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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 R284 Discovery Miles 2 840 Save R71 (20%) Ships in 5 - 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 Step by Step (Paperback): Joan Lambert, Steve Lambert Windows 10 Step by Step (Paperback)
Joan Lambert, Steve Lambert
R495 R415 Discovery Miles 4 150 Save R80 (16%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

See streamlined how-to's for essential tasks-and get productive faster with the essentials for using Windows 10 in the all-new, FULL-COLOR, how-to's in Step by Step.

Your favorite format now features even more helpful visuals and fast, numbered steps-for a streamlined, colorful, and concise learning experience. Organized by tasks, this book makes it easy to find what you need to get the job done quickly with Windows 10.

  • Teach yourself the core functionality and latest features in Windows 10
  • Learn how to work in the Windows modern environment
  • Take advantage of your personal assistant to share information and work more efficiently in Windows 10
Grokking Artificial Intelligence Algorithms (Paperback): Rishal Hurbans Grokking Artificial Intelligence Algorithms (Paperback)
Rishal Hurbans
R1,202 Discovery Miles 12 020 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

AI is primed to revolutionize the way we build applications, offering exciting new ways to solve problems, uncover insights, innovate new products, and provide better user experiences. Successful AI is based on a set of core algorithms that form a base of knowledge shared by all data scientists. Grokking Artificial Intelligence Algorithms is a fully-illustrated and interactive tutorial guide to the different approaches and algorithms that underpin AI. Written in simple language and with lots of visual references and hands-on examples, readers learn the concepts, terminology, and theory they need to effectively incorporate AI algorithms into their applications. Grokking Artificial Intelligence Algorithms uses simple language, jargon-busting explanations, and hand-drawn diagrams to open up complex algorithms. Don't worry if you aren't a calculus wunderkind; you'll need only the algebra you picked up in math class. * Use cases for different AI algorithms * How to encode problems and solutions using data structures * Intelligent search for game playing * Ant colony algorithms for path finding * Evolutionary algorithms for optimization problems For software developers with high school-level algebra and calculus skills.

Windows 8 for the Over 50s In Simple Steps (Paperback): Joli Ballew Windows 8 for the Over 50s In Simple Steps (Paperback)
Joli Ballew
R352 R275 Discovery Miles 2 750 Save R77 (22%) 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 Simplified (Paperback): Paul McFedries Windows 10 Simplified (Paperback)
Paul McFedries 1
R528 R386 Discovery Miles 3 860 Save R142 (27%) 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.

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
R1,332 R884 Discovery Miles 8 840 Save R448 (34%) 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."

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
R1,327 R1,125 Discovery Miles 11 250 Save R202 (15%) Ships in 15 - 25 working days

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.

MCSA Guide to Installing and Configuring Microsoft Windows Server 2012 /R2, Exam 70-410 (Paperback, New edition): Greg Tomsho MCSA Guide to Installing and Configuring Microsoft Windows Server 2012 /R2, Exam 70-410 (Paperback, New edition)
Greg Tomsho
R1,253 R1,060 Discovery Miles 10 600 Save R193 (15%) Ships in 15 - 25 working days

Packed with hands-on applications, MCSA Guide to Installing and Configuring Microsoft Windows Server 2012 /R2, Exam 70-410equips you with the skills you need to pass the MCSE/MCSA certification exam-as well as successfully meet the real-world challenges of a Microsoft networking professional. The vibrant four-color text thoroughly prepares you to manage a Windows Server 2012 system with a focus on installation and configuration. Extensive coverage of all exam objetives begins with an introduction to Windows Server 2012/R2 and continues with coverage of server management, configuration of storage, file and printer services, Active Directory , account management, Group Policy, TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP and Hyper-V virtualization.

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
R384 R299 Discovery Miles 2 990 Save R85 (22%) 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

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
R1,070 R720 Discovery Miles 7 200 Save R350 (33%) 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.

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
R1,085 R553 Discovery Miles 5 530 Save R532 (49%) 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

Solutions for Sharepoint Server 2003 - Site Definitions, Custom Templates, and Global Customizations (Paperback): Jason... Solutions for Sharepoint Server 2003 - Site Definitions, Custom Templates, and Global Customizations (Paperback)
Jason Nadrowski, Stacy Draper
R1,118 Discovery Miles 11 180 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

In "SharePoint 2003 Advanced Concepts," two world-class SharePoint consultants show how to make SharePoint " jump through hoops" for you-and do exactly what you want. Jason Nadrowski and Stacy Draper have built some of the most diverse SharePoint enterprise implementations. Now, drawing on their extraordinary " in the trenches" experience, they present solutions, techniques, and examples you simply won' t find anywhere else. "SharePoint 2003 Advanced Concepts" addresses every facet of SharePoint customization, from site definitions and templates to document libraries and custom properties. The authors cover both Windows SharePoint Services and SharePoint Portal Server 2003 and illuminate SharePoint' s interactions with other technologies-helping you troubleshoot problems far more effectively. Next time you encounter a tough SharePoint development challenge, don' t waste time: get your proven solution right here, in "SharePoint 2003 Advanced Concepts," - Construct more powerful site and list templates - Control how SharePoint uses ghosted and unghosted pages - Use custom site definitions to gain finer control over your site - Build list definitions with custom metadata, views, and forms - Troubleshoot WEBTEMP, ONET.XML, SCHEMA.XML, SharePoint databases, and their interactions - Create custom property types to extend SharePoint' s functionality - Integrate with other systems and SharePoint sites so that you can use their information more effectively - Customize themes and interactive Help, one step at a time - Customize email alerts and system notifications - Extend the capabilities of document libraries - Control document display and behavior based on extensions

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
R1,099 R567 Discovery Miles 5 670 Save R532 (48%) 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. Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge the reader Provides knowledge check questions at the end of each chapter Will be valuable for IT pros, including enterprise architects; DevOps, network, server, virtualization, and identity engineers; and storage or security administrators Assumes the reader has some experience implementing Microsoft Azure infrastructure solutions

Exam Ref 70-535 Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition): Haishi Bai, Dan Stolts, Santiago... Exam Ref 70-535 Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)
Haishi Bai, Dan Stolts, Santiago Fernandez Munoz
R1,048 R536 Discovery Miles 5 360 Save R512 (49%) 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 Exam Ref is a complete guide for the 70-534 exam covering architecting cloud solutions on Azure including all aspects of designing and creating a strategy for a complete solution leveraging the Microsoft Azure Cloud. This includes Azure Resource Manager (ARM) templates, Networking, Security, application storage and data access, advanced applications, web and mobile apps, compute infrastructure, and managing, monitoring and creating a business continuity strategy.

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
R2,233 R1,448 Discovery Miles 14 480 Save R785 (35%) 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.

Windows 10 May 2019 Update: The Missing Manual - The Book That Should Have Been in the Box (Paperback): David Pogue Windows 10 May 2019 Update: The Missing Manual - The Book That Should Have Been in the Box (Paperback)
David Pogue
R1,039 R633 Discovery Miles 6 330 Save R406 (39%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The Windows 10 May 2019 Update adds a host of new and improved features to Microsoft's flagship operating system-and this jargon-free guide helps you get the most out of every component. This in-depth Missing Manual covers the entire system and introduces you to the latest features in the Windows Professional, Enterprise, Education, and Home editions. You'll learn how to take advantage of improvements to the Game Bar, Edge browser, Windows Online, smartphone features, and a lot more. Written by David Pogue-tech critic for Yahoo Finance and former columnist for The New York Times-this updated edition illuminates its subject with technical insight, plenty of wit, and hardnosed objectivity.

Entertainment Apps on the Go with Windows 10 - Music, Movies, and TV for PCs, Tablets, and Phones (Paperback, 1st ed.): Ian... Entertainment Apps on the Go with Windows 10 - Music, Movies, and TV for PCs, Tablets, and Phones (Paperback, 1st ed.)
Ian Dixon, Garry Whittaker
R710 Discovery Miles 7 100 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This book enables you to unleash the entertainment potential of your Windows 10 PC, tablet, or phone-or any combination of the three! Learn how to stream movies and TV shows, manage your media collection, purchase new media, and upload your music collection to the cloud. Ian Dixon and Garry Whittaker take the hassle out of managing and enjoying music, TV, and movies from your own collection and beyond. Whether you already have an extensive music and video collection, or are just getting started, this book will help you get the best entertainment from Windows. In this book, you will learn how to: Get started building your personal media cloud so you can access your music and videos from anywhere in the world and on any device Stream from thousands of radio stations to your Windows 10 phone, tablet, or laptop Find out what type of media files work with Windows 10 Stream movies and TV shows from Netflix, and stream music to Windows, Android, and iOS devices Use Windows 10 to wirelessly access media stored on Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 PCs around the home ...and more! Who This Book Is For This book is for home users who are either new to Windows or upgrading from previous versions of the operating system and want to enjoy music, movies and TV shows on any Windows device.

Windows 10 All-in-One For Dummies (Paperback, 3rd Edition): Woody Leonhard Windows 10 All-in-One For Dummies (Paperback, 3rd Edition)
Woody Leonhard
R857 R612 Discovery Miles 6 120 Save R245 (29%) 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 70-745 Implementing a Software-Defined DataCenter (Paperback): Jeff Graves, Joel Stidley Exam Ref 70-745 Implementing a Software-Defined DataCenter (Paperback)
Jeff Graves, Joel Stidley
R934 R415 Discovery Miles 4 150 Save R519 (56%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Direct from Microsoft, this Exam Ref is the official study guide for the new Microsoft 70-745 Implementing a Software-Defined DataCenter certification exam. Exam Ref 70-745 Implementing a Software-Defined DataCenter offers professional-level preparation that helps candidates maximize their exam performance and sharpen their skills on the job. It focuses on the specific areas of expertise modern IT professionals need to succeed with building and managing software-defined infrastructure using Windows Server 2016 and Virtual Machine Manager (VMM). Coverage includes: Planning and implementing System Center VMM core infrastructure Implementing Software-Defined Networking (SDN) Implementing Software-Defined Storage Implementing DataCenter Compute Solutions with Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) Securing your Software-Defined Datacenter (SDDC) Monitoring and maintaining your Software-Defined Datacenter Microsoft Exam Ref publications stand apart from third-party study guides because they: Provide guidance from Microsoft, the creator of Microsoft certification exams Target IT professional-level exam candidates with content focused on their needs, not "one-size-fits-all" content Streamline study by organizing material according to the exam's objective domain (OD), covering one functional group and its objectives in each chapter Feature Thought Experiments to guide candidates through a set of "what if?" scenarios, and prepare them more effectively for Pro-level style exam questions Explore big picture thinking around the planning and design aspects of the IT pro's job role For more information on Exam 70-745 and the Windows Server 2016 MCSE credential, visit microsoft.com/learning.

Windows Server 2012 R2 Pocket Consultant Volume 1 - Essentials & Configuration (Paperback): William Stanek Windows Server 2012 R2 Pocket Consultant Volume 1 - Essentials & Configuration (Paperback)
William Stanek
R815 R480 Discovery Miles 4 800 Save R335 (41%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Portable and precise, this pocket-sized guide delivers ready answers for core configuration and administrative tasks in Windows Server 2012 R2. Zero in on the essentials through quick-reference tables, instructions, and lists. You'll get the focused information you need to save time and get the job done - whether at your desk or in the field.

Coverage includes:

Administration overview Managing servers running Windows Server 2012 R2 Monitoring services, processes, and events Automating administrative tasks, policies, and procedures Enhancing computer security Using Active Directory Core Active Directory administration Creating user and group accounts Managing existing user and group accounts

Brilliant Windows 8 (Paperback): Steve Johnson Brilliant Windows 8 (Paperback)
Steve Johnson
R546 R282 Discovery Miles 2 820 Save R264 (48%) 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
R1,047 R615 Discovery Miles 6 150 Save R432 (41%) 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

Drag & Drop Windows 7 - Windows 7 Puts the Exciting Experiences of the Digital Age at Your Fingertips (Paperback): Davinder... Drag & Drop Windows 7 - Windows 7 Puts the Exciting Experiences of the Digital Age at Your Fingertips (Paperback)
Davinder Singh Minhas
R140 R118 Discovery Miles 1 180 Save R22 (16%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

"Drag & Drop" is a series of 12 books, mainly aimed at beginners and students. It is based on the WYSIWYG (What You See is What You Get) method, so the reader can easily correlate what is written in the book with what is displayed on the computer screen. The programs can be learnt by the simple process of dragging, dropping and clicking on the command with the mouse. Each book in the series focuses on a particular software and explains it in a clear and concise manner.

Brilliant Windows 7 (Paperback): Steve Johnson Brilliant Windows 7 (Paperback)
Steve Johnson
R492 R260 Discovery Miles 2 600 Save R232 (47%) 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

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
R1,001 R582 Discovery Miles 5 820 Save R419 (42%) 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!

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