Mac OS X for Unix Geeks (Leopard)

By Ernest E. Rothman, Brian Jepson, Rich Rosen

If you are a developer or process administrator lured to Mac OS X as a result of its Unix roots, you will fast notice that appearing Unix initiatives on a Mac is various than what you are conversant in. Mac OS X for Unix Geeks serves as a bridge among Apple's Darwin OS and the extra conventional Unix platforms. This transparent, concise advisor can provide a travel of Mac OS X's Unix shell in either Leopard and Tiger, and is helping you discover the amenities that substitute or correspond to straightforward Unix utilities.

You'll practice universal Unix initiatives in Mac OS X, reminiscent of utilizing listing prone rather than the traditional Unix /etc/passwd and /etc/group, and you will be in a position to collect code, hyperlink to libraries, and port Unix software program utilizing both Leopard and Tiger. This booklet teaches you to:

  • Navigate the Terminal and know the way it differs from an xterm
  • Use Open listing (LDAP) and NetInfo in addition to listing Services
  • Compile your code with GCC 4
  • Port Unix courses to Mac OS X with Fink
  • Use MacPorts to put in free/open resource software
  • Search via metadata with Spotlight's command-line utilities
  • Build the Darwin kernel

And there is even more. Mac OS X for Unix Geeks is the right survival consultant to tame the Unix aspect of Leopard and Tiger. if you are a Unix geek with an curiosity in Mac OS X, you will soon locate that this publication is invaluable.

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Mercurial: The Definitive Guide

By Bryan O'Sullivan

This instructive publication takes you step-by-step via how one can music, merge, and deal with either open resource and advertisement software program tasks with Mercurial, utilizing home windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Solaris, and different structures. Mercurial is the simplest process to profit by way of dispensed revision keep an eye on. And it is a very versatile device that is perfect even if you are a lone programmer engaged on a small venture, or a part of a major staff facing millions of files.

Mercurial allows a numerous number of improvement and collaboration tools, and this publication bargains numerous concrete feedback to get you all started. This advisor might help you:

  • Learn the fundamentals of operating with a repository, changesets, and revisions
  • Merge adjustments from separate repositories
  • Set up Mercurial to paintings with records each day, together with which of them to track
  • Get examples and instruments for constructing quite a few workflow models
  • Manage a venture that is making development on a number of fronts at once
  • Find and connect errors by way of keeping apart challenge sources
  • Use hooks to accomplish activities instantly according to repository events
  • Customize the output of Mercurial

Mercurial: The Definitive Guide continues a robust specialise in simplicity that will help you examine Mercurial speedy and thoroughly.

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Head First Networking

By Al Anderson, Ryan Benedetti

Frustrated with networking books so chock-full of acronyms that your mind is going into sleep mode? Head First Networking's special, visually wealthy structure offers a task-based method of desktop networking that makes it effortless to get your mind engaged. you will study the options via tying them to on-the-job initiatives, mixing perform and conception in a manner that basically Head First can.

With this booklet, you are going to examine abilities via quite a few actual eventualities, from solving a malfunctioning workplace community to making plans a community for a high-technology haunted condominium. you will examine precisely what you want to comprehend, instead of a laundry checklist of acronyms and diagrams. This e-book might help you:

  • Master the performance, protocols, and packets that make up real-world networking
  • Learn networking suggestions via examples within the field
  • Tackle projects equivalent to making plans and diagramming networks, operating cables, and configuring community units comparable to routers and switches
  • Monitor networks for functionality and difficulties, and research troubleshooting techniques
  • Practice what you might have discovered with approximately 100 routines, questions, pattern difficulties, and projects

Head First's renowned structure is confirmed to stimulate studying and retention via enticing you with pictures, puzzles, tales, and extra. no matter if you are a community expert with a CCNA/CCNP or a pupil taking your first collage networking path, Head First Networking may help you turn into a community guru.

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Semantic Web for the Working Ontologist: Effective Modeling in RDFS and OWL

By Dean Allemang, James Hendler

The promise of the Semantic net to supply a common medium to replace info info and data has been good publicized. there are lots of assets too for easy info at the extensions to the WWW that let content material to be expressed in average language but utilized by software program brokers to simply locate, proportion and combine details. earlier members engaged in growing ontologies-- formal descriptions of the suggestions, phrases, and relationships inside a given wisdom domain-- have had no resources past the technical criteria records.

Semantic internet for the operating Ontologist transforms this data into the sensible wisdom that programmers and topic area specialists desire. Authors Allemang and Hendler commence with strategies to the fundamental difficulties, yet don’t cease there: they reveal the way to enhance your personal ideas to difficulties of accelerating complexity and make sure that your talents will maintain speed with the ongoing evolution of the Semantic internet.

• offers functional info for all programmers and material specialists engaged in modeling facts to slot the necessities of the Semantic Web.
• De-emphasizes algorithms and proofs, focusing as a substitute on real-world difficulties, inventive ideas, and hugely illustrative examples.
• provides special, ready-to-apply “recipes” to be used in lots of particular situations.
• exhibits tips on how to create new recipes from RDF, RDFS, and OWL constructs.

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Pentaho Data Integration Cookbook Second Edition

By Alex Meadows, María Carina Roldán

The foremost open resource ETL software is at your command with this recipe-packed cookbook. learn how to use info resources in Kettle, keep away from pitfalls, and dig out the complex gains of Pentaho facts Integration the straightforward way.


  • Intergrate Kettle in integration with different elements of the Pentaho company Intelligence Suite, to construct and submit Mondrian schemas,create reviews, and populatedashboards
  • This publication comprises an prepared series of recipes jam-packed with screenshots, tables, and counsel so that you can whole the projects as successfully as possible
  • manage your information by means of exploring, remodeling, validating, integrating, and acting information analysis

In Detail

Pentaho facts Integration is the most suitable open resource ETL software, offering effortless, quick, and powerful how you can circulate and remodel information. whereas PDI is comparatively effortless to select up, it might take time to profit the simplest practices so that you can layout your modifications to strategy facts swifter and extra successfully. when you are trying to find transparent and sensible recipes that would improve your talents in Kettle, then this can be the e-book for you.

Pentaho facts Integration Cookbook moment variation publications you thru the positive factors of explains the Kettle positive aspects intimately and gives effortless to keep on with recipes on dossier administration and databases that may throw a curve ball to even the main skilled developers.

Pentaho info Integration Cookbook moment variation offers updates to the cloth lined within the first version in addition to new recipes that provide help to use the various key gains of PDI which have been published because the e-book of the 1st variation. you are going to the right way to paintings with a variety of information assets – from relational and NoSQL databases, flat documents, XML documents, and extra. The booklet also will hide top practices so that you can make the most of instantly inside your personal ideas, like development reusable code, info caliber, and plugins that could upload much more functionality.

Pentaho information Integration Cookbook moment variation gives you the recipes that disguise the typical pitfalls that even pro builders can locate themselves dealing with. additionally, you will the right way to use a number of information assets in Kettle in addition to complex features.

What you'll examine from this book

  • Configure Kettle to hook up with relational and NoSQL databases and internet functions like SalesForce, discover them, and practice CRUD operations
  • Utilize plugins to get much more performance into your Kettle jobs
  • Embed Java code on your adjustments to achieve functionality and flexibility
  • Execute and reuse ameliorations and jobs in several ways
  • Integrate Kettle with Pentaho Reporting, Pentaho Dashboards, group facts entry, and the Pentaho BI Platform
  • Interface Kettle with cloud-based applications
  • Learn the best way to keep an eye on and control facts flows
  • Utilize Kettle to create datasets for analytics


Pentaho facts Integration Cookbook moment variation is written in a cookbook layout, featuring examples within the kind of recipes.This enables you to move on to your subject of curiosity, or keep on with subject matters all through a bankruptcy to realize a radical in-depth knowledge.

Who this e-book is written for

Pentaho facts Integration Cookbook moment version is designed for builders who're acquainted with the fundamentals of Kettle yet who desire to flow as much as the following level.It is additionally aimed toward complex clients that are looking to the right way to use the recent positive aspects of PDI in addition to and most sensible practices for operating with Kettle.

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Pinterest For Dummies

By Kelby Carr

Organize your lifestyles, your likes, and extra with Pinterest and this enjoyable how-to guide

Now you could manage your electronic existence with Pinterest, a sizzling new web site that allows you to create visible bookmarks of your favourite issues and "pin" them on digital pinboards. are looking to keep anything from a web publication? Have a favourite retail site? are looking to pin a short photograph you took together with your cellphone? get them organized all with Pinterest and this quickly, pleasant consultant that exhibits you simply the best way to do it. you will see tips to manage an account and your forums, the best way to pin and re-pin, the place to take advantage of hashtags, locate how you can percentage pins together with your different social networks, and more.

  • Helps you get the main out of Pinterest, a visible selection of bookmarks so that you can manage into digital pinboards
  • Shows you ways to establish an account and forums, find out how to pin and re-pin, use hashtags and prefer pins, or even percentage pins along with your different social networks
  • Also discusses energy Pinners, utilizing seek, and discovering humans to follow
  • Offers advice, trick, and methods to make the method effortless and enjoyable

Pinterest is enjoyable and straightforward, or even extra so with Pinterest for Dummies!

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Time Management for System Administrators

By Thomas A. Limoncelli

Time is a necessary commodity, in particular in case you are a approach administrator. No different task pulls humans in such a lot of instructions right away. clients interrupt you continually with requests, fighting you from getting something performed. Your managers wish you to get long term initiatives performed yet flood you with requests for quick-fixes that hinder you from ever attending to these long term tasks. however the strain is on you to provide and it basically raises with time. What do you do?

The solution is time administration. and never simply any time administration theory--you wish Time administration for method Administrators, to be distinctive. With willing insights into the demanding situations you face as a sys admin, bestselling writer Thomas Limoncelli has prepare a suite of counsel and strategies that can assist you domesticate the time administration talents you want to flourish as a process administrator.

Time administration for approach Administrators knows that an Sys Admin frequently has competing ambitions: the concurrent duties of engaged on huge initiatives and taking good care of a user's wishes. that is why it specializes in recommendations that assist you paintings via day-by-day projects, but nonetheless let you deal with serious events that unavoidably arise.

Among different talents, you are going to find out how to:

  • Manage interruptions
  • Eliminate timewasters
  • Keep an efficient calendar
  • Develop exercises for issues that take place regularly
  • Use your mind just for what you are at the moment operating on
  • Prioritize according to shopper expectations
  • Document and automate methods for quicker execution

What's extra, the e-book does not confine itself to only the paintings setting, both. It additionally bargains the best way to practice those time administration instruments for your social lifestyles. it is the first step to a extra effective, happier you.

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The Book of Xen: A Practical Guide for the System Administrator

By Chris Takemura

Xen, the open resource virtualization instrument, is a procedure administrator's dream. Xen is a unfastened, high-performance digital computer display screen that allows you to consolidate your and eventually positioned these unused cycles to use—without sacrificing reliability, functionality, or scalability.

The publication of Xen explains every little thing you want to comprehend on the way to use Xen successfully, together with set up, networking, reminiscence administration, and virtualized garage. you will additionally how to use Xen and traditional Linux instruments to take picture backups, practice QoS operations on community site visitors, and restrict over-aggressive disk users.

Authors Chris Takemura and Luke S. Crawford exhibit you the way to:

  • Provide digital web hosting for dozens of clients, each one with their very own person needs
  • Install and deal with a number of visitors, together with numerous flavors of Linux, NetBSD, Solaris, and Windows
  • Choose the proper digital garage ideas to your needs
  • Migrate your structures seamlessly and create new images
  • Tune and benchmark your structures to cause them to as quickly as possible
  • Troubleshoot Xen's most typical difficulties like community and reminiscence management

Expert recommendation is important in terms of operating a sophisticated open resource virtualization expertise like Xen. you will get the recommendation you would like in The publication of Xen.

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Ms 10977A Updating Your SQL Server Skills to Microsoft SQL Server 2014

By Graeme Malcolm

About this Course
This five-day instructor-led path teaches scholars tips on how to use the improvements and new beneficial properties which have been additional to SQL Server and the Microsoft info platform because the unlock of SQL Server 2008. The direction specializes in instructing contributors how you can use SQL Server 2014 product beneficial properties and different Microsoft facts platform components.
Audience Profile
The fundamental viewers for this direction is database and enterprise intelligence (BI) pros who're conversant in SQL Server 2008 and need to replace their abilities to SQL Server 2014, and get to grips with similar Microsoft information technologies.
At direction Completion
After finishing this path, scholars should be capable to:

Describe key beneficial properties and services of SQL Server 2014.
Leverage new and more desirable gains to boost database in SQL Server 2014.
Use in-memory database features in SQL Server 2014.
deal with SQL Server 2014 by utilizing dynamic administration perspectives and PowerShell.
enforce safeguard in SQL Server 2014.
enforce high-availability and knowledge restoration options in SQL Server 2014.
Use SQL Server 2014 Integration Services.
Use SQL Server 2014 facts caliber Services.
Use SQL Server 2014 grasp facts Services.
deal with SQL Server 2012 Agent and Jobs.
enforce a tabular facts version in SQL Server 2014 research Services.
enforce a Self-Service BI answer with Microsoft Excel 2013.
Describe key components of cloud suggestions for data.
enforce a database in home windows Azure SQL Database.
enforce a SQL Server database in a home windows Azure digital machine.
enforce an important info answer with home windows Azure HDInsight and the home windows Azure industry.

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C Primer Plus (6th Edition) (Developer's Library)

C Primer Plus is a gently validated, well-crafted, and whole instructional on a topic center to programmers and builders. This machine technology vintage teaches rules of programming, together with dependent code and top-down design.


Author and educator Stephen Prata has created an advent to C that's instructive, transparent, and insightful. primary programming options are defined besides information of the interval. Many brief, functional examples illustrate only one or techniques at a time, encouraging readers to grasp new themes by way of instantly placing them to take advantage of.


Review questions and programming workouts on the finish of every bankruptcy carry out the main serious items of knowledge and aid readers comprehend and digest the main tricky ideas. A pleasant and easy-to-use self-study consultant, this publication is suitable for severe scholars of programming, in addition to builders educated in different languages with a wish to greater comprehend the basics of this center language.


The 6th variation of this e-book has been up-to-date and elevated to hide the newest advancements in C in addition to to take an in depth examine the hot C11 typical. In C Primer Plus you’ll locate intensity, breadth, and quite a few instructing ideas and instruments to augment your studying:


  • Complete, built-in dialogue of either c program languageperiod basics and extra good points
  • Clear suggestions approximately whilst and why to exploit varied components of the language
  • Hands-on studying with concise and easy examples that improve your figuring out of an idea or at a time
  • Hundreds of sensible pattern courses
  • Review questions and programming routines on the finish of every bankruptcy to check your realizing
  • Coverage of conventional C to offer you the best flexibility


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