Computer Networking & Communications Books
The bestselling CCNA prep guide with the field's leading Cisco authority CCNA Routing and Switching Complete Deluxe Study Guide, 2nd Edition is a leading resource for those taking the Cisco Certified Network Associate exams. Whether you're taking the CCNA Composite exam or the ICND-1 and ICND-2, this Deluxe Study Guide has you covered with clear, expert guidance and plenty of hands-on labs. Networking expert Todd Lammle guides you through 100% of the exam objectives with detailed discussion and real-world insight on routing and switching, IP data networks, troubleshooting, security, and more. Examples, exercises, and the included network simulator help you gain practical experience in critical skills. The Sybex interactive online learning environment includes hundreds of sample questions, over 100 electronic flashcards, a pre-assessment test, and bonus practice exams to help you test your understanding and gauge your readiness along the way. In this Deluxe edition, you will also get 20% off a year subscription and free access to a premium Cisco Switch Lab from the experts at ITProTV. As 80% of the Internet's routers are Cisco, the CCNA certification is an important start for any networking career. Make sure you're fully prepared for the exam with this comprehensive Deluxe Study Guide. * Master 100% of the objectives for all three exams * Gain practical experience with dozens of hands-on labs * Test your knowledge with bonus practice exams *20% off a year membership and free access to Cisco premium labs from ITProTV When it comes to networking technologies, there's no substitute for hands-on experience. Reading best practices is one thing, but it's not enough to pass the exam or do the job. CCNA Routing and Switching Complete Deluxe Study Guide, 2nd Edition gives you everything you need to understand networking concepts, and demonstrate those skills on exam day and beyond.
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The fourth edition of the Official (ISC)2(R) Guide to the SSCP CBK(R) is a comprehensive resource providing an in-depth look at the seven domains of the SSCP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK). This latest edition provides an updated, detailed guide that is considered one of the best tools for candidates striving to become an SSCP. The book offers step-by-step guidance through each of SSCP s domains, including best practices and techniques used by the world's most experienced practitioners. Endorsed by (ISC)^2 and compiled and reviewed by SSCPs and subject matter experts, this book brings together a global, thorough perspective to not only prepare for the SSCP exam, but it also provides a reference that will serve you well into your career.
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Globally recognized and backed by the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) and the (ISC)2 the CCSP credential is the ideal way to match marketability and credibility to your cloud security skill set. The Official (ISC)2 Guide to the CCSPSM CBK Second Edition is your ticket for expert insight through the 6 CCSP domains. You will find step-by-step guidance through real-life scenarios, illustrated examples, tables, best practices, and more. This Second Edition features clearer diagrams as well as refined explanations based on extensive expert feedback. Sample questions help you reinforce what you have learned and prepare smarter. Numerous illustrated examples and tables are included to demonstrate concepts, frameworks and real-life scenarios. The book offers step-by-step guidance through each of CCSP s domains, including best practices and techniques used by the world's most experienced practitioners. Developed by (ISC)^2, endorsed by the Cloud Security Alliance(R) (CSA) and compiled and reviewed by cloud security experts across the world, this book brings together a global, thorough perspective. The Official (ISC)^2 Guide to the CCSP CBK should be utilized as your fundamental study tool in preparation for the CCSP exam and provides a comprehensive reference that will serve you for years to come.
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This complete and authorized introduction to Juniper Networks SRX hardware series has been thoroughly revised and updated to cover the impressive changes SRX has undergone from it's initial deployments - including more advanced level firewalling, deep packet inspection, and flow routing. Juniper SRX Series provides a practical, hands-on field guide to deploying, configuring, and operating SRX, and serves as a reference to help you prepare for JUNOS Security Certification examinations offered by Juniper Networks. You'll learn how to use SRX JUNOS services gateways to address an array of enterprise data network requirements - including IP routing, intrusion detection, attack mitigation, unified threat management, and WAN acceleration. The only book on the market addressing SRX platforms and software, Juniper SRX Series provides a clear and detailed roadmap to these product lines. Get a complete and thorough update to the Junos Security book Explore four new chapters on SRX technology: GUI Management, System Services, Interfaces, Zones, & Routing, and AppSecure deployment Gain up-to-date information on the security device in Juniper networks around the world Examine real-world configuration examples Learn about routing fundamentals and high availability with SRX platforms
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This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-proceedings of the International Workshop on Statistical Network Analysis: Models, Issues, and New Directions held in Pittsburgh, PA, USA in June 2006 as associated event of the 23rd International Conference on Machine Learning, ICML 2006. It covers probabilistic methods for network analysis, paying special attention to model design and computational issues of learning and inference.
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UNIX expert Randal K. Michael guides you through every detail of writing shell scripts to automate specific tasks. Each chapter begins with a typical, everyday UNIX challenge, then shows you how to take basic syntax and turn it into a shell scripting solution. Covering Bash, Bourne, and Korn shell scripting, this updated edition provides complete shell scripts plus detailed descriptions of each part. UNIX programmers and system administrators can tailor these to build tools that monitor for specific system events and situations, building solid UNIX shell scripting skills to solve real-world system administration problems.
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The evolution of Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) technologies and applications has been so rapid in the past couple of years that new perspectives and discussions are sorely needed. This practical book takes you from basic MPLS concepts to new applications, such SDN, Mobile Backhaul, Datacenter Interconnection, and state-of-the-art technologies such as Segment Routing. Real working networks today are multivendor collections of devices and, soon, software. But network engineers struggle to make them work, because there's no documentation on making different vendor equipment run together in a complex network. With this book, you'll learn how to use MPLS as an enabler of new networking demands. This book is thoroughly up to date and will be for the next 3 years.
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CISSP Study Guide - fully updated for the 2018 CISSP Body of Knowledge CISSP (ISC)2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional Official Study Guide, 8th Edition has been completely updated for the latest 2018 CISSP Body of Knowledge. This bestselling Sybex study guide covers 100% of all exam objectives. You'll prepare for the exam smarter and faster with Sybex thanks to expert content, real-world examples, advice on passing each section of the exam, access to the Sybex online interactive learning environment, and much more. Reinforce what you've learned with key topic exam essentials and chapter review questions. Along with the book, you also get access to Sybex's superior online interactive learning environment that includes: Four unique 250 question practice exams to help you identify where you need to study more. Get more than 90 percent of the answers correct, and you're ready to take the certification exam. More than 650 Electronic Flashcards to reinforce your learning and give you last-minute test prep before the exam A searchable glossary in PDF to give you instant access to the key terms you need to know for the exam Coverage of all of the exam topics in the book means you'll be ready for: Security and Risk Management Asset Security Security Engineering Communication and Network Security Identity and Access Management Security Assessment and Testing Security Operations Software Development Security
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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. Written by Juniper Network engineers, 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. Each chapter covers a specific Juniper MX vertical and includes review questions to help you test what you learn. You'll delve into the Juniper MX architecture, including the next generation Junos Trio chipset, and explore Juniper MX's bridging, VLAN mapping, and support for thousands of virtual switches. This book is ideal for administrators and engineers responsible for existing or new MX Series in their networks, as well as IT professionals seeking Junos resources for Juniper certifications.
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Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 and Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 is the next generation of Microsoft SharePoint technologies. These products expand on SharePoint's information-sharing and collaboration capabilities, which allow you to create true enterprise information management, information sharing, and collaboration solutions. SharePoint 2007 Users Guide: Learning Microsoft's Collaboration and Productivity Platform is the follow-up edition to the successful SharePoint 2003 Users Guide (Apress, 2005). This book provides guidance about the new workflows, interface, and other technologies within SharePoint 2007. Authors Seth Bates and Tony Smith describe SharePoint in a variety of environments, and have the expertise and ability to stand behind this useful guide, catering to anyone who works with SharePoint technologies in any capacity.
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Learn how easy it is to apply sophisticated statistical and machine learning methods to real-world problems when you build on top of the Google Cloud Platform (GCP). With this practical guide, author and GCP Program Manager Valliappa Lakshmanan shows you how to gain insight into a sample business decision by applying different statistical and machine learning methods and tools. Along the way, you'll get an extensive tour of the big data and machine learning parts of GCP. You'll start with statistical methods, move into straightforward classification, and then explore windowing and real-time prediction. Move from basic to increasingly sophisticated methods Understand interactive querying of very large datasets with BigQuery Learn about probabilistic decision making with SparkSQL and Spark Train a TensorFlow model in Python and call it from Java Create a data processing pipeline with Dataflow Compute time-windowed aggregates in real-time
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The definitive resource for the NRS II exams--three complete courses in a book Alcatel-Lucent is a world leader in designing and developing scalable systems for service providers. If you are a network designer or operator who uses Alcatel-Lucent's 7750 family of service routers, prepare for certification as an A-L network routing specialist with this complete self-study course. You'll get thorough preparation for the NRS II exams while you learn to build state-of-the-art, scalable IP/MPLS-based service networks. The book provides you with an in-depth understanding of the protocols and technologies involved in building an IP/MPLS network while teaching you how to avoid pitfalls and employ the most successful techniques available. Topics covered include interior routing protocols, multiprotocol label switching (MPLS), Layer2/Layer3 services and IPv6. The included CD features practice exam questions, sample lab exercises, and more.* Prepares network professionals for Alcatel-Lucent Service Routing Certification (SRC) exams 4A0-101, 4A0-103, 4A0-104 and NRSII4A0* Covers content from Alcatel-Lucent's SRC courses on Interior Routing Protocols, Multiprotocol Label Switching, and Services Architecture* Specific topics include MPLS (RSVP-TE and LDP), services architecture, Layer2/Layer 3 services (VPWS/VPLS/VPRN/IES/service inter-working/IPv6 tunneling), and OSPF and IS-IS for traffic engineering and IPv6.* CD includes practice exam questions, lab exercises and solutions. This Self-Study Guide is the authoritative resource for network professionals preparing for the Alcatel-Lucent NRS II certification exams.
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Successfully deploy a top-quality Exchange messaging service Rolling out a major messaging service with Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 requires that you not only understand the functionality of this exciting new release, but that you fully grasp all aspects of the larger Exchange server ecosystem as well. This practical book is your best field guide to it all. Written for administrators and consultants in the trenches, this innovative new guide begins with key concepts of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 and then moves through the recommended practices and processes that are necessary to deploy a top-quality Exchange service. Whether you're upgrading from Exchange Server 2010 or earlier, installing for the first time, or migrating from another system, this book provides the concepts, thought processes and real-world advice you need. Understand the fundamentals of Exchange architecture and design Do detailed planning--consider all technical, business, and functional requirements Weigh the demands of high availability (HA) and disaster recovery (DR) versus cost, and explore how to achieve HA onsite, in the cloud, or in hybrid installations Examine the best ways to manager your installation, whether onsite with Exchange Server 2013 or in the cloud with Office 365 Plan for security, compliance, collaboration, and integration with other systems Create a timeline for deployment, including migrations from earlier or other systems Extend and customize your messaging system with Exchange Web Services
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The bestselling CWNA study guide, updated for the latest exam The CWNA: Certified Wireless Network Administrator Study Guide is the ultimate preparation resource for the CWNA exam. Fully updated to align with the latest version of the exam, this book features expert coverage of all exam objectives to help you internalize essential information. A pre-assessment test reveals what you already know, allowing you to focus your study time on areas in need of review, while hands-on exercises allow you to practice applying CWNA concepts to real-world scenarios. Expert-led discussion breaks complex topics down into easily-digestible chucks to facilitate clearer understanding, and chapter review questions help you gauge your progress along the way. You also get a year of free access to the Sybex online interactive learning environment, which features additional resources and study aids including bonus practice exam questions. The CWNA exam tests your knowledge of regulations and standards, protocols and devices, network implementation, security, and RF site surveying. Thorough preparation gives you your best chance of passing, and this book covers it all with a practical focus that translates to real on-the-job skills. Study 100% of the objectives for Exam CWNA-107 Assess your practical skills with hands-on exercises Test your understanding with challenging chapter tests Access digital flashcards, white papers, bonus practice exams, and more The CWNA certification is a de facto standard for anyone working with wireless technology. It shows employers that you have demonstrated competence in critical areas, and have the knowledge and skills to perform essential duties that keep their wireless technology functioning and safe. The CWNA: Certified Wireless Network Administrator Study Guide gives you everything you need to pass the exam with flying colors.
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This book presents an in-depth review of the state of the art of cyber-physical systems (CPS) and their applications. Relevant case studies are also provided, to help the reader to master the interdisciplinary material. Features: includes self-test exercises in each chapter, together with a glossary; offers a variety of teaching support materials at an associated website, including a comprehensive set of slides and lecture videos; presents a brief overview of the study of systems, and embedded computing systems, before defining CPS; introduces the concepts of the Internet of Things, and ubiquitous (or pervasive) computing; reviews the design challenges of CPS, and their impact on systems and software engineering; describes the ideas behind Industry 4.0 and the revolutions in digital manufacturing, including smart and agile manufacturing, as well as cybersecurity in manufacturing; considers the social impact of the changes in skills required by the globalized, digital work environment of the future.
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Like the popular guides "The MX Series" and "Juniper QFX5100 Series," this practical book--written by the same author--introduces new QFX10000 concepts in switching and virtualization, specifically in the core of the data center network.The rise of cloud computing with service providers and the need to create private clouds for enterprise, government agencies, and research institutions of all shapes and sizes is creating a high demand for high-density 40GbE and 100GbE in the core of the data center network.The Juniper QFX10000 Series was introduced by Juniper Networks to solve these challenges, and it is a game-changer. This new book by Douglas Hanks is the authoritative guide.Topics include: Device ArchitectureFlexible Deployment ScenariosPerformance and ScalingDisaggregation of Software and HardwareData Center APINext Generation QFabricNetwork-Based Overlay FabricNetwork Analytics
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Ideal for network engineers involved in building a data center, this practical guide provides a comprehensive and technical deep-dive into the new Juniper QFX5100 switching family. You'll learn how the Juniper QFX5100 enables you to create simple-to-use data centers or build some of the largest IP Fabrics in the world. This book is chock-full of helpful technical illustrations and code examples to help you get started on all of the major architectures and features of Juniper QFX5100 switches, whether you're an enterprise or service provider. With this book, you'll be well on your way to becoming a Juniper QFX5100 expert. All of the examples and features are based on Junos releases 13.2X51-D20.2 and 14.1X53-D10. Fully understand the hardware and software architecture of the Juniper QFX5100 Design your own IP Fabric architecture Perform in-service software upgrades Be familiar with the performance and scaling maximums Create a data center switching fabric with Virtual Chassis Fabric Automate networking devices with Python, Ruby, Perl, and Go Build an overlay architecture with VMware NSX and Juniper Contrail Export real-time analytics information to graph latency, jitter, bandwidth, and other features
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Learn the essentials of the Spring Boot microframework for developing modern, cloud-ready JVM applications and microservices across a variety of environments. With this practical book, you'll learn everything you need to know to get started working with Spring Boot. A modern cloud-native architecture looks very different from the architectures inspired by the economics of scale ten years ago. Now that the cloud is the default for everyone-and not just trailblazers like Google, Amazon, Twitter, and Netflix-Spring Boot and Spring Cloud offer the best tools to commoditize the architecture of the cloud. This book shows you how to leverage Spring Boot to build modular, highly-scalable applications.
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Networking's leading authority joins Sybex for the ultimate CCNA prep guide CCNA Routing and Switching Complete Study Guide, 2nd Edition is your comprehensive review for the CCNA exams. Written by the leading authority on networking technology, this guide covers 100% of all objectives for the latest ICND1, ICND2, and CCNA Composite exams. Hands-on labs help you gain experience in critical procedures and practices, and the network simulator provides a realistic lab environment so you can practice at your own pace. Gain access to the Sybex online learning environment, featuring a robust set of study tools including: practice questions, flashcards, video instruction, and an extensive glossary of terms to help you better prepare for exam day. The pre-assessment test helps you prioritize your study time, and bonus practice exams allow you to test your understanding. Need more practice? Get 20% off a year subscription and free access to premium Cisco Labs providing hands-on, real-world experience using Cisco Routers, Switches, and Firewalls. Free online video training is also included, with almost forty hours of Routing and Switching guidance from the experts at ITProTV. The CCNA certification is essential to a career in networking, and the exam can be taken in two parts or as a composite. Whichever you choose, this book is your essential guide for complete review. * Master IP data network operation * Troubleshoot issues and keep the network secure * Understand switching and routing technologies * Work with IPv4 and IPv6 addressing Full coverage and expert insight makes CCNA Routing and Switching Complete Study Guide your ultimate companion for CCNA prep.
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The IT pro's must-have guide to Windows Server 2016 Mastering Windows Server 2016 is a complete resource for IT professionals needing to get quickly up to date on the latest release. Designed to provide comprehensive information in the context of real-world usage, this book offers expert guidance through the new tools and features to help you get Windows Server 2016 up and running quickly. Straightforward discussion covers all aspects, including virtualization products, identity and access, automation, networking, security, storage and more, with clear explanations and immediately-applicable instruction. Find the answers you need, and explore new solutions as Microsoft increases their focus on security, software-defined infrastructure, and the cloud; new capabilities including containers and Nano Server, Shielded VMs, Failover Clustering, PowerShell, and more give you plenty of tools to become more efficient, more effective, and more productive. Windows Server 2016 is the ideal server for Windows 10 clients, and is loaded with new features that IT professionals need to know. This book provides a comprehensive resource grounded in real-world application to help you get up to speed quickly. Master the latest features of Windows Server 2016Apply new tools in real-world scenariosExplore new capabilities in security, networking, and the cloudGain expert guidance on all aspect of Windows Server 2016 migration and management System administrators tasked with upgrading, migrating, or managing Windows Server 2016 need a one-stop resource to help them get the job done. Mastering Windows Server 2016 has the answers you need, the practicality you seek, and the latest information to get you up to speed quickly.
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The official study guide for the AWS certification specialty exam The AWS Certified Advanced Networking Official Study Guide Specialty Exam helps to ensure your preparation for the AWS Certified Advanced Networking Specialty Exam. Expert review of AWS fundamentals align with the exam objectives, and detailed explanations of key exam topics merge with real-world scenarios to help you build the robust knowledge base you need to succeed on the exam and in the field as an AWS Certified Networking specialist. Coverage includes the design, implementation, and deployment of cloud-based solutions; core AWS services implementation and knowledge of architectural best practices; AWS service architecture design and maintenance; networking automation; and more. You also get one year of free access to Sybex s online interactive learning environment and study tools, which features flashcards, a glossary, chapter tests, practice exams, and a test bank to help you track your progress and gauge your readiness as exam day grows near. The AWS credential validates your skills surrounding AWS and hybrid IT network architectures at scale. The exam assumes existing competency with advanced networking tasks, and assesses your ability to apply deep technical knowledge to the design and implementation of AWS services. This book provides comprehensive review and extensive opportunities for practice, so you can polish your skills and approach exam day with confidence. Study key exam essentials with expert insightUnderstand how AWS skills translate to real-world solutionsTest your knowledge with challenging review questions Access online study tools, chapter tests, practice exams, and more Technical expertise in cloud computing, using AWS, is in high demand, and the AWS certification shows employers that you have the knowledge and skills needed to deliver practical, forward-looking cloud-based solutions. The AWS Certified Advanced Networking Official Study Guide Specialty Exam helps you learn what you need to take this next big step for your career.
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The latest exclusive Hacking Exposed strategies for defending against the world's number one attack type: malware > Fully updated to cover the most current tools, techniques, and exploits, Hacking Exposed Malware & Rootkits, Second Edition walks you through the process of defending against the consistent onslaught of malware and rootkit assaults using failsafe methods. The second edition includes all-new real-world case studies and cutting-edge examples to reveal how hackers use readily available tools to infiltrate and hijack networks. The book takes a step-by-step approach to explaining countermeasures to provide the best training in the detection and elimination of malicious, embedded code. The latest intrusion detection, baits, antivirus, anti-rootkit, and anti-spyware technologies are all covered in detail. Counter today's most virulent network attack types Find out how malware infects, survives, and propagates across an enterprise Detect, kill, and remove virtual, user-mode, and kernel-mode rootkits Learn how hackers use archivers, encryptors, and packers to obfuscate code Defend against keylogging, redirect, click fraud, and identity theft threats
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If you've been tasked with the job of maintaining large and complex Hadoop clusters, or are about to be, this book is a must. You'll learn the particulars of Hadoop operations, from planning, installing, and configuring the system to providing ongoing maintenance. Hadoop is being adopted by more and more Fortune 500 companies, and the demand for operations-specific material has skyrocketed. This book - written by Eric Sammer, Principal Solution Architect at Cloudera - is the definitive operations guide for administrators. Developers who want to improve MapReduce jobs by learning how Hadoop works in large production environments will also benefit. Application administrators responsible for the health and operation of large distributed applications or systems will find this guide extremely useful.
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