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Designed to help enterprise administrators develop real-world, job-role-specific skills--this Training Guide focuses on deploying and managing Windows Server 2012. Build hands-on expertise through a series of lessons, exercises, and suggested practices--and help maximize your performance on the job. This Microsoft Training Guide: Provides in-depth, hands-on training you take at your own pace Focuses on job-role-specific expertise for deploying and managing Windows Server 2012 Creates a foundation of skills which, along with on-the-job experience, can be measured by Microsoft Certification exams such as 70-411 Sharpen your skills. Increase your expertise. Deploy and update Windows Server 2012 Manage account policies and service accounts Configure name resolution Administer Active Directory Manage Group Policy application and infrastructure Work with Group Policy settings and preferences Administer network policies Configure the network to enable remote access Manage file services Monitor and audit Windows Server 2012
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Gain a solid understanding of T-SQL--and write better queries Master the fundamentals of Transact-SQL--and develop your own code for querying and modifying data in Microsoft® SQL Server® 2012. Led by a SQL Server expert, you'll learn the concepts behind T-SQL querying and programming, and then apply your knowledge with exercises in each chapter. Once you understand the logic behind T-SQL, you'll quickly learn how to write effective code--whether you're a programmer or database administrator. Discover how to: Work with programming practices unique to T-SQL Create database tables and define data integrity Query multiple tables using joins and subqueries Simplify code and improve maintainability with table expressions Implement insert, update, delete, and merge data modification strategies Tackle advanced techniques such as window functions, pivoting and grouping sets Control data consistency using isolation levels, and mitigate deadlocks and blocking Take T-SQL to the next level with programmable objects
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Use Windows debuggers throughout the development cycle--and build better software Rethink your use of Windows debugging and tracing tools--and learn how to make them a key part of test-driven software development. Led by a member of the Windows Fundamentals Team at Microsoft, you'll apply expert debugging and tracing techniques--and sharpen your C++ and C# code analysis skills--through practical examples and common scenarios. Learn why experienced developers use debuggers in every step of the development process, and not just when bugs appear. Discover how to: Go behind the scenes to examine how powerful Windows debuggers work Catch bugs early in the development cycle with static and runtime analysis tools Gain practical strategies to tackle the most common code defects Apply expert tricks to handle user-mode and kernel-mode debugging tasks Implement postmortem techniques such as JIT and dump debugging Debug the concurrency and security aspects of your software Use debuggers to analyze interactions between your code and the operating system Analyze software behavior with Xperf and the Event Tracing for Windows (ETW) framework
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Your hands-on guide to Visual Basic fundamentals Expand your expertise--and teach yourself the fundamentals of Microsoft Visual Basic 2013. If you have previous programming experience but are new to Visual Basic 2013, this tutorial delivers the step-by-step guidance and coding exercises you need to master core topics and techniques. Discover how to: Master essential Visual Basic programming techniques Begin building apps for Windows Store, Windows Phone 8, and ASP.NET Design apps using XAML markup, touch input, and live tiles Tackle advanced language concepts, such as polymorphism Manage data sources including XML documents and web data Create a Windows Phone 8 app that manages key lifecycle events
Jenny has distant, happy memories of her long-lost dad, and has finally gained the confidence to find him. Only one man stands in her way: the aloof and brooding Jason Welborn--her dad's business partner. And it's clear he's not happy she's come home. . . . Jason's convinced this city girl has only come to claim her share in the business, and then hotfoot it back to the Big Apple. But Jenny seems determined to win him over, and the more he tries to push her away, the more feisty Jenny's response becomes. Slowly but surely she's starting to get under Jason's skin. . . .
Your guide to planning and executing a complete mobile web strategy Revisit your approach to the mobile web--and deliver effective solutions that reach customers and clients on a variety of mobile devices. In this practical guide, web development luminary Dino Esposito shows you how to develop a solid mobile strategy for the enterprise, starting with an effective mobile website. You'll receive essential architectural and implementation guidance, as well as mobile-specific design patterns for building cross-platform and native applications. Discover how to: Architect a website accessible from many different mobile devices Implement design patterns specific to mobile app development Examine tools that enable you to write one codebase for many platforms Use technologies for building Windows® Phone, iPhone, and Android apps Develop cross-platform app features, such as localization and offline behavior
Take control of your small business communication and increase your productivity--with Microsoft Office 365 cloud services. Through extensive walkthroughs, easy-to-follow procedures, and real-world tips, you'll learn how to implement Office 365 for professionals and small businesses--without having to be an IT expert. You'll also gain valuable knowledge on configuring, deploying, and maintaining Office 365 no matter which plan you choose. Discover how to: Deploy and manage Office 365 cloud services quickly and easily Improve your business image with a custom website and email domain name Set up Office 365 on individual business PCs and simply migrate your email Share lists, calendars, and contacts with Microsoft Outlook® and Exchange Online Stay connected to your business almost anywhere through mobile devices Optimize team collaboration and file sharing using Microsoft SharePoint® Online Keep in touch with important contacts using instant messaging, conferencing, and video Use Microsoft Lync® Online to chat in real-time, or augment phone calls with text
<p>Organized by exam objectives, Exam Ref 70-410 focuses on the critical skills and knowledge needed to implement and configure Windows Server 2012 core services in an enterprise environment.</p>
Designed to help enterprise administrators develop real-world, job-role-specific skills--this Training Guide focuses on deploying and managing core infrastructure services in Windows Server 2012. Build hands-on expertise through a series of lessons, exercises, and suggested practices--and help maximize your performance on the job. This Microsoft Training Guide:Provides in-depth, hands-on training you take at your own pace Focuses on job-role-specific expertise for deploying and managing Windows Server 2012 core services Creates a foundation of skills which, along with on-the-job experience, can be measured by Microsoft Certification exams such as 70-410 Coverage includes:Deploying Servers and Domain Controllers Remote Management Administering Active Directory Network Administration Using Group Policy Provisioning and Managing Storage Deploying Hyper-V Hosts Deploying and Managing Virtualized Workloads Deploying File Servers Managing Print Services which, along with on-the-job experience, can be measured by Microsoft Certification exams such as 70-410 Coverage includes:Deploying Servers and Domain Controllers Remote Management Administering Active Directory Network Administration Using Group Policy Provisioning and Managing Storage Deploying Hyper-V Hosts Deploying and Managing Virtualized Workloads Deploying File Servers Managing Print Services
Prepare for Exam 70-417--and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of Windows Server 2012 core infrastructure services. Microsoft Exam 70-417 is an upgrade exam that is a composite of three standalone exams: 70-410, 70-411, and 70-412. Exam 70-417 validates skills related to the core technology features and functionality of Windows Server 2012, from the existing knowledge base of a Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) on Windows Server 2008. Exam Ref is organized by exam objectives and features challenging, what-if scenarios that focus on the critical skills and knowledge measured by the certification exam. When you pass Exam 70-417, you complete the requirements for the MCSA: Windows Server 2012 certification. It also counts as credit toward MCSE: Server Infrastructure and MCSE: Desktop Infrastructure (additional exams required). Objectives include: EXAM 70-410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012Install and Configure Servers Configure Server Roles and Features Configure Hyper-V Install and Administer Active Directory EXAM 70-411: Administering Windows Server 2012 Deploy, Manage, and Maintain Servers Configure Network Services and Access Configure a Network Policy Server Infrastructure Configure and Manage Active Directory Configure and Manage Group Policy EXAM 70-412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services Configure and Manage High Availability Configure File and Storage Solutions Implement Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Configure Network Services Configure Identity and Access Solutions
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Apply powerful window functions in T-SQL--and increase the performance and speed of your queries Optimize your queries--and obtain simple and elegant solutions to a variety of problems--using window functions in Transact-SQL. Led by T-SQL expert Itzik Ben-Gan, you'll learn how to apply calculations against sets of rows in a flexible, clear, and efficient manner. Ideal whether you're a database administrator or developer, this practical guide demonstrates ways to use more than a dozen T-SQL querying solutions to address common business tasks. Discover how to: Go beyond traditional query approaches to express set calculations more efficiently Delve into ordered set functions such as rank, distribution, and offset Implement hypothetical set and inverse distribution functions in standard SQL Use strategies for improving sequencing, paging, filtering, and pivoting Increase query speed using partitioning, ordering, and coverage indexing Apply new optimization iterators such as Window Spool Handle common issues such as running totals, intervals, medians, and gaps
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