Pro PowerShell Desired State Configuration, 2nd Edition
Use Windows PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC) to configure your infrastructure on-premises and in the cloud. In an environment where changes and deployments are happening all the time, DSC makes the necessary adjustments to the system so you don't have to. Pro Desired State Configuration shows you how.
PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC) is a powerful configuration management platform that makes it easier than ever to perform configuration management of your infrastructure, whether on-premises or in the cloud. With Pro PowerShell Desired State Configuration, Ravikanth Chaganti revises and significantly expands his previous edition, bringing you a complete in-depth reference for applying this evolving technology in your day-to-day work.
Get up-to-date, in-depth guidance on DSC in the data center; Understand the central role that DSC plays in DevOps today; Understand how DSC can be integrated into build and release management tools; Learn to think and act ...
Quicken for Windows, Eighth Edition
Take control of your personal finances using the best practices and time-saving tips in Quicken 2018 for Windows The Official Guide! Find out the most effective methods for tracking your income, expenses, savings, transactions, investments, and so much more.
Endorsed by the makers of Quicken, this practical resource shows you, step by step, how to take full advantage of the software's powerful features, including the Quicken mobile app. You'll also get professional advice to help you reduce debt, stay on budget, save money, invest wisely, and plan for a secure financial future.
Customize Quicken for your preferences; Track income and expenses; Automate transactions and tasks; Record bank and credit card transactions; Use online banking features; Reconcile checking, savings, and credit card accounts; Track investments and optimize your portfolio; Monitor your assets, loans, and net worth; Evaluate your financial position; Reduce debt, save money, and plan for retirement; Si ...
Windows 10 Development with XAML and C# 7, 2nd Edition
Benefit from a nuts-and-bolts examination of how XAML and C# 7 fit together and obtain a foundation for getting up and running with Windows 10. Once you have a good understanding of the basics, you progress to more advanced topics steadily increasing your understanding as a whole. This holistic knowledge is essential to get the most out of Windows 10 development.
Each topic is covered clearly and concisely and is packed with the details you need to code effectively. The most important features are given a no-nonsense, in-depth treatment and chapters contain examples that demonstrate both the power and the subtlety of Windows 10. Windows 10 Development with XAML and C# 7 focuses on the features that you need for your project and brings your existing C# coding knowledge to bear. ...
Windows 10 Plain & Simple, 2nd Edition
Navigate Windows 10 Fall Creators Update quickly, easily, and efficiently; Get online with the sleek Microsoft Edge web browser; Make the most of the Cortana personal assistant; Efficiently manage your email, calendar, photos, and more; Access your files from anywhere with Microsoft OneDrive; Help secure your computer and protect your data.
Jump in wherever you need answers; Follow easy steps and screenshots to see exactly what to do; Get handy tips for new techniques and shortcuts; Use Try This! exercises to apply what you learn right away. ...
Windows 10 Anniversary Update Bible
Windows 10 Bible, Anniversary Update presents the ultimate reference for enterprise and professional Windows 10 Anniversary Update users. From setup and settings to networking and the daily workflow, this book provides expert guidance on all aspects of the OS. Read from beginning to end for a comprehensive tour of all of the nooks and crannies, or dip in as needed to find quick answers to your most pressing issues - formatted as a reference divided into mini-tutorials, this guide delves deep into the Windows 10 Anniversary Update to walk you through every inch of functionality. Personalize your settings, desktop, and security to augment the way you work; configure Windows 10 for enterprise with remote access, groups, and Hyper-V; set up a private network for two or 20 computers, and manage security to keep your content safe - everything you need to know is explained here.
This book provides clear, authoritative guidance toward every aspect of the old and ...
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 infra ...
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 mode ...
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 virtua ...
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 ar ...
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. ...