Category: Nonfiction

  • PowerShell and WMI

    By Richard Siddaway


    PowerShell and WMI is an example-driven advisor for directors handling networks of home windows servers and pcs. With a hundred and fifty sensible examples, together with ready-to-reuse scripts and methods, you are going to study the bits and bobs of automating WMI through PowerShell v3. you will additionally locate deep assurance of all elements of home windows management, together with IIS, DNS and Hyper-V.

    About the Technology

    WMI, by itself, is just a suite of home windows administration amenities. Paired with PowerShell, besides the fact that, WMI turns into a super toolset for automating servers, networks, and distant home windows computers.

    About the Book

    PowerShell and WMI is an industrial-strength consultant for directors of home windows networks, servers, and computers. you will commence with sensible overviews of PowerShell and of WMI. Then you are going to discover a hundred and fifty particular examples—all with ready-to-use scripts—designed to simplify your day by day method administration. each one demonstrated approach is configured to load as a part of a PowerShell module.

    A set of convenient appendixes comprises references for PowerShell and WMI. previous publicity to PowerShell and WMI is useful yet now not required.

    buy of the print ebook comes with a proposal of a unfastened PDF, ePub, and Kindle publication from Manning. additionally on hand is all code from the publication.

    What's Inside
    • Managing home windows, IIS, and Hyper-V
    • Remote pcs and devices
    • Logs, jobs, and performance
    • New PowerShell v3 WMI functionality


    Table of Contents

      PART 1 instruments OF THE TRADE
    1. Solving administrative challenges
    2. Using PowerShell
    3. WMI in depth
    4. Best practices and optimization
    5. PART 2 WMI within the ENTERPRISE
    6. System documentation
    7. Disk systems
    8. Registry administration
    9. Filesystem administration
    10. Services and processes
    11. Printers
    12. Configuring community adapters
    13. Managing IIS
    14. Configuring a server
    15. Users and security
    16. Logs, jobs, and performance
    17. Administering Hyper-V with PowerShell and WMI
    18. PART three the long run: POWERSHELL V3 AND WMI
    19. WMI over WSMAN
    20. Your personal WMI cmdlets
    21. CIM cmdlets and sessions
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  • Emily Post's Etiquette, 18th Edition (Emily Post's Etiquette)

    For almost a century, one identify has been depended on especially others in terms of right decorum: Emily submit. during this thoroughly up to date 18th variation of the vintage Emily Post’s Etiquette, the mantle is picked up by means of the great-great-grandchildren of the 1st woman of Etiquette, who take on the most recent concerns and calls for of the twenty-first century—from texting and tweeting to iPhones, fb, and all different types of social media. the fitting consultant for Millennials residing on their lonesome for the 1st time who desire to identify themselves correctly within the workplace—as good as for child Boomers in the course of making plans their children’s weddings, getting into retirement, and assisting to take care of aged parents—Emily Post’s Etiquette, 18th version, remains the basic instruction manual to right social behavior.
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  • Mastering Import & Export Management

    By Thomas A. Cook

    With billions of greenbacks generated every year, uploading and exporting is a most likely profitable enviornment for growth--and a bewildering tangle of ideas and rules. choked with hundreds and hundreds of within your means suggestions, ready-to-use types, and beneficial checklists, the second one version of" getting to know Import & Export administration" explains tips on how to efficiently--and legally--navigate the complicated international of foreign alternate. From the massive photo of pinpointing the easiest markets to the nitty-gritty of packing a box, this sweeping consultant examines find out how to spot power dangers, follow quality controls strategies, arrange documentation thoroughly, and extra. This revised and up-to-date variation addresses how top to deal with fresh crises just like the earthquakes and tsunami in Japan, the commercial downturn, or political instability in international locations like Egypt, Tunisia, Bahrain, and Libya. It additionally covers each new compliance and safety rules, in addition to evolving top practices, together with: - C-TPAT guidance - Incoterms - In-house compliance courses - Freight cost-reduction counsel - Beefed-up TSA rules - enhanced know-how strategies - President Obama's new export tasks. it is an critical source for state-of-the-art advanced and altering international market.
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  • Beginning OpenVPN 2.0.9

    By Markus Feilner, Norbert Graf

    This e-book is a simple advent to OpenVPN. whereas offering simply valuable theoretical historical past, it takes a pragmatic strategy, proposing lots of examples. it's written in a pleasant sort making this complicated subject effortless and a pleasure to learn. It first covers simple VPN innovations, then strikes to introduce simple OpenVPN configurations, ahead of overlaying complex makes use of of OpenVPN. This e-book is for either skilled and new OpenVPN clients. while you are attracted to protection and privateness within the web, or are looking to have your workstation or cellular phone hooked up properly to the web, the server on your corporation, or at domestic, you can find this ebook precious. It presumes easy wisdom of Linux, yet no wisdom of VPNs is needed.
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  • The Hunt for KSM: Inside the Pursuit and Takedown of the Real 9/11 Mastermind, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed

    By Terry McDermott, Josh Meyer

    The definitive account of the decade-long pursuit and seize of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the terrorist mastermind of 9/11

    Only mins after United a hundred seventy five plowed into the area alternate Center's South Tower, humans in positions of strength thoroughly suspected who was once in the back of the attack: Osama bin weighted down and Al Qaeda. however it will be 18 months after September eleven earlier than investigators might seize the particular mastermind of the assaults, the fellow in the back of bin weighted down himself.

    That monster is the guy who acquired his arms soiled whereas Osama fled; the guy who was once chargeable for constructing Al Qaeda's international networks, who in my opinion pointed out and expert its terrorists, and who in my opinion flew bomb components on air carriers to check their invisibility. That guy withstood waterboarding and years of alternative severe interrogations, not just denying Osama's whereabouts yet creating a literal video game of the court cases, after top his pursuers around the globe and again. That guy is Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, and he's nonetheless, to today, the main major Al Qaeda terrorist in captivity.

    In the quest FOR KSM, Terry McDermott and Josh Meyer move deep contained in the US government's dogged yet incorrect pursuit of this elusive and unsafe guy. One pair of brokers chased him via numerous fake leads and slender escapes for 5 years sooner than Sep 11. And now, drawing on a decade of investigative reporting and unheard of entry to 1000's of key assets, lots of whom have by no means spoken publicly-as good as jihadis and contributors of KSM's relatives and help network-this is a heart-pounding journey contained in the risky, categorised international of counterterrorism and espionage.
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  • An Idea Whose Time Has Come: Two Presidents, Two Parties, and the Battle for the Civil Rights Act of 1964

    By Todd S. Purdum

    A best Washington journalist recounts the dramatic political conflict to go the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the legislation that created sleek the USA, at the 50th anniversary of its passage

    It was once a turbulent time in America―a time of sit-ins, freedom rides, a March on Washington and a governor status within the schoolhouse door―when John F. Kennedy despatched Congress a invoice to bar racial discrimination in employment, schooling, and public lodgings. numerous civil rights measures had died on Capitol Hill long ago. yet this one was once assorted simply because, as one influential senator positioned it, it used to be "an concept whose time has come."

    In a robust narrative layered with revealing element, Todd S. Purdum tells the tale of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, recreating the legislative maneuvering and the larger-than-life characters who made its passage attainable. From the Kennedy brothers to Lyndon Johnson, from Martin Luther King Jr. to Hubert Humphrey and Everett Dirksen, Purdum indicates how those all-too-human figures controlled, in precisely over a yr, to create a invoice that caused the longest filibuster within the historical past of the U.S. Senate but used to be finally followed with overwhelming bipartisan help. He conjures up the excessive goal and coffee dealings that marked the production of this huge legislations, drawing on huge archival examine and dozens of latest interviews that carry to lifestyles this sign fulfillment in American history.

    Often hailed because the most vital legislation of the previous century, the Civil Rights Act stands as a lesson for our personal bothered occasions approximately what's attainable whilst persistence, bipartisanship, and decency rule the day.

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  • Rich Bitch: A Simple 12-Step Plan for Getting Your Financial Life Together...Finally

    By Nicole Lapin

    In this New York Times bestseller, journalist and fiscal professional Nicole Lapin indicates girls easy methods to take cost in their lives via taking cost in their money.

    Do your eyes glaze over simply brooding about the mumbo-jumbo language of finance? Do you escape into hives whilst confronted with getting your monetary existence jointly? good, sister, you're not alone.

    In Rich Bitch, funds specialist and fiscal journalist Nicole Lapin lays out a 12-Step Plan within which she stocks her experiences—mistakes and all—of getting her personal funds so as. She talks to you in contrast to a lecturer yet as your buddy. or even although cash is usually an “off-limits” dialog, not anything is off-limits here.

    Lapin rethinks each piece of monetary “wisdom” you’ve ever heard and places her personal clean, smooth, sassy spin on it. certain, there are a few hard-and-fast ideas approximately finance, but if it involves your cash, the one one who can let you know tips to spend it truly is you. in case you put money into a 401(k)? probably now not. in case you splurge on that morning latte? most probably sure. rather than concentrating on nickel-and-diming your self, Nicole’s suggestion makes a speciality of making an investment in your self so that you don’t need to pressure over the little things.

    Rich Bitch rehabs no matter what undesirable funds conduct you could have and gives a plan you can't merely maintain, but in addition thrive on. You won’t believe disadvantaged yet fairly encouraged to move after the wealthy lifestyles you deserve, and assured sufficient to name your self a wealthy bitch.

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  • Advanced Software Testing, Volume 3: Guide to the ISTQB Advanced Certification as an Advanced Technical Test Analyst

    By Rex Black, Jamie L. Mitchell

    This ebook is written for the technical attempt analyst who desires to in achieving complicated abilities in attempt research, layout, and execution. With a hands-on, exercise-rich technique, this e-book teaches you the way to outline and perform the initiatives required to place a attempt technique into action.

    Learn easy methods to examine the process, considering the technical points and caliber features. also, easy methods to overview process requisites and designs as a part of formal and casual experiences, utilizing an figuring out of the underlying know-how. it is possible for you to to research, layout, enforce, and execute assessments, utilizing chance concerns to figure out the best attempt and precedence for exams. additionally, you will how one can file on checking out development and supply important proof to help your reviews of procedure quality.

    With a quarter-century of software program and structures engineering event, writer Rex Black is President of RBCS; is a pace-setter in software program, undefined, and platforms trying out; and is the main prolific writer practising within the box of software program checking out at the present time. He released numerous books on trying out that bought tens of hundreds of thousands of copies around the world. he's President of the overseas software program trying out skills Board (ISTQB) and is a Director of the yank software program trying out skills Board (ASTQB).

    This publication can assist you arrange for the ISTQB complicated Technical attempt Analyst examination. integrated are pattern examination questions, on the applicable point of trouble, for many of the educational ambitions lined via the ISTQB complex point syllabus. The ISTQB certification software is the major software program tester certification software on the earth. With approximately 100,000 certificates holders and an international presence in 50 nations, you may be convinced within the price and overseas stature that the complicated Technical try out Analyst certificates can provide you.

    Related books:

    Vol. 1: advisor to the ISTQB complex Certification as a complicated attempt Analyst (ISBN 978-1-933952-19-2)

    Vol. 2: advisor to the ISTQB complicated Certification as a complicated try supervisor (ISBN 978-1-933952-36-9)
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  • Poor but Sexy: Culture Clashes in Europe East and West

    By Agata Pyzik

    24 years after the autumn of the Berlin Wall, Europe is as divided as ever. The passengers of the cost-effective airways cross east for stag events, and so they move West for paintings; however the East remains East, and West remains West. Caricatures abound - the Polish plumber within the tabloids, the hot chilly conflict within the broadsheets and the unending look for 'the new Berlin' for hipsters. opposed to the stereotypes, Agata Pyzik friends backstage to have a look at the key histories of japanese Europe (and its tortured kin with the 'West'). Neoliberalism and mass migration, post-punk and the Bowiephile obsession with the jap Bloc, Orientalism and 'self-colonization', the emancipatory potentials of Socialist Realism, the potential of a non-Western notion of modernity and futurism, and where of japanese Europe in any present revival of 'the thought of communism' – all are even more advanced and staggering than they seem. terrible yet horny refuses either a dewy-eyed Ostalgia for the 'good outdated days' and the both determined wish to develop into a 'normal a part of Europe', reclaiming as an alternative the assumption an different Europe.

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  • Hollywood Bloodshed: Violence in 1980s American Cinema

    By James Kendrick

    In Hollywood Bloodshed, James Kendrick provides a desirable check out the political and ideological instabilities of the Eighties as studied during the lens of cinema violence.

    Kendrick makes use of in-depth case experiences to bare how dramatic adjustments within the movie and its therapy of cinematic bloodshed through the Reagan period mirrored transferring social tides as Hollywood struggled to discover a stability among the profitable necessity of display violence and the emerging surge of conservatism.

    As public opinion shifted towards definitely the right and extending emphasis was once put on matters resembling better army spending, relatives values, and “money culture,” movie executives have been confronted with an epic hassle: the violent points of cinema that were the studios’ bread and butter have been now virtually universally rejected by way of mainstream audiences. faraway from doing away with reveal bloodshed altogether, studios discovered new methods of packaging violence that may let them proceed to draw audiences with no risking public outcry, ushering in a interval of significant transition within the movie undefined. Studios started to draw back from the progressive administrators of the 1970s—many of whom had risen to popularity via ideologically hard motion pictures characterised by means of a extra aggravating model of violence—while at the same time clearing the best way for a brand new period in movie. The Eighties might see the ascent of leisure conglomerates and strong manufacturers and the meteoric upward push of the blockbuster—a movie with out much less violence than its past opposite numbers, yet with action-oriented thrills instead of extra troubling photos of brutality.

    Kendrick analyzes those and different radical cinematic adjustments born of the conservative social weather of the Nineteen Eighties, together with the disavowal of horror motion pictures within the attempt to give a extra applicable public snapshot; the production of the PG-13 score to designate the grey region of motion picture violence among PG and R ratings; and the complexity of selling the violence of struggle videos for viewers excitement. the result's a riveting examine of a frequently forgotten, but however interesting time in cinema background. whereas many volumes have occupied with the violent motion pictures of the recent American Cinema administrators of the Seventies or the increase of icons akin to Woo, Tarantino, and Rodriguez within the Nineties, Kendrick’s Hollywood Bloodshed bridges an immense hole in movie studies. This finished quantity bargains much-needed standpoint on a decade that altered the historical past of Hollywood—and American culture—forever.



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