Couchbase Essentials

Author: John Zablocki
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781784397852
Release Date: 2015-02-25
Genre: Computers

This book is for those application developers who want to achieve greater flexibility and scalability from their software. Whether you are familiar with other NoSQL databases or have only used relational systems, this book will provide you with enough background to move you along at your own pace. If you are new to NoSQL document databases, the design discussions and introductory material will give you the information you need to get started with Couchbase.

Pro Couchbase Server

Author: David Ostrovsky
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 9781484211854
Release Date: 2015-11-27
Genre: Computers

This new edition is a hands-on guide for developers and administrators who want to use the power and flexibility of Couchbase Server 4.0 in their applications. The second edition extends coverage of N1QL, the SQL-like query language for Couchbase. It also brings coverage of multiple new features, including the new generation of client SDKs, security and LDAP integration, secondary indexes, and multi-dimensional scaling. Pro Couchbase Server covers everything you need to develop Couchbase solutions and deploy them in production. The NoSQL movement has fundamentally changed the database world in recent years. Influenced by the growing needs of web-scale applications, NoSQL databases such as Couchbase Server provide new approaches to scalability, reliability, and performance. Never have document databases been so powerful and performant. With the power and flexibility of Couchbase Server, you can model your data however you want, and easily change the data model any time you want. Pro Couchbase Server shows what is possible and helps you take full advantage of Couchbase Server and all the performance and scalability that it offers. Helps you design and develop a document database using Couchbase Server. Covers the latest features such as the N1QL query language. Gives you the tools to scale out your application as needed.

Learning Couchbase

Author: Henry Potsangbam
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781785284281
Release Date: 2015-11-23
Genre: Computers

Design documents and implement real world e-commerce applications with Couchbase About This Book Get acquainted with Couchbase architecture and design your document-based data schema Implement full text search using industry standard elastic search plugins Develop critical and high performance applications using this hands-on tutorial guide Who This Book Is For If you are new to the NoSQL document system or have little or no experience in NoSQL development and administration and are planning to deploy Couchbase for your next project, then this book is for you. It would be helpful to have a bit of familiarity with Java. What You Will Learn Get acquainted with the concept of NoSQL databases and configure your Couchbase database cluster Maintain Couchbase effectively using the web-based administrative console with ease Enable partition capabilities by making use of Buckets Analyze important design considerations for maintaining relationship between various documents Use Couchbase SDK Java API to store and retrieve document Write views using map/reduce to retrieve documents efficiently Get familiar with N1QL and how to use it in Java applications Integrate Couchbase with Elasticsearch to implement full text search Configure XDCR for disaster recovery and develop ecommerce application using Couchbase In Detail NoSQL database systems have changed application development in terms of adaptability to dynamics schema and scalability. Compared with the currently available NoSQL database systems, Couchbase is the fastest. Its ease of configuration and powerful features for storing different schema structures, retrieval using map reduce and inbuilt disaster recovery by replicating document across the geographical region, make it one of the most powerful, scalable and comprehensive NoSQL in the market. Couchbase also introduces smart client API for various programming language to integrate the database with the application easily, yet providing very complex features like cluster health awareness. This book achieves its goal by taking up an end-to-end development structure, right from understanding NOSQL document design to implementing full fledged eCommerce application design using Couchbase as a backend. Starting with the architecture of Couchbase to get you up and running, this book quickly takes you through designing a NoSQL document and implementing highly scalable applications using Java API. You will then be introduced to document design and get to know the various ways to administer Couchbase. Followed by this, learn to store documents using bucket. Moving on, you will then learn to store, retrieve and delete documents using smart client base on Java API. You will then retrieve documents using SQL like syntax call N1QL. Next, you will learn how to write map reduce base views. Finally, you will configure XDCR for disaster recovery and implement an eCommerce application using Couchbase. Style and approach The book starts from absolute basics and slowly moves to more advanced topics ensuring at every step that all concepts and terms are understood by the reader to have complete understanding at every stage. Technical and complex terms are explained in clear and simple language, thus making this book a perfect companion for those who have started their journey to NoSQL using Couchbase

Hadoop Essentials

Author: Shiva Achari
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781784390464
Release Date: 2015-04-29
Genre: Computers

If you are a system or application developer interested in learning how to solve practical problems using the Hadoop framework, then this book is ideal for you. This book is also meant for Hadoop professionals who want to find solutions to the different challenges they come across in their Hadoop projects.

Wireshark Essentials

Author: James H. Baxter
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781783554645
Release Date: 2014-10-28
Genre: Computers

This book is aimed at IT professionals who want to develop or enhance their packet analysis skills. Basic familiarity with common network and application services terms and technologies is assumed; however, expertise in advanced networking topics or protocols is not required. Readers in any IT field can develop the analysis skills specifically needed to complement and support their respective areas of responsibility and interest.

Pro Couchbase Server

Author: David Ostrovsky
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 9781484211854
Release Date: 2015-11-27
Genre: Computers

This new edition is a hands-on guide for developers and administrators who want to use the power and flexibility of Couchbase Server 4.0 in their applications. The second edition extends coverage of N1QL, the SQL-like query language for Couchbase. It also brings coverage of multiple new features, including the new generation of client SDKs, security and LDAP integration, secondary indexes, and multi-dimensional scaling. Pro Couchbase Server covers everything you need to develop Couchbase solutions and deploy them in production. The NoSQL movement has fundamentally changed the database world in recent years. Influenced by the growing needs of web-scale applications, NoSQL databases such as Couchbase Server provide new approaches to scalability, reliability, and performance. Never have document databases been so powerful and performant. With the power and flexibility of Couchbase Server, you can model your data however you want, and easily change the data model any time you want. Pro Couchbase Server shows what is possible and helps you take full advantage of Couchbase Server and all the performance and scalability that it offers. Helps you design and develop a document database using Couchbase Server. Covers the latest features such as the N1QL query language. Gives you the tools to scale out your application as needed.

Windows Malware Analysis Essentials

Author: Victor Marak
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781785287633
Release Date: 2015-09-01
Genre: Computers

Master the fundamentals of malware analysis for the Windows platform and enhance your anti-malware skill set About This Book Set the baseline towards performing malware analysis on the Windows platform and how to use the tools required to deal with malware Understand how to decipher x86 assembly code from source code inside your favourite development environment A step-by-step based guide that reveals malware analysis from an industry insider and demystifies the process Who This Book Is For This book is best for someone who has prior experience with reverse engineering Windows executables and wants to specialize in malware analysis. The book presents the malware analysis thought process using a show-and-tell approach, and the examples included will give any analyst confidence in how to approach this task on their own the next time around. What You Will Learn Use the positional number system for clear conception of Boolean algebra, that applies to malware research purposes Get introduced to static and dynamic analysis methodologies and build your own malware lab Analyse destructive malware samples from the real world (ITW) from fingerprinting and static/dynamic analysis to the final debrief Understand different modes of linking and how to compile your own libraries from assembly code and integrate the codein your final program Get to know about the various emulators, debuggers and their features, and sandboxes and set them up effectively depending on the required scenario Deal with other malware vectors such as pdf and MS-Office based malware as well as scripts and shellcode In Detail Windows OS is the most used operating system in the world and hence is targeted by malware writers. There are strong ramifications if things go awry. Things will go wrong if they can, and hence we see a salvo of attacks that have continued to disrupt the normal scheme of things in our day to day lives. This book will guide you on how to use essential tools such as debuggers, disassemblers, and sandboxes to dissect malware samples. It will expose your innards and then build a report of their indicators of compromise along with detection rule sets that will enable you to help contain the outbreak when faced with such a situation. We will start with the basics of computing fundamentals such as number systems and Boolean algebra. Further, you'll learn about x86 assembly programming and its integration with high level languages such as C++.You'll understand how to decipher disassembly code obtained from the compiled source code and map it back to its original design goals. By delving into end to end analysis with real-world malware samples to solidify your understanding, you'll sharpen your technique of handling destructive malware binaries and vector mechanisms. You will also be encouraged to consider analysis lab safety measures so that there is no infection in the process. Finally, we'll have a rounded tour of various emulations, sandboxing, and debugging options so that you know what is at your disposal when you need a specific kind of weapon in order to nullify the malware. Style and approach An easy to follow, hands-on guide with descriptions and screenshots that will help you execute effective malicious software investigations and conjure up solutions creatively and confidently.

Learning Akka

Author: Jason Goodwin
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781784393540
Release Date: 2015-12-30
Genre: Computers

Build fault tolerant concurrent and distributed applications with Akka About This Book Build networked applications that self-heal Scale out your applications to handle more traffic faster An easy-to-follow guide with a number of examples to ensure you get the best start with Akka Who This Book Is For This book is intended for beginner to intermediate Java or Scala developers who want to build applications to serve the high-scale user demands in computing today. If you need your applications to handle the ever-growing user bases and datasets with high performance demands, then this book is for you. Learning Akka will let you do more for your users with less code and less complexity, by building and scaling your networked applications with ease. What You Will Learn Use Akka to overcome the challenges of concurrent programming Resolve the issues faced in distributed computing with the help of Akka Scale applications to serve a high number of concurrent users Make your system fault-tolerant with self-healing applications Provide a timely response to users with easy concurrency Reduce hardware costs by building more efficient multi-user applications Maximise network efficiency by scaling it In Detail Software today has to work with more data, more users, more cores, and more servers than ever. Akka is a distributed computing toolkit that enables developers to build correct concurrent and distributed applications using Java and Scala with ease, applications that scale across servers and respond to failure by self-healing. As well as simplifying development, Akka enables multiple concurrency development patterns with particular support and architecture derived from Erlang's concept of actors (lightweight concurrent entities). Akka is written in Scala, which has become the programming language of choice for development on the Akka platform. Learning Akka aims to be a comprehensive walkthrough of Akka. This book will take you on a journey through all the concepts of Akka that you need in order to get started with concurrent and distributed applications and even build your own. Beginning with the concept of Actors, the book will take you through concurrency in Akka. Moving on to networked applications, this book will explain the common pitfalls in these difficult problem areas while teaching you how to use Akka to overcome these problems with ease. The book is an easy to follow example-based guide that will strengthen your basic knowledge of Akka and aid you in applying the same to real-world scenarios. Style and approach An easy-to-follow, example-based guide that will take you through building several networked-applications that work together while you are learning concurrent and distributed computing concepts. Each topic is explained while showing you how to design with Akka and how it is used to overcome common problems in applications. By showing Akka in context to the problems, it will help you understand what the common problems are in distributed applications and how to overcome them.

Lo Dash Essentials

Author: Adam Boduch
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781784395650
Release Date: 2015-01-27
Genre: Computers

If you are a curious JavaScript developer interested simultaneously in tweaking the efficiency of your code, as well as improving the conciseness of it, and maintaining the readability of it, then this is the book for you. Ideally, the book is intended for readers already working on JavaScript projects and using frameworks such as jQuery and Backbone. Even if you're already using Lo-Dash, this book will show you how to use it efficiently. While extensive JavaScript experience isn't a requirement, you should have at least some prior programming experience in order to best understand the concepts presented.

Raspberry Pi Essentials

Author: Jack Creasey
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781784396923
Release Date: 2015-04-28
Genre: Computers

Programmers new to the Raspberry Pi and novice programmers with little to no experience with micro board computing will find the book useful. A basic knowledge of programming languages in general will prove useful for a better understanding of the topics.

Your First 100 Days

Author: Niamh O'Keeffe
Publisher: Pearson UK
ISBN: 9780273751816
Release Date: 2012-07-09
Genre: Business & Economics

This book will coach you through the real-time challenge of the first 100 days in a new role, providing an all-in-one solution through a combination of structured planning, commercial insight and leadership coaching, all in a deliberately concise 100 minute speed-read. The first 100 days in a job are a pressurised moment of need, this book addresses both the practical and emotional challenges faced by leaders, offering realistic guidance, thoughtful insights, and useful advice in bite-sized portions, which are easily understood and immediately implementable.

Pro Couchbase Development

Author: Deepak Vohra
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 9781484214343
Release Date: 2015-08-06
Genre: Computers

Pro Couchbase Development: A NoSQL Platform for the Enterprise discusses programming for Couchbase using Java and scripting languages, querying and searching, handling migration, and integrating Couchbase with Hadoop, HDFS, and JSON. It also discusses migration from other NoSQL databases like MongoDB. This book is for big data developers who use Couchbase NoSQL database or want to use Couchbase for their web applications as well as for those migrating from other NoSQL databases like MongoDB and Cassandra. For example, a reason to migrate from Cassandra is that it is not based on the JSON document model with support for a flexible schema without having to define columns and supercolumns. The target audience is largely Java developers but the book also supports PHP and Ruby developers who want to learn about Couchbase. The author supplies examples in Java, PHP, Ruby, and JavaScript. After reading and using this hands-on guide for developing with Couchbase, you'll be able to build complex enterprise, database and cloud applications that leverage this powerful platform.

OCP Oracle Certified Professional Java SE 8 Programmer II Study Guide

Author: Jeanne Boyarsky
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119067900
Release Date: 2015-12-14
Genre: Computers

Going beyond the mere exam prep with insight, explanations, and perspectives from the authors' years of experience, this invaluable, comprehensive study guide reinforces what you know, teaches you what you don't, and gives you the hands-on practice you need to boost your skills. --

Learning VMware NSX

Author: Ranjit Singh Thakurratan
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781785880018
Release Date: 2016-01-30
Genre: Computers

Virtualize your network with this step-by-step configuration guide to installing, configuring, and managing VMware NSX About This Book Understand VMware NSX's foundational components and architecture and discover best practices to help you manage VMware NSX Learn about the important aspects of VMware NSX 6.2 including installation, managing, monitoring, and configuring Learn to manage VMware NSX using best practices to elevate your skills in deploying VMware NSX in your environment Who This Book Is For This book is for those who want to learn to install, manage, and configure the VMware NSX Network Virtualization platform. If you want to explore, understand, or deploy VMware NSX in your environment, this book is for you. Also, this book can assist you to prepare for VMware NSX certification. Knowledge of basic networking concepts and VMware components such as vCenter and vSphere is required. What You Will Learn Explore the foundational components of VMware NSX Install and configure NSX manager and its components using best practices Deploy and configure VXLAN-enabled logical switches Secure your environment using Distributed Firewall and Data Security Configure third-party services in NSX Manage, configure, and deploy edge gateway services Understand software-defined networks In Detail VMware NSX is the network virtualization and security platform that emerged from VMware. It is a platform for the software-defined data center. This software networking platform allows complex networking topologies to be deployed programmatically in seconds. SDNs allow ease of deployment, management, and automation in deploying and maintaining new networks while reducing and in some cases completely eliminating the need to deploy traditional networks. In Learning VMware NSX, you will see some of these features of SDN and explore VMware NSX, starting with network virtualization. We'll then walk you through the components of NSX and provide step-by-step instructions to help you install and configure NSX. We also cover all the functional services of NSX, edge services gateway, service composer, and data security. In addition, we'll teach you to integrate partner solutions with NSX. Finally, we show you how to manage your NSX deployment and monitor NSX. Style and approach This is an easy-to-follow guide with tested configuration steps to get you up and running quickly. This book covers the nitty-gritty of installing, configuring, managing, and monitoring VMware NSX.

Beyond Legacy Code

Author: David Scott Bernstein
Publisher:
ISBN: 1680500791
Release Date: 2015-08-03
Genre: Computers

We're losing tens of billions of dollars a year on broken software, and great new ideas such as agile development and Scrum don't always pay off. But there's hope. The nine software development practices in Beyond Legacy Code are designed to solve the problems facing our industry. Discover why these practices work, not just how they work, and dramatically increase the quality and maintainability of any software project. These nine practices could save the software industry. Beyond Legacy Code is filled with practical, hands-on advice and a common-sense exploration of why technical practices such as refactoring and test-first development are critical to building maintainable software. Discover how to avoid the pitfalls teams encounter when adopting these practices, and how to dramatically reduce the risk associated with building software--realizing significant savings in both the short and long term. With a deeper understanding of the principles behind the practices, you'll build software that's easier and less costly to maintain and extend. By adopting these nine key technical practices, you'll learn to say what, why, and for whom before how; build in small batches; integrate continuously; collaborate; create CLEAN code; write the test first; specify behaviors with tests; implement the design last; and refactor legacy code. Software developers will find hands-on, pragmatic advice for writing higher quality, more maintainable, and bug-free code. Managers, customers, and product owners will gain deeper insight into vital processes. By moving beyond the old-fashioned procedural thinking of the Industrial Revolution, and working together to embrace standards and practices that will advance software development, we can turn the legacy code crisis into a true Information Revolution.