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A theoretical guide, this book provides detailed and structured explanations and visualizations of the Trividas Integration Architecture Blueprint, showing you the strategy to implement your own integration projects. It draws on real-world integrations at an architectural level, and explores both product-neutral and specific integration scenarios. If you are an IT architect or manager who is responsible for any aspect of operating integration solutions, and you want to learn how to implement integration architectures in practice with the help of the Trivadis Integration Architecture Blueprint, then this book is for you. A comprehensive understanding of SOA is required, though previous knowledge of the Trivadis Blueprint is not necessary. Less experienced specialists who have not yet dealt with integration will benefit greatly from this book by first gaining knowledge of concepts and terminology used in the context of integration architecture, while those already familiar with such expertise can move straight to discovering the base technologies associated with implementing solutions based on the Blueprint, and getting to grips with the Blueprint's structure itself. If you want to assess the solutions from different vendors and ultimately achieve comprehensive SOA integration results using the Trivadis Integration Architecture Blueprint, then this book is ideal for you.
This fast-paced guide enables developers to design and build Enterprise applications for the cloud. You will find it easy to follow this book, as the authors use an actual online portal application for the case study. Throughout the development of the sample application there is discussion of important considerations for moving an application into the cloud. If you provide technological leadership to their enterprise--senior developers, architects, CIO/CTO and you want or need to guide your enterprise's application design to Azure, this is the perfect book for you! Since the examples are in .NET, the book will skew to MS-oriented developers. But a lot of what is discussed will be applicable to anyone wanting to work with Azure. No matter what language you use, you provision the application fabric the same way, and all the underlying concepts will be the same. You will need experience with Visual Studio, and some basic SQL Server knowledge.
You won't find any fluff here. This book is written in a direct, to-the-point style to help you get what you need and continue working in NAV. At the same time it provides enough explanation so that you understand what we are doing and why it is necessary.In many programming books you will find yourself searching through paragraph after paragraph to try to find what you are looking for. That's not the case here. Each recipe starts with a short description of what it will teach. It is immediately followed with directions, usually with illustrations, of how to perform the task. You will find the explanation of the code at the end, along with some advice for further reading or other tasks you might be interested in.If you are a junior / entry-level NAV developer then the first half of the book is designed primarily for you. You may or may not have any experience programming. It focuses on the basics of NAV programming. It would be best if you have gone through a brief introduction to the NAV client.If you are a mid-level NAV developer, you will find the second half more useful. These chapters explain how to think outside of the NAV box when building solutions.There are also recipes here and there that senior developers will find useful.
This is a step-by-step tutorial in which a chapter is dedicated to each Application Block of the Microsoft Enterprise Library 5.0. We will develop small applications to implement the functions in each Application Block all through the book.If you are a Programmer, Consultant, or an Associate Architect, who is interested in developing Enterprise applications, this book is for you. We assume that you already have a good knowledge of Microsoft .NET framework and the C# programming language.
Whether you're new to running meetings or a seasoned executive with no time to waste, leading effective (and even pleasant!) meetings is a must. Running Meetings guides you through the basics of: #149; Crafting a useful agenda #149; Inviting the right team members #149; Making sure everyone's voice is heard while avoiding conflict #149; Capturing decisions, ideas, and follow-up tasks About HBR's 20-Minute Manager Series: Don't have much time? Get up to speed fast on the most essential business skills with HBR's 20-Minute Manager series. Whether you need a crash course or a brief refresher, each book in the series is a concise, practical primer that will help you brush up on a key management topic. Advice you can quickly read and apply, for ambitious professionals and aspiring executives#151;from the most trusted source in business. Also available as an ebook.
This book is a step-by-step guide describing how to implement, maintain, and expand the NNMi management tool. It is a practical guide, based on experience managing networks in a wide scale of network operation centers. It shares best practices and explains a lot of non-technical issues that arise during implementations and operations. Each topic has practical examples where the reader can practice while reading the book.The book is written for the following audience:Monitoring solution designers, who plan how to implement NNMi Network engineers, who plan to start managing their network System administrators, who start administering NNMi Network monitoring operators, who want to learn how to use NNMi If you belong to any one of the above professions, then this book is for you. It's also for professionals who describe themselves as beginners, or intermediate-level professionals. The book is also suitable for old-version NNM users who wish to switch to NNMi.
Each chapter starts with a general overview reviewing the software architecture related information or the underpinning programming concepts followed by an example of working with specific examples. This is then followed by a description of the specific software used in the chapter. The topics that require you to write code are fully explained using annotations and the code is presented in both VB and C# (in most cases). If you are a .Net developer, an architect, or a DBA who wants to develop enterprise applications and projects and extend your on-site skills with SQL Azure, then this book is for you. This book does not assume experience in Windows Azure or SQL Azure, nor is a high level of competency in SQL Server or the .NET Framework and associated technology required. However, a basic understanding of Visual Studio, C#, VB, SQL Servers, XML, web and WCF is required. If you decide to work with SQL Azure, then this book will provide you with the most up to date and practical information.
This is a fast-paced and to-the-point handbook, it takes you through the important aspects that you need to know when working with Windows WF. The range of topics that we cover in this book is driven by what the working developer needs to know. It is neither a comprehensive reference to the whole WF architecture, nor a strategic guide to the complete application development lifecycle. If you find yourself working with Windows Workflow Foundation 4.0 and you have basic knowledge of C#/.NET Framework/ VB and workflow, this book is for you. It will be best if you know both C# and VB, because WF 4.0 expression can only be written in VB (at the time of writing). With this book, you will be able to enhance your applications with flexible workflow capabilities using WF 4.0. To follow the recipes, you will need to be comfortable with .NET Framework, C# programming, basics of SOA, and how to develop them.
The recipes in this book are easy to understand and follow as the author discusses real-world scenarios. The range of topics covered in this book will bring out the forward-thinking WCF developer in you. It is not a comprehensive reference to the whole of WCF, but a practical guide that boosts proficiency when working with the various features of WCF. The examples are supported by relevant background information for ease of understanding.If you work with Windows Communication Foundation 4.0 and you want to be efficient when working with WCF features such as interoperability, proxy generation, and security, you will find this book very useful. With this book you will be able to find quick and handy solutions for various kinds of service development scenarios using Microsoft Windows Communication Foundation 4.0. To follow the recipes you will need to be comfortable with .NET Framework, C# programming, and the basics of SOA and how to develop them.
The book is written in a straightforward style and avoids sales and marketing hype. William J. Carpenter is an Enterprise Content Management architect at IBM who spends every day doing product development and helping others make the best use of the Content Manager product. The numerous tips and notes arise from his years of practical experience with FileNet products.Most of the book consists of specific recipes for installing and using Content Manager, and it also provides you with clear and precise explanations of the most important features and components. It is written in a conversational style without being "dumbed down", and the book can be read straight through, from cover to cover. It emphasizes the things you need to know, presented in a logical progression.If you are a CIO, an IT manager, an IT staff engineer, or perhaps a business leader, business analyst, or even an end user who wants to better understand the role that Content Manager plays in your enterprise, irrespective of any previous knowledge of IBM FileNet P8 Content Manager or Enterprise Content Management in general, then this book is a must have for you.And if you are someone who is just starting to work with Content Manager or who is facing a decision about whether to use Content Manager or another solution, be assured you will not find a better guide. Even if you have years of experience, you can still enrich your knowledge with the clear, practical explanations of basic and advanced features. Although it is not a developer's guide, per se, the API and sample application will help you as an enterprise developer or architect to get your bearings in Content Manager technologies.
Getting Started with Oracle Data Integrator 11g: A Hands-On Tutorial is a practical tutorial bursting with tips, illustrations and real-world best practices to get you on your way with ODI. If you are a software/ETL developer or database administrator who is new to Oracle Data Integrator but want to get hands-on with the product quickly, then Getting Started with Oracle Data Integrator 11g: A Hands-On Tutorial is for you. You should have some experience with databases, SQL and ETL technologies.
An essential hands-on guide, this book describes functionality, ideas and terminology related to SharePoint and applies the knowledge to enhance your business. This is not a heavy technical book for the professional IT department power user, weighed down with technical jargon and techniques, but a tutorial full of great advice and short cuts to SharePoint's functionality, where the authors remember all the tough stuff so you don't have too. While other books will tell you what SharePoint can do from a technical standpoint and may leave you wondering if the product is appropriate for your day-to-day needs, this guide will provide you with the information and hands on tools so you can immediately apply solutions to your work environment. If you are a SharePoint 2010 end user and you want to take back control of your workday and Inbox by applying your knowledge of SharePoint, then this book is ideal for you. By using SharePoint to complement your Office desktop tools, this book will be a tremendous aid if you are an end user willing to invest a few hours of reading to become highly productive and efficient in working with information on a day to day basis. You should be comfortable with the basic functionality of Outlook, other Office applications, and basic web page functions. No prior knowledge of SharePoint is required.
This is a practical tutorial written in a clear and easy-to-understand style taking the reader through relevant, real-world examples that can be put into practice immediately. It contains detailed instructions and plenty of screenshots to make it easier for readers to understand Oracle E-Business Suite and work on it effectively. This book is aimed at all those who are working on Oracle E-Business Suite, such as administrators and consultants. End users who want to explore Oracle supply chain management will also find the book extremely useful. No prior knowledge of Oracle EBS SCM is required to get going with this book.
This is a step-by-step functional guide to get you started easily with Oracle EBS Financials. If you are an Oracle E-Business Suite Financial consultant or an administrator looking to get a quick review on the capabilities of Oracle E-Business Suite and improve the use of the systems functionality, then this is the best guide for you. This book assumes that you have a fundamental knowledge of EBS Suite.
As a user, you will learn, using real-world scenarios and tasks, exactly how to use all the features of Sametime. Beginning with how to install Sametime, we've included step-by-step descriptions and screen prints for each topic area in a clear easy-to-follow format. Each chapter builds on what you learn in earlier chapters and guides you into using the more advanced features of Sametime, but if you only want to develop your skills in one particular area, each chapter acts as a stand-alone module. If you want to learn how to use IBM Lotus Sametime, then this book is for you. No matter if you're new to Sametime or want to become a Sametime power user, this book contains something for you. The focus is on using Sametime as a user and does not include information about development or administration of a Sametime environment; but any user of Sametime in an organization will be able to take this book, sit down at their computer, and learn how to use each feature of Sametime from start to finish.
Countless books, including five major biographies, have been devoted to the subject of Adolf Hitler. Yet, despite the mass of tantalizing detail uncovered over six decades, the man at the center of so much historical, psychological, and political analysis remains elusive. For some, he was evil personified, a diabolical tyrant driven by a lust for power; for others, he was a banal demagogue, an opportunist with a talent for propaganda and oration but little more than an empty vessel embodying the disappointments of a defeated Germany. Though we know many facts about Hitler, no coherent picture of his character or personality emerges. Instead, we are left with a cardboard cutout of an evil dictator whose life, in the end, no one can really explain. This fascinating and richly detailed new biography of Hitler reinterprets the known facts about the Nazi Fuehrer to construct a convincing, realistic portrait of the man. In place of the hollow shell others have made into an icon of evil, the author sees a complex, nuanced personality. Without in any way glorifying its subject, this unique revision of the historical Hitler brings us closer to understanding a pivotal personality of the twentieth century.
Those who practice the Muslim faith have resisted examinations of their religion. They are extremely guarded about their religion, and what they consider blasphemous acts by skeptical Muslims and non-Muslims alike has only served to pique the world's curiosity. This critical examination reveals an unflattering picture of the faith and its practitioners. Nevertheless, it is the truth, something that has either been deliberately concealed by modern scholars or buried in obscure journals accessible only to a select few.
This book provides a practical, hands-on experience. Chapter by chapter, a Siebel CRM self-study environment is created which can be used to follow the examples described in the book to explore the Siebel functionality. The book ensures that you understand what you are doing and why you are doing it. It contains clear step-by-step instructions, explanatory tables, screenshots, and precise diagrams. This book is for administrators who want to develop and strengthen their Siebel CRM skills in the areas of installation and system management. Whether you are a novice or a more experienced user, this book will teach you something new in many ways and by the end of the book, you will be ready to install and manage Siebel CRM in a real-world environment.
The book consists of a set of business scenarios and corresponding solution critiques. Each "use case" chapter is made up of a problem description, assessment of implementation options, and the selection of the ideal solution candidate. We then construct the solution using the chosen Microsoft technology.This book is for architects, developers, and managers who need to improve their knowledge of the Microsoft application platform. This book will appeal to anyone who wants to get up to speed on selecting the most appropriate platform for a particular problem. Consultants and executive leadership will also find significant value in this book. A good understanding of the general Windows platform and development technologies would be helpful.
This is a step-by-step manual, with explanation from installation and upgrading, to the development and management of Quickr, to what-to-do-next when you finally have everything set up. It discusses problems that you might face while upgrading to the latest version. The authors show you how to get the most out of the most important features including installing, configuring, maintaining, and troubleshooting a clustered environment with Lotus Quickr.This is a step-by-step manual for System Administrators and Business Analysts who need to facilitate the effective and efficient performance of diverse teams in an interconnected world. It can also be read by Management to gain a high-level understanding of the new features and capabilities offered by the product. You don't require any knowledge of IBM Lotus Quickr 8.5. This book will teach you everything you need to know.
This is a practical, step-by-step guide to managing and maintaining your master data and improving data quality with Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Master Data Services, with practical examples on how to use each feature.If you are a business and systems analyst or database administrator who wants to manage and maintain your business master data and improve data quality with Microsoft SQL Server Master Data Services, then this book is for you. A basic understanding of Microsoft SQL Server is required. However, knowledge of Master Data Services is not necessarily required.
This book is a comprehensive guide that shows developers how to design and develop business processes in BPEL efficiently. Throughout the book the authors discuss important concepts and offer real-world examples covering the IBM WebSphere SOA platform.This book is aimed at SOA architects and developers involved in the design, implementation, and integration of composite applications and end-to-end business processes. It provides comprehensive coverage of WS-BPEL 2.0 for implementing business processes and developing SCA composite applications, dealing with the issues of composition, orchestration, transactions, coordination, and security. It uses IBM WebSphere SOA platform version 7.0. To follow this book you need to have basic knowledge of XML, web services, and Java EE. You should also be familiar with basic concepts of Business Process Management (BPM).
As a cookbook, this book enables you to solve real-world Dynamics GP problems with immediately useable recipes that unleash the powerful functionality of Dynamics GP. The book provides tips, techniques, and solutions designed to show users how to improve their use of Dynamics GP, not simply perform basic tasks. If you are a Dynamics GP user or Dynamics GP partner primarily focused on delivering time-proven application optimizations, then this book is for you. This book assumes that you have a basic understanding of business management systems, with basic knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics GP. All the recipes are real-world tested and designed to be used immediately.
This book employs the tactic of "you and me talking", which makes learning effortless and fun... even addictive! It's full of specific examples, shortcuts, and ready-to-use strategies. You'll end up with a working, ready-to-use Oracle UCM system by the end of Chapter 2. And you can jump chapters and read them in any order that better suits your passion or your assignment at hand. If you want to get started with Oracle UCM, this is the perfect book for you. This book is also beneficial for Oracle Stellent UCM users, administrators, and developers who are ready to jump up to the next level of expertise.
This is a hands-on walkthrough, from gathering information to creating a report to the presentation sections. It helps you to get accustomed to the software and gives an in-depth understanding of how to easily unleash the powerful functionality of the software. As a result you will be able to use the powerful functionalities of Oracle Hyperion Interactive Reporting 11 to drive important business decisions. The style of the book allows you to use it as a guide to walk through each chapter or as reference material while you work with the software. This book is for all Oracle Hyperion Interactive reporting users from novice to advanced. If you find yourself struggling while using this tool or you are new to the tool, this book will guide you through and make the learning process incremental.
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