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Tools And Weapons - The Promise And The Peril Of The Digital Age (Paperback): Brad Smith, Carol Ann Browne Tools And Weapons - The Promise And The Peril Of The Digital Age (Paperback)
Brad Smith, Carol Ann Browne; Foreword by Bill Gates 1
R355 R280 Discovery Miles 2 800 Save R75 (21%) Ships in 7 - 10 working days

*THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER AND WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM BOOK CLUB PICK*

'A clear, compelling guide to some of the most pressing debates in technology today.' Bill Gates, from the foreword

'The de facto ambassador for the technology industry at large.' The New York Times

'One of the few executives willing to speak openly about the industry's most vexing issues.' Sunday Times

Microsoft President Brad Smith operates by a simple core belief: when your technology changes the world, you bear a responsibility to help address the world you have helped create.

This might seem uncontroversial, but it flies in the face of a tech sector long obsessed with rapid growth and sometimes on disruption as an end in itself. While sweeping digital transformation holds great promise, we have reached an inflection point. The world has turned information technology into both a powerful tool and a formidable weapon, and new approaches are needed to manage an era defined by even more powerful inventions like artificial intelligence. Companies that create technology must accept greater responsibility for the future, and governments will need to regulate technology by moving faster and catching up with the pace of innovation.

In Tools and Weapons, Brad Smith and Carol Ann Browne bring us a captivating narrative from the cockpit of one of the world's largest and most powerful tech companies as it finds itself in the middle of some of the thorniest emerging issues of our time. These are challenges that come with no pre-existing playbook, including privacy, cybercrime and cyberwar, social media, the moral conundrums of artificial intelligence, big tech's relationship to inequality, and the challenges for democracy, far and near. While in no way a self-glorifying "Microsoft memoir," the book pulls back the curtain remarkably wide onto some of the company's most crucial recent decision points as it strives to protect the hopes technology offers against the very real threats it also presents. There are huge ramifications for communities and countries, and Brad Smith provides a thoughtful and urgent contribution to that effort.

From Microsoft's President and one of the tech industry's wisest thinkers, a frank and thoughtful reckoning with how to balance enormous promise and existential risk as the digitization of everything accelerates.

In Tools and Weapons, Brad Smith takes us behind the scenes on some of the biggest stories to hit the tech industry in the past decade and some of the biggest threats we face. From Edward Snowden's NSA leak to the NHS WannaCry ransomware attack, this book is essential reading to understand what's happening in the world around us.

If you watched Inside Bill's Brain: Decoding Bill Gates on Netflix, you will find Tools and Weapons equally fascinating.

'This is a colourful and insightful insiders' view of how technology is both empowering us and threatening us. From privacy to cyberattacks, this timely book is a useful guide for how to navigate the digital future.' Walter Isaacson, bestselling author of Steve Jobs

Windows 10 Portable Genius (Paperback): Paul McFedries Windows 10 Portable Genius (Paperback)
Paul McFedries
R494 R422 Discovery Miles 4 220 Save R72 (15%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Your no-fluff, fast-paced guide to everything Windows 10 This handy, jargon-free guide is designed to help you quickly learn whatever you need to know about Windows 10. Perfect for novices and experienced users alike, you'll get tips, tricks, and savvy advice on how to install programs, set up user accounts, play music and other media files, download photos from your digital camera, go online, set up and secure an email account, and much, much more. Shows how to perform more than 150 Windows tasks, including working with files, digital images, and media; customizing Windows; optimizing performance; and sharing a computer with multiple users Covers installing and repairing applications, system maintenance, setting up password-protected accounts, downloading photos to your computer, and staying safe online With concise, easy-to-follow instructions, and its small, portable size, this is the ideal, on-the-go guide for Windows 10 users everywhere.

Windows 8 for the Over 50s In Simple Steps (Paperback): Joli Ballew Windows 8 for the Over 50s In Simple Steps (Paperback)
Joli Ballew
R329 R269 Discovery Miles 2 690 Save R60 (18%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Discover everything you want to know about Microsoft's newest version of Windows in this easy-to-use guide; from the most essential tasks that you'll want to perform, to solving the most common problems you'll encounter.

Windows 10 For Dummies (Paperback, 4th Edition): Andy Rathbone Windows 10 For Dummies (Paperback, 4th Edition)
Andy Rathbone 1
R610 R512 Discovery Miles 5 120 Save R98 (16%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Time-tested advice on Windows 10 Windows 10 For Dummies remains the #1 source for readers looking for advice on Windows 10. Expert author Andy Rathbone provides an easy-to-follow guidebook to understanding Windows 10 and getting things done based on his decades of experience as a Windows guru. Look inside to get a feel for the basics of the Windows interface, the Windows apps that help you get things done, ways to connect to the Internet at home or on the go, and steps for customizing your Windows 10 experience from the desktop wallpaper to how tightly you secure your computer. - Manage user accounts - Customize the start menu - Find and manage your files - Connect to a printer wirelessly Revised to cover the latest round of Windows 10 updates, this trusted source for unleashing everything the operating system has to offer is your first and last stop for learning the basics of Windows!

Windows Internals, Part 2 (Paperback, 6th edition): Mark Russinovich, David Solomon, Alex Ionescu Windows Internals, Part 2 (Paperback, 6th edition)
Mark Russinovich, David Solomon, Alex Ionescu
R1,144 R1,027 Discovery Miles 10 270 Save R117 (10%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Delve inside Windows architecture and internals--and see how core components work behind the scenes. Led by three renowned internals experts, this classic guide is fully updated for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2--and now presents its coverage in two volumes.

As always, you get critical insider perspectives on how Windows operates. And through hands-on experiments, you'll experience its internal behavior firsthand--knowledge you can apply to improve application design, debugging, system performance, and support.

In Part 2, you'll examine: Core subsystems for I/O, storage, memory management, cache manager, and file systemsStartup and shutdown processesCrash-dump analysis, including troubleshooting tools and techniques

Laptop & Tablet Basics for the Over 50s Windows 8 edition In Simple Steps (Paperback): Joli Ballew Laptop & Tablet Basics for the Over 50s Windows 8 edition In Simple Steps (Paperback)
Joli Ballew 1
R359 R294 Discovery Miles 2 940 Save R65 (18%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Use your laptop or tablet with confidence This practical book will have you achieving immediate results using: a friendly, visual approach simple language practical, task-based examples large, full-colour screenshots. Discover everything you want to know about choosing and using your laptop or tablet in this easy-to-use guide; from the most essential tasks that you'll want to perform, to solving the most common problems you'll encounter. Practical. Simple. Fast. Get the most out of your laptop or tablet with practical tips on every page: * ALERT: Solutions to common problems * HOT TIP: Time-saving shortcuts * SEE ALSO: Related tasks and information * DID YOU KNOW? Additional features to explore * WHAT DOES THIS MEAN? Jargon explained in plain English

Windows 10 Simplified (Paperback): Paul McFedries Windows 10 Simplified (Paperback)
Paul McFedries 1
R494 R379 Discovery Miles 3 790 Save R115 (23%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Learn Windows 10 quickly and painlessly with this beginner's guide Windows 10 Simplified is your absolute beginner's guide to the ins and outs of Windows. Fully updated to cover Windows 10, this highly visual guide covers all the new features in addition to the basics, giving you a one-stop resource for complete Windows 10 mastery. Every page features step-by-step screen shots and plain-English instructions that walk you through everything you need to know, no matter how new you are to Windows. You'll master the basics as you learn how to navigate the user interface, work with files, create user accounts, and practice using the tools that make Windows 10 the most efficient Windows upgrade yet. This guide gets you up to speed quickly, with step-by-step screen shots that help you follow along with the clear, patient instruction. * Shed your beginner status with easy-to-follow instructions * Master the basics of the interface, files, and accounts * Browse the web, use media features, and send and receive email * Customize Windows to look and work the way you want Learning new computer skills can be intimidating, but it doesn't have to be. Even if you have no Windows experience at all, this visually rich guide demonstrates everything you need to know, starting from the very beginning. If you're ready to become fluent in Windows, Windows 10 Simplified is the easiest, fastest way to learn.

MCA Modern Desktop Administrator Practice Tests - Exam MD-100 and MD-101 (Paperback): Crystal Panek MCA Modern Desktop Administrator Practice Tests - Exam MD-100 and MD-101 (Paperback)
Crystal Panek
R907 R729 Discovery Miles 7 290 Save R178 (20%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

EXAM MD-100 AND MD-101 Provides 1,000 practice questions covering all exam objectives. Compliments the MCA Modern Desktop Administrator Complete Study Guide: Exam MD-100 and Exam MD-101 Quick, focused review for MD-100 and MD-101 Microsoft's new Certified Associate Modern Desktop qualification verifies your skill as an administrator of Windows 10 technologies and modern desktop management. With a focus on the intricacies of Microsoft 365, this certification is in high demand. The 2 practice exams PLUS domain-by-domain questions in this book will help you target your study and sharpen your focus--1000 questions total! So now tackle the certification exam with confidence. Expertly crafted questions cover 100% of the objectives for both the MD-100 and MD-101 exams, enabling you to be fully prepared. Coverage of 100% of all exam objectives in these practice tests means you'll be ready for: Desktop and Device Deployment Windows Management and Monitoring OS Updates and Upgrades Core Services Support Data Access and Usage Networking Security Driver and Device Installation Remote Access Configuration System Backup and Restore Interactive learning environment Take your exam prep to the next level with Sybex's superior interactive online study tools. To access our learning environment, simply visit www.wiley.com/go/sybextestprep, register to receive your unique PIN, and instantly gain one year of FREE access to the interactive test bank with two practice exams and domain-by-domain questions. 1000 questions total! Interactive test bank Use the interactive online version of the book's 2 practice exams to help you identify areas where further review is needed. Get more than 90% of the answers correct, and you're ready to take the certification exam. 100 questions total! ABOUT THE MCA PROGRAM The MCA Microsoft 365 Certified: Modern Desktop Administrator Associate certification helps Modern Desktop Administrators deploy, configure, secure, manage, and monitor devices and client applications in an enterprise environment. Exam MD-100, Windows 10, measures your ability to accomplish the following technical tasks: deploy Windows; manage devices and data; configure connectivity; and maintain Windows. Exam MD-101, Managing Modern Desktops, measures your ability to accomplish the following technical tasks: deploy and update operating systems; manage policies and profiles; manage and protect devices; and manage apps and data. Visit www.microsoft.com/en-us/ learning/modern-desktop.aspx for more information.

Windows 10 All-in-One For Dummies (Paperback, 3rd Edition): Woody Leonhard Windows 10 All-in-One For Dummies (Paperback, 3rd Edition)
Woody Leonhard
R802 R599 Discovery Miles 5 990 Save R203 (25%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Welcome to the world of Windows 10! Are you ready to become the resident Windows 10 expert in your office? Look no further! This book is your one-stop shop for everything related to the latest updates to this popular operating system. With the help of this comprehensive resource, you'll be able to back up your data and ensure the security of your network, use Universal Apps to make your computer work smarter, and personalize your Windows 10 experience. Windows 10 powers more than 400 million devices worldwide--and now you can know how to make it work better for you with Windows 10 All-in-One For Dummies. You'll find out how to personalize Windows, use the universal apps, control your system, secure Windows 10, and so much more. Covers the most recent updates to this globally renowned operating system Shows you how to start out with Windows 10 Walks you through maintaining and enhancing the system Makes it easy to connect with universal and social apps If you're a businessperson or Windows power-user looking to make this popular software program work for you, the buck stops here!

Exam Ref 70-532 Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions (Paperback, 2nd edition): Zoiner Tejada, Michele Leroux Bustamante, Ike... Exam Ref 70-532 Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions (Paperback, 2nd edition)
Zoiner Tejada, Michele Leroux Bustamante, Ike Ellis
R878 R700 Discovery Miles 7 000 Save R178 (20%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The Exam Ref is the official study guide for Microsoft certification exams. Featuring concise, objective-by-objective reviews and strategic case scenarios and Thought Experiments, exam candidates get professional-level preparation for the exam. The Exam Ref helps candidates maximize their performance on the exam and sharpen their job-role skills. It organizes material by the exam's objective domains. This book helps professionals prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-532--and demonstrate real-world mastery of Microsoft Azure solution development. 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 Microsoft Specialist level. Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives: Create and Manage Azure Resource Manager Virtual Machines Design and Implement a Storage and Data Strategy Manage Identity, Application, and Network Services Design and Implement Azure PaaS Compute and Web and Mobile Services This Microsoft Exam Ref: Organizes its coverage by exam objectives Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge you Will be valuable for Microsoft Azure developers, solution architects, DevOps engineers, and QA engineers Assumes you have experience designing, programming, implementing, automating, and monitoring Microsoft Azure solutions and that you are proficient with tools, techniques, and approaches for building scalable, resilient solutions

Exam Ref 70-533 Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions (Paperback, 2nd edition): Michael Washam, Rick Rainey,... Exam Ref 70-533 Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions (Paperback, 2nd edition)
Michael Washam, Rick Rainey, Dan Patrick, Steve Ross 1
R1,027 R675 Discovery Miles 6 750 Save R352 (34%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Prepare for the newest versions of Microsoft Exam 70-533-and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS). 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 level. Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives: Design and implement Azure App Service Apps Create and manage compute resources, and implement containers Design and implement a storage strategy, including storage encryption Implement virtual networks, including new techniques for hybrid connections Design and deploy ARM Templates Manage Azure security and Recovery Services Manage Azure operations, including automation and data analysis Manage identities with Azure AD Connect Health, Azure AD Domain Services, and Azure AD single sign on This Microsoft Exam Ref: Organizes its coverage by exam objectives Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge you Assumes you are an IT professional with experience implementing and monitoring cloud and hybrid solutions and/or supporting application lifecycle management This book covers the 533 objectives as of December 2017. If there are updates for this book, you will find them at https://aka.ms/examref5332E/errata. About the Exam Exam 70-533 focuses on skills and knowledge for provisioning and managing services in Microsoft Azure, including: implementing infrastructure components such as virtual networks, virtual machines, containers, web and mobile apps, and storage; planning and managing Azure AD, and configuring Azure AD integration with on-premises Active Directory domains. About Microsoft Certification Passing this exam helps qualify you for MCSA: Cloud Platform Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate certification, demonstrating your expertise in applying Microsoft cloud technologies to reduce costs and deliver value. To earn this certification, you must also pass any one of the following exams: 70-532 Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions, or 70-534 Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions, or 70-535, Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions, or 70-537: Configuring and Operating a Hybrid Cloud with Microsoft Azure Stack.

Exam Ref 70-535 Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition): Haishi Bai, Dan Stolts, Santiago Munoz Exam Ref 70-535 Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)
Haishi Bai, Dan Stolts, Santiago Munoz
R980 R644 Discovery Miles 6 440 Save R336 (34%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-535-and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of architecting complete cloud solutions on the Microsoft Azure platform. Designed for architects and other cloud professionals ready to advance their status, Exam Ref focuses on the critical thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the MCSA level. Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives: Design compute infrastructure Design data implementation Design networking implementation Design security and identity solutions Design solutions by using platform services Design for operations This Microsoft Exam Ref: Organizes its coverage by exam skills Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge you Includes DevOps and hybrid technologies and scenarios Assumes you have experience building infrastructure and applications on the Microsoft Azure platform, and understand the services it offers

Computer Basics Windows 7 Edition In Simple Steps (Paperback): Joli Ballew Computer Basics Windows 7 Edition In Simple Steps (Paperback)
Joli Ballew 1
R303 R249 Discovery Miles 2 490 Save R54 (18%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Discover everything you want to know about using your computer in this easy-to-use guide - from the most essential tasks that you'll want to perform, to solving the most common problems you'll encounter.

Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V Installation and Configuration Guide (Paperback): Aidan Finn, Patrick Lownds, Michel Luescher,... Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V Installation and Configuration Guide (Paperback)
Aidan Finn, Patrick Lownds, Michel Luescher, Damian Flynn
R1,246 R870 Discovery Miles 8 700 Save R376 (30%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Go-to guide for using Microsoft's updated Hyper-V as a virtualization solution

Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V offers greater scalability, new components, and more options than ever before for large enterprise systems and small/medium businesses. "Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V Installation and Configuration Guide" is the place to start learning about this new cloud operating system. You'll get up to speed on the architecture, basic deployment and upgrading, creating virtual workloads, designing and implementing advanced network architectures, creating multitenant clouds, backup, disaster recovery, and more.

The international team of expert authors offers deep technical detail, as well as hands-on exercises and plenty of real-world scenarios, so you thoroughly understand all features and how best to use them.Explains how to deploy, use, manage, and maintain the Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V virtualization solutions in large enterprises and small- to medium-businesses Provides deep technical detail and plenty of exercises showing you how to work with Hyper-V in real-world settings Shows you how to quickly configure Hyper-V from the GUI and use PowerShell to script and automate common tasks Covers deploying Hyper-V hosts, managing virtual machines, network fabrics, cloud computing, and using file servers Also explores virtual SAN storage, creating guest clusters, backup and disaster recovery, using Hyper-V for Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), and other topics

Help make your Hyper-V virtualization solution a success with "Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V Installation and Configuration Guide."

MCSA Windows Server 2016 Complete Study Guide - Exam 70-740, Exam 70-741, Exam 70-742, and Exam 70-743 (Paperback): William... MCSA Windows Server 2016 Complete Study Guide - Exam 70-740, Exam 70-741, Exam 70-742, and Exam 70-743 (Paperback)
William Panek
R2,088 R1,425 Discovery Miles 14 250 Save R663 (32%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Over 1,000 pages of comprehensive exam prep for the entire MCSA certification process MCSA Windows Server 2016 Complete Study Guide is your ultimate companion on the journey to MCSA certification. Covering exams 70-740, 70-741, 70-742, plus the upgrade exam 70-743, this book walks you through 100 percent of all exam objectives to help you achieve complete readiness. Hands-on exercises strengthen your practical skills, and real-world scenarios help you understand how these skills are used on the job. Over 500 practice questions allow you to test your understanding along the way, and the companion website gives you access to electronic flashcards, practice exams, and over an hour of expert video demonstrations. From basic networking concepts and services to Active Directory and Hyper-V, this guide provides full coverage of critical MCSA concepts and skills. This new edition has been updated for the latest Windows Server 2016 release, featuring the latest exam blueprints for the most relevant coverage. This value-priced guide is three books in one, giving you the most comprehensive exam prep experience for all required MCSA exams. Whether you're starting from the beginning, or upgrading from the MCSA Windows Server 2012 R2 certification, arm yourself with the ultimate tool for complete and comprehensive preparation. * Study 100 percent of the objectives for all three MCSA exams, plus the upgrade exam * Practice your skills using hands-on exercises and real-world scenarios * Test your knowledge with over 500 challenging practice questions * Access online study aids including flashcards, video demos, and more! The MCSA exams test your knowledge and skill in installation, configuration, deployment, and administration using a variety of networking tools. The scope is broad, but your complete understanding of the most up-to-date concepts and practices is critical to your success on the exam and on the job. MCSA Windows Server 2016 Complete Study Guide covers everything you need to know, and gives you the tools to help you learn it.

Mastering Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V (Paperback): John Savill Mastering Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V (Paperback)
John Savill
R1,468 R857 Discovery Miles 8 570 Save R611 (42%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Build a seamless, flexible, full-service datacenter solution Microsoft Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V is the IT administrator's guide to this rising datacenter solution. Hyper-V has already surpassed VMWare in datacenter management, identity service for multiple devices, and more; this book shows you how to harness the power of this hypervisor to simplify the infrastructure, reduce costs, improve productivity, and better manage system resources. From a tour of the technology through architecture, deployment, and integration of System Center, Microsoft Azure, and Microsoft Azure Stack, the discussion illustrates the skills you need to create a complete solution for optimum enterprise management. Coverage includes Windows Azure capabilities for virtual machines, managing a hybrid cloud, IaaS, storage capabilities, PowerShell, and more, with practical real-world guidance from a leading authority in the field. Hyper-V has recently undergone improvements in scalability and features that have positioned it as an ideal solution in the Small/Medium Business and Enterprise markets. This book shows you how to exploit these new capabilities to build a robust data solution for your organization. * Discover the capabilities of Microsoft Hyper-V * Architect a Hyper-V datacenter solution * Plan and manage a deployment or migration * Integrate complementary technologies for full scalability Data is everywhere on desktops, laptops, phones, and multiple operating systems, accessed through email, text messages, web searches, online services, and more. All of this data must be stored, accessible, updated, backed up, secured, managed, sorted, and analyzed sometimes instantly. Hyper-V is the rising star in the virtualization space, and Microsoft Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V shows you how to turn greater capabilities into better datacenter solutions.

Exam Ref 70-745 Implementing a Software-Defined DataCenter (Paperback): Jeff Graves, Joel Stidley Exam Ref 70-745 Implementing a Software-Defined DataCenter (Paperback)
Jeff Graves, Joel Stidley
R873 R398 Discovery Miles 3 980 Save R475 (54%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-745-and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of skills needed to build and manage software-defined infrastructure with Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016 Virtual Machine Manager (SC VMM). 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 MCSE level. Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives: * Plan and implement System Center Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) core infrastructure * Implement Software-Defined Networking (SDN) * Implement software-defined storage * Implement datacenter compute solutions with Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) * Secure your software-defined datacenter * Monitor and maintain the software-defined datacenter This Microsoft Exam Ref: * Organizes its coverage by exam objectives * Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge you * Assumes you have experience with System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager and Windows Server 2016 networking, storage, Hyper-V, and Hyper-V Clusters About the Exam Exam 70-745 focuses on skills and knowledge for implementing a software-defined datacenter with Windows Server 2016 and Microsoft System Center 2016 Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM). About Microsoft Certification Passing this exam earns you credit towards the Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE): Cloud Platform and Infrastructure certification, validating that you have skills needed to run a highly efficient and modern data center, with expertise in cloud technologies, identity and systems management, virtualization, storage, and networking. See full details at: microsoft.com/learning

Brilliant Windows 8 (Paperback): Steve Johnson Brilliant Windows 8 (Paperback)
Steve Johnson
R511 R275 Discovery Miles 2 750 Save R236 (46%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

A fully updated version covering Windows 8, the latest release of the widely-used Microsoft Operating System. When you're working on your PC and come up against a problem that you are unsure how to solve or want to accomplish something in application that you aren't sure how to do, Brilliant Windows 8 gives you the answers. Brilliant Windows 8 allows you to find the information you need easily and without fuss. It guides you through all tasks and applications using a highly visual, step-by-step approach. It tells you exactly what you need to know, when you need to know it. Spend less time reading and more time doing with a simple step-by-step approach to beginner and intermediate level office tasks. Brilliant guides provide the quick, easy-to-access information that you need - Numbered steps guide you through each task or problem Numerous screenshots illustrate each step Cross reference boxes point you to related tasks and information in the book "Did you know ?..." sections alert you to relevant expert tips, tricks and advice

PowerShell and WMI (Paperback): Richard Siddaway PowerShell and WMI (Paperback)
Richard Siddaway
R979 R735 Discovery Miles 7 350 Save R244 (25%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

DESCRIPTION WMI, Windows Management Instrumentation, provides a standard infrastructure for managing all aspects of Windows-based systems.WMI isn't new, but now that administrators can script it using PowerShell, it's just gotten infinitely easier to use! Taken together, WMI and PowerShell create an extraordinarily powerful mechanism automating the management of servers, networks, and remote Windows computers. PowerShell and WMI is an example-driven guide for administrators managing networks of Windows servers and desktops. With over 150 specific examples Xincluding ready-to-reuse scripts and techniques Xreaders will learn the ins and outs of automating WMI via PowerShell2. The author provides deep coverage of all aspects of Windows administration, including IIS, DNS and Hyper-V. KEY POINTS "h In-depth guide to PowerShell and WMI "h Packed with over 150 practical, field-tested techniques "h Written by a PowerShell MVP

Brilliant Windows 7 (Paperback): Steve Johnson Brilliant Windows 7 (Paperback)
Steve Johnson
R460 R252 Discovery Miles 2 520 Save R208 (45%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

When you are working on your PC and come up against a problem that you are unsure how to solve or want to accomplish something in application that you aren't sure how to do, Brilliant Windows 7 gives you the answers. Brilliant Windows 7allows you to find the information you need easily and without fuss. It guides you through all tasks and applications using a highly visual, step-by-step approach. It tells exactly what you need to know when you need to know it. Spend less time reading and more time doing with a simple step-by-step approach to beginner and intermediate level office tasks. Brilliant guides provide the quick, easy-to-access information that you need - Numbered steps guide you through each task or problem Numerous screenshots illustrate each step Cross reference boxes point you to related tasks and information in the book "Did you know ?..." sections alert you to relevant expert tips, tricks and advice

Windows Server 2019 & PowerShell All-in-One For Dummies (Paperback): Sara Perrott Windows Server 2019 & PowerShell All-in-One For Dummies (Paperback)
Sara Perrott
R846 R538 Discovery Miles 5 380 Save R308 (36%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Your one-stop reference for Windows Server 2019 and PowerShell know-how Windows Server 2019 & PowerShell All-in-One For Dummies offers a single reference to help you build and expand your knowledge of all things Windows Server, including the all-important PowerShell framework. Written by an information security pro and professor who trains aspiring system administrators, this book covers the broad range of topics a system administrator needs to know to run Windows Server 2019, including how to install, configure, and secure a system. This book includes coverage of: Installing & Setting Up Windows Server Configuring Windows Server 2019 Administering Windows Server 2019 Configuring Networking Managing Security Working with Windows PowerShell Installing and Administering Hyper-V Installing, Configuring, and Using Containers If you're a budding or experienced system administrator looking to build or expand your knowledge of Windows Server, this book has you covered.

Severless Apps w/Node and Claudia.ja_p1 (Paperback): Slobodan Stojanovic, Aleksandar Simovic Severless Apps w/Node and Claudia.ja_p1 (Paperback)
Slobodan Stojanovic, Aleksandar Simovic
R936 R700 Discovery Miles 7 000 Save R236 (25%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Description A new generation of serverless tools, including Claudia.js, make it radically easier to set up serverless web applications so users can focus on what their app does instead of meddling with infrastructure configuration and deployment. Serverless Apps with Node and Claudia.js walks readers through building serverless apps on AWS using JavaScript. They'll learn to simplify the design and development process so they can focus on getting their application deployed as fast as possible without sacrificing quality. Key features * Create a serverless API using AWS Lambda and Claudia.js * Build a voice assistant with Amazon Alexa * Develop microservices with Node.js, AWS Lambda, S3, and more * Create a chatbot for multiple platforms Audience Written for beginner and intermediate web developers comfortable with JavaScript and Node.js. Some prior experience with AWS is required. About the technology Serverless computing services like AWS Lambda and API Gateway can be tedious to set up, aren't designed to work well with JavaScript and Node, and most of the quirks and gotchas aren't well documented. Claudia doesn't alter your project layout or abstract away the core AWS services; it just makes it easier to get started with them!

MDM: Fundamentals, Security, and the Modern Desktop - Using Intune, Autopilot, and Azure to Manage, Deploy, and Secure Windows... MDM: Fundamentals, Security, and the Modern Desktop - Using Intune, Autopilot, and Azure to Manage, Deploy, and Secure Windows 10 (Paperback)
Jeremy Moskowitz
R1,000 R709 Discovery Miles 7 090 Save R291 (29%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The first major book on MDM written by Group Policy and Enterprise Mobility MVP and renowned expert, Jeremy Moskowitz! With Windows 10, organizations can create a consistent set of configurations across the modern enterprise desktop--for PCs, tablets, and phones--through the common Mobile Device Management (MDM) layer. MDM gives organizations a way to configure settings that achieve their administrative intent without exposing every possible setting. One benefit of MDM is that it enables organizations to apply broader privacy, security, and application management settings through lighter and more efficient tools. MDM also allows organizations to target Internet-connected devices to manage policies without using Group Policy (GP) that requires on-premises domain-joined devices. This makes MDM the best choice for devices that are constantly on the go. With Microsoft making this shift to using Mobile Device Management (MDM), a cloud-based policy-management system, IT professionals need to know how to do similar tasks they do with Group Policy, but now using MDM, with its differences and pitfalls. - What is MDM (and how is it different than GP) - Setup Azure AD and MDM Auto-Enrollment - New PC Rollouts and Remote Refreshes: Autopilot and Configuration Designer - Enterprise State Roaming and OneDrive Documents Roaming Renowned expert and Microsoft Group Policy and Enterprise Mobility MVP Jeremy Moskowitz teaches you MDM fundamentals, essential troubleshooting techniques, and how to manage your enterprise desktops.

System Center Configuration Manager Current Branch Unleashed (Paperback): Kerrie Meyler, Gerry Hampson, Saud Al-Mishari, Greg... System Center Configuration Manager Current Branch Unleashed (Paperback)
Kerrie Meyler, Gerry Hampson, Saud Al-Mishari, Greg Ramsey, Kenneth van Surksum, … 1
R1,231 R925 Discovery Miles 9 250 Save R306 (25%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

System Center Configuration Manager Current Branch provides a total systems management solution for a people-centric world. It can deploy applications to individuals using virtually any device or platform, centralizing and automating management across on-premise, service provider, and Microsoft Azure environments. In System Center Configuration Manager Current Branch Unleashed, a team of world-renowned System Center experts shows you how to make the most of this powerful toolset. The authors begin by introducing modern systems management and offering practical strategies for coherently managing today's IT infrastructures. Drawing on their immense consulting experience, they offer expert guidance for ConfigMgr planning, architecture, and implementation. You'll walk through efficiently performing a wide spectrum of ConfigMgr operations, from managing clients, updates, and compliance to reporting. Finally, you'll find current best practices for administering ConfigMgr, from security to backups. Detailed information on how to: Successfully manage distributed, people-centric, cloud-focused IT environments Optimize ConfigMgr architecture, design, and deployment plans to reflect your environment Smoothly install ConfigMgr Current Branch and migrate from Configuration Manager 2012 Save time and improve efficiency by automating system management Use the console to centralize control over infrastructure, software, users, and devices Discover and manage clients running Windows, macOS, Linux, and UNIX Define, monitor, enforce, remediate, and report on all aspects of configuration compliance Deliver the right software to the right people with ConfigMgr applications and deployment types Reliably manage patches and updates, including Office 365 client updates Integrate Intune to manage on-premise and mobile devices through a single console Secure access to corporate resources from mobile devices Manage Microsoft's enterprise antimalware platform with System Center Endpoint Protection Using this guide's proven techniques and comprehensive reference information, you can maximize the value of ConfigMgr in your environment-no matter how complex it is or how quickly it's changing.

Microsoft Visual Basic 2015 for Windows, Web, Windows Store, and Database Applications: Comprehensive (Paperback, New edition):... Microsoft Visual Basic 2015 for Windows, Web, Windows Store, and Database Applications: Comprehensive (Paperback, New edition)
Corinne Hoisington
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Now you can prepare for the number one job in the tech sector -- app development - as you master Microsoft (R) Visual Basic with the step-by-step, visual approach and professional programming opportunities in MICROSOFT (R) VISUAL BASIC (R) 2015 FOR WINDOWS (R), WEB, WINDOWS (R) STORE, AND DATABASE APPLICATIONS: COMPREHENSIVE. This book lays the groundwork for a degree in IT programming as it equips you with a solid understanding of Windows (R) programming for 2015, including Windows (R) Desktop, database and web applications, and Windows (R) Store development. The book's innovative step-by-step approach blends video demonstrations of professional-quality programs with in-depth discussions of today's most effective programming concepts and techniques. You practice what you've learned with numerous real programming assignments in each chapter that equip you to program independently at your best. Chapter 12, which covers the Windows (R) Store, will be posted online at CengageBrain.com, to provide you with the latest updates for Windows (R) 10.

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