using "Document" as the infrastructure to save and restore data from a database. Using MongoDB in high pressure situations needs a predefined...

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Arduino Home Automation Projects

Arduino Home Automation Projects

By: Marco Schwartz

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 23-JUL-2014

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Automate your home using the powerful Arduino platform Interface home automation components with Arduino Automate your projects to communicate wirelessly using XBee, Bluetooth and WiFi Build seven exciting, instruction-based home automation projects with Arduino in no time In Detail The Arduino platform is used by more than one million people around the world to prototype electronic systems. It is the perfect platform to use to build home automation systems, as it allows you to build your own motion sensors, control lamps remotely, and control preexisting home automation...

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Kali Linux CTF Blueprints

Kali Linux CTF Blueprints

By: Cameron Buchanan

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 24-JUL-2014

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Build, test, and customize your own Capture the Flag challenges across multiple platforms designed to be attacked with Kali Linux Put the skills of the experts to the test with these tough and customisable pentesting projects Develop each challenge to suit your specific training, testing, or client engagement needs Hone your skills, from wireless attacks to social engineering, without the need to access live systems In Detail As attackers develop more effective and complex ways to compromise computerized systems, penetration testing skills and tools are in high demand....

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Mastering Concurrency in Go

Mastering Concurrency in Go

By: Nathan Kozyra

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 23-JUL-2014

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Discover and harness Go's powerful concurrency features to develop and build fast, scalable network systems Explore the core syntaxes and language features that enable concurrency in Go Understand when and where to use concurrency to keep data consistent and applications non-blocking, responsive, and reliable A practical approach to utilize application scaffolding to design highly-scalable programs that are deeply rooted in go routines and channels In Detail This book will take you through the history of concurrency, how Go utilizes it, how Go differs from other...

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Grails in Action, Second Edition

Grails in Action, Second Edition

By: Glen Smith and Peter Ledbrook

Publisher: Manning Publications

Publication Date: 27-JUN-2014

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Grails in Action, Second Edition is a comprehensive introduction to Grails 2, focused on making you super-productive fast. In this totally revised new edition, you'll master Grails 2.3 core skills as you apply TDD techniques to developing a full-scale Twitter clone. Along the way you'll learn the latest single-page web app UI techniques, work with NoSQL backends, integrate with enterprise messaging, and implement a complete RESTful API for your services. SummaryAbout the TechnologyIt may be time for you to stop reconfiguring, rewriting, and recompiling your Java web apps. Grails,...

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Pro JavaFX 8

Pro JavaFX 8

By: Johan Vos; Weiqi Gao; Stephen Chin; Dean Iverson; James Weaver

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 21-JUL-2014

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In Pro JavaFX 8 expert authors show you how to use the JavaFX platform to create rich-client Java applications. You'll discover how you can use this powerful Java-based UI platform, which is capable of handling large-scale data-driven business applications for PC as well as now mobile and embedded devices.Covering the JavaFX API, development tools, and best practices, this book provides code examples that explore the exciting new features provided with JavaFX 8 which comes as part of Oracle's new Java (SE) 8 release. This book also contains engaging tutorials that cover virtually every...

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Programming in Ada 2012

Programming in Ada 2012

By: John Barnes

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 30-JUN-2014

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Ada is the language of choice for the majority of programmers involved in writing safety-critical and high-integrity software. Previous editions of John Barnes' books established themselves as the definitive references for earlier versions of Ada. With the release of the latest ISO standard, Ada 2012, this new book will become recognised as the go-to resource for those wishing to learn the language or to program in it. ...

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GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, and BeiDou for Mobile Devices

GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, and BeiDou for Mobile Devices

By: Ivan G. Petrovski

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 31-MAY-2014

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Get up to speed on all existing GNSS with this practical guide. Covering everything from GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, and BeiDou orbits and signals to multi-GNSS receiver design, AGPS, RTK, and VRS, you will understand the complete global range of mobile positioning systems. Step-by-step algorithms and practical methods provide the tools you need to develop current mobile systems, whilst coverage of cutting edge techniques, such as the instant positioning method, gives you a head-start in unlocking the potential of future mobile positioning. Whether you are an engineer or business manager...

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Natural Language Generation in Interactive Systems

Natural Language Generation in Interactive Systems

By: Amanda Stent

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 30-APR-2014

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An informative and comprehensive overview of the state-of-the-art in natural language generation (NLG) for interactive systems, this guide serves to introduce graduate students and new researchers to the field of natural language processing and artificial intelligence, while inspiring them with ideas for future research. Detailing the techniques and challenges of NLG for interactive applications, it focuses on the research into systems that model collaborativity and uncertainty, are capable of being scaled incrementally, and can engage with the user effectively. A range of real-world case...

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Data-Intensive Computing

Data-Intensive Computing

By: Ian Gorton; Deborah K. Gracio

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 29-OCT-2012

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The world is awash with digital data from social networks, blogs, business, science and engineering. Data-intensive computing facilitates understanding of complex problems that must process massive amounts of data. Through the development of new classes of software, algorithms and hardware, data-intensive applications can provide timely and meaningful analytical results in response to exponentially growing data complexity and associated analysis requirements. This emerging area brings many challenges that are different from traditional high-performance computing. This reference for...

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Data Mining and Analysis

Data Mining and Analysis

By: Mohammed J. Zaki; Wagner Meira Jr

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 28-FEB-2014

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The fundamental algorithms in data mining and analysis form the basis for the emerging field of data science, which includes automated methods to analyze patterns and models for all kinds of data, with applications ranging from scientific discovery to business intelligence and analytics. This textbook for senior undergraduate and graduate data mining courses provides a broad yet in-depth overview of data mining, integrating related concepts from machine learning and statistics. The main parts of the book include exploratory data analysis, pattern mining, clustering, and classification. The...

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Learning Karaf Cellar

Learning Karaf Cellar

By: Jean-Baptiste Onofré

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 22-JUL-2014

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Build and implement a complete clustering solution for the Apache Karaf OSGi container Install and use Cellar as a provisioning clustering solution for Apache Karaf Extend Cellar usage to more than just provisioning by implementing distributed solutions Practical, step-by-step tutorial with real use cases and examples to help you seamlessly manage a cluster of Karaf Instances In Detail Apache Karaf is a popular OSGi container that provides rich and broad features, and together with Cellar, you can easily manage farms of containers that provide synchronization between the...

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The Well-Grounded Rubyist, Second Edition

The Well-Grounded Rubyist, Second Edition

By: David A. Black

Publisher: Manning Publications

Publication Date: 24-JUN-2014

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This is a good time for Ruby! It’s powerful like Java or C++, and has dynamic features that let your code react gracefully to changes at runtime. And it’s elegant, so creating applications, development tools, and administrative scripts is easier and more straightforward. With the long-awaited Ruby 2, an active development community, and countless libraries and productivity tools, Ruby has come into its own. The Well-Grounded Rubyist, Second Edition is a beautifully written tutorial that begins with your first Ruby program and goes on to explore sophisticated topics like callable...

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Pro Linux High Availability Clustering

Pro Linux High Availability Clustering

By: Sander van Vugt

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 28-JUL-2014

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"Pro Linux High Availability Clustering teaches you how to implement this fundamental Linux add-on into your business. Linux High Availability Clustering is needed to ensure the availability of mission critical resources. The technique is applied more and more in corporate datacenters around the world. While lots of documentation about the subject is available on the internet, it isn't always easy to build a real solution based on that scattered information, which is often oriented towards specific tasks only. Pro Linux High Availability Clustering explains essential high-availability...

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Exam Ref 70-481: Essentials of Developing Windows Store Apps Using HTML5 and JavaScript

Exam Ref 70-481: Essentials of Developing Windows Store Apps Using HTML5 and JavaScript

By: Wouter de Kort

Publisher: Microsoft Press

Publication Date: 18-JUL-2014

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Fully updated! Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-481 - and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of Windows Store app development using HTML5 and JavaScript. Designed for experienced developers ready to advance their status, Exam Ref focuses on the critical-thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the MCSD level. Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives: Design Windows Store apps Develop Windows Store apps Create the user interface Program user interaction Manage security and data This Microsoft Exam Ref: Is fully updated for Windows...

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Exam Ref 70-688 Supporting Windows 8.1

Exam Ref 70-688 Supporting Windows 8.1

By: Joli Ballew

Publisher: Microsoft Press

Publication Date: 22-JUL-2014

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Fully updated for Windows 8.1! Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-688—and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of managing and maintaining Windows 8.1 in the enterprise. 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: Design an installation and application strategy Maintain resource access Maintain Windows clients and devices Manage Windows 8.1 using cloud services and Microsoft...