Microsoft Visual C# Step by Step, 9th Edition
Expand your expertise - and teach yourself the fundamentals of programming with the latest version of Visual C# with Visual Studio 2017. If you are an experienced software developer, you'll get all the guidance, exercises, and code you need to start building responsive, scalable, cloud-connected applications that can run almost anywhere.
Discover how to: Quickly start creating Visual C# code and projects with Visual Studio 2017; Work with variables, operators, expressions, methods, and program flow; Build more robust apps with error, exception, and resource management; Spot problems fast with the Visual Studio debugger; Make the most of improvements to C# methods, parameters, and switch statements; Master the C# object model, and create your own functional data structures; Leverage advanced properties, indexers, generics, and collection classes; Create Windows 10 apps that share data, collaborate, and use cloud services; Integrate Cortana to voice-enable your applications; Perform c ...
Tabular Modeling in Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services, 2nd Edition
Create a semantic model and analyze data using the tabular model in SQL Server 2016 Analysis Services to create corporate-level business intelligence (BI) solutions. Led by two BI experts, you will learn how to build, deploy, and query a tabular model by following detailed examples and best practices. This hands-on book shows you how to use the tabular model's in-memory database to perform rapid analytics - whether you are new to Analysis Services or already familiar with its multidimensional model.
Discover how to: Determine when a tabular or multidimensional model is right for your project; Build a tabular model using SQL Server Data Tools in Microsoft Visual Studio 2015; Integrate data from multiple sources into a single, coherent view of company information; Choose a data-modeling technique that meets your organization's performance and usability requirements; Implement security by establishing administrative and data user roles; Define and implement partitioning strategies to r ...
Windows Server 2016 Inside Out
Dive into Windows Server 2016 - and really put your Windows Server expertise to work. Focusing on Windows Server 2016's most powerful and innovative features, this supremely organized reference packs hundreds of timesaving solutions, tips, and workarounds - all you need to plan, implement, or manage Windows Server in enterprise, data center, cloud, and hybrid environments. Fully reflecting Windows Server new capabilities for the cloud-first era, Orin covers everything from Nano Server to Windows Server and Hyper-V Containers. You'll discover how experts tackle today's essential tasks - and challenge yourself to new levels of mastery.
Optimize the full Windows Server 2016 lifecycle, from planning and configuration through rollout and administration; Ensure fast, reliable upgrades and migrations; Seamlessly deliver core DNS, DHCP, file, print, storage, and Internet services; Use IPAM to centrally manage all enterprise DNS and DHCP infrastructure; Gain dramatic storage utilization impr ...
Windows Internals, Part 1, 7th Edition
Delve inside Windows architecture and internals, and see how core components work behind the scenes. Led by a team of internals experts, this classic guide has been fully updated for Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016.
Whether you are a developer or an IT professional, you'll get critical, insider perspectives on how Windows operates. And through hands-on experiments, you'll experience its internal behavior firsthand - knowledge you can apply to improve application design, debugging, system performance, and support.
This book will help you: Understand the Window system architecture and its most important entities, such as processes and threads; Examine how processes manage resources and threads scheduled for execution inside processes; Observe how Windows manages virtual and physical memory; Dig into the Windows I/O system and see how device drivers work and integrate with the rest of the system; Go inside the Windows security model to see how it manages access, auditing, and aut ...
Adaptive Code, 2nd Edition
By applying this book's principles, you can create code that accommodates new requirements and unforeseen scenarios without significant rewrites. Gary McLean Hall describes Agile best practices, principles, and patterns for designing and writing code that can evolve more quickly and easily, with fewer errors, because it doesn't impede change.
Now revised, updated, and expanded, Adaptive Code, Second Edition adds indispensable practical insights on Kanban, dependency inversion, and creating reusable abstractions. Drawing on over a decade of Agile consulting and development experience, McLean Hall has updated his best-seller with deeper coverage of unit testing, refactoring, pure dependency injection, and more.
Master powerful new ways to: Write code that enables and complements Scrum, Kanban, or any other Agile framework; Develop code that can survive major changes in requirements; Plan for adaptability by using dependencies, layering, interfaces, and design patterns; Perform unit ...
Exam Ref 70-744 Securing Windows Server 2016
Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-744 - and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of securing Windows Server 2016 environments. 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 MCSE level.
Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives: Implement server hardening solutions; Secure a virtualization infrastructure; Secure a network infrastructure; Manage privileged identities; Implement threat detection solutions; Implement workload-specific security.
This Microsoft Exam Ref: Organizes its coverage by exam objectives; Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge you; Assumes you have experience as a Windows Server administrator and an understanding of basic networking and Hyper-V virtualization fundamentals, Active Directory Domain Services principles, and Windows Server security principles. ...
Exam Ref 70-743 Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA
Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-743 - and demonstrate that your skills are upgraded for Windows Server 2016. Designed for experienced IT pros ready to advance their status, this Exam Ref focuses on the critical-thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the MCSA level.
Focus on the skills measured on the exam: Install Windows servers in host and compute environments; Implement storage solutions; Implement Hyper-V; Implement Windows containers; Implement high availability; Implement Domain Name System (DNS); Implement IP Address Management (IPAM); Implement network connectivity and remote access solutions; Implement an advanced network infrastructure; Install and configure Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS); Implement identity federation and access solutions.
This Microsoft Exam Ref: Organizes its coverage by the "Skills measured" posted on the exam webpage; Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge you; Points to in-depth material by topic for exam can ...
Exam Ref 70-742 Identity with Windows Server 2016
Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-742 - and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of Windows Server 2016 identity features and functionality. 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: Install and configure Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS); Manage and maintain AD DS; Create and manage Group Policy; Implement Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS); Implement identity federation and access solutions.
This Microsoft Exam Ref: Organizes its coverage by exam objectives; Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge you; Assumes you have experience working with Windows Server, Windows clients, and virtualization; are familiar with core networking technologies, and are aware of basic security best practices. ...
Exam Ref 70-741 Networking with Windows Server 2016
Microsoft Exam 70-741 is for IT Pros interested in enhancing their skills for the latest version of Windows Server. This exam validates skills and knowledge for configuring advanced tasks required to deploy, manage, and maintain a Windows Server 2016 infrastructure, such as fault tolerance, certificate services, and identity federation. Passing this exam along with two other exams is required for MCSA and MCSE certifications.
The Exam Ref is the official study guide for Microsoft certification exam 70-741. Featuring concise, objective-by-objective reviews and strategic case scenarios and Thought Experiments, exam candidates get professional-level preparation for the exam. The Exam Ref helps candidates maximize their performance on the exam and sharpen their job-role skills. It organizes material by the exam's objective domains
Focus is on the skills measured on the exam: Implement Domain Name System (DNS); Implement DHCP; Implement IP Address Management (IPAM); Implement network ...
Exam Ref 70-740 Installation, Storage and Compute with Windows Server 2016
Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-740 - and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of Windows Server 2016 installation, storage, and compute features and capabilities. 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: Install Windows Servers in host and compute environments; Implement storage solutions; Implement Hyper-V; Implement Windows containers; Implement high availability; Maintain and monitor server environments.
This Microsoft Exam Ref: Organizes its coverage by exam objectives; Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge you; Assumes you have experience working with Windows Server in an enterprise environment; are familiar with core networking infrastructure, topologies, architectures, and protocols; and have experience with Windows clients and virtualization. ...
Programming Microsoft Azure Service Fabric, 2nd Edition
This book combines a comprehensive guide to success with Microsoft Azure Service Fabric and a practical catalog of design patterns and best practices for microservices design, implementation, and operation. Haishi Bai brings together all the information you'll need to deliver scalable and reliable distributed microservices applications on Service Fabric. He thoroughly covers the crucial DevOps aspects of utilizing Service Fabric, reviews its interactions with key cloud-based services, and introduces essential service integration mechanisms such as messaging systems and reactive systems.
Leading Microsoft Azure expert Haishi Bai shows how to: Set up your Service Fabric development environment; Program and deploy Service Fabric applications to a local or a cloud-based cluster; Compare and use stateful services, stateless services, and the actor model; Design Service Fabric applications to maximize availability, reliability, and scalability; Improve management efficiency via scripting ...