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Accumulo

Accumulo

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-OCT-2014

Insert Date: 24-OCT-2013

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Get up to speed on Apache Accumulo, the flexible, high-performance key/value store created by the National Security Agency (NSA). Written by former NSA team members, this comprehensive tutorial and reference covers Accumulo architecture, application development, table design, and cell-level security....

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Adobe Master Class: Advanced Compositing in Photoshop: Secrets of Bringing the Impossible to Reality

Adobe Master Class: Advanced Compositing in Photoshop: Secrets of Bringing the Impossible to Reality

By: Bret Malley

Publisher: Adobe Press

Publication Date: 10-JUN-2014

Insert Date: 21-MAR-2014

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. Beginning with some basic orientation and humorous descriptions of tools, layers, adjustments and the rest, the book will progress into tutorials brimming with secret techniques for advanced compositing. So whether you are a newbie Photoshop initiate, or a seasoned wiz, there is always something more to learn about this brilliant application, and this book will help them enjoy mastering it. The book opens with a brush-up on the fundamentals of compositing (layering and combining images) in Photoshop, making sure that you have a grasp of...

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Apache Solr 4 Enterprise Search Server

Apache Solr 4 Enterprise Search Server

By: David Smiley; Eric Pugh; Kranti Parisa; Matt Mitchell

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 14-APR-2014

Insert Date: 14-FEB-2014

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Enhance your search with faceted navigation, result highlighting, relevancy ranked sorting, and more with this complete guide to Apache Solr 4 Design a scheme to include text indexing details such as tokenization, stemming, and synonyms Tune Solr to make it search faster and achieve near real-time search Master the features and capabilities of Apache Solr to enhance your search In Detail Apache Solr is a fast, scalable, open source Enterprise search server built on Apache Lucene. Solr is wildly popular because it supports complex search criteria, faceting, result...

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App Accomplished: Strategies for App Development Success

App Accomplished: Strategies for App Development Success

By: Carl Brown

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

Publication Date: 01-AUG-2014

Insert Date: 24-DEC-2013

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. App Accomplished brings together complete processes, tools and management techniques for successfully building and publishing today's mobile apps. It introduces principles and best practices you can use with any device or platform, along with detailed examples and tools for the latest versions of Apple's iOS. Writing for developers, designers, managers, and entrepreneurs, Carl Brown covers the entire app development lifecycle, offering top-down insights for the entire lifecycle, from planning through app updates. Brown offers...

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Applied Architecture Patterns on the Microsoft Platform

Applied Architecture Patterns on the Microsoft Platform

By: Andre Dovgal; Dmitri Olechko; Gregor Noriskin

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 26-MAY-2014

Insert Date: 14-FEB-2014

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Detailed scenario-driven approach to architecting solutions using Microsoft technologies Updated to include the most recent technologies, including .NET and SQL Server Provides an architectural methodology for choosing Microsoft application platform technologies to meet the requirements of your solution Presents solutions for messaging, workflow, data processing, and performance scenarios In Detail Every day, architects and developers are asked to solve specific business problems in the most efficient way possible using a broad range of technologies. Knowing which...

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Becoming Functional

Becoming Functional

By: Joshua Backfield

Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-JUL-2014

Insert Date: 19-APR-2014

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If you have an imperative (and probably object-oriented) programming background, Becoming Functional will help you through the sometimes alien world of functional programming. Many functional programming books begin by focusing on the more difficult concepts such as recursion and immutability. This book lets you dive right in to functional programming by teaching the most useful implementation concepts first....

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Bioinformatics Data Skills

Bioinformatics Data Skills

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-SEP-2014

Insert Date: 01-APR-2014

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Though many biologists begin bioinformatics training by learning Perl and R, but there’s a huge gap between solving small problems with messy scripts and analyzing large amounts of biological data. This practical book teaches the data skills you need to turn large sequencing datasets into reproducible and robust biological findings....

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Canvas LMS Course Design

Canvas LMS Course Design

By: Ryan John

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 24-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 14-FEB-2014

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Create an online, interactive experience for your students to explore with Canvas LMS Covering everything right from creating your first course to publishing and taking part Discover a whole new, interactive way for your students to learn and communicate Easily create, grade and discuss projects or assignments In Detail Canvas LMS is an open source Learning Management System (LMS) which offers an extensive and vibrant range of features to allow its users to create and manage online learning platforms for their students. We will take you from having no previous...

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CCIE Routing and Switching v5.0 Official Cert Guide, Volume 1, 5/e

CCIE Routing and Switching v5.0 Official Cert Guide, Volume 1, 5/e

By: Narbik Kocharians; Peter Paluch

Publisher: Cisco Press

Publication Date: 21-JUL-2014

Insert Date: 23-APR-2014

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. The first of two volumes, this is Cisco's official, complete self-study resource for the LAN switching, IP networking, and IGP routing areas of the new CCIE Routing and Switching 5.0 exam. Designed for experienced networking professionals, it covers every objective in these areas concisely and logically, with extensive teaching features designed to help you retain more and gain deeper insight. You'll find: A Getting Started Chapter and New Study Plan Template on DVD to help you organize and optimize your study plan so you won't waste...

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Cisco ASA: All-in-one Next-Generation Firewall, IPS, and VPN Services, Third Edition

Cisco ASA: All-in-one Next-Generation Firewall, IPS, and VPN Services, Third Edition

By: Jazib Frahim; Omar Santos; Andrew Ossipov

Publisher: Cisco Press

Publication Date: 05-MAY-2014

Insert Date: 24-JAN-2014

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. This is the definitive, up-to-date practitioner's guide to planning, deploying, and troubleshooting comprehensive security plans with Cisco ASA. Written by two experienced Cisco Security and VPN Solutions consultants who work closely with customers to solve security problems every day, the book brings together valuable insights and real-world deployment examples for both large and small network environments. Jazib Frahim and Omar Santos begin by introducing the newest ASA Firewall Solution and its capabilities. Next, they walk through...

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Computational Intelligence in Business Analytics: Concepts, Methods, and Tools for Big Data Applications

Computational Intelligence in Business Analytics: Concepts, Methods, and Tools for Big Data Applications

By: Les Sztandera

Publisher: Pearson

Publication Date: 10-JUN-2014

Insert Date: 21-MAR-2014

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. Use computational intelligence to drive more value from business analytics, overcome real-world uncertainties and complexities, and make better decisions. Drawing on his pioneering experience as an instructor and researcher, Dr. Les Sztandera thoroughly illuminates today's key computational intelligence tools, knowledge, and strategies for analysis, exploration, and knowledge generation. Sztandera demystifies artificial neural networks, genetic algorithms, and fuzzy systems, and guides you through using them to model, discover, and...

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Customizing Chef

Customizing Chef

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-NOV-2014

Insert Date: 27-MAR-2014

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Learn how to customize Chef by examining the internal structure this configuration management tool and navigating its source code. This practical book also shows you how to integrate external tooling with Chef via the API, and takes a look at more advanced customization. By the time you finish this book, you'll have a thorough understanding of how Chef fits together and be able to position your customization in the most appropriate place....

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Deploying OpenStack, 2nd Edition

Deploying OpenStack, 2nd Edition

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-APR-2014

Insert Date: 01-NOV-2013

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Updated and expanded for the Havana release of OpenStack, this practical guide provides architects and system administrators in-depth knowledge on each OpenStack service along with deployment advice for installing them as the foundation of your cloud. This edition walks readers through the installation of each component alone as well as discusses using new installers to roll out an entire racks of equipment at once....

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Developing Quality Technical Information: A Handbook for Writers and Editors, Third Edition

Developing Quality Technical Information: A Handbook for Writers and Editors, Third Edition

By: Michelle Carey; Moira McFadden Lanyi; Deirdre Longo; Eric Radzinski; Shannon Rouiller; Elizabeth Wilde

Publisher: IBM Press

Publication Date: 07-MAY-2014

Insert Date: 13-MAR-2014

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. Today, technical communicators have an even greater responsibility to help their organizations create easy-to-use, leading-edge products. The era of simply "papering" a product with lengthy manuals is over: now, communicators need to create self-documenting interfaces and self-correcting messages, and help product teams craft offerings that always place the user front-and-center. The newest edition of IBM's classic Developing Quality Technical Information: A Handbook for Writers and Editors focuses squarely on these new realities. It...

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eCommerce in the Cloud

eCommerce in the Cloud

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 25-APR-2014

Insert Date: 26-FEB-2014

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Is your eCommerce solution ready for the cloud? This practical guide shows experienced and aspiring web architects alike how to adopt cloud computing incrementally, using public Infrastructure-as-a-Service and Platform-as-a-Service. You will learn how to marshal as much capacity as you need to handle peak holiday or special-event traffic....

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Efficient Android Threading

Efficient Android Threading

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-JUN-2014

Insert Date: 16-JAN-2014

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Many developers using the Android platform have encountered problems when choosing an asynchronous solution to create a snappy user experience. This practical book explains Android’s asynchronous toolkit and how you should select the best solution for your problem. The pros and cons of each and every asynchronous technique is explored in detail....

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Elasticsearch: The Definitive Guide

Elasticsearch: The Definitive Guide

By: Clinton Gormley; Zachary Tong

Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-NOV-2014

Insert Date: 21-MAR-2014

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Learn how to use Elasticsearch, an open source, distributed, RESTful search engine built on top of Apache Lucene. Each chapter in this book tackles a particular facet of Elasticsearch with separate sections for beginners more advanced programmers....

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Enterprise Web Development

Enterprise Web Development

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-NOV-2014

Insert Date: 24-MAY-2013

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How do you make your enterprise applications or sites available on an assortment of mobile devices as well as the desktop? This hands-on guide shows you how to build HTML5 applications that will satisfy both requirements....

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Essential Virtual SAN (VSAN): Administrator’s Guide to VMware VSAN

Essential Virtual SAN (VSAN): Administrator’s Guide to VMware VSAN

By: Cormac Hogan; Duncan Epping

Publisher: VMware Press

Publication Date: 19-AUG-2014

Insert Date: 15-FEB-2014

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. VMware's breakthrough Software-Defined Datacenter (SDDC) initiative will enable the virtualization of the entire data center: compute, storage, networks, and associated services. Central to SDDC is the new VMware Virtual SAN (VSAN) storage product released with vSphere 5.5. In just two months after VSAN's announcement, 10,000+ VMware customers signed up to beta test it, and every VMworld preview session has been filled to the rafters. The leaders of those wildly popular VMworld previews, Cormac Hogan and Duncan Epping, have now written...

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eXist

eXist

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-JUN-2014

Insert Date: 23-JAN-2014

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Get a head start with eXist, the NoSQL database and rapid application development platform entirely built on XML technology. This practical guide provides a step-by-step guide for using eXist-db to build document- and data-driven web applications. You’ll learn everything from basic setup and querying through indexing, monitoring, performance tuning, triggers, and extensions....