Readers master the latest information for working on Windows, Mac OS, and UNIX/Linux platforms with GUIDE TO OPERATING SYSTEMS, 5E. Learners examine operating system theory, installation, upgrading, configuring operating system and hardware, file systems, virtualization, security, hardware options, storage, resource sharing, network connectivity, maintenance, and troubleshooting. Easily understood and highly practical, GUIDE TO OPERATING SYSTEMS, 5E is the resource today’s readers need to deepen their understanding of different operating systems. This edition helps readers understand the fundamental concepts of computer operating systems. The book specifically addresses Windows 10 and earlier Windows client OSs, Windows Server 2012 R2 and earlier Windows server OSs with a preview of Windows Server 2016, Fedora Linux, and Mac OS X El Capitan and earlier. In addition, general information introduces many other operating systems.Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Published by: Cengage Learning | Publication date: 08/30/2016Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 688 pages
Aquaponic farming—raising fish and vegetables together commercially—is the most promising innovation for a sustainable, profitable, localized food system. Until now, systems have largely focused on warm-water fish such as tilapia. A lack of reliable information for raising fish and vegetables in the cool climates of North America and Europe has been a major stumbling block. The Aquaponic Farmer is the game changer. Built around a proven 120-foot greenhouse system operable by one person, the book distills vast experience and complete step-by- step guidance for starting and running a cold-water aquaponics business. Coverage includes:• A primer on cold-water aquaponics• Pros and cons of different systems• Complete design and construction of a Deep Water Culture system• Recommended and optional equipment and tools• System management, standard operating procedures, and maintenance checklists• Maximizing fish and veg production• Strategies for successful sales and marketing of fish and plantsAs the only comprehensive commercial cold-water resource, The Aquaponic Farmer is essential for farmers contemplating the aquaponics market, aquaponics gardeners looking to go commercial, and anyone focused on high quality food production.Adrian Southern is steeped in all things aquaponic. After years of urban farming and system perfection, he co-founded Raincoast Aquaponics and raises trout and vegetables for a living in the Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island, BC.Whelm King is a business manager, project manager, and entrepreneur who has worked in the arts, agriculture, publishing, media, and law. He is co-founder of Raincoast Aquaponics and lives in Nanaimo, BC.
Published by: New Society Publishers | Publication date: 10/09/2017Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 315 pages
Learn what happens behind the scenes of operating systems Find out how operating systems work, including Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux. Operating Systems Demystified describes the features common to most of today's popular operating systems and how they handle complex tasks. Written in a step-by-step format, this practical guide begins with an overview of what operating systems are and how they are designed. The book then offers in-depth coverage of the boot process; CPU management; deadlocks; memory, disk, and file management; network operating systems; and the essentials of system security. Detailed examples and concise explanations make it easy to understand even the technical material, and end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce key concepts. It's a no-brainer! You'll learn about:
- Fundamentals of operating system design
- Differences between menu- and command-driven user interfaces
- CPU scheduling and deadlocks
- Management of RAM and virtual memory
- Device management for hard drives, CDs, DVDs, and Blu-ray drives
- Networking basics, including wireless LANs and virtual private networks
- Key concepts of computer and data security
Published by: McGraw-Hill Education | Publication date: 01/20/2012Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 352 pages
Want to develop novel robot applications, but don’t know how to write a mapping or object-recognition system? You’re not alone, but you’re certainly not without help. By combining real-world examples with valuable knowledge from the Robot Operating System (ROS) community, this practical book provides a set of motivating recipes for solving specific robotics use cases.Ideal for enthusiasts, from students in robotics clubs to professional robotics scientists and engineers, each recipe describes a complete solution using ROS open source libraries and tools. You’ll learn how to complete tasks described in the recipes, as well as how to configure and recombine components for other tasks. If you’re familiar with Python, you’re ready to go.
- Learn fundamentals, including key ROS concepts, tools, and patterns
- Program robots that perform an increasingly complex set of behaviors, using the powerful packages in ROS
- See how to easily add perception and navigation abilities to your robots
- Integrate your own sensors, actuators, software libraries, and even a whole robot into the ROS ecosystem
- Learn tips and tricks for using ROS tools and community resources, debugging robot behavior, and using C++ in ROS
Published by: O'Reilly Media | Publication date: 11/16/2015Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 450 pages
Spread across 12 chapters, Operating Systems covers the essentials of the subject at the undergraduate level. Each chapter begins with a prelude that presents the conceptual base for the topic discussed in the chapter. The book deals at length with the basic design of operating system components using its associated data structures and algorithms, amply supported by illustrations and solved problems. It outlines the evolution of operating systems and probes contemporary computer system architecture and operating system software in a tangibly fresh approach that will help the reader gain clear insight into this fascinating subject. The essential points of each chapter are also put together as PowerPoint presentations that can be accessed online at www.universitiespress.com/aksharma/operatingsystems
Published by: Universities Press (India) Private Limited | Publication date: 06/26/2018Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 636 pages
The Obstacle is the Way has become a cult classic, beloved by men and women around the world who apply its wisdom to become more successful at whatever they do. Its many fans include a former governor and movie star (Arnold Schwarzenegger), a hip hop icon (LL Cool J), an Irish tennis pro (James McGee), an NBC sportscaster (Michele Tafoya), and the coaches and players of winning teams like the New England Patriots, Seattle Seahawks, Chicago Cubs, and University of Texas men’s basketball team.The book draws its inspiration from stoicism, the ancient Greek philosophy of enduring pain or adversity with perseverance and resilience. Stoics focus on the things they can control, let go of everything else, and turn every new obstacle into an opportunity to get better, stronger, tougher. As Marcus Aurelius put it nearly 2000 years ago: “The impediment to action advances action. What stands in the way becomes the way.” Ryan Holiday shows us how some of the most successful people in history—from John D. Rockefeller to Amelia Earhart to Ulysses S. Grant to Steve Jobs—have applied stoicism to overcome difficult or even impossible situations. Their embrace of these principles ultimately mattered more than their natural intelligence, talents, or luck.If you’re feeling frustrated, demoralized, or stuck in a rut, this book can help you turn your problems into your biggest advantages. And along the way it will inspire you with dozens of true stories of the greats from every age and era.From the Hardcover edition.
Published by: Portfolio | Publication date: 05/01/2014Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 202 pages
Confusing Textbooks? Missed Lectures? Not Enough Time? Fortunately for you, there's Schaum's Outlines. More than 40 million students have trusted Schaum's to help them succeed in the classroom and on exams. Schaum's is the key to faster learning and higher grades in every subject. Each Outline presents all the essential course information in an easy-to-follow, topic-by-topic format. You also get hundreds of examples, solved problems, and practice exercises to test your skills. This Schaum's Outline gives you
- Practice problems with full explanations that reinforce knowledge
- Coverage of the most up-to-date developments in your course field
- In-depth review of practices and applications
Published by: McGraw-Hill Education | Publication date: 12/21/2001Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 234 pages
This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Operating Systems Design and Implementation, 3e , is ideal for introductory courses on computer operating systems. Written by the creator of Minux, professional programmers will now have the most up-to-date tutorial and reference available today. Revised to address the latest version of MINIX (MINIX 3), this streamlined, simplified new edition remains the only operating systems text to first explain relevant principles, then demonstrate their applications using a Unix-like operating system as a detailed example. It has been especially designed for high reliability, for use in embedded systems, and for ease of teaching.
Published by: Pearson | Publication date: 01/11/2011Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 1088 pages
In the tradition of How to Live and How Proust Can Change Your Life, a philosopher asks how ancient Stoicism can help us flourish today Whenever we worry about what to eat, how to love, or simply how to be happy, we are worrying about how to lead a good life. No goal is more elusive. In How to Be a Stoic, philosopher Massimo Pigliucci offers Stoicism, the ancient philosophy that inspired the great emperor Marcus Aurelius, as the best way to attain it. Stoicism is a pragmatic philosophy that focuses our attention on what is possible and gives us perspective on what is unimportant. By understanding Stoicism, we can learn to answer crucial questions: Should we get married or divorced? How should we handle our money in a world nearly destroyed by a financial crisis? How can we survive great personal tragedy? Whoever we are, Stoicism has something for us--and How to Be a Stoic is the essential guide.
Published by: Basic Books | Publication date: 05/09/2017Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 289 pages
From the bestselling author of The 48 Laws of Power and The Laws of Human Nature, a vital work revealing that the secret to mastery is already within you. Each one of us has within us the potential to be a Master. Learn the secrets of the field you have chosen, submit to a rigorous apprenticeship, absorb the hidden knowledge possessed by those with years of experience, surge past competitors to surpass them in brilliance, and explode established patterns from within. Study the behaviors of Albert Einstein, Charles Darwin, Leonardo da Vinci and the nine contemporary Masters interviewed for this book. The bestseller author of The 48 Laws of Power, The Art of Seduction, and The 33 Strategies of War, Robert Greene has spent a lifetime studying the laws of power. Now, he shares the secret path to greatness. With this seminal text as a guide, readers will learn how to unlock the passion within and become masters.
Published by: Penguin Books | Publication date: 11/13/2012Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 353 pages