Apache Cassandra is an open-source distributed database system noted for its consistency, its ability to run on commodity hardware, and its easy deployment to cloud infrastructure. With Cassandra Succinctly by Marko Švaljek, you will learn the architecture behind Cassandra that makes it a reliable system, including how hashes are used to identify where data is stored, how choosing the right replication factor can enhance or hinder performance, and how the system handles updating and deleting data.
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The Active Directory Service Interface (ADSI) enables developers and network administrators to easily manage network resources by providing a way to automate tasks. In Directory Enabled Applications Succinctly by Giancarlo Lelli, you’ll quickly learn to manage multiple tasks in Active Directory, implement single sign-on, and interact with other useful administrative tools.
Learn to manipulate massive amounts of data using an often overlooked feature of Microsoft Excel. Author James Beresford will demonstrate how to take control of data sets by using a tool that most readers likely already have access to. With PowerPivot Succinctly, you can take the first step toward mastering your data needs.
Data + Design: A Simple Introduction to Preparing and Visualizing Information explains important data concepts in simple language. Think of it as an in-depth data FAQ for graphic designers, content producers, and less-technical folks who want some extra help knowing where to begin, and what to watch out for when visualizing information.
GPUs can be used for much more than graphics processing. As opposed to a CPU, which can only run four or five threads at once, a GPU is made up of hundreds or even thousands of individual, low-powered cores, allowing it to perform thousands of concurrent operations. Because of this, GPUs can tackle large, complex problems on a much shorter time scale than CPUs. Dive into parallel programming on NVIDIA hardware with CUDA Succinctly by Chris Rose, and learn the basics of unlocking your graphics card.
Learn how Microsoft Unity can help improve the speed with which you develop enterprise applications. Author Ricardo Peres will guide you from a conceptual understanding of Microsoft Unity to fully incorporating it into your development process.
The aim of this book is to teach the range of skills necessary to build apps for iOS 8. iOS 8 App Development Essentials takes a modular approach to the subject of iOS 8 application development for both the iPhone and iPad, with each chapter covering a self contained topic area consisting of detailed explanations, examples and step-by-step tutorials.
Microsoft System Center: Introduction to Microsoft Automation Solutions introduces you to two Microsoft Automation solutions: Azure Automation and Service Management Automation. It explores both of these tools and how they can be used to meet the automation needs of your Microsoft Azure cloud solutions or your enterprise data center environments.
Learn the new and improved features in the latest version of Twitter Bootstrap. With Twitter Bootstrap 3 Succinctly, developers will transition smoothly into the newest version of Twitter Bootstrap, which boasts an emphasis on mobile development.
Microsoft System Center Extending Operations Manager Reporting dives into how to extend the reporting capabilities within System Center Operations Manager. By using this information, Operations Manager administrations will have a more comprehensive approach to providing custom reports tailored to their environments. Learn how to create these custom reports and package them up in management packs for deployment.