Ben is stuck. A development lead with a strong vision for how the intersection of development and operations at his office can be improved, he can't help but feel overwhelmed and discouraged by common problems such as slow turnaround time, rushed and ineffective handover documentation, mounting technical debt, and a lagging QA process. What steps should Ben take to build the momentum needed to create positive changes within his company?
In this unique business novel by Dave Harrison and Knox Lively, two DevOps professionals with years of diverse experience in the industry, you follow Ben as he solves work frustrations in order to adopt Agile, DevOps, and microservices architectures for his organization. Achieving DevOps addresses the Now what? moment many DevOps professionals face on their journey. The story provides you with the knowledge you need to navigate the internal political waters, build management support, show measurable results, and bring DevOps successfully into your o ...
Oracle High Availability, Disaster Recovery, and Cloud Services
Work with Oracle database's high-availability and disaster-management technologies. This book covers all the Oracle high-availability technologies in one place and also discusses how you configure them in engineered systems and cloud services.
You will see that when you say your database is healthy, it is not limited to whether the database is performing well on day-to-day operations; rather it should also be robust and free from disasters. As a result, your database will be capable of handling unforeseen incidents and recovering from disaster with very minimal or zero downtime. Oracle High Availability, Disaster Recovery, and Cloud Services explores all the high-availability features of Oracle database, how to configure them, and best practices.
After you have read this book you will have mastered database high-availability concepts such as RAC, Data Guard, OEM 13c, and engineered systems (Oracle Exadata x6/x7 and Oracle Database Appliance).
Master the best practices and feat ...
Python, PyGame, and Raspberry Pi Game Development
Expand your basic knowledge of Python and use PyGame to create fast-paced video games with great graphics and sounds. This second edition shows how you can integrate electronic components with your games using the build-in general purpose input/output (GPIO) pins and some Python code to create two new games.
You'll learn about object-oriented programming (OOP) as well as design patterns, such as model-view-controller (MVC) and finite-state machines (FSMs). Whether using Windows, macOS, Linux, or a Raspberry Pi, you can unleash the power of Python and PyGame to create great looking games.
The book also includes complete code listings and explanations for Bricks, Snake, and Invaders - three fully working games. These allow you to get started in making your own great games and then modify them or build your own exciting titles. The concepts are further explained using games such as Copycat, where the player must concentrate and repeat the sequence of lights and sounds, and Couch Q ...
Discover the right way to code in Python. This book provides the tips and techniques you need to produce cleaner, error-free, and eloquent Python projects.
Your journey to better code starts with understanding the importance of formatting and documenting your code for maximum readability, utilizing built-in data structures and Python dictionary for improved maintainability, and working with modules and meta-classes to effectively organize your code. You will then dive deep into the new features of the Python language and learn how to effectively utilize them. Next, you will decode key concepts such as asynchronous programming, Python data types, type hinting, and path handling. Learn tips to debug and conduct unit and integration tests in your Python code to ensure your code is ready for production. The final leg of your learning journey equips you with essential tools for version management, managing live code, and intelligent code completion.
After reading and using this book, ...
Progressive Web Apps with Angular
Harness the power of Angular to build fast, high performance progressive web apps that work offline. Learn exactly how to create an Angular Progressive Web App (PWA) from scratch, how you can use different tools to audit and improve it, and leverage Angular CLI or Workbox to turn your app into a PWA.
Using browser APIs - including the Credential Management, Payment Request, Geolocation, Web Bluetooth, WebUSB and Generic Sensors APIs - you can unleash the potential of PWAs and build applications that enhance user experience. Angular's game-changing built-in features, including the Angular service worker module, can be leveraged to construct responsive and reliable PWAs that can look and feel just like native mobile apps.
You'll learn how to boost your app speed, how to increase user engagement using push notifications, and how to implement offline storage and different caching APIs in Angular. You'll even see how to convert an existing Angular app into a PWA.
Whether you're ne ...
Get the most out of asyncio and find solutions to your most troubling Python programming problems. This book offers a pragmatic collection of recipes by going beyond online resources and docs to provide guidance on using this complex library. As such, you'll see how to improve application performance and run computationally intensive programs faster.
asyncio Recipes starts with examples illustrating the primitives that come with the asyncio library, and explains how to determine if asyncio is the right choice for your application. It shows how to use asyncio to yield performance gains without multiple threads, and identifies common mistakes and how to prevent them. Later chapters cover error-handling, testing, and debugging. By the end of this book, you'll understand how asyncio runs behind the scenes, and be confident enough to contribute to asyncio-first projects.
Discover quirky APIs such as the event loop policies; Write asyncio code with native coroutines; Use the ast module ...
Integrating Serverless Architecture
Design, develop, build, and deliver an end-to-end serverless architecture by leveraging Azure services, frameworks, and tools. This book offers a holistic approach, guiding you through the design and development of a Twitter Bot application, while leveraging Azure Functions.
Integrating Serverless Architecture begins with an overview of serverless computing and getting started with Azure Functions. Here, you will create a Twitter bot function which scans Twitter for the latest tweets and makes use of dependency injection. Further, you will learn about Azure Cosmos DB where you will cover its change feed mechanism and the repository pattern. You will create a Cosmos DB trigger-based tweet notifier function, which will broadcast the latest tweets to connected clients. You will explore the basics of Azure Service Bus and create a tweet scheduler function, which will prioritize different keywords for the Twitter bot function. Along the way, you will debug, deliver, and test the function ...
Deploying SharePoint 2019
Update to a version of SharePoint that offers the best of both on-premise and the cloud using SharePoint 2019, the latest release of this cornerstone technology from Microsoft. Don your technical learning hat to get up close and confident on the new time-saving modern features of on-premise, and the many new security and hybrid settings.
Deploying SharePoint 2019 begins with a general introduction to SharePoint 2019, covering new features and expanding your knowledge and capability with the technology systematically. You will learn about the new world of SharePoint, and how it was “cloud-born” from Office 365. From there you will dive into learning how to design a physical architecture for SharePoint Server 2019 and get familiar with the key concepts of high availability (HA) and disaster recovery (DR) solutions.
Install, configure, and optimize SharePoint 2019; Understand SharePoint 2019 as a hybrid framework; Get comfortable with new tools, such as Flow, PowerApps, and Powe ...
Text Analytics with Python, 2nd Edition
Leverage Natural Language Processing (NLP) in Python and learn how to set up your own robust environment for performing text analytics. This second edition has gone through a major revamp and introduces several significant changes and new topics based on the recent trends in NLP.
You'll see how to use the latest state-of-the-art frameworks in NLP, coupled with machine learning and deep learning models for supervised sentiment analysis powered by Python to solve actual case studies. Start by reviewing Python for NLP fundamentals on strings and text data and move on to engineering representation methods for text data, including both traditional statistical models and newer deep learning-based embedding models. Improved techniques and new methods around parsing and processing text are discussed as well.
Text summarization and topic models have been overhauled so the book showcases how to build, tune, and interpret topic models in the context of an interest dataset on NIPS conferenc ...
PowerShell and Python Together
Bring together the Python programming language and Microsoft's PowerShell to address digital investigations and create state-of-the-art solutions for administrators, IT personnel, cyber response teams, and forensic investigators.
You will learn how to join PowerShell's robust set of commands and access to the internals of both the MS Windows desktop and enterprise devices and Python's rich scripting environment allowing for the rapid development of new tools for investigation, automation, and deep analysis.
PowerShell and Python Together takes a practical approach that provides an entry point and level playing field for a wide range of individuals, small companies, researchers, academics, students, and hobbyists to participate.
Leverage the internals of PowerShell for: digital investigation, incident response, and forensics; Leverage Python to exploit already existing PowerShell CmdLets and aliases to build new automation and analysis capabilities; Create combined PowerShell a ...
Pro Oracle SQL Development
Write SQL statements that are more powerful, simpler, and faster using Oracle SQL and its full range of features. This book provides a clearer way of thinking about SQL by building sets, and provides practical advice for using complex features while avoiding anti-patterns that lead to poor performance and wrong results. Relevant theories, real-world best practices, and style guidelines help you get the most out of Oracle SQL.
Pro Oracle SQL Development is for anyone who already knows Oracle SQL and is ready to take their skills to the next level. Many developers, analysts, testers, and administrators use Oracle databases frequently, but their queries are limited because they do not have the knowledge, experience, or right environment to help them take full advantage of Oracle's advanced features. This book will inspire you to achieve more with your Oracle SQL statements through tips for creating your own style for writing simple, yet powerful, SQL. It teaches you how to think about ...