Scalability Rules: 50 Principles for Scaling Web Sites
“Once again, Abbott and Fisher provide a book that I’ll be giving to our engineers. It’s an essential read for anyone dealing with scaling an online business.”—Chris Lalonde, VP, Technical Operations and Infrastructure Architecture, Bullhorn“Abbott and Fisher again tackle the difficult problem of scalability in their unique and practical manner. Distilling the challenges of operating a fast-growing presence on the Internet into 50 easy-to understand rules, the...
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Reliable Communications for Short-Range Wireless Systems
Ensuring reliable communication is an important concern in short-range wireless communication systems with stringent quality of service requirements. Key characteristics of these systems, including data rate, communication range, channel profiles, network topologies and power efficiency, are very different from those in long-range systems. This comprehensive book classifies short-range wireless technologies as high and low data rate systems. It addresses major factors affecting reliability at...
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Professional Windows Phone 7 Game Development: Creating Games using XNA Game Studio 4
Create the next generation of gaming titles for Windows Phone 7! Providing an overview of developing games for Windows Phone 7 while working within XNA Game Studio 4, this comprehensive resource covers such essential topics as device/emulator, development tools, device orientation, tilt and accelerometer sensors, multi-touch, working with Cloud and Web services, and more. Three complete games are included within the book plus hands-on explanations and clear example codes help you gain a deeper...
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SharePoint 2010 Development For Dummies
A much-needed guide that shows you how to leverage SharePoint tools without writing a line of code! The great news about SharePoint is…you don't need to be a seasoned .NET developer to develop custom functions for it. This book shows you how to use SharePoint Designer, Report Builder, Dashboard Designer, InfoPath, Excel, Word, Visio, and the SharePoint web-based UI to design and develop—without ever writing a line of code! Learn how to customize your site, build SharePoint apps, start social...
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ActiveMQ in Action
Applications in enterprises need to communicate, most commonly done by messaging. Apache ActiveMQ is an open-source implementation of the Java Message Service (JMS), which provides messaging in Java applications. ActiveMQ in Action is a thorough, practical guide to implementing message-oriented systems using ActiveMQ and Java. Co-authored by one of the leading ActiveMQ developers, Bruce Snyder, the book starts with the anatomy of a core Java message, then moves quickly through fundamentals...
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Maximizing Your Sales with Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011
If you're a sales professional running Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Dynamics CRM is the perfect customer relationship management system for you. Why? Because it's the only CRM system that can be fully integrated into Microsoft Office Outlook and other programs to save time and help automate processes. Additionally, it has many other built-in tools that help busy sales professionals manage the interactions they have with customers, from first contact through purchase and post-sales. If you're...
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Using Kindle (4th Edition)
This is the eBook version of the printed book.Make the most of your new Amazon KindleTM eBook reader! Read books, play media, get free content, uncover powerful, little-known Kindle features you’ll love!Learn to do all this and much more…Connect to Amazon’s Kindle Store and buy contentDownload a world of free books and other contentManage your content and quickly find what you’re looking forRead books on Kindle and customize a better reading experienceQuickly sync content...
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Financial Accounting, 7th Edition
Weygandt helps corporate managers see the relevance of accounting in their everyday lives. Challenging accounting concepts are introduced with examples that are familiar to them, which helps build motivation to learn the material. Accounting issues are also placed within the context of marketing, management, IT, and finance. The new Do It! feature reinforces the basics by providing quick-hitting examples of brief exercises. The chapters also incorporate the All About You (AAY) feature as well...
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101 Windows Phone 7 Apps, Volume I: Developing Apps 1-50
Full ColorINCLUDES COMPLETE CODE AND ASSETS FOR EACH APP IN THIS VOLUME!Got a great idea for an app? There’s a chapter for that!Calling all developers: Windows Phone 7 is starting to gain traction, and the opportunity is yours to sell the next killer app! 101 Windows Phone 7 Apps is a book series like no other–best-selling author and Microsoft developer Adam Nathan walks you through the process of building 101 real, robust, diverse, and marketplace-certified Silverlight applications. You...
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The Innovation Handbook: How to Profit from Your Ideas, Intellectual Property and Market Knowledge
Unique features, distinctive capabilities and exclusive know-how are the surest way to stay ahead of the market for any length of time. But the way these points of difference are created and commercialized is changing. The difficulty for most organizations is not in generating ideas, but in pursuing the right one at the right speed on the right scale. Alongside flashes of brilliance, innovation depends on combining strategic insight, inspired leadership, suitable funding, adept marketing,...
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Learn Windows PowerShell in a Month of Lunches
In Windows, there's a control panel, dialog box, console, or wizard to manage every component of a system. There are thousands of them—so many that it can be nearly impossible to keep track of all the locations and settings one needs to administer Windows effectively. PowerShell provides administrators with a single, unified command line from which they can control and automate every aspect of Windows. Learn Windows PowerShell in a Month of Lunches is an innovative tutorial designed for busy...
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Ultra-Fast Fiber Lasers: Principles and Applications with MATLAB® Models
Ultrashort pulses in mode-locked lasers are receiving focused attention from researchers looking to apply them in a variety of fields, from optical clock technology to measurements of the fundamental constants of nature and ultrahigh-speed optical communications. Ultrashort pulses are especially important for the next generation of ultrahigh-speed optical systems and networks operating at 100 Gbps per carrier. Ultra Fast Fiber Lasers: Principles and Applications with MATLAB® Models is a...
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The Manager`s Pocket Guide to Innovation
Innovation is necessary for your survival and your organization s. But the process is fraught with obstacles. How can you keep yourself and your team moving forward? You start with this how-to guide to innovation written specifically for today s busy manager. This quick-read is full of practical, easy-to-implement techniques that will help you avoid the unending details and stops and starts, distractions that cause your focus to shift, false starts and market shifts that lead you down the wrong...
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Virtual Technologies for Business and Industrial Applications: Innovative and Synergistic Approaches
Virtual Technologies for Business and Industrial Applications: Innovative and Synergistic Approaches provides insight into uncovering the security risks of dynamically created content, and how proper content management can greatly improve overall security. This book also researches the security lifecycle, protocols and applications of the Internet, and the contemporary solutions to these problems. Title: Virtual Technologies for Business and Industrial Applications: Innovative and...
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RF Microelectronics (2nd Edition)
The Acclaimed RF Microelectronics Best-Seller, Expanded and Updated for the Newest Architectures, Circuits, and Devices Wireless communication has become almost as ubiquitous as electricity, but RF design continues to challenge engineers and researchers. In the 15 years since the first edition of this classic text, the demand for higher performance has led to an explosive growth of RF design techniques. In RF Microelectronics, Second Edition, Behzad Razavi systematically teaches the...
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This book functions as the definitive overview of the field of super-resolution imaging. Written by the leading researchers in the field of image and video super-resolution, it surveys the latest state-of-the-art techniques in super-resolution imaging. Each detailed chapter provides coverage of the implementations and applications of super-resolution imaging. Its 14 sections span a wide range of modern super-resolution imaging techniques and includes variational, Bayesian, feature-based,...
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Service Science and Logistics Informatics: Innovative Perspectives
An interdisciplinary field, service science plays an increasingly important role in the world economy, prompting individuals to reengineer traditional services in logistics and supply chain management through IT innovation. Service Science and Logistics Informatics: Innovative Perspectives addresses the latest in applied service science research and industry practices. Focusing on emerging technologies such as RFID, this book is the perfect reference for business and IT professionals interested...
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IT Strategy in Action
This book teaches students how to use and manage IT to deliver business value, with a focus on IT management issues, rather than technical issues. KEY TOPICS: IT Strategy in Actiontackles the real world challenges of IT management first, by exploring a set of the most important issues facing IT managers today and second, by providing a series of mini-cases which present these critical IT issues within the context of real organizations. Most suited for business professionals who are interested...
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Researching and Writing a Dissertation: a guidebook for business students, 2nd Edition
An engaging and pragmatic introduction to researching and writing a dissertation for master's level Business students. A dissertation is a substantial part of a master's qualification and students are often daunted by the prospect of embarking on such a sustained piece of academic work. This book takes an extremely practical, skills-based, approach and covers both the research methods themselves and the process of choosing, planning, researching and writing the dissertation. With increased...
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Relational and XML Data Exchange
Data exchange is the problem of finding an instance of a target schema, given an instance of a source schema and a specification of the relationship between the source and the target. Such a target instance should correctly represent information from the source instance under the constraints imposed by the target schema, and it should allow one to evaluate queries on the target instance in a way that is semantically consistent with the source data. Data exchange is an old problem that...
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Performance Modeling of Communication Networks with Markov Chains
This book is an introduction to Markov chain modeling with applications to communication networks. It begins with a general introduction to performance modeling in Chapter 1 where we introduce different performance models. We then introduce basic ideas of Markov chain modeling: Markov property, discrete time Markov chain (DTMC) and continuous time Markov chain (CTMC). We also discuss how to find the steady state distributions from these Markov chains and how they can be used to compute the...
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Pattern Recognition, 4th Edition
This book considers classical and current theory and practice, of supervised, unsupervised and semi-supervised pattern recognition, to build a complete background for professionals and students of engineering. The authors, leading experts in the field of pattern recognition, have provided an up-to-date, self-contained volume encapsulating this wide spectrum of information. The very latest methods are incorporated in this edition: semi-supervised learning, combining clustering algorithms, and...
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Force: Animal Drawing: Animal locomotion and design concepts for animators
Many artists are unsure how to bridge the gap between the many basic 'how to draw' books and the more advanced ones dealing with the esoteric details of composition, perspective and anatomy. Force: Animal Drawing is the comprehensive guide to developing artistic animals that are creative, dynamic and anatomical, bridging the gap between foundational art and advanced techniques. Artists and animators alike all find animal inspiration when animating characters- be they human or inhuman. For a...
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Software Metrics and Software Metrology
Most of the software measures currently proposed to the industry bring few real benefits to either software managers or developers. This book looks at the classical metrology concepts from science and engineering, using them as criteria to propose an approach to analyze the design of current software measures and then design new software measures (illustrated with the design of a software measure that has been adopted as an ISO measurement standard). The book includes several case studies...
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Biology: The Dynamic Science, 2nd Edition
Learn how to think and engage like a scientist! BIOLOGY: THE DYNAMIC SCIENCE, Second Edition, provides you with a deep understanding of the core concepts in Biology, building a strong foundation for additional study. In a fresh presentation, the authors explain complex ideas clearly and describe how biologists collect and interpret evidence to test hypotheses about the living world. Russell, Hertz, and McMillan will spark your curiosity about living systems instead of burying it under a...
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Software Design for Six Sigma: A Roadmap for Excellence
This proposal constitutes an algorithm of design applying the design for six sigma thinking, tools, and philosophy to software design. The algorithm will also include conceptual design frameworks, mathematical derivation for Six Sigma capability upfront to enable design teams to disregard concepts that are not capable upfront, learning the software development cycle and saving development costs. The uniqueness of this book lies in bringing all those methodologies under the umbrella of design...
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The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G2: The Unofficial Quintessential Guide
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G2: The Unofficial Quintessential Guide provides a wealth of information and professional insights for owners of this powerful HD camera. With its electronic viewfinder and interchangeable lenses, the G2 is capable of not only recording professional-quality still images, but has the added ability to record HD video as well. The mirrorless design enhances the camera's versatility beyond that of most digital single lens reflex (DSLR) cameras. With the appropriate adapters,...
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Linux Command Line and Shell Scripting Bible, 2nd Edition
The authoritative guide to Linux command line and shell scripting?completely updated and revised [it's not a guide to Linux as a whole ? just to scripting] The Linux command line allows you to type specific Linux commands directly to the system so that you can easily manipulate files and query system resources, thereby permitting you to automate commonly used functions and even schedule those programs to run automatically. This new edition is packed with new and revised content, reflecting the...
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Inside Writing, Form A, 7th Edition
The first text to effectively integrate grammar instruction with writing practice, INSIDE WRITING, now in its seventh edition, continues to provide students with extensive writing exercises specifically designed to support and reinforce the rules of grammar, usage, and mechanics. Using engaging allusions and humorous examples and exercises throughout the text, ranging in topics from Karl Marx to THE SIMPSONS, INSIDE WRITING encourages students to look beyond the simple mechanics of writing as...
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C# Game Programming: For Serious Game Creation
Even experienced game developers sometimes have a hard time making their vision for a great game a reality. The number of available programming languages, libraries, and production methods can make the development process overwhelming and result in complicated, unreliable game code. C# Game Programming: For Serious Game Creation shows programmers how to write simple, clean, and reliable code step-by-step through the creation of a basic game. The game is built using C#, a high-level programming...
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Modeling Online Auctions
Explore cutting-edge statistical methodologies for collecting, analyzing, and modeling online auction data Online auctions are an increasingly important marketplace, as the new mechanisms and formats underlying these auctions have enabled the capturing and recording of large amounts of bidding data that are used to make important business decisions. As a result, new statistical ideas and innovation are needed to understand bidders, sellers, and prices. Combining methodologies from the fields of...
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How to Cheat in 3ds Max 2011: Get Spectacular Results Fast
**How to Cheat in 3ds Max - updated for latest rev of Max** Need to get results with 3ds max fast? Why take months to learn every button in 3ds max when you can create great visuals with just a few key tools? Learn to create quick yet stunning special effects, and animated characters with the fastest techniques possible. Need convincing grass, trees, water, shadows? You can use the memory-hogging methods that choke your display and take forever to render, or you can get it done bing-bang with...
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SQL Server DMVs in Action: Better Queries with Dynamic Management Views
Every action in SQL Server - queries, updates, whatever - leaves a set of tiny footprints; SQL Server records all that valuable data and makes it visible through Dynamic Management Views, or DMVs. A DBA or developer can use this incredibly detailed information to significantly improve the performance of queries and better understand what's really going on inside a SQL Server system SQL Server DMVs in Action is a practical guide that shows how to obtain, interpret, and act on the information...
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Dreamweaver Cs5: Basic, Student Manual
Topic A: About the manual
Topic B: Setting your expectations
Topic C: Re-keying the course
Topic A: Internet basics
Topic B: Project management basics
Topic C: The Dreamweaver CS5 interface
Topic D: Basic editing
Unit summary: Getting started
Web sites and pages
Topic A: Planning tools and design principles
Topic B: Defining and building a site
Topic C: Working with code
Unit summary: Web sites and...
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Image and Video Processing in the Compressed Domain
As more images and videos are becoming available in compressed formats, researchers have begun designing algorithms for different image operations directly in their domains of representation, leading to faster computation and lower buffer requirements. Image and Video Processing in the Compressed Domain presents the fundamentals, properties, and applications of a variety of image transforms used in image and video compression. It illustrates the development of algorithms for processing images...
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The Image Processing Handbook, 6th Edition
Whether obtained by microscopes, space probes, or the human eye, the same basic tools can be applied to acquire, process, and analyze the data contained in images. Ideal for self study, The Image Processing Handbook, Sixth Edition, first published in 1992, raises the bar once again as the gold-standard reference on this subject. Using extensive new illustrations and diagrams, it offers a logically organized exploration of the important relationship between two-dimensional images and the...
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Display and Interface Design: Subtle Science, Exact Art
Technological advances in hardware and software provide powerful tools with the potential to design interfaces that are powerful and easy to use. Yet, the frustrations and convoluted "work-arounds" often encountered make it clear that there is substantial room for improvement. Drawn from more than 60 years of combined experience studying, implementing, and teaching about performance in human-technology systems, Display and Interface Design: Subtle Science, Exact Art provides a...
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Developing Self in Work and Career: Concepts, Cases, and Contexts
Human beings possess the unique psychological ability to self-reflect. Few human experiences and behaviors define the self and allow us to characterize ourselves within the social world more than work and career. The pressing economic and social conditions of the information and globalization age require workers to be more self-directed by managing their own work lives, rather than solely relying on organizations to support them. Given these shifting occupational structures, it is time to...
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Perspective Drawing in Adobe Illustrator CS5
Adobe Illustrator CS5 brings to users a hitherto new paradigm of vector drawing - perspective or “3D-like” drawing. The scores of questions asked by pre-release testers of Illustrator CS5 due to lack of acquaintance with the terminology of perspective motivated the authors—members of the Illustrator development team— to write this book. Perspective drawing is a relatively specialized domain pursued by technical artists and draftsmen while Illustrator caters to a wide array of...
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This book presents a fresh approach that is tested by fire: developed by the author in over twenty years of experience hiring software professionals at both small companies and large. Drawing on principles from the "agile" software development movement, this book offers a different way to think about hiring. This book offers specific and practical techniques to help you hire better now. It also gives your hiring staff a model for continuously improving individual and organizational hiring...
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