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Cloud Computing with Google Chrome
Cloud computing is “the next big thing” in computer technology and the Google Chrome Operating System is at the forefront of its development. With Google Chrome, the software and the documents you create are all stored on Google servers somewhere. Everything is saved automatically, and backed up automatically. If your Google Chrome computer gets stolen, you lose nothing except the computer - all your stuff is still there on the Google servers. You don’t have to worry about viruses because there is an army of Google engineers watching out for them. Perhaps the most revolutionary aspect of Chrome computing is that almost everything is free. That includes the operating system and a complete suite of office applications. Even the computers themselves are very inexpensive with prices starting at around $200.Cloud computing may be the next big thing, but that means that people who want to make use of this new technology will need a guide to help them make the transition from the old way of doing things to the new Chrome way. This book is just such a guide. It distills hundreds of pages of Google support documents into 116 pages of detailed instructions on how to setup and how to use all of the powerful features Chrome makes available.This book explains all of the newest Chrome technologies such as: Two-Step Authentication, Application Specific Passwords, Google Cloud Print, Google Docs, Gmail, Google Groups, and much more. What sets this book apart is that it not only describes these various aspects of Chrome, it also provides step-by-step instructions for setting-up and then using all of the modern Chrome features. Numerous screen shots are included to help clarify what the text says.Whether you have just bought your first Chromebook laptop or whether you have been using the Chrome web browser for some time, you will learn something, perhaps a lot, from this book. Chrome is going to revolutionize the way computing is done in the future. And you can experience that future right now. This book is going to tell you how.As an example of the level of detail you can expect from this book, here’s a summary of the contents of Section 3.3 discussing Setting Up a New Google Account:3.1 Choosing a Strong Password3.2 Creating a New Google Account3.3 Securing Your Google Account3.3.1 Turn On Encryption for Your Account3.3.2 How Does “2-Step Verification Work”3.3.3 Set-Up “2-Step Verification”3.3.4 Generate and Print “Backup Codes”3.3.5 How Do You Use “Backup Codes”?3.3.6 Generate and Print “Application Specific Passwords”3.3.7 How Do You Use “Application Specific Passwords”?3.3.8 Revoking “Application Specific Passwords”3.3.9 Returning to Your Security Settings Page
Author: George Root
Published by: George Root | Publication date: 03/04/2013
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 116 pages, ISBN 9781483902258

Cloud Computing Architected: Solution Design Handbook
Updated and Expanded in 2013 Cloud Computing Architected describes the essential components of a cloud-based application and presents the architectural options that are available to create large-scale, distributed applications spanning administrative domains. The requirements of cloud computing have far-reaching implications for software engineering. Applications must be built to provide flexible and elastic services, and designed to consume functionality delivered remotely across of spectrum of reliable, and unreliable, sources. Architects need to consider the impact of scalability and multi-tenancy in terms of: »New development tools »Internet-based delivery and mobile devices »Identity federation »Fragmented services and providers »Exploding information volume »Availability and elasticity techniques »New business models and monetization strategies »Revised software development cycle »Increased operational automation This book looks at these and other areas where the advent of cloud computing has the opportunity to influence the architecture of software applications.
Published by: Recursive Press | Publication date: 03/28/2011
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 385 pages

The Tech Contracts Handbook: Cloud Computing Agreements, Software Licenses, and Other IT Contracts for Lawyers and Businesspeople
The Tech Contracts Handbook is a userfriendly reference manual and training guide on software licenses and other IT agreements, along with cloud computing issues. This handbook is for both lawyers and businesspeople, including contract managers, procurement officers, corporate counsel, salespeople, and anyone else responsible for getting IT deals done. Perhaps, most important, the book uses clear, simple English, just like a good contract. The book describes each clause typically found in a technology agreement, outlines the issues at stake, and offers negotiation tips and sample contract language. The book addresses four principle types of IT contracts:• Software license agreements and software ownership agreements• IP professional services agreements• Cloud services agreements• Combination agreementsTopics include warranties, indemnities, open source software, nondisclosure agreements, limitations of liability, software escrow, data security, copyright licensing, both private and government contracts, and much more.
Published by: American Bar Association | Publication date: 01/07/2016
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 275 pages

AWS Certified Developer - Associate Guide: Your one-stop solution to passing the AWS developer's certification
An effective guide to becoming an AWS Certified DeveloperAbout This Book
  • This fast-paced guide will help you clear the exam with confidence
  • Learn to design, develop, and deploy cloud-based solutions using AWS
  • Enhance your AWS skills with practice questions and mock tests
Who This Book Is ForThis book is for IT professionals and developers looking to clear the AWS Certified Developer – Associate 2017 exam. Developers looking to develop and manage their applications on the AWS platform will also find this book useful. No prior AWS experience is needed.What You Will Learn
  • Create and manage users, groups, and permissions using AWS Identity and Access Management services
  • Create a secured Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) with Public and Private Subnets, Network Access Control, and Security groups
  • Get started with Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), launching your first EC2 instance, and working with it
  • Handle application traffic with Elastic Load Balancing (ELB) and monitor AWS resources with CloudWatch
  • Work with AWS storage services such as Simple Storage Service (S3), Glacier, and CloudFront
  • Get acquainted with AWS DynamoDB – a NoSQL database service
  • Coordinate work across distributed application components using Simple Workflow Service (SWF)
In DetailAWS Certified Developer - Associate Guide starts with a quick introduction to AWS and the prerequisites to get you started. Then, this book gives you a fair understanding of core AWS services and basic architecture. Next, this book will describe about getting familiar with Identity and Access Management (IAM) along with Virtual private cloud (VPC). Moving ahead you will learn about Elastic Compute cloud (EC2) and handling application traffic with Elastic Load Balancing (ELB). Going ahead you we will talk about Monitoring with CloudWatch, Simple storage service (S3) and Glacier and CloudFront along with other AWS storage options. Next we will take you through AWS DynamoDB – A NoSQL Database Service, Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS) and CloudFormation Overview. Finally, this book covers understanding Elastic Beanstalk and overview of AWS lambda.At the end of this book, we will cover enough topics, tips and tricks along with mock tests for you to be able to pass the AWS Certified Developer - Associate exam and develop as well as manage your applications on the AWS platform.Style and approachThis step-by-step guide includes exercises and mock tests to clear the AWS certification exam and become a successful AWS developer.
Published by: Packt Publishing | Publication date: 09/27/2017
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 604 pages

CSA Guide to Cloud Computing: Implementing Cloud Privacy and Security
CSA Guide to Cloud Computing brings you the most current and comprehensive understanding of cloud security issues and deployment techniques from industry thought leaders at the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA). For many years the CSA has been at the forefront of research and analysis into the most pressing security and privacy related issues associated with cloud computing. CSA Guide to Cloud Computing provides you with a one-stop source for industry-leading content, as well as a roadmap into the future considerations that the cloud presents. The authors of CSA Guide to Cloud Computing provide a wealth of industry expertise you won't find anywhere else. Author Raj Samani is the Chief Technical Officer for McAfee EMEA; author Jim Reavis is the Executive Director of CSA; and author Brian Honan is recognized as an industry leader in the ISO27001 standard. They will walk you through everything you need to understand to implement a secure cloud computing structure for your enterprise or organization.
  • Your one-stop source for comprehensive understanding of cloud security from the foremost thought leaders in the industry
  • Insight into the most current research on cloud privacy and security, compiling information from CSA's global membership
  • Analysis of future security and privacy issues that will impact any enterprise that uses cloud computing
Published by: Syngress | Publication date: 09/22/2014
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 224 pages

Scaling Lean: Mastering the Key Metrics for Startup Growth
Is your “big idea” worth pursuing? What if you could test your business model earlier in the process—before you’ve expended valuable time and resources?  You’ve talked to customers. You’ve identified problems that need solving, and maybe even built a minimum viable product. But now there’s a second bridge to cross. How do you tell whether your idea represents a viable business? Do you really have to go through the whole cycle of development, failure, iteration, tweak, repeat?  Scaling Lean offers an invaluable blueprint for mod­eling startup success. You’ll learn the essential metrics that measure the output of a working business model, give you the pulse of your company, communicate its health to investors, and enable you to make precise interventions when things go wrong. You’ll also learn how to:  · ballpark the viability of a business model using a simple five-minute back-of-the-envelope estimation. · stop using current revenue as a measure of progress (it forces you to fly blind and, often, to overpromise to your shareholders) and instead embrace the met­ric of traction—which helps you identify the leading indicators for future business model growth. · set progressive goals that set you up for exponen­tial long-term success by implementing a staged 10X rollout strategy, like one employed by Face­book and Tesla. · stop burying your breakthrough insights in failed experiments, but rather illuminate them using two-week LEAN sprints to quickly source, rank, and test ideas.  Ash Maurya, a serial entrepreneur and author of the startup cult classic Running Lean, pairs real-world examples of startups like Airbnb and Hubspot with techniques from the manufacturing world in this tacti­cal handbook for scaling with maximum efficiency and efficacy. This is vital reading for any startup founder graduating from the incubator stage.From the Hardcover edition.
Author: Ash Maurya
Published by: Portfolio | Publication date: 06/14/2016
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 296 pages

Cloud Architecture Patterns: Using Microsoft Azure
If your team is investigating ways to design applications for the cloud, this concise book introduces 11 architecture patterns that can help you take advantage of cloud-platform services. You’ll learn how each of these platform-agnostic patterns work, when they might be useful in the cloud, and what impact they’ll have on your application architecture. You’ll also see an example of each pattern applied to an application built with Windows Azure.The patterns are organized into four major topics, such as scalability and handling failure, and primer chapters provide background on each topic. With the information in this book, you’ll be able to make informed decisions for designing effective cloud-native applications that maximize the value of cloud services, while also paying attention to user experience and operational efficiency.Learn about architectural patterns for:
  • Scalability. Discover the advantages of horizontal scaling. Patterns covered include Horizontally Scaling Compute, Queue-Centric Workflow, and Auto-Scaling.
  • Big data. Learn how to handle large amounts of data across a distributed system. Eventual consistency is explained, along with the MapReduce and Database Sharding patterns.
  • Handling failure. Understand how multitenant cloud services and commodity hardware influence your applications. Patterns covered include Busy Signal and Node Failure.
  • Distributed users. Learn how to overcome delays due to network latency when building applications for a geographically distributed user base. Patterns covered include Colocation, Valet Key, CDN, and Multi-Site Deployment.
Author: Bill Wilder
Published by: O'Reilly Media | Publication date: 09/20/2012
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 182 pages

Architecting the Industrial Internet: The architect's guide to designing Industrial Internet solutions
Learn the ins and outs of the Industrial Internet of Things through subjects ranging from its history and evolution, right up to what the future holds.About This Book
  • Define solutions that can connect existing systems and newer cloud-based solutions to thousands of thousands of edge devices and industrial machines
  • Identify, define, and justify Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) projects, and design an application that can connect to and control thousands of machines
  • Leverage the power and features of a platform to monitor, perform analytics, and maintain the Industrial Internet
Who This Book Is ForArchitects who are interested in learning how to define solutions for the Industrial Internet will benefit immensely from this book. Relevant architect roles include enterprise architects, business architects, information architects, cloud solution architects, software architects, and others. The content is also relevant for technically inclined line of business leaders investing in these solutions.What You Will Learn
  • Learn the history of the Industrial Internet and why an architectural approach is needed
  • Define solutions that can connect to and control thousands of edge devices and machines
  • Understand the significance of working with line of business leadership and key metrics to be gathered
  • Connect business requirements to the functional architecture
  • Gain the right expectation as to the capabilities of Industrial Internet applications and how to assess them
  • Understand what data and analytics components should be included in your architecture solution
  • Understand deployment trade-offs, management and security considerations, and the impact of emerging technologies
In DetailThe Industrial Internet or the IIoT has gained a lot of traction. Many leading companies are driving this revolution by connecting smart edge devices to cloud-based analysis platforms and solving their business challenges in new ways. To ensure a smooth integration of such machines and devices, sound architecture strategies based on accepted principles, best practices, and lessons learned must be applied.This book begins by providing a bird's eye view of what the IIoT is and how the industrial revolution has evolved into embracing this technology. It then describes architectural approaches for success, gathering business requirements, and mapping requirements into functional solutions. In a later chapter, many other potential use cases are introduced including those in manufacturing and specific examples in predictive maintenance, asset tracking and handling, and environmental impact and abatement. The book concludes by exploring evolving technologies that will impact IIoT architecture in the future and discusses possible societal implications of the Industrial Internet and perceptions regarding these projects.By the end of this book, you will be better equipped to embrace the benefits of the burgeoning IIoT.Style and approachThis book takes a comprehensive approach to the Industrial Internet, thoroughly acquainting the reader with the concepts and philosophy of the IIoT. It provides a basis for defining an IIoT solution in a thoughtful manner and creating what will be viewed as a successful project.
Published by: Packt Publishing | Publication date: 09/22/2017
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 360 pages

Photoshop: How to Do It in Lightroom?: Quick Training for Digital Photographers! (Networking & Cloud Computing - Adobe Photoshop - Darkroom & Processing)
Are you looking for easy new ways of improving your skills? Are you a new Lightroom user? If the answer to all these questions mentioned above was “YES”, then you will benefit from the “How to Do It in Lightroom? Quick Training for Digital Photographers” book.The book is a unique collection of tips and tricks that aims to help new users of this practical software get by and start using it to enhance the quality of their photos. The book is a result of a popular demand after the successful reception of the previous two volumes.It brings more tips, tricks, and other useful things to know and do in Photoshop Lightroom. Unlike most other books of this type, this one is quite simple.There are no complicated explanations, and it encourages you to develop your passion and express your creativity. You should get this book because it’s:- Rich in tips and tricks- Easy to follow- Contains step-by-step tutorials- Created to help you edit your photos easily regardless of your photography skills or level of Lightroom knowledge- Informative- PracticalThe book will teach you to:- Create a list of “first things” you should know to do in Lightroom- Learn the difference between catalogues, folders, and collections (No, they’re not the same things!)- Flag, rate, and label photos- Use facial recognition and keywords- Improve the quality of landscape photos- Edit wedding photos- Make portraits pop- Enhance eyes and make them stand out without looking fake- Edit travel photosUseful tips and tricks from this book only show that editing in Lightroom can be done in only a few minutes. All you have to do is get the book.DOWNLOAD YOUR BOOK NOW!Tags: photography for beginners, photography for beginners the ultimate, photography for beginners canon, photography books, photography for beginners free, digital photography for beginners, dslr photography for beginners, photography, photography for beginners, photoshop, portrait photography, digital photography, photoshop ccphoto editing, photography, Digital Photography for beginners, DSLR Photography For beginners, Photography for beginners, Photoshop, Photography, adobe Photoshop, landscape photography, portrait photography, Photography business, photography business secrets, photography business marketing, wedding photography, how to make money online, photography books, how to start a photography business photography books photography for beginners erotic photography photography business photography magazine digital photography photography for dummies photography art photography art books photography advanced photo, Photoshop cc, Photoshop elements 13, Photoshop for beginners, adobe Photoshop for beginners, photoshop, photoshop cc, photoshop elements 13, photoshop cs6, photoshop elements, photoshop cs5, photoshop cc 2015, Photography editing, photoshop elements, Portrait photography, Portraits, portrait photography books, portrait photography for beginners, wedding photography, photography, Photoshop elements 13photo editing, photography, Digital Photography for beginners, Photoshop lightroom, Photoshop, Lightroom, Adobe Photoshop, Photoshop For Beginners, Graphic Design, Photoshop Elements, Photoshop Tutorials, Photo Editing Software, Photography, Digital Photography, Creativity, Photoshop, Photography Darkroom & Processing, Digital EditingDOWNLOAD YOUR BOOK NOW!
Publication date: 07/18/2016
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 52 pages

Cloudonomics, + Website: The Business Value of Cloud Computing
The ultimate guide to assessing and exploiting the customer value and revenue potential of the Cloud A new business model is sweeping the world—the Cloud. And, as with any new technology, there is a great deal of fear, uncertainty, and doubt surrounding cloud computing. Cloudonomics radically upends the conventional wisdom, clearly explains the underlying principles and illustrates through understandable examples how Cloud computing can create compelling value—whether you are a customer, a provider, a strategist, or an investor. Cloudonomics covers everything you need to consider for the delivery of business solutions, opportunities, and customer satisfaction through the Cloud, so you can understand it—and put it to work for your business. Cloudonomics also delivers insight into when to avoid the cloud, and why.
  • Quantifies how customers, users, and cloud providers can collaborate to create win-wins
  • Reveals how to use the Laws of Cloudonomics to define strategy and guide implementation
  • Explains the probable evolution of cloud businesses and ecosystems
  • Demolishes the conventional wisdom on cloud usage, IT spend, community clouds, and the enterprise-provider cloud balance
Whether you're ready for it or not, Cloud computing is here to stay. Cloudonomics provides deep insights into the business value of the Cloud for executives, practitioners, and strategists in virtually any industry—not just technology executives but also those in the marketing, operations, economics, venture capital, and financial fields.
Author: Joe Weinman
Published by: Wiley | Publication date: 07/05/2012
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 417 pages
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