Author: N. Rushton
Release Date: 2015-06-08
With superb functionality and ease of use through the acclaimed DSM operating system, Synology DiskStations are the NAS of choice for the discerning purchaser. Whether it is the storage and sharing of information, the streaming of videos, music and photos to computers and smart devices, or the ability to have a private cloud that allows access to information from anywhere, the DiskStation can do it. But this power and flexibility comes at a price: setting up a DiskStation for the very first time can seem a daunting prospect. This guide, based around DSM 5.2 and with over 180 illustrations and screen shots and proven easy-to-follow instructions, will take you through the process from start to finish and help ensure that your home or small business network is a success. Whether you have just purchased a DiskStation, are about to, or simply want to find out more about Synology NAS and DSM, this guide will help you.
Author: N. Rushton
Release Date: 2017-11-06
Updated February 2018With superb functionality and ease of use through the acclaimed DSM operating system, Synology DiskStations are the NAS devices of choice for the discerning purchaser: they can do all of the above things with aplomb. But this power and flexibility comes at a price and setting up a DiskStation for the very first time can seem a daunting prospect for someone who has not done so before. This guide, based around the latest version of DSM and with plenty of illustrations, easy-to-follow instructions and based on years of real-world experience, will take you through it from start to finish and help ensure that your network is a success. It is a streamlined or 'lite' version of the popular and highly regarded CTACS Synology NAS Setup Guide for Home & Small Business, with some of the more advanced topics removed. If you just want to be up and running as quickly as possible, this guide is for you. If you require more information or are an advanced or business user, you might prefer the full version. The guide progresses in a logical order. Chapter 1 is concerned with preparation and provides some useful background information about buying and preparing a DiskStation. Chapter 2 covers the initial installation of DSM and customizing the hardware options of the DiskStation. Chapter 3 describes how to create shared folders and Chapter 4 discusses the creation of users and groups. Chapter 5 covers the various methods for connecting PCs and Macs to the DiskStation in order to access data. Chapter 6 is about setting up your own personal cloud, using Cloud Station. Chapter 7 is all about backups, whilst Chapter 8 introduces the multimedia and streaming options available in DSM. Finally, Chapter 9 discusses miscellaneous and more advanced topics to help you get more out of your DiskStation.
Squid is the most popular Web caching software in use today, and it works on a variety of platforms including Linux, FreeBSD, and Windows. Squid improves network performance by reducing the amount of bandwidth used when surfing the Web. It makes web pages load faster and can even reduce the load on your web server. By caching and reusing popular web content, Squid allows you to get by with smaller network connections. It also protects the host on your internal network by acting as a firewall and proxying your internal web traffic. You can use Squid to collect statistics about the traffic on your network, prevent users from visiting inappropriate web sites at work or school, ensure that only authorized users can surf the Internet, and enhance your privacy by filtering sensitive information from web requests. Companies, schools, libraries, and organizations that use web-caching proxies can look forward to a multitude of benefits.Written by Duane Wessels, the creator of Squid, Squid: The Definitive Guide will help you configure and tune Squid for your particular situation. Newcomers to Squid will learn how to download, compile, and install code. Seasoned users of Squid will be interested in the later chapters, which tackle advanced topics such as high-performance storage options, rewriting requests, HTTP server acceleration, monitoring, debugging, and troubleshooting Squid.Topics covered include: Compiling and installing Squid Running Squid Using Squid's sophisticated access controls Tuning disk storage for optimal performance Configuring your operating system for HTTP interception Forwarding Requests to other web caches Using redirectors to rewrite user requests Monitoring Squid with the cache manager and SNMP Using Squid to accelerate and protect HTTP servers Managing bandwidth consumption with Delay Pools
Learn to leverage Amazon's powerful platform for your predictive analytics needs About This Book Create great machine learning models that combine the power of algorithms with interactive tools without worrying about the underlying complexity Learn the What's next? of machine learning—machine learning on the cloud—with this unique guide Create web services that allow you to perform affordable and fast machine learning on the cloud Who This Book Is For This book is intended for data scientists and managers of predictive analytics projects; it will teach beginner- to advanced-level machine learning practitioners how to leverage Amazon Machine Learning and complement their existing Data Science toolbox. No substantive prior knowledge of Machine Learning, Data Science, statistics, or coding is required. What You Will Learn Learn how to use the Amazon Machine Learning service from scratch for predictive analytics Gain hands-on experience of key Data Science concepts Solve classic regression and classification problems Run projects programmatically via the command line and the Python SDK Leverage the Amazon Web Service ecosystem to access extended data sources Implement streaming and advanced projects In Detail Predictive analytics is a complex domain requiring coding skills, an understanding of the mathematical concepts underpinning machine learning algorithms, and the ability to create compelling data visualizations. Following AWS simplifying Machine learning, this book will help you bring predictive analytics projects to fruition in three easy steps: data preparation, model tuning, and model selection. This book will introduce you to the Amazon Machine Learning platform and will implement core data science concepts such as classification, regression, regularization, overfitting, model selection, and evaluation. Furthermore, you will learn to leverage the Amazon Web Service (AWS) ecosystem for extended access to data sources, implement realtime predictions, and run Amazon Machine Learning projects via the command line and the Python SDK. Towards the end of the book, you will also learn how to apply these services to other problems, such as text mining, and to more complex datasets. Style and approach This book will include use cases you can relate to. In a very practical manner, you will explore the various capabilities of Amazon Machine Learning services, allowing you to implementing them in your environment with consummate ease.
Author: Doug Lowe
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2018-03-27
Becoming a master of networking has never been easier Whether you're in charge of a small network or a large network, Networking All-in-One is full of the information you’ll need to set up a network and keep it functioning. Fully updated to capture the latest Windows 10 releases through Spring 2018, this is the comprehensive guide to setting up, managing, and securing a successful network. Inside, nine minibooks cover essential, up-to-date information for networking in systems such as Windows 10 and Linux, as well as best practices for security, mobile and cloud-based networking, and much more. Serves as a single source for the most-often needed network administration information Covers the latest trends in networking Get nine detailed and easy-to-understand networking minibooks in one affordable package Networking All-in-One For Dummies is the perfect beginner’s guide as well as the professional’s ideal reference book.
Learn about cryptography and cryptocurrencies, so you can build highly secure, decentralized applications and conduct trusted in-app transactions. Key Features Get to grips with the underlying technical principles and implementations of blockchain Build powerful applications using Ethereum to secure transactions and create smart contracts Explore cryptography, mine cryptocurrencies, and solve scalability issues with this comprehensive guide Book Description A blockchain is a distributed ledger that is replicated across multiple nodes and enables immutable, transparent and cryptographically secure record-keeping of transactions. The blockchain technology is the backbone of cryptocurrencies, and it has applications in finance, government, media and almost all other industries. Mastering Blockchain, Second Edition has been thoroughly updated and revised to provide a detailed description of this leading technology and its implementation in the real world. This book begins with the technical foundations of blockchain technology, teaching you the fundamentals of distributed systems, cryptography and how it keeps data secure. You will learn about the mechanisms behind cryptocurrencies and how to develop applications using Ethereum, a decentralized virtual machine. You will also explore different other blockchain solutions and get an introduction to business blockchain frameworks under Hyperledger, a collaborative effort for the advancement of blockchain technologies hosted by the Linux Foundation. You will also be shown how to implement blockchain solutions beyond currencies, Internet of Things with blockchain, blockchain scalability, and the future scope of this fascinating and powerful technology. What you will learn Master the theoretical and technical foundations of the blockchain technology Understand the concept of decentralization, its impact, and its relationship with blockchain technology Master how cryptography is used to secure data - with practical examples Grasp the inner workings of blockchain and the mechanisms behind bitcoin and alternative cryptocurrencies Understand the theoretical foundations of smart contracts Learn how Ethereum blockchain works and how to develop decentralized applications using Solidity and relevant development frameworks Identify and examine applications of the blockchain technology - beyond currencies Investigate alternative blockchain solutions including Hyperledger, Corda, and many more Explore research topics and the future scope of blockchain technology Who this book is for This book will appeal to those who wish to build fast, highly secure, transactional applications. It targets people who are familiar with the concept of blockchain and are comfortable with a programming language.
Unleash the data processing and analytics capability of Apache Spark with the language of choice: Java About This Book Perform big data processing with Spark—without having to learn Scala! Use the Spark Java API to implement efficient enterprise-grade applications for data processing and analytics Go beyond mainstream data processing by adding querying capability, Machine Learning, and graph processing using Spark Who This Book Is For If you are a Java developer interested in learning to use the popular Apache Spark framework, this book is the resource you need to get started. Apache Spark developers who are looking to build enterprise-grade applications in Java will also find this book very useful. What You Will Learn Process data using different file formats such as XML, JSON, CSV, and plain and delimited text, using the Spark core Library. Perform analytics on data from various data sources such as Kafka, and Flume using Spark Streaming Library Learn SQL schema creation and the analysis of structured data using various SQL functions including Windowing functions in the Spark SQL Library Explore Spark Mlib APIs while implementing Machine Learning techniques to solve real-world problems Get to know Spark GraphX so you understand various graph-based analytics that can be performed with Spark In Detail Apache Spark is the buzzword in the big data industry right now, especially with the increasing need for real-time streaming and data processing. While Spark is built on Scala, the Spark Java API exposes all the Spark features available in the Scala version for Java developers. This book will show you how you can implement various functionalities of the Apache Spark framework in Java, without stepping out of your comfort zone. The book starts with an introduction to the Apache Spark 2.x ecosystem, followed by explaining how to install and configure Spark, and refreshes the Java concepts that will be useful to you when consuming Apache Spark's APIs. You will explore RDD and its associated common Action and Transformation Java APIs, set up a production-like clustered environment, and work with Spark SQL. Moving on, you will perform near-real-time processing with Spark streaming, Machine Learning analytics with Spark MLlib, and graph processing with GraphX, all using various Java packages. By the end of the book, you will have a solid foundation in implementing components in the Spark framework in Java to build fast, real-time applications. Style and approach This practical guide teaches readers the fundamentals of the Apache Spark framework and how to implement components using the Java language. It is a unique blend of theory and practical examples, and is written in a way that will gradually build your knowledge of Apache Spark.
The five-volume set LNCS 9155-9159 constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Computational Science and Its Applications, ICCSA 2015, held in Banff, AB, Canada, in June 2015. The 232 revised full papers presented in 22 workshops and a general track were carefully reviewed and selected from 780 initial submissions for inclusion in this volume. They cover various areas in computational science ranging from computational science technologies to specific areas of computational science such as computational geometry and security.
This book demystifies the amazing architecture and protocols of computers as they communicate over the Internet. While very complex, the Internet operates on a few relatively simple concepts that anyone can understand. Networks and networked applications are embedded in our lives. Understanding how these technologies work is invaluable. This book was written for everyone - no technical knowledge is required!While this book is not specifically about the Network+ or CCNA certifications, it as a way to give students interested in these certifications a starting point.
LAWRENCE BLOCK'S FIRST CRIME NOVEL -- LOST FOR NEARLY 50 YEARS! To escape punishment for a murder he didn't mean to commit, insurance man Don Barshter has to take on a new identity: Nathaniel Crowley, ferocious up-and-comer in the New York mob. But can he find safety in the skin of another man...a worse man...a sinner man...?
Author: David L. Prowse
Publisher: Pearson IT Certification
Release Date: 2016-06-27
CompTIA A+ 220-901 and 220-902 Practice Questions Exam Cram CompTIA A+ 220-901 and 220-902 Practice Questions Exam Cram complements any A+ study plan with 640 practice test questions in the book and on the companion site—all supported by complete explanations of every answer. This package’s highly realistic questions cover every area of knowledge for both new A+ exams: 220-901 and 220-902. Covers the critical information you’ll need to know to score higher on your A+ 220-901 and 220-902 exams! · Features 640 questions, organized to reflect the newest objectives for the A+ exams, so you can easily assess your knowledge of every topic. · Each question includes a detailed answer explanation. · Provides complete coverage of all objectives for the 220-901 and 220-902 A+ exams. COMPANION WEBSITE · Test engine features more than 600 questions from this book in multiple test modes, among other features · Includes 10 real-world scenarios with supporting simulations and videos
Honeypots have demonstrated immense value in Internet security, but physical honeypot deployment can be prohibitively complex, time-consuming, and expensive. Now, there’s a breakthrough solution. Virtual honeypots share many attributes of traditional honeypots, but you can run thousands of them on a single system-making them easier and cheaper to build, deploy, and maintain. In this hands-on, highly accessible book, two leading honeypot pioneers systematically introduce virtual honeypot technology. One step at a time, you’ll learn exactly how to implement, configure, use, and maintain virtual honeypots in your own environment, even if you’ve never deployed a honeypot before. You’ll learn through examples, including Honeyd, the acclaimed virtual honeypot created by coauthor Niels Provos. The authors also present multiple real-world applications for virtual honeypots, including network decoy, worm detection, spam prevention, and network simulation. After reading this book, you will be able to Compare high-interaction honeypots that provide real systems and services and the low-interaction honeypots that emulate them Install and configure Honeyd to simulate multiple operating systems, services, and network environments Use virtual honeypots to capture worms, bots, and other malware Create high-performance "hybrid" honeypots that draw on technologies from both low- and high-interaction honeypots Implement client honeypots that actively seek out dangerous Internet locations Understand how attackers identify and circumvent honeypots Analyze the botnets your honeypot identifies, and the malware it captures Preview the future evolution of both virtual and physical honeypots
This book is intended for those who already have some basic experience with Hyper-V and now want to gain additional capabilities and knowledge of Hyper-V. If you have used Hyper-V in a lab environment before and now want to close the knowledge gap to transfer your Hyper-V environment to production, this is the book for you!