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.

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

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.

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.

Developing with Couchbase Server

Author: MC Brown
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781449331122
Release Date: 2013-02-01
Genre: Computers

Today’s highly interactive websites pose a challenge for traditional SQL databases—the ability to scale rapidly and serve loads of concurrent users. With this concise guide, you’ll learn how to build web applications on top of Couchbase Server 2.0, a NoSQL database that can handle websites and social media where hundreds of thousands of users read and write large volumes of information. Using food recipe information as examples, this book demonstrates how to take advantage of Couchbase’s document-oriented database design, and how to store and query data with various CRUD operations. Discover why Couchbase is better than SQL databases with memcached tiers for managing data from the most interactive portions of your application. Learn about Couchbase Server’s cluster-based architecture and how it differs from SQL databases Choose a client library for Java, .NET, Ruby, Python, PHP, or C, and connect to a cluster Structure data in a variety of formats, from serialized objects, a stream of raw bytes, or as JSON documents Learn core storage and retrieval methods, including document IDs, expiry times, and concurrent updates Create views with map/reduce and learn Couchbase mechanisms for querying and selection

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.

Essentials of Cloud Computing

Author: K. Chandrasekaran
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781482205442
Release Date: 2014-12-05
Genre: Computers

Cloud computing—accessing computing resources over the Internet—is rapidly changing the landscape of information technology. Its primary benefits compared to on-premise computing models are reduced costs and increased agility and scalability. Hence, cloud computing is receiving considerable interest among several stakeholders—businesses, the IT industry, application developers, researchers, and students. To successfully embrace this new computing model, these stakeholders need to acquire new cloud computing skills and knowledge. This book is designed to provide readers with a clear and thorough understanding of the key aspects of cloud computing. Presented in an easy-to-understand style, Essentials of Cloud Computing begins with an introduction to basic cloud computing concepts. It then covers cloud computing architecture, deployment models, programming models, and cloud service types, such as Software as a Service (SaaS) and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS). It also discusses the cloud’s networking aspects, major service providers, open source support, and security issues. The book concludes with a discussion of several advanced topics, such as mobile clouds, media clouds, and green clouds. This book is intended for beginners as well as experienced practitioners who want to learn more about cloud computing. It includes many case studies, programming examples, and industry-based applications. Each chapter concludes with review questions that help readers check their understanding of the presented topics. Essentials of Cloud Computing will help readers understand the issues and challenges of cloud computing and will give them the tools needed to develop and deploy applications in clouds.

PySide GUI Application Development

Author: Gopinath Jaganmohan
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781785280368
Release Date: 2016-01-28
Genre: Computers

Develop more dynamic and robust GUI applications using PySide, an open source cross-platform UI framework About This Book Designed for beginners to help you get started with GUI application development Develop your own applications by creating customized widgets and dialogs Written in a simple and elegant structure so you easily understand how to program various GUI components Who This Book Is For This book is written for Python programmers who want to learn about GUI programming. It is also suitable for those who are new to Python but are familiar with object-oriented programming. What You Will Learn Program GUI applications in an easy and efficient way Download and install PySide, a cross-platform GUI development toolkit for Python Create menus, toolbars, status bars, and child windows Develop a text editor application on your own Connect your GUI to a database and manage it Execute SQL queries by handling databases In Detail Elegantly-built GUI applications are always a massive hit among users. PySide is an open source software project that provides Python bindings for the Qt cross-platform UI framework. Combining the power of Qt and Python, PySide provides easy access to the Qt framework for Python developers and also acts as an excellent rapid application development platform. This book will take you through everything you need to know to develop UI applications. You will learn about installing and building PySide in various major operating systems as well as the basics of GUI programming. The book will then move on to discuss event management, signals and slots, and the widgets and dialogs available with PySide. Database interaction and manipulation is also covered. By the end of this book, you will be able to program GUI applications efficiently and master how to develop your own applications and how to run them across platforms. Style and approach This is an accessible and practical guide to developing GUIs for Python applications.

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.

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.

React and React Native

Author: Adam Boduch
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781786469571
Release Date: 2017-03-08
Genre: Computers

Use React and React Native to build applications for desktop browsers, mobile browsers, and even as native mobile apps About This Book Build React and React Native applications using familiar component concepts Dive deep into each platform, from routing in React to creating native mobile applications that can run offline Use Facebook's Relay, React and GraphQL technologies, to create a unified architecture that powers both web and native applications Who This Book Is For This book is written for any JavaScript developer—beginner or expert—who wants to start learning how to put both of Facebook's UI libraries to work. No knowledge of React is needed, though a working knowledge of ES2015 will help you follow along better. What You Will Learn Craft reusable React components Control navigation using the React Router to help keep your UI in sync with URLs Build isomorphic web applications using Node.js Use the Flexbox layout model to create responsive mobile designs Leverage the native APIs of Android and iOS to build engaging applications with React Native Respond to gestures in a way that's intuitive for the user Use Relay to build a unified data architecture for your React UIs In Detail React and React Native allow you to build cross-platform desktop and mobile applications using Facebook's innovative UI libraries. Combined with the Flux data architecture and Relay, you can now create powerful and feature-complete applications from just one code base! This book is split into three parts. The first part shows you how to start crafting composable UIs using React, from rendering with JSX and creating reusable components through to routing and creating isomorphic applications that run on Node. We then move on to showing you how to take the concepts of React and apply them to building Native UIs using React Native. You'll find out how to build responsive and streamlined UIs that can properly handle user interactions in a mobile environment. You'll also learn how to access device-specific APIs such as the geolocation API, and how to handle offline development with React Native. Finally, we'll tie all of these skills together and shows you how you can create React applications that run on every major platform. As well as understanding application state in depth, you'll learn how to leverage Relay to make feature-complete, data-driven web and native mobile applications. Style and approach Split into three major sections to help organize your learning, this hands-on, code-first book will help you get up to speed with React and React Native—the UI framework that powers Netflix, Yahoo, and Facebook.

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. --

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.

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.