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A comprehensive certification guide that will help you prepare for the exam from day one of your preparation journey Key Features Get well-versed with the nitty-gritty of Windows server 2016 A practical guide towards installing, upgrading, and migrating to Windows Server 2016 Enhance your skills with practice questions and mock tests Book Description MCSA: Windows Server 2016 is one of the most sought-after certifications for IT professionals which include working with Windows Server and performing administrative tasks around it. It targets Exam 70-740, Exam 70-741, Exam 70-742 and Exam 70-743 certifications and the demand for these certifications is increasingly high. This book will start with installation, upgrade and migration to Windows Server 2016, cover imaging and deployment and proceed with High Availability and Clustering. Then we will deep dive into fundamental concepts like Core networking, DNS, DHCP, Storage and proceed to Hyper-V, Network Access and Distributed File System. It will also explain Advanced Networking topics such as Software Defined Networking and High-Performance Networking. Furthermore, it will also cover advanced Identity topics in Windows Server 2016 such as Active Directory installation and configuration, Group Policy, Active Directory Certificate Services, and Active Directory Federation Services and Rights Management. Towards the end of this book, test questions and mock preparation items will help in preparing for the certifications with more ease. By the end of this book, you will be able to complete MCSA: Windows Server 2016 certification with more confidence. What you will learn Prepare for exam 70-741 Networking with Windows Server 2016 Learn to apply the technology to real-world examples Learn core networking, name resolution and connectivity technologies in Windows Server 2016. Get prepared for exam 70-742 Identity with Windows Server 2016 Get ways to clear the exam 70-743 Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA: Windows Server 2016 Practice critical skills and test your knowledge of the objectives of all three MCSA exams Who this book is for This book is targeted towards system administrators or windows server administrators who are interested in clearing the MCSA certification with ease.
Configure Ansible and start coding YAML playbooks using the appropriate modules Key Features Create and use Ansible Playbook to script and organise management tasks Benefit from the Ansible community roles and modules to resolve complex and niche tasks Write configuration management code to automate infrastructure Book Description Configuration Management (CM) tools help administrators reduce their workload. Ansible is one of the best Configuration Management tools, and can act as an orchestrator for managing other CMs. This book is the easiest way to learn how to use Ansible as an orchestrator and a Configuration Management tool. With this book, you will learn how to control and monitor computer and network infrastructures of any size,physical or virtual. You will begin by learning about the Ansible client-server architecture. To get started, you will set up and configure an Ansible server. You will then go through the major features of Ansible: Playbook and Inventory. Then, we will look at Ansible systems and network modules. You will then use Ansible to enable infrastructure automated configuration management, followed by best practices for using Ansible roles and community modules. Finally, you will explore Ansible features such as Ansible Vault, Ansible Containers, and Ansible plugins. What you will learn Implement Playbook YAML scripts and its capacities to simplify day-to-day tasks Setup Static and Dynamic Inventory Use Ansible predefined modules for Linux, Windows, networking, and virtualisation administration Organize and configure the host filesystem using storage and files modules Implement Ansible to enable infrastructure automated configuration management Simplify infrastructure administration Search and install new roles and enable them within Ansible Secure your data using Ansible Vault Who this book is for This book is targeted at System Administrators and Network Administrators who want to use Ansible to automate an infrastructure. No knowledge of Ansible is required.
Develop technical skills and expertise to automate AWS networking tasks Key Features A fast paced guide that will help you pass the exam with confidence Learn advanced skill sets to build effective AWS networking solutions Enhance your AWS skills with practice exercises and mock tests Book Description Amazon has recently come up a with specialty certifications which validates a particular user's expertise that he/she would want to build a career in. Since the Cloud market now demands of AWS networking skills this becomes the most wanted certification to upheld ones industry portfolio. This book would be your ideal companion to getting skilled with complex and creative networking solutions. Cloud practitioners or associate-level certified individuals interested in validating advanced skills in networking can opt for this practical guide. This book will include topics that will help you design and implement AWS and hybrid IT network architectures along with some network automation tasks. You will also delve deep into topics that will help you design and maintain network architecture for all AWS services. Like most of our certification guides this book will also follow a unique approach of testing your learning with chapter-level practice exercises and certification-based mock tests. The exam mock tests will help you gauge whether you are ready to take the certification exam or not. This book will also be an advanced guide for networking professionals to enhance their networking skills and get certified. By the end of this book, you will be all equipped with AWS networking concepts and techniques and will have mastered core architectural best practices. What you will learn Formulate solution plans and provide guidance on AWS architecture best practices Design and deploy scalable, highly available, and fault-tolerant systems on AWS Identify the tools required to replicate an on-premises network in AWS Analyze the access and egress of data to and from AWS Select the appropriate AWS service based on data, compute, database, or security requirements Estimate AWS costs and identify cost control mechanisms Who this book is for If you are a system administrator, or a network engineer interested in getting certified with an advanced Cloud networking certification then this book is for you. Prior experience in Cloud administration and networking would be necessary.
Become an AWS SysOps administrator and explore best practices to maintain a well-architected, resilient, and secure AWS environment Key Features Explore AWS Cloud functionalities through a recipe-based approach Get to grips with a variety of techniques for automating your infrastructure Discover industry-proven best practices for architecting reliable and efficient workloads Book Description AWS is an on-demand remote computing service providing cloud infrastructure over the internet with storage, bandwidth, and customized support for APIs. This updated second edition will help you implement these services and efficiently administer your AWS environment. You will start with the AWS fundamentals and then understand how to manage multiple accounts before setting up consolidated billing. The book will assist you in setting up reliable and fast hosting for static websites, sharing data between running instances and backing up data for compliance. By understanding how to use compute service, you will also discover how to achieve quick and consistent instance provisioning. You'll then learn to provision storage volumes and autoscale an app server. Next, you'll explore serverless development with AWS Lambda, and gain insights into using networking and database services such as Amazon Neptune. The later chapters will focus on management tools like AWS CloudFormation, and how to secure your cloud resources and estimate costs for your infrastructure. Finally, you'll use the AWS well-architected framework to conduct a technology baseline review self-assessment and identify critical areas for improvement in the management and operation of your cloud-based workloads. By the end of this book, you'll have the skills to effectively administer your AWS environment. What you will learn Secure your account by creating IAM users and avoiding the use of the root login Simplify the creation of a multi-account landing zone using AWS Control Tower Master Amazon S3 for unlimited, cost-efficient storage of data Explore a variety of compute resources on the AWS Cloud, such as EC2 and AWS Lambda Configure secure networks using Amazon VPC, access control lists, and security groups Estimate your monthly bill by using cost estimation tools Learn to host a website with Amazon Route 53, Amazon CloudFront, and S3 Who this book is for If you are an administrator, DevOps engineer, or an IT professional interested in exploring administrative tasks on the AWS Cloud, then this book is for you. Familiarity with cloud computing platforms and some understanding of virtualization, networking, and other administration-related tasks is assumed.
Compose and decompose ARM templates and use advanced concepts like looping, conditions, dependencies, PowerShell and Desired State Configuration. Key Features Design, implement, and unit test ARM templates Develop and deploy ARM templates following security best practices Book Description Azure Resource Manager (ARM) templates are declarations of Azure resources in the JSON format to provision and maintain them using infrastructure as code. This book gives practical solutions and examples for provisioning and managing various Azure services using ARM templates. The book starts with an understanding of infrastructure as code, a refresher on JSON, and then moves on to explain the fundamental concepts of ARM templates. Important concepts like iteration, conditional evaluation, security, usage of expressions, and functions will be covered in detail. You will use linked and nested templates to create modular ARM templates. You will see how to create multiple instances of the same resources, how to nest and link templates, and how to establish dependencies between them. You will also learn about implementing design patterns, secure template design, the unit testing of ARM templates, and adopting best practices. By the end of this book, you will understand the entire life cycle of ARM templates and their testing, and be able to author them for complex deployments. What you will learn Understand the foundations of ARM templates including nested and linked templates Design, create, and unit test ARM templates using best practices Learn about conditional deployments, looping, Custom Script Extensions using PowerShell, Bash, and DSC Implement design patterns related to ARM templates Run post-deployment PowerShell and Desired State Configuration scripts Create solutions and deploy them on Azure using ARM templates Who this book is for This books is for developers, DevOps engineers, and architects who have experience in Azure.
Master the concepts and techniques that will enable you to succeed on the SK0-004 exam the first time with the help of this study guide Key Features Explore virtualisation, IPv4 & IPv6 networking, administration and more Enhancing limited knowledge of server configuration and function A study guide that covers the objectives for the certification examination Book Description CompTIA Server+ Certification is one of the top 5 IT certifications that is vendor neutral.System administrators opt for CompTIA server+ Certification to gain advanced knowledge of concepts including troubleshooting and networking. This book will initially start with the configuration of a basic network server and the configuration for each of its myriad roles. The next set of chapters will provide an overview of the responsibilities and tasks performed by a system administrator to manage and maintain a network server. Moving ahead, you will learn the basic security technologies, methods, and procedures that can be applied to a server and its network. Next, you will cover the troubleshooting procedures and methods in general, and specifically for hardware, software, networks, storage devices, and security applications. Toward the end of this book, we will cover a number of troubleshooting and security mitigation concepts for running admin servers with ease. This guide will be augmented by test questions and mock papers that will help you obtain the necessary certification. By the end of this book, you will be in a position to clear Server+ Certification with ease. What you will learn Understand the purpose and role of a server in a computer network Review computer hardware common to network servers Detail the function and configuration of network operating systems Describe the functions and tasks of network operating system administration Explain the various data storage options on a computer network Detail the need for, and the functioning and application of, network and server security Describe the operational elements of a network provided by a server Explain the processes and methods involved in troubleshooting server issues Who this book is for This book is targeted towards professionals seeking to gain the CompTIA Server+ certification. People coming from a Microsoft background with basic operating system and networking skills will also find this book useful. Basic experience working with system administration is mandatory.
A definitive guide to mastering and implementing concurrency patterns in your applications Key Features Build scalable apps with patterns in multithreading, synchronization, and functional programming Explore the parallel programming and multithreading techniques to make the code run faster Efficiently use the techniques outlined to build reliable applications Book Description Selecting the correct concurrency architecture has a significant impact on the design and performance of your applications. This book explains how to leverage the different characteristics of parallel architecture to make your code faster and more efficient. To start with, you'll understand the basic concurrency concepts and explore patterns around explicit locking, lock free programming, futures & actors. Then, you'll get insights into different concurrency models and parallel algorithms and put them to practice in different scenarios to realize your application's true potential. We'll take you through multithreading design patterns, such as master, slave, leader, follower, map-reduce, and monitor, also helping you to learn hands-on coding using these patterns. Once you've grasped all of this, you'll move on to solving problems using synchronizer patterns. You'll discover the rationale for these patterns in distributed & parallel applications, followed by studying how future composition, immutability and the monadic flow help create more robust code. Toward the end of the book, you'll learn about the actor paradigm and actor patterns - the message passing concurrency paradigm. What you will learn Explore parallel architecture Get acquainted with concurrency models Internalize design themes by implementing multithreading patterns Get insights into concurrent design patterns Discover design principles behind many java threading abstractions Work with functional concurrency patterns Who this book is for This is a must-have guide for developers who want to learn patterns to build scalable and high-performing apps. It's assumed that you already have a decent level of programming knowledge.
Improve your Delphi programming skills by building robust applications for Android, iOS, and Windows platform Key Features Build responsive user interfaces (UIs) for desktop and mobile with FireMonkey Implement a microservices architecture using the Rapid Application Development(RAD) server Create clones of popular applications like Instagram and Facebook using Delphi 10.3 Book Description Delphi is a cross-platform programming language and software development kit that supports rapid application development for Microsoft Windows, Apple Mac OS X, Android, and iOS. With the help of seven practical projects, this book will guide you through the best practices, Delphi Run-Time Library (RTL) resources, and design patterns. Whether you use the Visual Component Library (VCL) or FireMonkey (FMX) framework, these design patterns will be implemented in the same way in Delphi, using Object Pascal. In the first few chapters, you will explore advanced features that will help you build rich applications using the same code base for both mobile and desktop projects. In addition to this, you'll learn how to implement microservice architecture in Delphi. As you get familiar with the various aspects of Delphi, you will no longer need to maintain source code for similar projects, program business rules on screens, or fill your forms with data access components. By the end of this book, you will have gained an understanding of the principles of clean code and become proficient in building robust and scalable applications in Delphi. What you will learn Get to grips with the advanced features of RTL Understand how to deal with the paradigm change between multiplatform projects Build rich interfaces with Google's Material Design features Understand how to implement design patterns in Delphi Turn a mobile device into a remote controller with app tethering technology Build a multi-database system using VCL Who this book is for This book is for developers, programmers, and IT professionals who want to learn the best market practices by implementing practical projects. Prior knowledge of the Delphi language is a must.
Leverage Docker to deploying software at scale Key Features Leverage practical examples to manage containers efficiently Integrate with orchestration tools such as Kubernetes for controlled deployments Learn to implement best practices on improving efficiency and security of containers Book Description Docker is an open source platform for building, shipping, managing, and securing containers. Docker has become the tool of choice for people willing to work with containers. Since the market is moving toward containerization, Docker will definitely have a big role to play in the future tech market. This book starts with setting up Docker in different environment, and helps you learn how to work with Docker images. Then, you will take a deep dive into network and data management for containers. The book explores the RESTful APIs provided by Docker to perform different actions, such as image/container operations. The book then explores logs and troubleshooting Docker to solve issues and bottlenecks. You will gain an understanding of Docker use cases, orchestration, security, ecosystems, and hosting platforms to make your applications easy to deploy, build, and collaborate on. The book covers the new features of Docker 18.xx (or later), such as working with AWS and Azure, Docker Engine, Docker Swarm, Docker Compose, and so on. By the end of this book, you will have gained hands-on experience of finding quick solutions to different problems encountered while working with Docker. What you will learn Install Docker on various platforms Work with Docker images and containers Container networking and data sharing Docker APIs and language bindings Various PaaS solutions for Docker Implement container orchestration using Docker Swarm and Kubernetes Container security Docker on various clouds Who this book is for Book is targeted towards developers, system administrators, and DevOps engineers who want to use Docker in his/her development, QA, or production environments. It is expected that the reader has basic Linux/Unix skills such as installing packages, editing files, managing services, and so on. Any experience in virtualization technologies such as KVM, XEN, and VMware will be an added advantage