Books: 129


Remote Management of Data
App Inventor 2 with MySQL database is a step-by-step guide to write Android applications that use MySQL database residing on the Internet. The task is carried out in synergy between the Web components, WebWevier and Sharing App Inventor and MySQL database. The data transmission between Android App and more » MySQL database is ealised using php interface specially written and extensively documented. With this method the App assembled with App Inventor can share on a remote server a database whose contents you can update using a standard web browser. This means that you can deploy App whose contents can change over time, simply by changing the data in the database. Actions implemented: storing, editing, deleting, sorting, recovery and transfer records from the remote MySQL database to the Android mobile device. Sharing of data imported via the Sharing component. This guide contains detailed explanations, examples and links to download the Android app, database and php code. All examples are described and commented. Once done downloading, the files are already predisposed to be uploaded to the webserver and Android devices to be used immediately. On the basis of these concepts it will be possible to create your own personalized Android App-php-mysql custom system. For those who consider themselves novice, in the database it is described php / MySQL essential to the function of this application, and provided explanations on how to get cheap web server or free for your needs. If your app need to work with the data, this e-book can do for you! « less
Designing web APIs that developers will love
Summary A Web API is a platform with a web-style interface developers can use to implement functionality. Well-designed APIs feel like a natural extension of the application, rather than just a new interface into the backend database. Designing Web APIs based on use cases allows an organization to more » develop irresistible APIs, which developers can consume easily and which support the business values of that organization. About the Technology It takes a village to deliver an irresistible web API. Business stakeholders look for an API that works side-by-side with the main product to enhance the experience for customers. Project managers require easy integration with other products or ways for customers to interact with your system. And, developers need APIs to consistently interoperate with external systems. The trick is getting the whole village together. This book shows you how. About the Book Irresistible APIspresents a process to create APIs that succeed for all members of the team. In it, you'll learn how to capture an application's core business value and extend it with an API that will delight the developers who use it. Thinking about APIs from the business point of view, while also considering the end-user experience, encourages you to explore both sides of the design process and learn some successful biz-to-dev communication patterns. Along the way, you'll start to view your APIs as part of your product's core value instead of just an add-on. What's Inside * Design-driven development * Developing meaningful use cases * API guiding principles * How to recognize successful APIs About the Reader Written for all members of an API design team, regardless of technical level. About the Author Kirsten Hunter is an API evangelist who helps developers and business stakeholders understand, design, and deliver amazing APIs. Table of Contents 1. UNDERSTANDING WEB APIs 2. What makes an API irresistible? 3. Working with web APIs 4. API First 5. Web services explained 6. DESIGNING WEB APIs 7. Guiding principles for API design 8. Defining the value for your API 9. Creating your schema model 10. Design-driven development 11. Empowering your developers « less
For DBAs and Developers
This book helps database and system administrators succeed in managing Oracle Application Express (APEX) environments. Focus is on creating the right combination of scalability, high-availability, backup and recovery, integrity, and resource control. The book covers everything from simple to enterprise-class more » deployments, with emphasis on enterprise-level requirements and coverage of cloud and hybrid-cloud scenarios. Many books cover how to develop applications in Oracle APEX. It’s a tool with a fast-growing user-base as developers come to know how quick and easy it is to create new applications that run in a browser. However, just getting an application off the ground is only a small part of a bigger picture. Applications must be supported. They must be available when users need them. They must be robust against disaster and secure against malicious attack. These are the issues addressed in Oracle Application Express Administration. These are the issues that when tackled successfully lead to long term success in using Oracle APEX as a rapid application-development toolset. Readers of this book learn how to install the Oracle APEX engine in support of small-scale projects such as at the departmental level, and in support of enterprise-level projects accessed by thousands of users across dozens of time zones. Readers learn to take advantage of Oracle Database’s underlying feature set in regards to application scalability and performance, integrity, security, high-availability, and robustness against failure and data loss. Oracle Application Express Administration also describes different cloud solutions, integration with Oracle E-Business Suite, and helps in taking advantage of multitenancy in Oracle Database 12c and beyond. * Covers important enterprise considerations such as scalability, robustness, high-availability. * Describes cloud-based application deployment scenarios * Focuses on creating the right deployment environment for long-term success What You Will Learn * Install, upgrade, and configure robust APEX environments * Backup and recover APEX applications and their data * Monitor and tune the APEX engine and its applications * Benefit from new administration features in APEX 5.0 * Run under multi-tenant architecture in Oracle Database 12c * Manage the use of scarce resources with Resource Manager * Secure your data with advanced security features Build high-availability into your APEX deployments Integrate APEX with Oracle E-Business Suite Who This Book Is For Oracle Application Express Administration is for architects, administrators, and developers who want to better understand how APEX works in a corporate environment. Readers will use this book to design deployment architectures around Oracle Database strengths like multi-tenancy, resource management, and high availability. The book is also useful to administrators responsible for installation and upgrade, backup and recovery, and the ongoing monitoring of the APEX engine and the applications built upon it. « less
An Implementation and Management Guide
This book is a hands-on, real-world guide to building and implementing a robust Oracle E-Business Suite System using the new Release, EBS 12.2. It explains the rationale for using an Oracle E-business suite environment in a business enterprise and covers the major technology stack changes from EBS version more » 11i through R12.2. The book clarifies how to build up an EBS environment from a simple single-node installation to a complex multi-node high available setup. Practical Oracle E-Business Suite focuses on release R12.2, but key areas in R12.1 are also covered wherever necessary. Oracle E-Business suite R12.2 includes major changes in Technology Stack components and introduced many new features. And these changes and new features must be added to the skill set of those individuals responsible for implementing and managing Oracle EBS.Practical Oracle E-Business Suite provides detailed instructions for the Installation of EBS R12.2 in single and multi-node configurations, the logic and methodology used in EBS patching, and cloning of EBS single-node and complex multi-node environments configured with RAC. This book also provides filtered valuable information about such areas as FMW used in EBS 12.2, as well as performance tuning and EBS 12.2 on engineered system implementations.The following are the key areas of coverage: Introduction to Oracle E-Business Suite, general definition of the EBS product families and the overview of the new system architecture implemented in EBS 12.2EBS 12.2 single node/multi-node installations along with the EBS 12.2 upgradesEBS 12.2 Application and database tier components along with details about the newly introduced EBS 12.2 FMW components, the new application filesystem (dual fs) and the new patching concept called online patching. Administration utilities including adconfig and rapid clone, along with their usages for managing and maintaining the EBS 12.2 systems. Security features and key areas for performance tuning in EBS 12.2 Implementing EBS 12.2 on Engineered Systems(Exadata, ODA and Exalogic) What you’ll learn * Understanding Oracle EBS Software and underlying technology stack components * Installation/configuration of Oracle E-Business Suite R12.2 in simple and HA complex setups * Management of Oracle EBS 12.2 * Using online patching (adop) for Installation of Oracle EBS patches * Cloning of EBS Suite Environment in simple and complex configuration * Performance and tuning of Oracle EBS in all layers (Application/DB/OS/NW) * Securing E-Business Suite R12.2 « less
DBAs Defending the Database
Protect your data from attack by using SQL Server technologies to implement a defense-in-depth strategy, performing threat analysis, and encrypting sensitive data as a last line of defense against compromise. The multi-layered approach in this book helps ensure that a single breach doesn't lead to loss more » or compromise of your data that is confidential and important to the business. Database professionals in today's world deal increasingly often with repeated data attacks against high-profile organizations and sensitive data. It is more important than ever to keep your company’s data secure. Securing SQL Server demonstrates how administrators and developers can both play their part in the protection of a SQL Server environment. This book provides a comprehensive technical guide to the security model, and to encryption within SQL Server, including coverage of the latest security technologies such as Always Encrypted, Dynamic Data Masking, and Row Level Security. Most importantly, the book gives practical advice and engaging examples on how to defend your data -- and ultimately your job! -- against attack and compromise. * Covers the latest security technologies, including Always Encrypted, Dynamic Data Masking, and Row Level Security * Promotes security best-practice and strategies for defense-in-depth of business-critical database assets * Gives advice on performing threat analysis and reducing the attack surface that your database presents to the outside world What You Will Learn * Perform threat analysis * Implement access level control and data encryption * Avoid non-reputability by implementing comprehensive auditing * Use security metadata to ensure your security policies are enforced * Apply the latest SQL Server technologies to increase data security * Mitigate the risk of credentials being stolen Who This Book Is For Securing SQL Serveris a book for SQL Server database administrators who need to understand and counteract the threat of attacks against their company’s data. The book is also of interest to database administrators of other platforms, as several of the attack techniques are easily generalized beyond SQL Server and to other database brands. « less
For database systems courses in Computer Science This book introduces the fundamental concepts necessary for designing, using, and implementing database systems and database applications. Our presentation stresses the fundamentals of database modeling and design, the languages and models provided more » by the database management systems, and database system implementation techniques. The book is meant to be used as a textbook for a one- or two-semester course in database systems at the junior, senior, or graduate level, and as a reference book. The goal is to provide an in-depth and up-to-date presentation of the most important aspects of database systems and applications, and related technologies. It is assumed that readers are familiar with elementary programming and data-structuring concepts and that they have had some exposure to the basics of computer organization. « less
Shifting your Oracle Database into top gear takes a lot of know-how and fine-tuning ability. The 80+ recipes in this Cookbook will give you those skills along with the ability to troubleshoot if things starts running slowly. * Learn the right techniques to achieve best performance from the Oracle more » Database * Avoid common myths and pitfalls that slow down the database * Diagnose problems when they arise and employ tricks to prevent them * Explore various aspects that affect performance, from application design to system tuning In Detail Oracle's Database offers great performance, scalability, and many features for DBAs and developers. Due to a wide choice of technologies, successful applications are good candidates to run into performance issues and when a problem arises it's very difficult to identify the cause and the right solution to the problem. The Oracle Database 11g R2 Performance Tuning Cookbook helps DBAs and developers to understand every aspect of Oracle Database that can affect performance. You will be guided through implementing the correct solution in a proactive way before problems arise, and how to diagnose issues on your Oracle database-based solutions. This fast-paced book offers solutions starting from application design and development, through the implementation of well-performing applications, to the details of deployment and delivering best-performance databases. With this book you will quickly learn to apply the right methodology to tune the performance of an Oracle Database, and to optimize application design and SQL and PL/SQL code. By following the real-world examples you will see how to store your data in correct structures and access and manipulate them at a lightning speed. You will learn to speed up sort operations, hack the optimizer and the data loading process, and diagnose and tune memory, I/O, and contention issues. The purpose of this cookbook is to provide concise recipes, which will help you to build and maintain a very high-speed Oracle Database environment. Effectively apply performance tuning principles with concise recipes What you will learn from this book * Design applications that run at lightning speed * Implement fast and scalable SQL and PL/SQL code * Choose the correct structures to store the data and access them * Optimize sort operations, such as order-by, Top-N queries, ranking, and set operators * Help the optimizer to choose the right access plan to retrieve data at the best available speed * Load data in the database at a faster speed by using the correct tools and options * Tune the database memory to obtain maximum performance using available resources * Tune the I/O operations, by designing a database over the I/O system * Tune and reduce contention issues on data and structures by using an optimal design Approach In this book you will find both examples and theoretical concepts covered. Every recipe is based on a script/procedure explained step-by-step, with screenshots, while theoretical concepts are explained in the context of the recipe, to explain why a solution performs better than another. Who this book is written for This book is aimed at software developers, software and data architects, and DBAs who are beginning to use the Oracle Database, and want to solve performance problems faster and in a rigorous way. If you are an architect who wants to design fast performing applications, a DBA who is keen to dig into the causes of performance issues, or a developer who wants to learn why and where the application is running slowly this book will provide a good start for your career in performance tuning. « less
Logical Design
Database Modeling and Design focuses on techniques for database design in relational database systems. The book discusses the entity-relationship approach and the unified modeling language approach; both are used throughout the book when it refers to logical database design for the specification of data more » requirements and conceptual modeling. The book starts with a description of the life cycle of databases, and it goes on to discuss the entity-relationship model and unified modeling languages. It demonstrates how data modeling concepts are used in the process of database design. The book covers database normalization, including information about equivalence on the function of the entity-relationship and unified modeling language conceptual models, and the relational model of the Boyce Codd normal form. The book explores the difference between object-oriented database systems and relational database systems. It includes a description on handling the impedance mismatch problem by the extensions made to relational systems. Web technologies, including an overview and specific database design issues on XML, are also covered in this book. Lastly, IBMs Rational Data Architect, Computer Associates AllFusion ERwin Data Modeler, and Sysbases PowerDesigner are discussed, and their uses for handling complex data modeling problems are demonstrated. This book will serve as a guide for both novice and experienced professional database practitioners. * In-depth detail and plenty of real-world, practical examples throughout * Loaded with design rules and illustrative case studies that are applicable to any SQL, UML, or XML-based system * Immediately useful to anyone tasked with the creation of data models for the integration of large-scale enterprise data. « less
Covers PHP 5.3
Essential Skills--Made Easy! Learn how to build dynamic, data-driven Web applications using PHP. Covering the latest release of this cross-platform, open-source scripting language, PHP: A Beginner's Guide teaches you how to write basic PHP programs and enhance them with more advanced features such more » as MySQL and SQLite database integration, XML input, and third-party extensions. This fast-paced tutorial provides one-stop coverage of software installation, language syntax and data structures, flow control routines, built-in functions, and best practices. Designed for Easy Learning: * Key Skills & Concepts--Lists of specific skills covered in the chapter * Ask the Expert--Q&A sections filled with bonus information and helpful tips * Try This--Hands-on exercises that show how to apply your skills * Notes--Extra information related to the topic being covered * Tips--Helpful reminders or alternate ways of doing things * Cautions--Errors and pitfalls to avoid * Self-Tests--Chapter-ending quizzes to test your knowledge * Annotated Syntax--Example code with commentary that describes the programming techniques being illustrated « less
Increase your MySQL productivity and control by discovering the real power of phpMyAdmin 2.8
This book is an upgrade to phpMyAdmin Version 2.8. Written by a member of the development team, this book serves as a comprehensive guide to helping you unlock the full potential of phpMyAdmin 3.8 phpMyAdmin Providing a powerful graphical interface for managing MySQL, phpMyAdmin is one of the most popular more » open source applications. While most MySQL developers use routine features of phpMyAdmin every day, few are aware of the power and potential of its advanced features. This book builds a solid understanding of the core capabilities of phpMyAdmin before walking you through every facet of this legendary tool. MySQL Used by millions of developers, MySQL is the most popular open source database, supporting numerous large dynamic websites and applications. MySQL has acquired this wide popularity by virtue of its open source nature, performance, reliability, robustness, and support for various platforms. However, this popularity has also been helped by the existence of phpMyAdmin, the industry standard administration tool that makes database management easy for both the experienced developer and their novice. The powerful graphical interface that it provides to MySQL has made phpMyAdmin an indispensable tool for MySQL and web developers. Every phpMyAdmin user can benefit from unlocking the full potential of this powerful application. Whether you are an experienced developer, system administrator, web designer or new to MySQL and phpMyAdmin, this book will show you how to increase your productivity and control when working with your databases. You will learn how to: - Administer MySQL users and privileges, and get statistics about MySQL servers and databases - Manage databases, table data and structures, and indexes - Use bookmarks and metadata - Generate multiple SQL queries - Generate better documentation of evolving table structures Along the way you will build a more detailed understanding of SQL and how it works in MySQL. As an application developer you'll learn how to use phpMyAdmin to: - Effectively perform day-to-day database and table management. - Create efficient database tables and relational structures - Document your evolving data structure easily « less