||Exam Ref 70-765 Provisioning SQL Databases|
Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-765 - and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of provisioning SQL Server databases both on premise and in SQL Azure. Designed for experienced IT professionals ready to advance their status, Exam Ref focuses on the critical thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the MCSA level.
Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives: Implement SQL in Azure; Manage databases and instances; Manage storage.
This Microsoft Exam Ref: Organizes its coverage by exam objectives; Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge you; Assumes you have working knowledge of SQL Server administration and maintenance, as well as Azure skills. ...
||Exam Ref 70-774 Perform Cloud Data Science with Azure Machine Learning|
Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-774 - and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of performing key data science activities with Azure Machine Learning services. Designed for experienced IT professionals ready to advance their status, Exam Ref focuses on the critical thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the MCSA level.
Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives: Prepare data for analysis in Azure Machine Learning and export from Azure Machine Learning; Develop machine learning models; Operationalize and manage Azure Machine Learning Services; Use other services for machine learning. ...
||Exam Ref 70-532 Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions, 2nd Edition|
Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-532 - and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of the skills needed to develop Microsoft Azure solutions. Designed for experienced IT professionals ready to advance their status, Exam Ref focuses on the critical thinking and decision-making acumen needed for job success.
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, web, and mo bile services. ...
||Exam Ref 70-533 Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions, 2nd Edition|
Prepare for the newest versions of Microsoft Exam 70-533 - and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS). Designed for experienced IT professionals ready to advance their status, Exam Ref focuses on the critical thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the MCSA level.
Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives: Design and implement Azure App Service Apps; Create and manage compute resources, and implement containers; Design and implement a storage strategy, including storage encryption; Implement virtual networks, including new techniques for hybrid connections; Design and deploy ARM Templates; Manage Azure security and Recovery Services; Manage Azure operations, including automation and data analysis; Manage identities with Azure AD Connect Health, Azure AD Domain Services, and Azure AD single sign on. ...
||Begin to Code with Python|
Start writing software that solves real problems, even if you have absolutely no programming experience! This friendly, easy, full-color book puts you in total control of your own learning, empowering you to build unique and useful programs. Microsoft has completely reinvented the beginning programmer's tutorial, reflecting deep research into how today's beginners learn, and why other books fall short. Begin to Code with Python is packed with innovations, from its "Snaps" prebuilt operations to its "Make Something Happen" projects. Whether you're a total beginner or you've tried before, this guide will put the power, excitement, and fun of programming where it belongs: in your hands!
Get, install, and use powerful free tools to create modern Python programs; Learn key concepts from 170 sample programs, and use them to jumpstart your own; Discover exactly what happens when a program runs; Approach program development with a professional perspective; Learn the core elements of the Pyt ...
||Windows 10 Step by Step, 2nd Edition|
This is learning made easy. Get more done quickly with the newest version of Windows 10. Jump in wherever you need answers - brisk lessons and colorful screenshots show you exactly what to do, step by step.
Do what you want to do with Windows 10; Explore fun and functional improvements in the newest version; Customize your sign-in and manage connections; Quickly find files on your computer or in the cloud; Tailor your Windows 10 experience for easy access to the information and tools you want; Work more efficiently with Quick Action and other shortcuts; Get personalized assistance and manage third-party services with Cortana; Interact with the web faster and more safely with Microsoft Edge; Protect your computer, information, and privacy. ...
||SQL Server 2017 Administration Inside Out|
Dive into SQL Server 2017 administration - and really put your SQL Server DBA expertise to work. This supremely organized reference packs hundreds of timesaving solutions, tips, and workarounds - all you need to plan, implement, manage, and secure SQL Server 2017 in any production environment: on-premises, cloud, or hybrid. Four SQL Server experts offer a complete tour of DBA capabilities available in SQL Server 2017 Database Engine, SQL Server Data Tools, SQL Server Management Studio, and via PowerShell. Discover how experts tackle today's essential tasks - and challenge yourself to new levels of mastery.
Install, customize, and use SQL Server 2017's key administration and development tools; Manage memory, storage, clustering, virtualization, and other components; Architect and implement database infrastructure, including IaaS, Azure SQL, and hybrid cloud configurations; Provision SQL Server and Azure SQL databases; Secure SQL Server via encryption, row-level security, and data mas ...
||Microsoft Office 365 Administration Inside Out, 2nd Edition|
Dive into Microsoft Office 365 Administration - and really put your Office 365 expertise to work. This supremely organized reference packs hundreds of timesaving solutions, tips, and workarounds - all you need to plan, implement, and operate Microsoft Office 365 in any environment. In this completely revamped Second Edition, a new author team thoroughly reviews the administration tools and capabilities available in the latest versions of Microsoft Office 365, and also adds extensive new coverage of Azure cloud services and SharePoint. Discover how experts tackle today's essential tasks - and challenge yourself to new levels of mastery.
Install, customize, and use Office 365's portal, dashboard, and admin centers; Make optimal decisions about tenancy, licensing, infrastructure, and hybrid options; Prepare your environment for the cloud; Manage Office 365 identity and access via federation services, password and directory synchronization, authentication, and AAD Connect; Implement ale ...
||Programming the Microsoft Bot Framework|
This is the only comprehensive, authoritative guide to building Conversational User Interfaces (CUI, a.k.a. bots, chatbots, or chatterbots) with the Microsoft Bot Framework. Reflecting the next radical revolution in human-computer interaction, it will help you leverage advanced artificial intelligence (AI) and natural language processing to empower new and existing applications with stunningly intuitive conversational interfaces.
Long-time Microsoft MVP Joe Mayo begins with high-level explanations of what Microsoft Bot Framework is, what you can do with it, and why it matters so much. Next, he presents the foundational knowledge you need to start creating real bots and CUIs. Step by step, you'll learn how to build message dialogs, manage conversations, interact with framework APIs, and incorporate powerful natural language processing with Microsoft's advanced Language Understanding Intelligent Service (LUIS). Mayo also offers detailed guidance on deploying your customized bots to ke ...
||Programming for the Internet of Things|
Creating programs for the Internet of Things offers you an opportunity to build and program custom devices whose functionality is limited only by your imagination. This book teaches you to do exactly that, with solutions presented in a step-by-step format. When you read this book, you not only learn the fundamentals of device programming, you will also be ready to write code for revolutionizing devices and robots.
You don't need to be an expert in low-level programming to benefit from this book. It explains basic concepts and programming techniques before diving into the more complicated topics. Each of the book's chapters and appendices contains a suitable level of detail to help you quickly master device programming.
Build Universal Windows Platform (UWP) applications that target interconnected embedded devices; Design and implement background apps for seamless integration with hardware components; Use intrinsic UWP functionality to detect and track human faces; Build artificia ...
||Creating Mobile Apps with Xamarin.Forms, Preview Edition 2|
This second Preview Edition ebook, now with 16 chapters, is about writing applications for Xamarin.Forms, the new mobile development platform for iOS, Android, and Windows phones unveiled by Xamarin in May 2014. Xamarin.Forms lets you write shared user-interface code in C# and XAML that maps to native controls on these three platforms. ...