In der Produkt-, System- und Softwareentwicklung spielt die professionelle Umsetzung im Bereich des Konfigurationsmanagements eine entscheidende Rolle für den Erfolg der gesamten Entwicklung und für das entstehende Produkt. Dieses Buch vermittelt in kompakter Form das notwendige Grundwissen für Konfigurationsmanagement. Begleitet werden die Ausführungen von Praxiserfahrungen und Beispielvorlagen. Der Inhalt Warum Konfigurationsmanagement Tätigkeiten im KM Strukturen Versionierung Releases und Baselines Konfigurationselemente KM-Plan Kontext Reifegrad- und Vorgehensmodelle Normen Änderungsmanagement Buildmanagement Auditmanagement Werkzeuge Subversion Praxiserfahrungen Beispiele Vorlagen Die Zielgruppe Geschäftsführer Team- und Projektleiter Entwickler Dozenten und Referenten Studierende Der Autor Dipl.-Ing. Marcus Grande ist Teamleiter und Softwareentwickler im Bereich der Embedded Systeme. Darüber hinaus ist er als Dozent und Coach tätig. Seine Schwerpunkte liegen in den Bereichen Anforderungs- und Konfigurationsmanagement, Softwaredesign und -architektur sowie Qualitätssicherung und dem Testen von Software.
In der Produkt-, System- und Softwareentwicklung spielt der professionelle Umgang mit Anforderungen eine entscheidende Rolle für den Erfolg der gesamten Entwicklung und für das entstehende Produkt. Dieses Buch vermittelt in kompakter Form das notwendige Grundwissen für Anforderungsmanagement. Begleitet werden die Ausführungen von Praxiserfahrungen und Beispielvorlagen.
Eleventh Hour CISSP: Study Guide, Third Edition provides readers with a study guide on the most current version of the Certified Information Systems Security Professional exam. This book is streamlined to include only core certification information, and is presented for ease of last-minute studying. Main objectives of the exam are covered concisely with key concepts highlighted. The CISSP certification is the most prestigious, globally-recognized, vendor neutral exam for information security professionals. Over 100,000 professionals are certified worldwide, with many more joining their ranks. This new third edition is aligned to cover all of the material in the most current version of the exam´s Common Body of Knowledge. All domains are covered as completely and concisely as possible, giving users the best possible chance of acing the exam. Completely updated for the most current version of the exam´s Common Body of Knowledge Provides the only guide you need for last-minute studying Answers the toughest questions and highlights core topics Streamlined for maximum efficiency of study, making it ideal for professionals updating their certification or for those taking the test for the first time
This exclusive Oracle Press exam guide offers intense preparation for OCP exam 1Z0-060. Each chapter features step-by-step examples, a certification summary, a two-minute drill, and a self-test. You´ll get complete coverage of the new features of Oracle Database 12c. Electronic content includes 170 practice exam questions.
Continuous Delivery shows how tocreate fully automated, repeatable, and reliable processes for rapidly moving changes through build, deploy, test, and release. Using these techniques, software organizations are getting critical fixes and other new releases into production in hours - sometimes even minutes - evenin large projects with complex code bases. Jez Humble and David Farley begin by presenting the high-level principles and practices required to succeed with regular, repeatable, low-risk releases. Next, they introduce the ´´deployment pipeline,´´ an automated process for managing all changes, from check-in to release. Finally, they discuss the ´´ecosystem´´ needed to support deployment pipelines, from infrastructure to data management and governance. The authors introduce many state-of-the-art techniques, including in-production monitoring and tracing, dependency management, and the use of virtualization. For each, they review key issues, demonstrate how to mitigate risks, and identify best practices. Coverage includes · Overcoming ´´anti-patterns´´ that slow down releases and reduce quality · Automating all facets of configuration management and testing · Implementing deployment pipelines at team and organizational levels · Scripting highly-effective automated build and deployment processes · Triggering automated processes whenever a change is made · Automating acceptance testing, from analysis to implementation · Testing capacity and other non-functional requirements · Utilizing continuous deployment, rollbacks, and zero-downtime releases · Managing infrastructure, data, components, dependencies, and versions · Navigating risk management, compliance, and other obstacles Whether you´re a developer, architect, tester, or manager, this book will help you move from idea to release faster than ever - so you can deliver far more value, far more rapidly. Product Description Winner of the 2011 Jolt Excellence Award! Getting software released to users is often a painful, risky, and time-consuming process. This groundbreaking new book sets out the principles and technical practices that enable rapid, incremental delivery of high quality, valuable new functionality to users. Through automation of the build, deployment, and testing process, and improved collaboration between developers, testers, and operations, delivery teams can get changes released in a matter of hours- sometimes even minutes-no matter what the size of a project or the complexity of its code base. Jez Humble and David Farley begin by presenting the foundations of a rapid, reliable, low-risk delivery process. Next, they introduce the ´´deployment pipeline,´´ an automated process for managing all changes, from check-in to release. Finally, they discuss the ´´ecosystem´´ needed to support continuous delivery, from infrastructure, data and configuration management to governance. The authors introduce state-of-the-art techniques, including automated infrastructure management and data migration, and the use of virtualization. For each, they review key issues, identify best practices, and demonstrate how to mitigate risks. Coverage includes . Automating all facets of building, integrating, testing, and deploying software . Implementing deployment pipelines at team and organizational levels . Improving collaboration between developers, testers, and operations . Developing features incrementally on large and distributed teams . Implementing an effective configuration management strategy . Automating acceptance testing, from analysis to implementation . Testing capacity and other non-functional requirements . Implementing continuous deployment and zero-downtime releases . Managing infrastructure, data, components and dependencies . Navigating risk management, compliance, and auditing Whether you´re a developer, systems administrator, tester, or manager, this book will help your organization move from idea to release faster than ever-so you can deliver value to your business rapidly and reliably. Backcover Getting software released to users is often a painful, risky, and time-consuming process. This groundbreaking new book sets out the principles and technical practices that enable rapid, incremental delivery of high quality, valuable new functionality to users. Through automation of the build, deployment, and testing process, and improved collaboration between developers, testers, and operations, delivery teams can get changes released in a matter of hours-
In The Functional Art, instructor Alberto Cairo explains how information graphics and visualizations are cognitive tools that extend our perception and how we can use them to see beyond lists of numbers, variables, and phenomena to identify patterns and trends that would be invisible otherwise. The book also includes a DVD-ROM containing 90+ minutes of video tutorials that expand on the concepts explained in the book as well as exercises that viewers can use to put their newly found skills to the test. Product Description Unlike any time before in our lives, we have access to vast amounts of free information. With the right tools, we can start to make sense of all this data to see patterns and trends that would otherwise be invisible to us. By transforming numbers into graphical shapes, we allow readers to understand the stories those numbers hide. In this practical introduction to understanding and using information graphics, you´ll learn how to use data visualizations as tools to see beyond lists of numbers and variables and achieve new insights into the complex world around us. Regardless of the kind of data you´re working with-business, science, politics, sports, or even your own personal finances-this book will show you how to use statistical charts, maps, and explanation diagrams to spot the stories in the data and learn new things from it. You´ll also get to peek into the creative process of some of the world´s most talented designers and visual journalists, including Condé Nast Traveler´s John Grimwade , National Geographic Magazine´s Fernando Baptista, The New York Times´ Steve Duenes, The Washington Post´s Hannah Fairfield, Hans Rosling of the Gapminder Foundation, Stanford´s Geoff McGhee, and European superstars Moritz Stefaner, Jan Willem Tulp, Stefanie Posavec, and Gregor Aisch. The book also includes a DVD-ROM containing over 90 minutes of video lessons that expand on core concepts explained within the book and includes even more inspirational information graphics from the world´s leading designers. The first book to offer a broad, hands-on introduction to information graphics and visualization, The Functional Art reveals: . Why data visualization should be thought of as ´´functional art´´ rather than fine art . How to use color, type, and other graphic tools to make your information graphics more effective, not just better looking . The science of how our brains perceive and remember information . Best practices for creating interactive information graphics . A comprehensive look at the creative process behind successful information graphics . An extensive gallery of inspirational work from the world´s top designers and visual artists On the DVD-ROM: In this introductory video course on information graphics, Alberto Cairo goes into greater detail with even more visual examples of how to create effective information graphics that function as practical tools for aiding perception. You´ll learn how to: incorporate basic design principles in your visualizations, create simple interfaces for interactive graphics, and choose the appropriate type of graphic forms for your data. Cairo also deconstructs successful information graphics from The New York Times and National Geographic magazine with sketches and images not shown in the book. Introduction - What Infographics and Visualizations Are PART 1 - Foundations Chapter 1 - Why Visualization - From Data to Wisdom Chapter 2 - Form and Function - Visualization as a Technology Chapter 3 - The Beauty Paradox - Art and Communication Efficacy Chapter 4 - Exposition, Exploration, And the Complexity Challenge PART 2 - History Chapter 5 - Here Be Dragons - On the Origins of Maps Chapter 6 - Lights of Reason - the Dawn of Scientific Illustration Chapter 7 - A Scottish Engineer And a Century of Revolutions - the History of Charts PART 3 - Cognition Chapter 8 - The Eye and the Visual Brain Chapter 9 - Non-sensed Perception Chapter 10 - Images in the Brain PART 4 - Practice Chapter 11 - The Creation Process in Infographics and Visualization Chapter 12 - Interactive Graphics and Visualization APPENDIX - Projects from leading practitioners in the field, explained in detail In The Functional Art, instructor Alberto Cairo explains how information graphics and visualizations are cognitive tools that extend our perception and how we can use them to see beyond lists of numbers, variables, and phenomena to identify patterns and trends that would be invisible otherwise. The book
Real agilists don´t weigh themselves down with libraries of books, they keep their important information handy with them at all times. Jeff and Tim pack over two decades of experience coaching and doing agile into Agile in a Flash, a unique deck of index cards that fit neatly in your pocket and tack easily onto the wall. Agile in a Flash cards run the gamut of agile, covering customer, planning, team, and developer concepts to help you succeed on agile projects. You can use cards from the deck in many ways: as references, reminders, teaching tools, and conversation pieces. Why not get sets for your entire team or organization? This comprehensive set of cards is an indispensable resource for agile teams. The deck of Agile in a Flash cards teaches leadership, teamwork, clean programming, agile approaches to problem solving, and tips for coaching agile teams. Team members can use the cards as reference material, ice breakers for conversations, reminders (taped to a wall or monitor), and sources of useful tips and hard-won wisdom. The cards are: Bite-sized! Read one practice or aspect at a time in a couple of minutes. Smart! Each card has years of practical experience behind it. Portable! Cards fit easily in your pocket or backpack. An indispensable tool for any agile team, and a must-have for every agile coach or Scrum Master. The Agile in a Flash deck is broken into four areas: planning, team, coding, and agile concepts. The front of each card is a quick list - a summary of the things you want to know and remember. The back provides further detail on each of the bullet points, and offers sage nuggets of knowledge based on extensive professional experience. Tape the cards to your wall, stick them on your monitor, and get agile fast.
Start developing with Oracle SQL. This book is a one-stop introduction to everything you need to know about getting started developing an Oracle Database. You´ll learn about foundational concepts, setting up a simple schema, adding data, reading data from the database, and making changes. No experience with databases is required to get started. Examples in the book are built around Oracle Live SQL, a freely available, online sandbox for practicing and experimenting with SQL statements, and Oracle Express Edition, a free version of Oracle Database that is available for download. A marquee feature of Beginning Oracle SQL for Oracle Database 18c is the small chapter size. Content is divided into easily digestible chunks that can be read and practiced in very short intervals of time, making this the ideal book for a busy professional to learn from. Even just a 15-20 minute block of free time can be put to good use. Author Ben Brumm begins by helping you understand what a database is, and getting you set up with a sandbox in which to practice the SQL that you are learning. From there, easily digestible chapters cover, point-by-point, the different aspects of writing queries to get data out of a database. You´ll also learn about creating tables and getting data into the database. Crucial topics such as working with nulls and writing analytic queries are given the attention they deserve, helping you to avoid pitfalls when writing queries for production use. What You´ll Learn Create, update, and delete tables in an Oracle database Add, update, delete data from those database tables Query and view data stored in your database Manipulate and transform data using in-built database functions and features Correctly choose when to use Oracle-specific syntax and features Who This Book Is For Those new to Oracle who are planning to develop software using Oracle as the back-end data store. The book is also for those who are getting started in software development and realize they need to learn some kind of database language. Those who are learning software development on the side of their normal job, or learning it as a college student, who are ready to learn what a database is and how to use it also will find this book useful.
This book provides a consistent vocabulary and visual notation framework to describe large-scale integration solutions across many technologies. It also explores in detail the advantages and limitations of asynchronous messaging architectures. The authors present practical advice on designing code that connects an application to a messaging system, and provide extensive information to help you determine when to send a message, how to route it to the proper destination, and how to monitor the health of a messaging system. If you want to know how to manage, monitor, and maintain a messaging system once it is in use, get this book. Backcover Would you like to use a consistent visual notation for drawing integration solutions? Look inside the front cover. Do you want to harness the power of asynchronous systems without getting caught in the pitfalls? See Thinking Asynchronously in the Introduction. Do you want to know which style of application integration is best for your purposes? See Chapter 2, Integration Styles. Do you want to learn techniques for processing messages concurrently? See Chapter 10, Competing Consumers and Message Dispatcher. Do you want to learn how you can track asynchronous messages as they flow across distributed systems? See Chapter 11, Message History and Message Store. Do you want to understand how a system designed using integration patterns can be implemented using Java Web services, .NET message queuing, and a TIBCO-based publish-subscribe architecture? See Chapter 9, Interlude: Composed Messaging. Utilizing years of practical experience, seasoned experts Gregor Hohpe and Bobby Woolf show how asynchronous messaging has proven to be the best strategy for enterprise integration success. However, building and deploying messaging solutions presents a number of problems for developers. Enterprise Integration Patterns provides an invaluable catalog of sixty-five patterns, with real-world solutions that demonstrate the formidable of messaging and help you to design effective messaging solutions for your enterprise. The authors also include examples covering a variety of different integration technologies, such as JMS, MSMQ, TIBCO ActiveEnterprise, Microsoft BizTalk, SOAP, and XSL. A case study describing a bond trading system illustrates the patterns in practice, and the book offers a look at emerging standards, as well as insights into what the future of enterprise integration might hold. This book provides a consistent vocabulary and visual notation framework to describe large-scale integration solutions across many technologies. It also explores in detail the advantages and limitations of asynchronous messaging architectures. The authors present practical advice on designing code that connects an application to a messaging system, and provide extensive information to help you determine when to send a message, how to route it to the proper destination, and how to monitor the health of a messaging system. If you want to know how to manage, monitor, and maintain a messaging system once it is in use, get this book. 0321200683B09122003 Foreword by John Crupi. Foreword by Martin Fowler. Preface. Acknowledgments. Introduction. 1. Solving Integration Problems Using Patterns. The Need for Integration. Integration Challenges. How Integration Patterns Can Help. The Wide World of Integration. Loose Coupling. One-Minute EAI. A Loosely Coupled Integration Solution. Widgets & Gadgets ´R Us: An Example. Summary. 2. Integration Styles. Introduction. File Transfer (by Martin Fowler). Shared Database (by Martin Fowler). Remote Procedure Invocation (by Martin Fowler). Messaging. 3. Messaging Systems. Introduction. Message Channel. Message. Pipes and Filters. Message Router. Message Translator. Message Endpoint. 4. Messaging Channels. Introduction. Point-to-Point Channel. Publish-Subscribe Channel. Datatype Channel. Invalid Message Channel. Dead Letter Channel. Guaranteed Delivery. Channel Adapter. Messaging Bridge. Message Bus. 5. Message Construction. Introduction. Command Message. Document Message. Event Message. Request-Reply. Return Address. Correlation Identifier. Message Sequence. Message Expiration. Format Indicator. 6. Interlude: Simple Messaging. Introduction. JMS Request-Reply Example. .NET Request-Reply Example. JMS Publish-Subscribe Example. 7. Message Routing. Introduction. Content-Based Router. Message Filter. Dynamic Router. Recipient List. Splitter. Aggregator. Resequencer. Composed Message