The completely updated NETWORK+ GUIDE TO NETWORKS, 6th Edition gives students the technical skills and industry know-how required to begin an exciting career installing, configuring, and troubleshooting computer networks. The text also prepares students for CompTIA's Network+ N10-005 certification exam with fundamentals in protocols, topologies, hardware, and network design. After exploring TCP/IP, Ethernet, wireless transmission, and security concepts, as well as an all-new chapter on virtual networks, students can increase their knowledge with the practical On-the Jobstories, Review Questions, Hands-On Projects, and Case Projects. NETWORK+ GUIDE TO NETWORKS, 6th Edition also includes reference appendices, a glossary, and full-color illustrations. The features of the text combined with its emphasis on real-world problem solving, provides students with the tools they need to succeed in any computing environment. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
GUIDE TO NETWORKING ESSENTIALS provides students with both the knowledge and hands-on skills necessary to work with network operating systems in a network administration environment. By focusing on troubleshooting and computer networking technologies, this book offers a comprehensive introduction to networking and to advances in software, wireless and network security. Challenge Labs and Hands-On Projects are directly integrated in each chapter to allow for a hands-on experience in the classroom. Updated content reflects the latest networking technologies and operating systems including new Ethernet standards, cloud computing, Windows 10, Windows Server 2016, and recent Linux distributions. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Author: Gene M. Pesti
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date: 1993-02-28
Students in animal science, industry personnel involved in the feeding of animals, and professionals working for feed-mixing companies will all benefit from this current, comprehensive package - a text on the economic and nutritional aspects of feed formulations that optimize nutritional content while minimizing costs. Animal Feed Formulation applies a well-tested, easy-to-use computer program called UFFDA that illustrates the principles of least-cost food formulation. Developed in a cooperative effort by the Departments of Poultry Science and Agricultural and Applied Economics at the University of Georgia, UFFDA is menu-driven software that has the editing capabilities of a spreadsheet program for altering the ingredient and nutrient matrix. The book begins by solving a simple ration-balancing problem, providing step-by-step instructions with the computer program that any user - even one without computer training - can readily follow. It then discusses specific feed formulation techniques in terms of their practical applications and economic implications. Included are such techniques as sensitivity analysis, parametric cost and nutrient ranging, optimum-density formulation, multi-blending, and risk analysis, among others. Applying these and other techniques using the special features of UFFDA, users can select the proper ingredients, adjust proportions among nutrients, determine which feeds might require scarce ingredients, consider the risks involved in dealing with ingredients with below-average compositions, and ultimately determine the costs and nutritional content of various feed formulations. The program can be applied to determining feed formulations for any animal, including sheep, beef and dairy cattle, swine, turkeys, broilers, catfish, and horses. Practitioners who are growing animals will be able to maximize the nutritional content of their feed while keeping costs down. Professionals working in feed-mixing companies will be able to maximize profits by offering products composed of low-cost ingredients that are also of good nutritional value. Students will gain a firm background in nutritional and economic concepts, insight into how to apply them to practical problems, and an understanding of the way good nutrition and good value can be achieved by applying the latest computer technology.
Because performance is paramount today, this thoroughly updated guide shows you how to test mission-critical applications for scalability and performance before you deploy them—whether it’s to the cloud or a mobile device. You’ll learn the complete testing process lifecycle step-by-step, along with best practices to plan, coordinate, and conduct performance tests on your applications. Set realistic performance testing goals Implement an effective application performance testing strategy Interpret performance test results Cope with different application technologies and architectures Understand the importance of End User Monitoring (EUM) Use automated performance testing tools Test traditional local applications, web applications, and web services Recognize and resolves issues often overlooked in performance tests Written by a consultant with over 15 years’ experience with performance testing, The Art of Application Performance Testing thoroughly explains the pitfalls of an inadequate testing strategy and offers a robust, structured approach for ensuring that your applications perform well and scale effectively when the need arises.
The "Network+ Guide to Networks Lab Manual" presents extensive hands-on exercises and case studies to practice concepts learned on the way to obtaining Network+ certification. Designed as a complement to "Network+ Guide to Networks," this manual also stands alone as an excellent resource for practical, hands-on, independent study.
Author: Stuart B. Schwartz
Publisher: Lifematters/Career Books
Release Date: 2005-01-01
Genre: Business & Economics
Introduce readers to the world of work with this stimulating, easy-to-read set. All the important issues are explored, such as why people work, what physical abilities and personal skills are needed for employment, how to set salary expectation, how to look for a job, and how to interview for a job.
Author: Tamara Dean
Publisher: Course Technology Ptr
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Study Aids
Provides the essential information needed to pass the Network+ exam. Unique format devotes a two-page spread to every objective on the exam, giving the user ample opportunity to practice for the exam day.
This step-by-step, highly visual text provides a comprehensive introduction to managing and maintaining computer hardware and software. Written by best-selling author and educator Jean Andrews, A+ GUIDE TO HARDWARE, Ninth Edition, closely integrates the CompTIA A+ Exam objectives to prepare students for the 220-901 certification exams. The new Ninth Edition also features extensive updates to reflect current technology, techniques, and industry standards in the dynamic, fast-paced field of PC repair and information technology. Each chapter covers both core concepts and advanced topics, organizing material to facilitate practical application and encourage students to learn by doing. The new edition features more coverage of updated hardware, security, and increased emphasis on mobile devices. Supported by a wide range of supplemental resources to enhance learning with Lab Manuals, CourseNotes, online labs and the optional MindTap that includes labs, certification test prep and interactive exercises and activities, this proven text offers students an ideal way to prepare for success as a professional IT support technician. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Guide to Telecommunications Technology focuses on the technology that forms the basis for all voice and data networks. The book discusses fundamental signaling principles and explains how early telephone and computer inventions influenced modern technology. Chapters explore topics such as switching, datatransmission, broadband, wireless LANs, and network access methods. Techniques and tools involved in recognizing and addressing information security threats are also covered. The book concludes with a chapter on voice-over-network and convergence technologies, encouraging students to synthesize what they have learned about the traditionally separate fields of telephony and data technologies. Guide to Telecommunications Technology provides a solid foundation for more advanced studies in voice and data networking.
If you're gearing up for CompTIA's latest Network+ certification exam, COMPTIA NETWORK+ N10-005 IN DEPTH is your guide to success. It covers all the fundamental and advanced networking topics you'll encounter on the job or on the Network+ exam, with in-depth information on installing, configuring, and troubleshooting basic networking hardware and software. This new edition includes updated "on the job" vignettes and case studies that teach you how to apply chapter concepts to real-world situations. You'll also find complete coverage of virtual networking and remote access, and a strong emphasis on security, with coverage of site-to-site and client-to-site security, security threats, and scanning tools. Approved by CompTIA CAGC, COMPTIA NETWORK+ N10-005 IN DEPTH maps fully to the new version of the Network+ exam released in December, 2011, and includes in-depth coverage of all exam objectives. Key Terms and extensive review questions in each chapter reinforce the skills you are learning and help to prepare you for the exam. Get ready—with COMPTIA NETWORK+ N10-005 IN DEPTH.