Beginning Serverless Computing
Learn the basics of serverless computing and how to develop event-driven architectures with the three major cloud platforms: Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud. This hands-on guide dives into the foundations of serverless computing, its use cases, and how to apply it using developer tools such as Node.js, Visual Studio Code, Postman, and Serverless Framework. You will apply the fundamentals of serverless technology from the ground up, and come away with a greater understanding of its power and how to make it work for you.
This book teaches you how to quickly and securely develop applications without the hassle of configuring and maintaining infrastructure. You will learn how to harness serverless technology to rapidly reduce production time and minimize your costs, while still having the freedom to customize your code, without hindering functionality. Upon completion, you will have the knowledge and resources to build your own serverless application hosted in AWS ...
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 s ...
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 DHC ...
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 70-740 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. ...
Serverless Architectures on AWS
There's a shift underway toward serverless cloud architectures. With the release of serverless computer technologies such as AWS Lambda, developers are now building entirely serverless platforms at scale. In these new architectures, traditional back-end servers are replaced with cloud functions acting as discrete single-purpose services. By composing and combining these serverless cloud functions together in a loose orchestration and adopting useful third-party services, developers can create powerful yet easy-to-understand applications.
Serverless Architectures on AWS teaches you how to build, secure, and manage serverless architectures that can power the most demanding web and mobile apps. You'll get going quickly with this book's ready-made real-world examples, code snippets, diagrams, and descriptions of architectures that can be readily applied. By the end, you'll be able to architect and build your own serverless applications on AWS. ...
Node.js 8 the Right Way
XML and JSON Recipes for SQL Server
Quickly find solutions to dozens of common problems encountered while using XML and JSON features that are built into SQL Server. Content is presented in the popular problem-solution format. Look up the problem that you want to solve. Read the solution. Apply the solution directly in your own code. Problem solved!
This book shows how to take advantage of XML and JSON to share data and automate tasks. JSON is commonly used to move data back and forth between the database and front-end applications, often running in a browser. This book shows all you need to know about transforming query results into JSON format, and back again. Also covered are the processes and techniques for moving data into and out of XML format for business intelligence and other purposes, such as when transferring data from a reporting system into a data warehouse, or between different database brands such as between SQL Server and Oracle.
Microsoft intensively implements XML in SQL Server and i ...
Professional Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services and Mobile Reports
Professional Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services and Mobile Reports provides a comprehensive lesson in business intelligence (BI), operational reporting and Reporting Services architecture using a clear, concise tutorial approach. You'll learn effective report solution design based upon many years of experience with successful report solutions. Improve your own reports with advanced, best-practice design, usability, query design, and filtering techniques. Expert guidance provides insight into common report types and explains where each could be made more efficient, while providing step-by step instruction on Microsoft SQL Server 2016. All changes to the 2016 release are covered in detail, including improvements to the Visual Studio Report Designer (SQL Server Data Tools) and Report Builder, Mobile Dashboard Designer, the new Report Portal Interface, HTML-5 Rendering, Power BI integration, Custom Parameters Pane, and more.
The Microsoft SQL Server ...
Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft SQL Server T-SQL in 10 Minutes, 2nd Edition
Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft SQL Server T-SQL in 10 Minutes offers straightforward, practical answers when you need fast results. By working through the book's 30 lessons of 10 minutes or less, you'll learn what you need to know to take advantage of Microsoft SQL Server's T-SQL language.
This handy pocket guide starts with simple data retrieval and moves on to more complex topics, including the use of joins, subqueries, full text-based searches, functions and stored procedures, cursors, triggers, table constraints, XML, JSON, and much more.
Learn how to: Use T-SQL in the Microsoft SQL Server environment; Construct complex T-SQL statements using multiple clauses and operators; Filter data so you get the information you need quickly; Retrieve, sort, and format database contents; Join two or more related tables; Make SQL Server work for you with globalization and localization; Create subqueries to pinpoint your data; Automate your workload with triggers; Create ...
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. ...