Pro Power BI Desktop, 2nd Edition

Pro Power BI Desktop, 2nd Edition

Deliver eye-catching Business Intelligence with Microsoft Power BI Desktop. This new edition has been updated to cover all the latest features, including combo charts, Cartesian charts, trend lines, use of gauges, and more. Also covered are Top-N features, the ability to bin data into groupings and chart the…

The Biml Book

The Biml Book

Learn Business Intelligence Markup Language (Biml) for automating much of the repetitive, manual labor involved in data integration. We teach you how to build frameworks and use advanced Biml features to get more out of SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS), Transact-SQL (T-SQL), and SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS) than…

Learning Nagios, Third Edition

Learning Nagios, Third Edition

Nagios, a powerful and widely used IT monitoring and management software for problem -solving. It detects problems related to your organizations infrastructure and helps in resolving the issue before it impacts the business. Following the success of the previous edition, this book will continue to help you monitor…

Zabbix Network Monitoring, Second Edition

Zabbix Network Monitoring, Second Edition

This book is a perfect starting point for monitoring with Zabbix. Even if you have never used a monitoring solution before, this book will get you up and running quickly, before guiding you into more sophisticated operations with ease. You’ll soon feel in complete control of your network,…

Expert SQL Server In-Memory OLTP, 2nd Edition

Expert SQL Server In-Memory OLTP, 2nd Edition

Take a deep dive into one of the most significant SQL Server features–support for In-Memory Online Transaction Processing. The latest developments are covered, including support of off-row storage, columnstore indexes and operational analytics, changes in programmability and native compilation, and more. This book describes the architecture and internals…

Defensive Security Handbook

Defensive Security Handbook

Despite the increase of high-profile hacks, record-breaking data leaks, and ransomware attacks, many organizations don’t have the budget to establish or outsource an information security (InfoSec) program, forcing them to learn on the job. For companies obliged to improvise, this pragmatic guide provides a security-101 handbook with steps,…

PowerShell in Practice

PowerShell in Practice

Windows PowerShell is a scripting language that simplifies Windows system administration. PowerShell in Practiceis a hands-on reference for administrators wanting to learn and use PowerShell. Following the “in Practice” style, individual related techniques are clustered into chapters. Each technique is presented in the form: problem, solution, discussion, and includes…

Ansible Configuration Management

Ansible Configuration Management

Ansible provides a clear and concise way to manage the configuration of your Linux infrastructure. It can help in making your infrastructure more maintainable, quicker to deploy, and easier to understand. “Ansible Configuration Management” will take you from your very first command all the way to extending the…

VMware vRealize Configuration Manager Cookbook

VMware vRealize Configuration Manager Cookbook

VMware vRealize Configuration Manager (VCM) helps you to automate IT operations, manage performance, and gain visibility across physical and virtual infrastructure. It is continuously being used by enterprises to audit the configurations of the VMware infrastructure as well as the Windows, Linux, and UNIX operating systems. This book…

Learning SaltStack, Second Edition

Learning SaltStack, Second Edition

SaltStack is one of the best infrastructure management platforms available. It provides powerful tools for defining and enforcing the state of your infrastructure in a clear, concise way. With this book learn how to use these tools for your own infrastructure by understanding the core pieces of Salt….