Hands-On Linux Administration on Azure
Azure's market share has increased massively and enterprises are adopting it rapidly. Linux is a widely-used operating system and has proven to be one of the most popular workloads on Azure. It has become crucial for Linux administrators and Microsoft professionals to be well versed with the concepts of managing Linux workloads in an Azure environment.
Hands-On Linux Administration on Azure starts by introducing you to the fundamentals of Linux and Azure, after which you will explore advanced Linux features and see how they are managed in an Azure environment. Next, with the help of real-world scenarios, you will learn how to deploy virtual machines(VMs) in Azure, along with extending Azure VMs capabilities and managing them efficiently. You will then understand continuous configuration automation and use Ansible, SaltStack and Powershell DSC for orchestration. As you make your way through the chapters, you will understand containers and how they work, along with managing con ...
Learning ServiceNow, 2nd Edition
This book is an updated version of Learning ServiceNow, that will cover the new and updated features of the ServiceNow platform. It will show you how to put important ServiceNow features to work in the real world, while introducing key concepts via examples of managing and automating IT services. It'll help you build a solid foundation of knowledge, and will demonstrate how to effectively implement and configure modules within ServiceNow. We'll show you how to configure and administer your instance, and then move on to building strong user interfaces and creating powerful workflows.
We also cover other key elements of ServiceNow, such as notifications, security, reporting, and custom development. You will learn how to improve and automate your business workflow and processes. By the end of this book, you will be able to successfully configure and manage ServiceNow like a pro. ...
Mastering Office 365 Administration
In today's world, every organization aims to migrate to the cloud to become more efficient by making full use of the latest technologies. Office 365 is your one-stop solution to making your organization reliable, scalable, and fast.
The book will start with an overview of Office 365 components, and help you learn how to use the administration portal, and perform basic administration. Then this book covers common management tasks such as managing users, admin roles, groups, securing Office 365, and enforcing compliance. In the next set of chapters, you will learn topics such as managing Skype for Business Online, Yammer, OneDrive for Business, and Microsoft Teams. In the final section of the book, you will learn how to perform reporting and monitor Office 365 service health.
By the end of this book, you will be able to implement enterprise-level services with Office 365 based on your organization's needs. ...
PostgreSQL 10 Administration Cookbook
PostgreSQL is a powerful, open source database management system with an enviable reputation for high performance and stability. With many new features in its arsenal, PostgreSQL 10 allows users to scale up their PostgreSQL infrastructure. This book takes a step-by-step, recipe-based approach to effective PostgreSQL administration.
Throughout this book, you will be introduced to these new features such as logical replication, native table partitioning, additional query parallelism, and much more. You will learn how to tackle a variety of problems that are basically the pain points for any database administrator - from creating tables to managing views, from improving performance to securing your database. More importantly, the book pays special attention to topics such as monitoring roles, backup, and recovery of your PostgreSQL 10 database, ensuring high availability, concurrency, and replication.
By the end of this book, you will know everything you need to know to be the go-to ...
AWS System Administration
After getting over the excitement of the scaling and cost-saving possibilities offered by Amazon Web Services, system administrators quickly come up against complexities and gotchas in the management of systems. How can they make sure auto-scaling kicks in when it is suppose to? How do they make sure DNS sends traffic to the right systems? How do they integrate automated management tools such as Chef and Puppet?
This book is a comprehensive guide to the administrative features of AWS and how to make the most of them to minimize your administrative work. You'll learn how to configure and manage powerful AWS tools, such as CloudFormation, OpsWorks, Elastic Load Balancing, and Route 53. AWS administration is no easier than stand-alone server administration - it's just different, and very rewarding once you set up your automation right. This book shows you how. ...
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 ...
Oracle WebLogic Server 12c Administration | Exam 1Z0-133
Use this comprehensive guide to study for the Oracle WebLogic Server 12c Administration I Exam 1Z0-133. This book is a unique introductory resource to the WebLogic Server certification for new Oracle Fusion Middleware administrators and a valuable resource for veteran WebLogic Server administrators seeking to update their skills for the 12c certification topics.
It is common sense that passing a certification exam requires a good command of the subject matter, understanding the intricacies surrounding its practice, and having sufficient experience working with the concepts. This book aims to accelerate the process by providing an accurate review of all exam topics, suggesting hands-on practices to gain or reinforce experience working with WebLogic Server, and introducing questions to help candidates become familiar with the format and style of questions found on the actual certification exam.
Oracle WebLogic Server 12c Administration I Exam 1Z0-133 covers the associ ...
Oracle Database 12c Release 2 Real Application Clusters Handbook
Through clear instruction and detailed examples, Oracle Database 12c Real Application Clusters Handbook: Concepts, Administration Tuning & Troubleshooting teaches how to build, configure, and maintain a dynamic enterprise computing infrastructure. This thoroughly revised edition covers best uses for the latest tools and features - all from the practical standpoint of a working DBA.
You will discover how to prepare hardware, configure the software, optimize data integrity, and integrate seamless failover protection. Brand-new flex and large cluster technologies are explained in full detail, and readers will get complete solutions for securing data and continuing business operations in the event of hardware failure.
Presents all the new information needed to effectively use Oracle Real Application Clusters 12c -considered the most radical overhaul ever. Offers detailed coverage of troubleshooting, performance tuning, and application development. ...
Learn Cisco Network Administration in a Month of Lunches
Cisco's ultrareliable routers and switches are the backbone of millions of networks, but "set and forget" is not an acceptable attitude. Fortunately, you don't have to be an old-time administrator to set up and maintain a Cisco-based network. With a handful of techniques, a little practice, and this book, you can keep your system in top shape.
Learn Cisco Network Administration in a Month of Lunches is designed for occasional and full-time network administrators using Cisco hardware. In 22 bite-sized lessons, you'll learn practical techniques for setting up a Cisco network and making sure that it never fails. Real-world labs start with configuring your first switch and guide you through essential commands, protocols, dynamic routing tricks, and more. ...
Expert Apache Cassandra Administration
Follow this handbook to build, configure, tune, and secure Apache Cassandra databases. Start with the installation of Cassandra and move on to the creation of a single instance, and then a cluster of Cassandra databases.
Cassandra is increasingly a key player in many big data environments, and this book shows you how to use Cassandra with Apache Spark, a popular big data processing framework. Also covered are day-to-day topics of importance such as the backup and recovery of Cassandra databases, using the right compression and compaction strategies, and loading and unloading data.
Expert Apache Cassandra Administration provides numerous step-by-step examples starting with the basics of a Cassandra database, and going all the way through backup and recovery, performance optimization, and monitoring and securing the data. The book serves as an authoritative and comprehensive guide to the building and management of simple to complex Cassandra databases.
The book:Takes y ...
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; ...