Head First PMP teaches you the latest principles and certification objectives in The PMBOK (R) Guide in a unique and inspiring way. This updated fourth edition takes you beyond specific questions and answers with a unique visual format that helps you grasp the big picture of project management.
This book constitutes extended, revised and selected papers from the 8 th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science, CLOSER 2018, held in Funchal, Portugal in March 2018. The 11 papers presented in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected from a total of 94 submissions. CLOSER 2018 focused on the emerging area of Cloud Computing, inspired by some latest advances that concern the infrastructure, operations and available services throughout the global network.
Aligned to the latest ITIL guidance and the Managing Across the Lifecycle (MALC) syllabus, this study aid from the Official Publisher of ITIL provides guidance to support students as they prepare for their MALC qualification. Designed to support accredited training, this publication contains guidance on how to prepare for your course and the exam, and includes a sample case study and practice questions to test your knowledge. Beyond the exam, it provides guidance and support as you concentrate on applying the service lifecycle to the IT service management challenges, improvements, programmes and projects within your own organization. It is recommended reading for anyone interested in furthering their understanding of ITIL and IT service management
The CCNA Wireless Official Cert Guide is a comprehensive self-study tool for preparing for the latest CCNA Wireless exam. Complete coverage of all exam topics as posted on the exam topic blueprint ensures readers will arrive at a thorough understanding of what they need to master to succeed on the exam. The book follows a logical organization of the CCNA Wireless exam objectives. Material is presented in a concise manner, focusing on increasing readers´ retention and recall of exam topics. Readers will organize their exam preparation through the use of the consistent features in these chapters.
The new edition of bestselling CCNA Cert Library by Wendell Odom is a comprehensive review and practice package for the latest CCNA exams. The two books contained in this package, CCENT/CCNA ICND1 Official Cert Guide, and CCNA ICND2 Official Cert Guide, present complete reviews and a more challenging and realistic preparation experience. The books will be fully updated to cover the latest CCNA exam topics. The companion DVDs contains the powerful Pearson IT Certification Practice Test engine, complete with hundreds of well-reviewed, exam-realistic questions. The assessment engine offers you a wealth of customization options and reporting features, laying out a complete assessment of your knowledge to help you focus your study where it is needed most. This new edition also includes a free copy of the CCNA Network Simulator Lite edition complete with meaningful lab exercises, which help you hone your hands-on skills with the Cisco user interface for routers and switches. The DVDs also contain more than 60 minutes of personal video mentoring from the author focused on subnetting. Well-regarded for its level of detail, assessment features, and challenging review questions and exercises, these official study guides help you master the concepts and techniques that will enable you to succeed on the exam the first time. This package includes the following two products: 1. CCENT/CCNA ICND1 Official Cert Guide 2. CCNA ICND2 Official Cert Guide
Publisher´s Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Cutting-edge techniques from leading Oracle security experts This Oracle Press guide demonstrates practical applications of the most compelling methods for developing secure Oracle database and middleware environments. You will find full coverage of the latest and most popular Oracle products, including Oracle Database and Audit Vaults, Oracle Application Express, and secure Business Intelligence applications. Applied Oracle Security demonstrates how to build and assemble the various Oracle technologies required to create the sophisticated applications demanded in today´s IT world. Most technical references only discuss a single product or product suite. As such, there is no roadmap to explain how to get one product, product-family, or suite to work with another. This book fills that void with respect to Oracle Middleware and Database products and the area of security.
Approximation algorithms are currently a central and fast-developing area of research in theoretical computer science. This monograph covers the basic techniques used in the latest research work, techniques that everyone in the field should know, and shows that they form the beginnings of a promising theory. The author consolidates progress made so far, including some very recent results, and makes a strong effort to convey the beauty and excitement of work in the field. He gives clear, lucid explanations of key results and ideas, with intuitive proofs, he writes algorithms in simple English to make them easy to understand, and he provides critical examples and numerous illustrations to help in elucidating the algorithms. Many of the results presented have been simplified and new insights provided. The book will interest theoretical computer scientists, operations researchers, and discrete mathematicians.
Learn through this practical guide to SQL tuning how Oracle´s own experts do it, using a freely downloadable tool called SQLTXPLAIN. This new edition has been expanded to include AWR, Oracle 12c Statistics, interpretation of SQL Monitor reports, Parallel execution, and Exadata-related features. Reading this book and using SQL helps you learn to tune even the most complex SQL, and you´ll learn to do it quickly, without the huge learning curve usually associated with tuning as a whole. Firmly based in real-world problems, this book helps you reclaim system resources and avoid the most common bottleneck in overall performance, badly tuned SQL. You´ll learn how the optimizer works, how to take advantage of its latest features, and when it´s better to turn them off. Best of all, the book is updated to cover the very latest feature set in Oracle Database 12c. Covers AWR report integration Helps with SQL Monitor Report Interpretation Provides a reliable method that is repeatable Shows the very latest tuning features in Oracle Database 12c Enables the building of test cases without affecting production What You´ll Learn Identify how and why complex SQL has gone wrong Correctly interpret AWR reports generated via SQLTXPLAIN Collect the best statistics for your environment Know when to invoke built-in tuning facilities Recognize when tuning is not the solution Spot the steps in a SQL statement´s execution plan that are critical to performance of that statement Modify your SQL to solve performance problems and increase the speed and throughput of production database systems Who This Book Is For Anyone who deals with SQL and SQL tuning. Both developers and DBAs will benefit from learning how to use the SQLTXPLAIN tool, and from the problem solving methodology in this book.
User experience design is the Product Description User experience design is the discipline of creating a useful and usable Web site or application that´s easily navigated and meets the needs of the site owner and its users. There´s a lot more to successful UX design than knowing the latest Web technologies or design trends: It takes diplomacy, management skills, and business savvy. That´s where the updated edition of this important book comes in. With new information on design principles, mobile and gestural interactions, content strategy, remote research tools and more, you´ll learn to: Recognize the various roles in UX design, identify stakeholders, and enlist their support Obtain consensus from your team on project objectives Understand approaches such as Waterfall, Agile, and Lean UX Define the scope of your project and avoid mission creep Conduct user research in person or remotely, and document your findings Understand and communicate user behavior with personas Design and prototype your application or site Plan for development, product rollout, and ongoing quality assurance Table of Contents Chapter 1: The Tao of UXD Chapter 2: The Project Ecosystem Chapter 3: Proposals fro Consultants and Freelancers Chapter 4: Project Objectives and Approach Chapter 5: Business Requirements Chapter 6: User Research Chapter 7: Personas Chapter 8: Content Strategy Chapter 9: Transition: From Defining to Designing Chapter 10: Design Principles Chapter 11: Site Mpas and Task Flows Chapter 12: Wireframes and Annotations Chapter 13: Prototyping Chapter 14: Design Testing with Users Chapter 15: Transition: From Design to Development and Beyond Chapter 16: A Brief Guide to Meetings Index User experience design is the discipline of creating a useful and usable Web site or application--one that´s easily navigated and meets the needs of both the site owner and its users. But there´s a lot more to successful UX design than knowing the latest Web technologies or design trends: It takes diplomacy, project management skills, and business savvy. That´s where this book comes in. Authors Russ Unger and Carolyn Chandler show you how to integrate UX principles into your project from start to finish. This updated and expanded edition contains information on contracts, content strategy, sketching, prototyping with HTML5/CSS3, research, facilitating and workshops, as well as mobile and gestural applications.