Deploying to OpenShift

Deploying to OpenShift

Get an in-depth tour of OpenShift, the container-based software deployment and management platform from Red Hat that provides a secure multi-tenant environment for the enterprise. This practical guide describes in detail how OpenShift, building on Kubernetes, enables you to automate the way you create, ship, and run applications…

Windows Server 2012

Windows Server 2012

If your organization plans to move to a cloud infrastructure from a LAN or WAN, this book shows you how to do it efficiently with Windows Server 2012. Experienced Windows administrators will learn how to deploy, configure, and manage the server’s expanded capabilities and features step-by-step, using clear…

Practical SharePoint 2013 Governance

Practical SharePoint 2013 Governance

Practical SharePoint 2013 Governance is the first book to offer practical and action-focused SharePoint governance guidance based on consulting experiences with real organizations in the field. It provides the quintessential governance reference guide for SharePoint consultants, administrators, architects, and anyone else looking for actual hands-on governance guidance. This book…

Expert SQL Server Transactions and Locking

Expert SQL Server Transactions and Locking

Master SQL Server’s Concurrency Model so you can implement high-throughput systems that deliver transactional consistency to your application customers. This book explains how to troubleshoot and address blocking problems and deadlocks, and write code and design database schemas to minimize concurrency issues in the systems you develop. SQL…

Puppet Best Practices

Puppet Best Practices

If you maintain or plan to build Puppet infrastructure, this practical guide will take you a critical step further with best practices for managing the task successfully. Authors Chris Barbour and Jo Rhett present best-in-class design patterns for deploying Puppet environments and discuss the impact of each. The…

Securing DevOps

Securing DevOps

Security teams need to adopt the techniques of DevOps and switch their focus from defending only the infrastructure to protecting the entire organization by improving it continuously. Securing DevOps explores how the techniques of DevOps and Security should be applied together to make cloud services safer. By the end…

Seeking SRE

Seeking SRE

Organizations—big and small—have started to realize just how crucial system and application reliability is to their business. At the same time, they’ve also learned just how difficult it is to maintain that reliability while iterating at the speed demanded by the marketplace. Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) is a…

Implementing Azure Cloud Design Patterns

Implementing Azure Cloud Design Patterns

A well designed cloud infrastructure covers factors such as consistency, maintenance, simplified administration and development, and reusability. Hence it is important to choose the right architectural pattern as it has a huge impact on the quality of cloud-hosted services. This book covers all Azure design patterns and functionalities…

Pro Data Visualization using R and JavaScript

Pro Data Visualization using R and JavaScript

Pro Data Visualization using R and JavaScript makes the R language approachable, and promotes the idea of data gathering and analysis. You’ll see how to use R to interrogate and analyze your data, and then use the D3 JavaScript library to format and display that data in an…