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Panasonic Lumix GX7 and GM1: From Snapshots to Great Shots

Panasonic Lumix GX7 and GM1: From Snapshots to Great Shots

By: Rob Knight

Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 01-APR-2014

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This Snapshots book will teach owners how to take great shots using their new Panasonic GX7 or GM1 camera. Users learn how to create the type of photos that inspired them to buy the camera in the first place. Featuring beautiful images; clear design; and a friendly knowledgeable voice, everything in the book is in service of creating a great image. Starting with the top ten things users needed to know about the camera, photographer Rob Knight carefully guides readers through the operating features. Owners get practical advice from a pro on which settings to use when, great shooting tips,...

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WordPress Absolute Beginner’s Guide

WordPress Absolute Beginner’s Guide

By: Tris Hussey

Publisher: Que

Publication Date: 18-APR-2014

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More than 70 million websites and blogs run on WordPress: it's the world's #1 web development tool. Now, you can make the most of WordPress without becoming a technical expert. WordPress Absolute Beginner's Guide is the fastest way to get comfortable and productive with WordPress and its most powerful tools. Whether you're new to WordPress or not, this practical, approachable book will show you how to do exactly what you want, one incredibly clear and easy step at a time - all explained with full-color illustrations. Leading WordPress instructor Tris Hussey provides...

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LEGO Mindstorms EV3: Build and Program your Own LEGO Robots

LEGO Mindstorms EV3: Build and Program your Own LEGO Robots

By: Marziah Karch

Publisher: Que

Publication Date: 15-AUG-2014

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. The eagerly-awaited LEGO Mindstorms EV3 robotics platform has arrived! It’s only the third Mindstorms model revision since 1998, and it’s already today’s #1 platform for everyone who wants to do modern robotics without complex wiring or soldering. Now, there’s a complete, step-by-step full-color tutorial for the LEGO Mindstorms EV3: all you need to know, including the basic programming knowledge you need (and most introductory guides skip)! You’ll start by “unboxing” your new EV3 kit, and getting to know every component, from motors and...

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Server Time Protocol Implementation Guide

Server Time Protocol Implementation Guide

By: Octavian Lascu; Hans-Peter Eckam; George Kozakos; Paulo Vitor Pereira

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 28-JUN-2013

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Server Time Protocol (STP) is a server-wide facility that is implemented in the Licensed Internal Code (LIC) of IBM® zEnterprise EC12 (zEC12), IBM zEnterprise 196 (z196), IBM zEnterprise 114 (z114), IBM System z10®, and IBM System z9®. It provides improved time synchronization in both a sysplex or non-sysplex configuration. This IBM Redbooks® publication will help you configure a Mixed Coordinated Timing Network (CTN) or an STP-only CTN. It is intended for technical support personnel requiring information about: -Installing and configuring a Coordinated Timing Network -Using STP functions...

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Exploiting IBM PowerHA SystemMirror V6.1 for AIX Enterprise Edition

Exploiting IBM PowerHA SystemMirror V6.1 for AIX Enterprise Edition

By: Dino Quintero; Benny Abrar; Adriano Almeida; Michael Herrera; SoHee Kim; Bjorn Roden; Andrei Socoliuc; Tom Swart

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 01-MAY-2013

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication positions the IBM PowerHA® SystemMirror® V6.1 for AIX® Enterprise Edition as the cluster management solution for high availability. This solution enables near-continuous application service and minimizes the impact of planned and unplanned outages. The primary goal of this high-availability solution is to recover operations at a remote location after a system or data center failure, establish or strengthen a business recovery plan, and provide separate recovery location. The IBM PowerHA SystemMirror Enterprise Edition is targeted at...

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The Photoshop Productivity Series: The Productive Workflow

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The Photoshop Productivity Series: The Productive Workflow

By: Dave Cross

Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 26-MAR-2014

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In The Photoshop Productivity Series: The Productive Workflow–the third and final ebook in the three-part "Photoshop Productivity" series by Photoshop guru Dave Cross–Dave teaches you that "workflow" is not nearly as much "work" as it seems, and he avoids the beginning-to-end, step-by-step concept that many people think about when the word "workflow" is mentioned. In fact, he prefers the term "smart flow" to indicate any workflow that takes advantage of the automation capabilities of Photoshop and uses nondestructive, smart techniques to get that work done–and this is what he concentrates on...

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The Photoshop Productivity Series: Automating Photoshop

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The Photoshop Productivity Series: Automating Photoshop

By: Dave Cross

Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 25-FEB-2014

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In The Photoshop Productivity Series: Automating Photoshop–the second in a three-part "Photoshop Productivity" series by Photoshop guru Dave Cross–Dave teaches you that Photoshop automation is really about having Photoshop do the most amount of work for you as possible. Wherever automation can make your job easier and take less time, there's an opportunity to have Photoshop be more efficient for you. In this ebook, Dave tackles Photoshop's built-in automations, such as cropping and straightening photos, lens corrections, and photomerges; not-so-obvious automations, such as using tools such as...

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IBM DS8870 Architecture and Implementation

IBM DS8870 Architecture and Implementation

By: Bertrand Dufrasne; Andre Candra; Scott Helmick; Jean Iyabi; Peter Kimmel; Abilio de Oliveira; Axel Westphal; Bruce Wilson

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 12-FEB-2014

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication describes the concepts, architecture, and implementation of the IBM DS8870. The book provides reference information to assist readers who need to plan for, install, and configure the DS8870. The IBM DS8870 is the most advanced model in the IBM DS8000® series and is equipped with IBM POWER7+™ based controllers. Various configuration options are available that scale from dual 2-core systems up to dual 16-core systems with up to 1 TB of cache. The DS8870 also features enhanced 8 Gbps device adapters and host adapters. Connectivity options, with up to 128...

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IBM System Storage DS8000: Architecture and Implementation

IBM System Storage DS8000: Architecture and Implementation

By: Axel Westphal; Bertrand Dufrasne; Juan Brandenburg; Jana Jamsek; Kai Jehnen; Steven Joseph; Massimo Olivieri; Ulrich Rendels; Mario Rodriguez

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 16-NOV-2012

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This IBM Redbooks® publication describes the concepts, architecture, and implementation of the IBM System Storage® DS8700 and DS8800 storage systems. The book provides reference information to assist readers who need to plan for, install, and configure the DS8700 and DS8800. The DS8700 includes IBM POWER6-based controllers. The IBM System Storage DS8800 is the most advanced model in the IBM DS8000 lineup and is equipped with IBM POWER6+ based controllers. Both systems feature a dual 2-way or dual 4-way processor complex implementation. They also feature enhanced 8 Gpbs device adapters and...

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Subsystem and Transaction Monitoring and Tuning with DB2 11 for z/OS

Subsystem and Transaction Monitoring and Tuning with DB2 11 for z/OS

By: Paolo Bruni; Felipe Bortoletto; Adrian Burke; Cathy Drummond; Yasuhiro Ohmori

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 28-FEB-2014

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication discusses in detail the facilities of DB2® for z/OS®, which allow complete monitoring of a DB2 environment. It focuses on the use of the DB2 instrumentation facility component (IFC) to provide monitoring of DB2 data and events and includes suggestions for related tuning. We discuss the collection of statistics for the verification of performance of the various components of the DB2 system and accounting for tracking the behavior of the applications. We have intentionally omitted considerations for query optimization; they are worth a separate...

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Storage and Network Convergence Using FCoE and iSCSI

Storage and Network Convergence Using FCoE and iSCSI

By: Sangam Racherla; Silvio Erdenberger; Harish Rajagopal; Kai Ruth

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 31-JAN-2014

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Along with servers and networking infrastructure, networked storage is one of the fundamental components of a modern data center. Because storage networking has evolved over the past two decades, the industry has settled on the basic storage networking technologies. These technologies are Fibre Channel (FC) storage area networks (SANs), Internet Small Computer System Interface (iSCSI)-based Ethernet attachment, and Ethernet-based network-attached storage (NAS). Today, lossless, low-latency, high-speed FC SANs are viewed as the high-performance option for networked storage. iSCSI and NAS are...

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DB2 Administration Solution Pack for z/OS: Streamlining DB2 for z/OS Database Administration

DB2 Administration Solution Pack for z/OS: Streamlining DB2 for z/OS Database Administration

By: Paolo Bruni; Tom Crocker; Elaine Morelli; Richard Schaufuss

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 27-AUG-2013

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IBM® DB2® tools for z/OS® support and exploit the most current versions of DB2 for z/OS. These tools are integral for the administration of the DB2 for z/OS environment and optimization of data performance. DB2 Administration Solution Pack for z/OS V1.1 (5697-DAM) offers features, functions, and processes that database administrators (DBAs) can use to more effectively and efficiently manage DB2 environments. DB2 Administration Solution Pack for z/OS is composed of the following tools: IBM DB2 Administration Tool for z/OS IBM DB2 Object Comparison Tool for...

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Event Processing with CICS

Event Processing with CICS

By: Rufus Credle; Mark Cocker; Jenny He; Marianne Mena Heltborg; Manuela Mandelli; Catherine Moxey; Anthony Papageorgiou; Jackie Scott

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 14-AUG-2013

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This completely refreshed IBM Redbooks® publication provides a detailed introduction to the latest capabilities for business event processing with IBM® CICS® V5. Events make it possible to identify and react to situations as they occur, and an event-driven approach, where changes are detected as they happen, can enable an application or an Enterprise to respond in a much more timely fashion. CICS event processing support was first introduced in CICS TS V4.1, and this IBM Redbooks® publication now covers all the significant enhancements and extensions which have been made since then. CICS...

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Creating Composite Application Pattern Models for IBM PureApplication System

Creating Composite Application Pattern Models for IBM PureApplication System

By: Prashanth Bhat; Julian Foster; Mahmoud Galal; Lei He; Andre Tost; Yue Wang

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 22-AUG-2013

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication describes how IBM PureApplication™ System supports the creation of virtual systems and virtual applications. PureApplication System does so using a pattern model that enables you to take advantage of predefined, pre-configured, and proven middleware topologies and deployments. This book also presents an abstraction level that focuses on functional capabilities and applications, completely encapsulating the underlying middleware. It describes in detail the model and the associated frameworks in PureApplication System, as well as a methodology and approach...

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Extending Your Business to Mobile Devices with IBM Worklight

Extending Your Business to Mobile Devices with IBM Worklight

By: Andreas Dannhauer; Ming Zhe Huang; Paul Idstein; Todd Kaplinger; Hossam Katory; Christian Kirsch; Kearan McPherson; Leonardo Olivera; Susan Hanson

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 09-AUG-2013

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The mobile industry is evolving rapidly. An increasing number of mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets, are sold every year and more people are accessing services from a mobile device than ever before. For an enterprise, this can mean that a growing number of customers, business partners, and even employees now expect to access services on a mobile channel. This opens new opportunities for the business but also presents new challenges, both in terms of business processes and information technology (IT) infrastructure. IBM® Worklight® is an open mobile application platform. It...

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IBM CICS and the JVM server: Developing and Deploying Java Applications

IBM CICS and the JVM server: Developing and Deploying Java Applications

By: Chris Rayns; George Bogner; Tony Fitzgerald; Elisabetta Flamini; Jun Hua Gao; Ivan D Hargreaves; Phil Wakelin; Hongtao Wen; Bei Chun Zhou

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 24-JUN-2013

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication provides information about the new Java virtual machine (JVM) server technology in IBM CICS® Transaction Server for z/OS® V4.2. We begin by outlining the many advantages of its multi-threaded operation over the pooled JVM function of earlier releases. The Open Services Gateway initiative (OSGi) is described and we highlight the benefits OSGi brings to both development and deployment. Details are then provided about how to configure and use the new JVM server environment. Examples are included of the deployment process, which takes a Java application from the...

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z/TPF Application Modernization using Standard and Open Middleware

z/TPF Application Modernization using Standard and Open Middleware

By: Lisa Dianne Banks; Mark Cooper; Chris Coughlin; Jamie Farmer; Chris Filachek; Mark Gambino; Bradd Kadlecik; Colette A. Manoni; David McCreedy; Carolyn Weiss; Josh Wisniewski

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

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In a world where product lifespans are often measured in months, the IBM® Transaction Processing Facility has remained relevant for more than four decades by continuing to process high volumes of transactions quickly and reliably. As the title of this book suggests, the z/TPF system uses open, standard interfaces to create services. Integration of new applications with existing z/TPF functions is a key factor in extending application capabilities. The ability for service data objects (SDO) to access the z/TPF Database Facility (z/TPFDF) provides a framework for data application program...

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Managing Security and Compliance in Cloud or Virtualized Data Centers Using IBM PowerSC

Managing Security and Compliance in Cloud or Virtualized Data Centers Using IBM PowerSC

By: Axel Buecker; Fernando Costa; Rosa Davidson; Enrico Matteotti; Geraint North; David Sherwood; Simon Zaccak

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 30-JAN-2013

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IBM® PowerSC provides a security and compliance solution that is optimized for virtualized environments on IBM Power Systems™ servers, running IBM PowerVM® and IBM AIX®. Security control and compliance are some of the key components that are needed to defend the virtualized data center and cloud infrastructure against ever evolving new threats. The IBM business-driven approach to enterprise security used in conjunction with solutions such as PowerSC makes IBM the premier security vendor in the market today. This IBM Redbooks® deliverable helps IT and Security managers, architects, and...

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IBM CICS Explorer

IBM CICS Explorer

By: Chris Rayns; George Bogner; Nicholas Bingell; Gordon Keehn; Lisa Fellows; Tommy Joergensen; Erhard Woerner

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 17-DEC-2010

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IBM® Customer Information Control System (CICS®) Explorer is the new face of CICS Integration point for CICS tooling with rich CICS views, data, and methods. Are you looking for new ways to accelerate the transfer of knowledge, skills, and best practices to the next generation of technical staff and experts? Do you need to maintain productivity and protect service-levels? CICS Explorer™ and System z® lead the way to platform simplification. IBM CICS Explorer has a common, intuitive, Eclipse-based environment for architects, developers, administrators, system programmers, and operators....

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Top 100 Windows® 8.1 Apps

Top 100 Windows® 8.1 Apps

By: Michael Miller

Publisher: Que

Publication Date: 28-MAR-2014

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Windows 8 and 8.1 are all about the new Modern interface and new full-screen Modern apps. There are more than 60,000 Modern apps in the Windows Store--so how do you find the ones that are best for you? Here’s where to start: Top 100 Windows 8.1 Apps, by Michael Miller. As the title implies, this book points out the top 100 Modern Windows apps in ten different categories, from games to social media to sports to travel. Use this book to go right to the best apps in every category--and discover another couple of hundred “honorable mentions” worth considering, too!...