||Microsoft Hyper-V PowerShell Automation|
Windows PowerShell is a task-based command-line shell and scripting language designed especially for system administration. Hyper-V is Microsoft's hypervisor that creates and runs virtual machines. Hyper-V for Windows PowerShell provides IT pros with an easy way to enable automation of management tasks within Windows Server. The Hyper-V PowerShell module includes several significant features that extend its use, improve its usability, and allow you to control and manage your Hyper-V environment with more granular control.
This book explores the new features made available with Hyper-V version 3, and breaks down the mystery and confusion that surrounds which feature to use and when. It also teaches you the PowerShell way to automate the usage of these features. It will take you through a number of practical examples that will help you take advantage of the Hyper-V version 3 cmdlets efficiently. You will also learn how to use Hyper-V version 3 PowerShell cmdlets to install and configure Hyper-V in a Windows Server environment and also learn about the various administration tasks in detail. You will learn everything you need to get started with administering your Hyper-V environment using PowerShell.
Hyper-V is essentially a hypervisor technology, enabling a single physical machine to operate multiple operating systems simultaneously.
Mastering Hyper-V is a practical, hands-on guide that will provide you with a number of clear, step-by-step exercises that help you understand how the products work and how you should go about them in your own deployment. More significantly, you will learn how to build your own high available Hyper-V cluster, while managing and troubleshooting your Hyper-V cluster environment.
By the end of the book, you will integrate System Center Virtual Machine Manager in your VMware environment, build blocks to create a true private cloud, operate your private cloud by using App Controller, and understand the features of Microsoft's public cloud offering, known as Microsoft Azure.
||Automating Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Services|
Get valuable tips and techniques for automating your cloud deployments with Azure PowerShell cmdlets, and learn how to provision Azure services on the fly. In this hands-on guide, Microsoft cloud technology expert Michael Washam shows you how to automate various management tasks and deploy solutions that are both complex and at scale.
By combining the native automation capabilities of PowerShell with Azure Infrastructure Services, these powerful cmdlets enable you to create and configure virtual machines with ease. You'll learn how to take advantage of these technologies to build complete virtual networks. If you have experience with PowerShell and Azure, you're ready to get started.
||Learning MS Dynamics AX 2012 Programming|
This tutorial has been carefully structured to guide you through the basic features of AX development and get you started as quickly as possible. With this book, you will soon be able to develop and maintain comprehensive management solutions to enhance your Dynamics AX 2012 application's performance. Starting with a tour of the development environment, you'll gain a deep understanding of Dynamics AX tools and architecture, before getting to grips with X++ for deeper customization. You will also learn how to search, manipulate, and integrate data.
The practical examples in this book take you through sample AX development projects and help you learn to create forms, reports, menu items, menus, and navigation pages. The book also helps you work with MorphX. By the end of this book, you will have a better understanding of the inner workings of Microsoft Dynamics AX - making your development simpler and faster, and your applications fast, reliable, and robust.
||Microsoft Dynamics CRM Customization Essentials|
Dynamics CRM is Microsoft's answer to customer relationship management. The platform's flexibility allows system customizers to enhance its functionality to map any kind of business and scale to any size.
Through this practical guide, you will develop a vital and holistic understanding of the key features of Dynamics CRM. You will work with entities within the existing modules, learn how to customize and extend entities, and explore how to create logical relationships between them. You will also look at business rules and business process flows and learn how to use these features to enforce and visually enhance user experience. Furthermore, you will customize business entities without using code and cover the new features in Dynamics CRM. By the end of the book, you will have acquired new marketable skills in developing software for businesses running Dynamics CRM.
||Predictive Analytics with Microsoft Azure Machine Learning|
Data Science and Machine Learning are in high demand, as customers are increasingly looking for ways to glean insights from all their data. More customers now realize that Business Intelligence is not enough as the volume, speed and complexity of data now defy traditional analytics tools. While Business Intelligence addresses descriptive and diagnostic analysis, Data Science unlocks new opportunities through predictive and prescriptive analysis.
The purpose of this book is to provide a gentle and instructionally organized introduction to the field of data science and machine learning, with a focus on building and deploying predictive models.
||Reporting with Microsoft SQL Server 2012|
Starting with the difference between standard and self- service reporting, this book covers the main features and functionality offered in SQL Server Reporting Services 2012 including a breakdown of the report components, development experience, extensibility, and security. You will also learn to set up and use Power View within Excel and SharePoint and connect to a tabular model as well as a multidimensional model. The book provides real-life reporting scenarios that help to clarify when those scenarios are discussing standard reporting, in which case SSRS is the best choice, and when they are discussing self-service reporting, in which case Power View is the best choice.
||Pro Microsoft HDInsight|
Pro Microsoft HDInsight is a complete guide to deploying and using Apache Hadoop on the Microsoft Windows Azure Platforms. The information in this book enables you to process enormous volumes of structured as well as non-structured data easily using HDInsight, which is Microsoft's own distribution of Apache Hadoop. Furthermore, the blend of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS) offerings available through Windows Azure lets you take advantage of Hadoop's processing power without the worry of creating, configuring, maintaining, or managing your own cluster.
With the data explosion that is soon to happen, the open source Apache Hadoop Framework is gaining traction, and it benefits from a huge ecosystem that has risen around the core functionalities of the Hadoop distributed file system (HDFS) and Hadoop Map Reduce.
||SQL Server 2014 Development Essentials|
SQL Server 2014 Development Essentials is an easy-to-follow yet comprehensive guide that is full of hands-on examples. With Microsoft SQL Server 2014, you can design, build, and deploy mission-critical database applications. The variety of new in-memory features enable you to design high performance database applications that can improve the performance of your applications, making them as much as ten times more efficient in some cases.
Whether you are thinking about becoming a database developer, architect, or administrator, or you are a seasoned database expert, this book will provide you with all the skills you need to successfully create, design, and deploy databases using SQL Server 2014. You will also learn how to add, modify, and delete data stored within a database.
ReSharper is one of the best tools that extends Microsoft Visual Studio. It adds a lot of features which increases a developer's productivity. It started with providing support for C# and VB.NET projects, but the current version supports developers in almost any type of applications which you can create with Visual Studio.
||Building a Virtualized Network Solution|
The vast majority of the book is focused on architecture and design, highlighting key design decisions and providing best practice advice and guidance relating to each major component of the solution. The remaining chapters are more operational and discuss how to deploy and how to manage some of the common changes that might need to be made post deployment.