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Juniper MX Series

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 902 pages
  • Publisher: O’Reilly Media (October 16, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1449319718
  • ISBN-13: 978-1449319717

eBook Description:

Juniper MX Series

  • Delve into the Juniper MX architecture, including the next generation Junos Trio chipset
  • Explore Juniper MX’s bridging, VLAN mapping, and support for thousands of virtual switches
  • Add an extra layer of security by combining Junos DDoS protection with firewall filters
  • Create a firewall filter framework that only applies filters specific to your network
  • Discover the advantages of hierarchical scheduling
  • Combine Juniper MX routers, using a virtual chassis or Multi-chassis LAG
  • Install network services such as Network Address Translation (NAT) inside the Trio chipset
  • Examine Junos high availability features and protocols on Juniper MX

Juniper MX Series: A Comprehensive Guide to Trio Technologies on the MX

Discover why routers in the Juniper MX Series, with their advanced feature sets and record breaking scale, are so popular among enterprises and network service providers. This authoritative book shows you step-by-step how to implement high-density, high-speed Layer 2 and Layer 3 Ethernet services, using Router Engine DDoS Protection, Multi-chassis LAG, Inline NAT, IPFIX/J-Flow, and many other Juniper MX features. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD

Building a Windows IT Infrastructure in the Cloud: Distributed Hosted ...

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 186 pages
  • Publisher: O’Reilly Media (October 9, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1449333583
  • ISBN-13: 978-1449333584

eBook Description:

Building a Windows IT Infrastructure in the Cloud

  • Learn about Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) and other AWS tools you’ll use
  • Create a Windows domain and set up a DNS management system
  • Install Active Directory and a Windows Primary Domain Controller
  • Use Microsoft Exchange to set up an enterprise email service
  • Import existing Windows Server-based virtual machines into your VPC
  • Set up an enterprise-class chat/IM service, using the XMPP protocol
  • Install and configure a VoIP PBX telephony system with Asterisk and FreePBX
  • Keep your network running smoothly with automated backup and restore, intrusion detection, and fault alerting

Building a Windows IT Infrastructure in the Cloud: Distributed Hosted Environments with AWS

Run your entire corporate IT infrastructure in a cloud environment that you control completely and do it inexpensively and securely with help from this hands-on book. All you need to get started is basic IT experience.

You’ll learn how to use Amazon Web Services (AWS) to build a private Windows domain, complete with Active Directory, enterprise email, instant messaging, IP telephony, automated management, and other services. By the end of the book, you’ll have a fully functioning IT infrastructure you can operate for less than $300 per month. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD

Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual, Mountain Lion Edition

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 764 pages
  • Publisher: O’Reilly Media; 1st edition (September 21, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1449330290
  • ISBN-13: 978-1449330293

eBook Description:

Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual, Mountain Lion Edition

  • Transfer your stuff. Moving files from a PC to a Mac is the easy part. This guide gets you through the tricky things: extracting your email, address book, calendar, Web bookmarks, buddy list, desktop pictures, and MP3 files.
  • Re-create your software suite. Big-name programs from Microsoft, Adobe, and others are available in both Mac and Windows versions, but hundreds of other programs are Windows-only. Learn the Macintosh equivalents and how to move data to them.
  • Learn OS X Mountain Lion. Once you’ve moved into the Macintosh mansion, it’s time to learn your way around. You’re in good hands with the author of Mac OS X: The Missing Manual, the #1 bestselling guide to OS X.

Ready to move to the Mac? This incomparable guide helps you make a smooth transition. New York Times columnist and Missing Manuals creator David Pogue gets you past three challenges: transferring your stuff, assembling Mac programs so you can do what you did with Windows, and learning your way around OS X.

Learning to use a Mac is not a piece of cake, but once you do, the rewards are oh-so-much better. You won’t find questionable firewalls or inefficient permissions. Just a beautiful machine with a thoroughly reliable system. Whether you’re using Windows XP or Windows 7, we’ve got you covered. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD

CCNA Security 640-554 Official Cert Guide

eBook Details:

  • Hardcover: 700 pages
  • Publisher: Cisco Press; 1st edition (July 6, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1587204460
  • ISBN-13: 978-1587204463

eBook Description:

CCNA Security 640-554 Official Cert Guide

CCNA Security 640-554 Official Cert Guide presents you with an organized test preparation routine through the use of proven series elements and techniques. “Do I Know This Already?” quizzes open each chapter and enable you to decide how much time you need to spend on each section. Exam topic lists make referencing easy. Chapter-ending Exam Preparation Tasks help you drill on key concepts you must know thoroughly.

CCNA Security 640-554 Official Cert Guide, focuses specifically on the objectives for the Cisco CCNA Security IINS exam. Expert networking professionals Keith Barker and Scott Morris share preparation hints and test-taking tips, helping you identify areas of weakness and improve both your conceptual knowledge and hands-on skills. Material is presented in a concise manner, focusing on increasing your understanding and retention of exam topics.

CCNA Security 640-554 Official Cert Guide is a best of breed Cisco exam study guide that focuses specifically on the objectives for the CCNA Security IINS exam. Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts (CCIE) Keith Barker and Scott Morris share preparation hints and test-taking tips, helping you identify areas of weakness and improve both your conceptual knowledge and hands-on skills. Material is presented in a concise manner, focusing on increasing your understanding and retention of exam topics. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD

System Center 2012 Configuration Manager (SCCM) Unleashed

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 1360 pages
  • Publisher: Sams Publishing; 1st edition (July 18, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0672334372
  • ISBN-13: 978-0672334375

eBook Description:

System Center 2012 Configuration Manager (SCCM) Unleashed

This is the comprehensive reference and technical guide to Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2012. A team of expert authors offers step-by-step coverage of related topics in every feature area, organized to help IT professionals rapidly optimize Configuration Manager 2012 for their requirements, and then deploy and use it successfully. The authors begin by introducing Configuration Manager 2012 and its goals, and explaining how it fits into the broader System Center product suite. Next, they fully address planning, design, and implementation. Finally, they systematically cover each of Configuration Manager 2012’s most important feature sets, addressing issues ranging from configuration management to software distribution. Readers will learn how to use Configuration Manager 2012’s user-centric capabilities to provide anytime/anywhere services and software, and to strengthen both control and compliance. The first book on Configuration Manager 2012, System Center 2012 Configuration Manager (SCCM) Unleashed joins Sams’ market-leading series of books on Microsoft’s System Center product suite: books that have achieved go-to status amongst IT implementers and administrators worldwide.

Extensively revised to reflect major improvements in Configuration Manager 2012, this book fully addresses planning, design, and implementation, offering best practice processes for everything from software distribution to client security. Drawing on their unsurpassed “in-the-trenches” experience, the authors show how to use Configuration Manager 2012’s user-centric capabilities to provide anytime/anywhere services and software, and to strengthen both control and compliance. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD

Network Forensics: Tracking Hackers through Cyberspace

eBook Details:

  • Hardcover: 576 pages
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall; 1st edition (June 23, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0132564718
  • ISBN-13: 978-0132564717

eBook Description:

Network Forensics: Tracking Hackers through Cyberspace

Network forensics is transforming the way investigators examine computer crime: they have discovered that the network holds far more evidence than could ever be retrieved from a local hard drive. Network forensic skills are in especially short supply, and professionals are flocking to the scarce resources available for mastering these skills. Now, for the first time, there’s a comprehensive and practical book on the subject. Building on their pioneering SANS Institute course, top network forensics experts Jonathan Ham and Sherri Davidoff take readers through an exciting, entertaining, and technically rigorous journey through the skills and principles of successful network investigation. One step at a time, they demonstrate how to recover usable forensic evidence from firewalls, web proxies, IDS, routers, wireless access points, and even raw packet captures.

Hackers leave footprints all across the Internet. Can you find their tracks and solve the case? Pick up Network Forensics: Tracking Hackers through Cyberspace and find out.

Learn to recognize hackers’ tracks and uncover network-based evidence in Network Forensics: Tracking Hackers through Cyberspace.Carve suspicious email attachments from packet captures. Use flow records to track an intruder as he pivots through the network. Analyze a real-world wireless encryption-cracking attack (and then crack the key yourself). Reconstruct a suspect’s web surfing history and cached web pages, too from a web proxy. Uncover DNS-tunneled traffic. Dissect the Operation Aurora exploit, caught on the wire. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD

The Essential Guide to Telecommunications, 5th Edition

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 528 pages
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall; 5th edition (July 1, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0137058918
  • ISBN-13: 978-0137058914

eBook Description:

The Essential Guide to Telecommunications, 5th Edition

Now completely updated for the industry’s newest trends, The Essential Guide to Telecommunications, 5th Edition is the world’s #1 non-technical guide to today’s fast-changing telecommunications industry. Long-time consultant Annabel Z. Dodd reflects every important new trend and emerging technology, from cloud services to social networks, mobile video to telepresence. Now a faster read with a more attractive design, this edition reveals how the telecom market has evolved from a low-margin “commodity” business to a higher-margin customer-oriented services business targeting key verticals from finance to healthcare. Dodd explains how revolutionary tools like Skype, Facebook, and the iPhone are transforming networks; how service providers are refocusing on higher-bandwidth, higher-value offerings; and how new concerns about regulation, security, and energy usage are reshaping the industry yet again. This edition focuses far more heavily on mobile and wireless networks, infrastructure to support soaring video requirements; as well as crucial industry developments throughout Asia, China, India, Africa, and Latin America. Writing in plain English, Dodd demystifies today’s (and tomorrow’s) technologies, standards, and architectures introduces the providers, their strategies, and the competitive marketplace they’re operating in briefs you on everything industry participants need to know now, whether they’re salespeople, marketers, investors, or customers.

Completely updated for the newest trends and technologies, The Essential Guide to Telecommunications, 5th Edition, is the world’s top-selling nontechnical guide to today’s fast-changing telecommunications industry. More than 170,000 copies of previous editions are in print, and this indispensible resource has been translated into nine languages. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD

Sams Teach Yourself PHP, MySQL and Apache All in One, 5th Edition

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 672 pages
  • Publisher: Sams; 5th edition (June 8, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0672335433
  • ISBN-13: 978-0672335433

eBook Description:

Sams Teach Yourself PHP, MySQL and Apache All in One, 5th Edition

In just a short time, you can learn how to use PHP, MySQL, and Apache together to create dynamic, interactive websites and applications using the three leading open-source web development technologies. Using a straightforward, step-by-step approach, each lesson in this book builds on the previous ones, enabling you to learn the essentials of PHP scripting, MySQL databases, and the Apache web server from the ground up.

Sams Teach Yourself PHP, MySQL and Apache All in One, 5th Edition brings together everything beginners need to build powerful web applications with PHP 5.3, MySQL 5.1/5.x, and the latest versions of Apache – whether they use Windows, Mac, or Linux platforms. Bestselling author Julie Meloni (Sams Teach Yourself HTML and CSS in 24 Hours) teaches simply and clearly, through brief, hands-on lessons focused on knowledge you can apply immediately. Meloni covers all the building blocks of practical web development with PHP and MySQL, integrating modern techniques and new software capabilities throughout. Each lesson builds on what’s come before, showing how to configure PHP, MySQL, and Apache, and then use them together to create integrated solutions.

Regardless of whether you run Linux, Windows, or Mac OS X, the enclosed CD includes a complete starter kit that lets you install all the software you need to set up a stable environment for learning, testing, and production. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD

Microsoft System Center 2012 Unleashed

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 1032 pages
  • Publisher: Sams; 1st edition (June 11, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 067233612X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0672336126

eBook Description:

Microsoft System Center 2012 Unleashed

This is the definitive real-world guide to Microsoft System Center 2012, Microsoft’s newest and most powerful version of System Center. Authored by consultants who’ve deployed System Center in hundreds of enterprises and innovative smaller businesses, this book brings together up-to-the-minute tips, tricks, and techniques you just won’t find anywhere else.

Organizations that deploy the entire Microsoft System Center 2012 Enterprise Suite and leverage its powerful integration capabilities have an extraordinarily strong platform for managing everything from clients to servers, mobile infrastructure to data centers. Now, for the first time, there’s a comprehensive, expert guide to using Microsoft’s entire system management suite together, in order to drive maximum business value from it. Authored by two of the world’s most experienced Systems Center implementers, this book covers every step of design, planning, implementation, migration, administration, and reporting. Chris Amaris and Rand Morimoto cover every component of the Microsoft Systems Center 2012 Enterprise Suite, demonstrating how to utilize the newest versions’ most valuable improvements, and take full advantage of interoperability both across the suite and beyond.

This is the definitive real-world guide to Microsoft System Center 2012, Microsoft’s newest and most powerful version of System Center. Authored by consultants who’ve deployed System Center in hundreds of enterprises and innovative smaller businesses, this book brings together up-to-the-minute tips, tricks, and techniques you just won’t find anywhere else. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD

Ubuntu Made Easy: A Project-Based Introduction to Linux

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 480 pages
  • Publisher: No Starch Press; 5th edition (August 2, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1593274254
  • ISBN-13: 978-1593274252

eBook Description:

Ubuntu Made Easy: A Project-Based Introduction to Linux

  • Set up printers, scanners, USB flash drives, and other hardware
  • Install and play free games like Frets on Fire and Frozen Bubble as well as commercial hits like Braid and World of Goo
  • Watch DVDs, listen to music, and sync your mobile devices
  • Edit and share digital photos and videos
  • Create documents, spreadsheets, and presentations
  • Work with the command line (or avoid it altogether!)

If you’re looking for a pain-free way to learn Linux, Ubuntu Made Easy: A Project-Based Introduction to Linux is just what you need to get started. Covers Ubuntu 12.04, Precise Pangolin. Includes LiveCD.

Ubuntu brings Linux to the masses, but it can still be intimidating for newbies, neophytes, and geeks-in-training. With Ubuntu Made Easy: A Project-Based Introduction to Linux by your side you’ll be ready to face any challenge, and you’ll discover just how fun Linux can be.

Packed with tips, tricks, and helpful pointers, Ubuntu Made Easy: A Project-Based Introduction to Linux will get you up and running with the world’s most popular free operating system. Authors Rickford Grant and Phil Bull walk you through common tasks like installing and playing games, accessing your favorite social networks, troubleshooting hardware and software problems, interacting with your Windows installation, and more. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD