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Linux Clustering: Building and Maintaining Linux Clusters

Linux Clustering: Building and Maintaining Linux Clusters Lowest new price: $30.98
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Author: Charles Bookman
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Linux Clustering: Building and Maintaining Linux Clusters provides Linux users with information about building their own Linux cluster from the ground up. It gives best practices, helpful hints, and guidelines about building one server or hundreds of servers at a level that administrators at any experience level can understand.

From installation of the air conditioning and power in the data center, to alternative file systems to the final production run, this book provides you with everything that you need to know. Linux Clustering: Building and Maintaining Linux Clusters walks you through the initial design and selection of the best possible types of clusters, as well as covering monitoring tools and providing for disaster recovery. Not only does this book provide information on parallel and Beowulf type clusters, Charles Bookman goes into depth on high availability clusters, load balancing, and provides advice for writing your own distributing applications as well. Incorporating best practices and cutting-edge approaches, Bookman provides step-by-step and tried-and-true methods of bringing up a Linux cluster to production level.

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Tomes of KYLIX: The Linux API (Wordware Delphi Developer's Library)

Tomes of KYLIX: The Linux API (Wordware Delphi Developer's Library) Lowest new price: $51.36
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Author: Glenn Stephens

This guide takes the Kylix developer through the core facets of Linux development from advanced file processing to Linux threading issues, including advanced Linux communication methods relative to the application programming interface.


QuickBooks 2009 Solutions Guide for Business Owners and Accountants

QuickBooks 2009 Solutions Guide for Business Owners and Accountants Lowest new price: $9.99
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Author: Laura Madeira

QuickBooks 2009 Solutions Guide

 

This is the definitive, must-have reference for every business owner, entrepreneur, accountant, and bookkeeper who relies on QuickBooks 2009. Not a beginner’s guide, it’s a high-productivity resource for solving the problems that intermediate-to-advanced QuickBooks users encounter most often.

 

Author Laura Madeira is superbly qualified to write this book: she has twenty years experience training professionals on Intuit products and has been selected by

Intuit to introduce its new releases to accountants and entrepreneurs. Here, she offers real solutions for every QuickBooks accounting module, helping readers achieve their true goal for QuickBooks: a clear, up-to-date understanding of where the business stands, and where it’s headed.

 

Thoroughly updated for QuickBooks 2009, this book brings together indispensable, start-to-finish techniques for troubleshooting QuickBooks data files and fixing QuickBooks mistakes wherever they occur. Drawing on her unsurpassed experience, Madeira offers expert advice on every facet of QuickBooks accounting: data files, banking, A/R, undeposited funds, employee advances, inventory, A/P, sales tax, payroll, reporting, sharing data

with accountants, and much more.

 

This book will help you :

     •    Quickly set up accurate charts of accounts – or improve existing ones

     •    Use QuickBooks reports to understand the most important trends in your business

     •    Correct data errors in any balance sheet account, from A/R and A/P to taxes and inventory

     •    How to use the New for 2009! Client Data Review feature for accountants.

     •    Properly review your payroll data and avoid expensive mistakes

     •    Efficiently share business data with your accountant

     •    Troubleshoot beginning balance differences, reconciliation errors, and many other problems

     •    Learn to use the Intuit Statement Writer tool, New for 2009!

 

 

 

Laura Madeira  is founder of ACS, Inc., located in the greater Dallas, Texas area and an Intuit Solutions Provider that specializes in on-site and Internet-assisted accounting software implementation, set-up, training and troubleshooting. She has over twenty years of experience helping companies maintain accurate and timely accounting and financial information through one-on-one consulting, group classes, and web-based training.

 

Madeira currently writes technical documentation and presentations for the QuickBooks product line as a member of the Intuit Accounting Professionals Trainer/Writer Network. She has also served on Intuit’s Accountant and Customer Advisory Council and was a guest speaker for the QuickBooks Developer Network. Her “QuickBooks at Year-End” document has been distributed by Intuit at several national events and is one of Intuit’s most requested training and presentation documents.

 

Her expertise with QuickBooks and other Intuit software has been featured nationally in an Advisor Spotlight and widely-distributed promotional literature. She holds Intuit's Advanced Certified, Point of Sale Certified designations, as well as a bachelor of science in accounting from Florida Atlantic University.

 

Category  Business Finance

Covers    QuickBooks 2009

User Level    Intermediate–Advanced

 


Beowulf Cluster Computing with Linux (Scientific and Engineering Computation)

Beowulf Cluster Computing with Linux (Scientific and Engineering Computation) Lowest new price: $12.49
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Comprehensive guides to the latest Beowulf tools and methodologies.

Beowulf clusters, which exploit mass-market PC hardware and software in conjunction with cost-effective commercial network technology, are becoming the platform for many scientific, engineering, and commercial applications. With growing popularity has come growing complexity. Addressing that complexity, Beowulf Cluster Computing with Linux and Beowulf Cluster Computing with Windows provide system users and administrators with the tools they need to run the most advanced Beowulf clusters. The book is appearing in both Linux and Windows versions in order to reach the entire PC cluster community, which is divided into two distinct camps according to the node operating system. Each book consists of three stand-alone parts. The first provides an introduction to the underlying hardware technology, assembly, and configuration. The second part offers a detailed presentation of the major parallel programming librairies. The third, and largest, part describes software infrastructures and tools for managing cluster resources. This includes some of the most popular of the software packages available for distributed task scheduling, as well as tools for monitoring and administering system resources and user accounts. Approximately 75% of the material in the two books is shared, with the other 25% pertaining to the specific operating system. Most of the chapters include text specific to the operating system. The Linux volume includes a discussion of parallel file systems.

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Laboratory Manual To Accompany Security Strategies In Linux Platforms And Applications (Jones & Bartlett Learning Information Systems Security & Assurance Series)

Laboratory Manual To Accompany Security Strategies In Linux Platforms And Applications (Jones & Bartlett Learning Information Systems Security & Assurance Series) Lowest new price: $40.00
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The Laboratory Manual to Accompany Security Strategies in Linux Platforms and Applications is the lab companion to the Information Systems and Security Series title,Security Strategies in Linux Platforms and Applications. It provides hands-on exercises using the Jones & Bartlett Learning Virtual Security Cloud Labs, that provide real-world experience with measurable learning outcomes. About the Series: Visit www.issaseries.com for a complete look at the series! The Jones & Bartlett Learning Information System & Assurance Series delivers fundamental IT security principles packed with real-world applications and examples for IT Security, Cybersecurity, Information Assurance, and Information Systems Security programs. Authored by Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSPs), and reviewed by leading technical experts in the field, these books are current forward-thinking resources that enable readers to solve the cybersecurity challenges of today and tomorrow.


Security Assurance Requirements for Linux Application Container Deployments: NISTIR 8176 Aug 2017

Security Assurance Requirements for Linux Application Container Deployments: NISTIR 8176 Aug 2017 Lowest new price: $12.99
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Author: National Institute of Standards and Technology

This DRAFT has been superceded by the FINAL issued 12 Oct 2017


Oracle and Open Source: Includes Perl, Linux, Tcl, Python, Apache, Java and More

Oracle and Open Source: Includes Perl, Linux, Tcl, Python, Apache, Java and More Lowest new price: $6.00
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Author: Andy Duncan
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Oracle & Open Source is the first book to tie together the commercial world of Oracle and the free-wheeling world of open source software. As this book reveals, these two worlds are not as far apart as they may seem. Today, there are many excellent and freely available software tools that Oracle developers and database administrators can use, at no cost, to improve their own coding productivity and their system's performance. Moreover, many of the finest Oracle developers are now making their source code freely available so their peers can build upon this code base. Oracle Corporation is even porting its RDBMS to Linux and starting to incorporate a growing number of open source tools in the company's own software.

Oracle & Open Source describes close to 100 open source tools you can use for Oracle development and database administration, from large and widely known open source systems (like Linux, Perl, Apache, TCL/Tk and Python) to more Oracle-specific tools (like Orasoft, Orac, OracleTool, and OraSnap). You'll learn how to obtain the software and how to adapt it to best advantage. The book abounds with code examples, download and installation instructions, and helpful usage hints.

Not only does it tell you how to find and use existing open source code;Oracle & Open Source gives you the details and the motivation to build your own open source contributions and release them to the Oracle community. You'll learn all about tools like the Oracle Call Interface (OCI) and Perl-DBI (Database Interface), which provide the glue allowing new open source tools to link into commercial Oracle software.

With Oracle & Open Source as a guide, you'll discover an enormous number of highly effective open source tools, while getting involved with the thriving community of open source development.

Oracle made a big decision a couple of years ago. The company decided to open certain aspects of its relational database management system (RDBMS) to manipulation by outside software. That architectural decision enabled a whole community of specialized software developers to thrive. In Oracle & Open Source, Andy Duncan and Sean Hull explore the universe of open source (that is, modifiable and largely free) software for Oracle applications. The authors approach the subject from two angles: that of database administrators who simply want to locate, download, and use tools that others have created, and that of the software developer who wants to learn about and take advantage of the hooks Oracle has built into its products.

The downloaders will be pleased with documentation of Orac, Oddis, Karma, Oracletool, GNOME-DB, and other ready-to-run administration and design tools. The book explains what each tool does, where it comes from, how to install it, and how to use it (complete with hallmark O'Reilly options lists in most cases). The programmer set, eager to contribute to the collection of open-source Oracle tools, will learn a lot from documentation of Oracle-specific libraries for various languages, including Oratcl for Tcl/Tk, several Perl modules, DCOracle for Python, and the Java Database Connectivity (JDBC) classes for Java. Some programmers may find the introductory sections too general in focus, but they'll be pleased by sections that explain the use of specific methods and functions. --David Wall

Topics covered: The collection of libraries that have come into existence to facilitate interaction with Oracle databases from within home-grown software, as well as programs that others have written to take advantage of those libraries.

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High Availability for the LAMP Stack: Eliminate Single Points of Failure and Increase Uptime for Your Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP Based Web Applications

High Availability for the LAMP Stack: Eliminate Single Points of Failure and Increase Uptime for Your Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP Based Web Applications Lowest new price: $18.92
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Author: Jason Cannon
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How to Setup a Highly Available LAMP Stack Even If You've Never Done It before, Don't Know Where to Start, or Don't Want to Spend Weeks Researching How to Do It.

This step-by-step guide teaches you everything you need to know in order to eliminate single points of failure for your Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP based web applications. Do you wish you could ensure your web site was up all the time and finally enjoy a peaceful night's sleep? Do you want to be able to scale without downtime and handle unexpected surges of traffic? Do you want a solution that just works without spending weeks testing various combinations of technologies and software? Do you want someone to lay it all out for you and walk you through an entire deployment? If so, you're in the right place...

I understand, because I've been there.

I know what it's like to be woken up in the middle of the night when a web server goes down. I don't know about you, but I'm fairly grumpy at 2:47 A.M. when something is broke and I'm the one that has to fix it. That's why I strive to eliminate single points of failure and ensure service availability. I would much rather plan for failure ahead of time than have to react to it. If you have a robust design that's easy to support you can repair any failures at your convenience instead of trying to cobble together a makeshift solution in the middle of the night. I've spent countless hours designing, testing, and implementing high availability solutions for a wide range of Linux based services during my career. I've put together a well designed, well tested solution for the LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) stack that easily scales to support an increasing number of users all the while decreasing downtime. I've taken each possible single point of failure into account from the obvious ones to the less than obvious edge cases you'll need to cover in order to have a truly robust design.

This architecture and design:

  • Works on physical servers. If you're running on bare metal, this design will work for you.
  • Works in virtual environments such as VMWare, VirtualBox, Ovirt, Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization (RHEV), KVM, and Xen.
  • Works in the cloud -- You'll learn about the important nuances for running in the cloud. This design works whether you're using Amazon Web Services (AWS), Rackspace Cloud, or another provider.
  • Scales without downtime…. add more servers or resources without users even noticing.
  • Works with custom written web sites and applications that run on the LAMP stack.
  • Supports popular open source web applications such as WordPress, Drupal, Joomla, MediaWiki, phpBB, Redmine, SugarCRM, and more.

This demonstrates everything step-by-step...

This is not just a design, though. It's an entire book complete with lessons and demonstrations you can use on actual Linux servers. In the book I'll be performing the demonstrations on Ubuntu servers, but the concepts are the same no matter if you're using RedHat Enterprise Linux, CentOS, or another distribution. The only real difference is the couple of commands you'll use to perform some of the software installations. The design and configurations remain the same.

Apply what you learn to other situations

Even though this course is targeted directly at the LAMP stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP), the concepts and techniques presented can be reused in a variety of other situations. If you ever need a floating IP, the ability to add more storage to servers without downtime, to balance loads across multiple servers, or deploy a highly available database cluster, you can put what you learn in this course to good use. The only thing between you and web site that stays up all the time is this book. Get started now by scrolling up to the top of the page and clicking on the "Buy now" button.

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Unix, Solaris and Linux: A Practical Security Cookbook: Securing Unix Operating System Without Third-Party Applications

Unix, Solaris and Linux: A Practical Security Cookbook: Securing Unix Operating System Without Third-Party Applications Lowest new price: $49.98
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Author: Boris Loza
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Whether you are an experienced Security or System Administrator or a Newbie to the industry, you will learn how to use native, "out-of-the-box", operating system capabilities to secure your UNIX environment. No need for third-party software or freeware tools to be and stay secure! This book will help you ensure that your system is protected from unauthorized users and conduct intrusion traces to identify the intruders if this does occur. It provides you with practical information to use of the native OS security capabilities without the need for a third party security software application. Also included are hundreds of security tips, tricks, ready-to-use scripts and configuration files that will be a valuable resource in your endeavor to secure your UNIX systems.

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Application Development with Oracle & PHP on Linux for Beginners, 2nd Edition (Book/CD-Rom)

Application Development with Oracle & PHP on Linux for Beginners, 2nd Edition (Book/CD-Rom) Lowest new price: $19.95
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Author: Ivan Bayross

The book has been written to provide genuine domain knowledge to programmers who wish to learn web-based application development using PHP as a server-side programming language, Apache as the Web Server and Oracle 10g as a DBMS of choice all run on Linux. Learning web development is done through a set of examples and is finally strongly reinforced by the development of a Personnel Management System. The Personnel Management System is developed using PHP, served via Apache Web Server using Oracle 10g as the data store. This is something web based application development companies worldwide require today. A special chapter covering the installation of Red Hat Linux Advanced Server 3 is included. THE TOPICS COVERED IN THE BOOK Understanding the Framework Installation of Red Hat Linux Advanced Server 3.0 Installation of Apache Web Server Installation of Oracle 10g Database Installation of PHP Testing PHP and Oracle Integration Basic SQL Techniques Advanced SQL Techniques Understanding the PHP Language Basics, Conditional Statements and Iterations, Functions and Arrays, Working with Web Pages, File Handling and Regular Expressions Building Personnel Management System Configure the Environment, Manual and Project Processing CONTENTS OF THE CD-ROM Setup Files for Oracle Database 10g XE, Apache 2 and PHP 5.1 for Linux Source Code for every Example in this Book Solutions to Hands on Exercises Video Footage Installation of Red Hat Linux Advanced Server 3.0, Oracle Database 10g XE, Apache 2 and PHP 5.1, Integration between Apache, PHP and Oracle


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