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This guide teaches you how and what to study in order to be best prepared for the Certified OpenStack Administrator exam. This fast-growing technology is creating a market that needs more qualified IT specialists with proven skills. This book covers 100% of the exam requirements for both The OpenStack more » Foundation and the Mirantis OpenStack Certification Exam. Each theme is taught using practical exercises and instructions for the command line and for the graphical client (Horizon). Each chapter is followed by review questions, complete with answers. Even after you have taken and passed your OpenStack exam, this book will remain a useful reference. What You Will Learn * Understand the components that make up the cloud. * Install and make an OpenStack distribution from Mirantis, Red Hat or another community version. * Work with OpenStack Identity Management, Dashboard, CLI, Object Storage, Block Storage, Networking, Telemetry, Orchestration, and Image Services. * Learn how to troubleshoot all the main OpenStack services. * Understand where to find information for future work with OpenStack. Who This Book Is For Certified OpenStack Administrator Study Guide is for Cloud and Linux engineers looking for a better understanding of how to work with the modern OpenStack IaaS Cloud, and wants to prove their knowledge by passing a Certified OpenStack Administrator Exam. « less
KEY FEATURES * Master the powerful ReQL queries to manipulate your JSON data, * Learn how to develop scalable, real-time web applications using RethinkDB and Node.js and deploy them for production, * A detailed, step-by-step guide to help you master the concepts of RethinkDB programming with ease BOOK more » DESCRIPTION RethinkDB has a lot of cool things to be excited about: ReQL (its readable,highly-functional syntax), cluster management, primitives for 21st century applications, and change-feeds. This book starts with a brief overview of the RethinkDB architecture and data modeling, and coverage of the advanced ReQL queries to work with JSON documents. Then, you will quickly jump to implementing these concepts in real-world scenarios, by building real-time applications on polling, data synchronization, share market, and the geospatial domain using RethinkDB and Node.js. You will also see how to tweak RethinkDB's capabilities to ensure faster data processing by exploring the sharding and replication techniques in depth. Then, we will take you through the more advanced administration tasks as well as show you the various deployment techniques using PaaS, Docker, and Compose. By the time you have finished reading this book, you would have taken your knowledge of RethinkDB to the next level, and will be able to use the concepts in RethinkDB to develop efficient, real-time applications with ease. WHAT YOU WILL LEARN * Master the web-based management console for data-center configuration (sharding, replication, and more), database monitoring, and testing queries. * Run queries using the ReQL language * Perform Geospatial queries (such as finding all the documents with locations within 5km of a given point). * Deal with time series data, especially across various times zones. * Extending the functionality of RethinkDB and integrate it with third party libraries such as ElasticSearch to enhance our search ABOUT THE AUTHOR Shahid Shaikh is an engineer, blogger, and author living in Mumbai, India. He is a fulltime professional and a part-time blogger. He loves solving programming problems and he is, expert in software backend design and development. Shahid has been blogging and teaching programming in practical way for more than two years on his blog. His blog is quite famous in the developer zone and people all around the world take advantage of his expertise in various programming problems related to backend development. Shahid has also authored a book on Sails.js – MVC framework for Node.js published by Packt. TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. The RethinkDB Architecture and Data Model 2. RethinkDB Query Language 3. Data Exploration Using RethinkDB 4. Performance Tuning in RethinkDB 5. Administration and Troubleshooting Tasks in RethinkDB 6. RethinkDB Deployment 7. Extending RethinkDB 8. Full Stack Development with RethinkDB 9. Polyglot Persistence Using RethinkDB 10. Using RethinkDB and Horizon « less
Learn advanced desktop virtualization techniques and strategies and dive deeper into VMware Horizon 7, take responsibility for optimizing your end user experience
About This Book Build better virtualized services for your users with VMware Horizon 7 Take full advantage of Horizon's range of features for confidence and control in your virtualized solutions Take responsibility for transforming your organization - this guide will get you started! Who This more » Book Is For Admins, architects. . . whatever your role, if you find virtualization a bit of a headache this book is for you. You'll go deep into VMware Horizon and see just what its capable of. It will take you to an advanced level, but at a pace that ensures you’re always solving real-world problems. You’ll need some experience in desktop management using Windows and Microsoft Office, and familiarity with Active Directory, SQL, Windows Remote Desktop Session Hosting, and VMware vSphere technology. What You Will Learn Successfully configure Horizon 7 for the needs of your users Find out how VMware is perfect for end-user computing delivering virtual desktops, session-based desktops, and hosted applications all from the same platform Learn how to develop, and deploy a complete end-to-end solution Discover how to optimize desktop OS images for virtual desktops Build, optimize, and tune desktop operating systems to deliver a superior end-user experience Explore the Horizon 7 infrastructure, so you can take full advantage of it! In Detail Desktop virtualization can be a bit of a headache. But VMware Horizon 7 changes all that. With a rich and adaptive UX, improved security and a range of useful features for storage and networking optimization, there’s plenty to love. But to properly fall in love with it, you need to know how to use it. And that means venturing deeper into the software, taking advantage of its extensive range of features, many of which are « less
Unlock the advanced features and full power of VMware Horizon 6 to deliver the industry's most comprehensive end-to-end user experience
Horizon 6 is VMware's latest end-user computing solution, designed not only to centralize and virtualize desktop environments but also to deliver individual applications securely to any device by means of a virtual workspace. Your journey starts by investigating an end-user computing project including more » assessment, pilot, and production. Next, we move into the design phase where we will first take a deeper look at the Horizon 6 solution and its components and how to plan their use in a successful project. Once we have our design and have identified our use cases, we will start to install and configure the core solution. With that in place, we will fine-tune the best end-user experience. Finally, we examine the advanced and enterprise features of Horizon 6, such as VSAN, vCOPS for View, and Horizon Mirage. ***** What You Will Learn ***** * Install and configure the VMware Horizon 6 Version 6.1 solution, including new features such as vGPU * Manage user profiles in a virtual desktop environment with View Persona Management * Configure Horizon View to deliver hosted applications and desktops * Build, optimize, and tune desktop operating systems to deliver a superior end-user experience * Perform an upgrade from a previous versions of Horizon View to Horizon View 6.1 * Explore Horizon Advanced Edition, including Workspace Portal, VMware Mirage, and Horizon FLEX * Introduction to App Volumes including step-by-step configuration and deployment * Delve deeper into the Horizon 6 version 6.1 infrastructure to understand how the solution components work and fit together along with a methodology for approaching an EUC project * Configure, manage, and deploy desktop pools for individual use cases « less
Build a secure OpenStack cloud to withstand all common attacks
OpenStack is a system that controls large pools of computing, storage, and networking resources, allowing its users to provision resources through a user-friendly interface. OpenStack helps developers with features such as rolling upgrades, federated identity, and software reliability. You will begin more » with basic security policies, such as MAC, MLS, and MCS, and explore the structure of OpenStack and virtual networks with Neutron. Next, you will configure secure communications on the OpenStack API with HTTP connections. You will also learn how to set OpenStack Keystone and OpenStack Horizon and gain a deeper understanding of the similarities/differences between OpenStack Cinder and OpenStack Swift. By the end of this book, you will be able to tweak your hypervisor to make it safer and a smart choice based on your needs. « less
Plan, design, and secure your virtual desktop environments with VMware Horizon 6 View
VMware Horizon 6 (with View) delivers virtualized desktops and applications through a single platform. It supports users, providing them with access to all of their Windows and online resources through one unified workspace, anywhere, using the device of their choice. The latest VDI release has brought more » with it various enhancements that will provide a better way to solve the common problems that occur while designing a VDI solution. This book will guide you through how to produce a solid VDI solution with VMware Horizon 6 View, by combining best practices with actual installation challenges. « less
Over 100 hands-on recipes demonstrating the core as well as latest features of your VMware Horizon View infrastructure
Starting with the basics, this book will provide you with the knowledge you need to successfully configure several core features of VMware Horizon View. The latest features such as View Cloud Pods, application streaming using Microsoft Windows Remote Desktop Services, VMware VSAN, and VMware Horizon more » Mirage integration are covered. Several other important topics such as administration and configuration using both the View command-line tools and PowerCLI, View Persona Management, VMware vRealize Operations Manager, VMware ThinApp, and using View clients in Kiosk Mode are also explained with practical examples for you to understand the working aspects better. RDS-hosted apps, which allows you single application access from any device, are also touched upon. You will quickly learn how to work with each of these features to deploy and configure  core VMware Horizon View features. ***** Who This Book Is For ***** If you want a more detailed explanation concerning the implementation of several different core features of VMware Horizon View, this is the book for you. Whether you are new to VMware Horizon View or an existing user, this book will provide you with the knowledge you need to successfully deploy several core features and get introduced to the latest features of version 6.0 as well. « less
Successfully design, install, and configure an end-to-end VDI infrastructure with VMware Horizon View
Our journey with VMware Horizon View 6.0 begins with taking a look at how the technology came about and the benefits it can deliver to an organization. We then start shaping an infrastructure through all the key project stages from assessment to pilot and then to production deployment. Moving forward, more » with the help of scenario-based examples, we will demonstrate how to approach the design phase. Once we have our design in place, armed with the information we gathered in the beginning phases, we will install and configure the key components such as the Connection Server, security server, replica server, and View Composer. With the infrastructure ready, we will concentrate on building and optimizing the virtual desktop machines before we start assigning our users to fine-tune it for the best end user experience. This book will help you build high performance remote desktops while empowering them to reduce the need for constant support and maintenance costs. « less
A practical guide to designing, implementing, and administrating an optimized Virtual Desktop solution with VMware Horizon View
VMware Horizon View helps you simplify desktop and application management while increasing security and control. This book will introduce you to all of the components of the VMware Horizon View suite, walk you through their deployment, and show how they are used. We will also discuss how to assess your more » virtual desktop resource requirements, and build an optimized virtual desktop. Implementing VMware Horizon View 5.2 will provide you the information needed to deploy and administer your own end-user computing infrastructure. This includes not only the View components themselves, but key topics such as assessing virtual desktop resource needs, and how to optimize your virtual desktop master image. « less