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101 Top Techniques for Artists [electronic resource] : Step-by-step art projects from over a hundred international artists by SAA.;
101 Top Techniques for Artists; Introduction; Animals & Wildlife; People & Urban; Seascapes & Water; Still Life; Landscapes & Buildings; Abstract; Flowers, Trees & Gardens; Index of Contributors; Bookstore 101 Top Techniques for Artists is a colourful compendium packed full of practical tips and techniques by 101 of today's most popular leading artists. Each technique is presented in clear, simple step-by-step instructions that describe how to complete the project yourself, including a full list of materials and detailed images to guide you along the way. Divided into seven chapters that cover watercolours, acrylics, oils, pastels, drawing and mixed media, this handy book is bursting with some of the most popular styles and subjects, designed to showcase the very best of artistic abilities ava
Subjects: Electronic books.; Art;
© 2014., F+W Media,
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Microservices, IoT and Azure [electronic resource] : Leveraging DevOps and Microservice Architecture to deliver SaaS Solutions by Familiar, Bob.;
Contents at a Glance; Contents; About the Author; About the Technical Reviewer; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1: From Monolithic to Microservice; Software as a Service; Continuous Delivery ; Agile and Scrum ; Lean Engineering ; DevOps ; Cloud ; Microservices ; Summary; Chapter 2: What Is a Microservice?; Microservices Are…; Autonomous and Isolated ; Implications; Elastic, Resilient, and Responsive ; Implications; Message-Oriented and Programmable ; Implications; Configurable ; Implications; Automated ; Implications; The Benefits of Microservices; Evolutionary ; OpenHigh Velocity Reusable and Composable ; Flexible ; Versionable and Replaceable ; Owned by One Team ; The Challenges of Microservices; [re]Organization ; Platform; Identification ; Testing ; Discoverability ; Summary; Chapter 3: Microservice Architecture; Layered Architecture ; A Microservice Approach; Microservice Logical Architecture ; Models ; SDK Layer ; API Gateway Layer ; Protocol Layer ; Service Layer ; Data Access Layer ; Store ; Automation ; Summary; Chapter 4: Azure, A Microservice Platform; Data and Storage; Azure Storage; SQL Database ; DocumentDbRedis Cache Service Bus; Queue ; API Management ; API Proxies ; API Subscriptions; Policy Injection ; Containers; Cloud Services and App Services ; Summary; Chapter 5: Automation; Azure PowerShell; PowerShell Consoles; Provisioning; Azure Resource Groups; The Home Biomedical Git Repository ; Provisioning Azure Resources; Console Application Integration; Provisioning Shared Services; Collecting Connection Strings ; Provisioning Microservices; Provisioning the Biometrics Microservice; Build; NuGet Packaging ; Build Scripts; Deployment; Deploy Data; Generate PackagesDeploy Packages Deploy Biometrics Microservice; Verifying Data Deployment; Verifying Microservice Deployment ; Verifying the Biometrics Microservice; Summary; Chapter 6: Microservice Reference Implementation; The Product; The Epic; The Business Capabilities; The Technical Capabilities; The Azure Resources; The Custom Microservices; Microservice Reference Implementation; One Microservice, Two APIs; Common; Wire; ModelManager; Rest; Store; Optimized Persistence; Interfaces; Implementation; Queue; Cache; Dbase; Persist; ConfigM - Configuration and Discoverability; ConfigM ModelConfigM InterfacesConfigM Services; ConfigM APIs; ConfigM SDKs; The ConfigM Administrator Console; Summary; Chapter 7: IoT and Microservices; IoT Capabilities; Azure IoT Services; Custom Development; IoT Hub; Scripted Scenario; IoT Suite; The Reference Implementation IoT Capabilities; Device Management; Telemetry Ingestion; The BioMax-Home Device Simulator; Telemetry Transformation and Storage; Stream Analytics Queries; Real-Time Notifications; Biometrics Alarm Worker; Testing Push Notifications; Real-Time Data Visualization; Biometrics API; Summary; Chapter 8: Service FabricConcepts
Subjects: Electronic books.;
© 2015., Apress,
On-line resources: CGCC Online access;
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From Impossible to Inevitable : How SaaS and Other Hyper-Growth Companies Create Predictable Revenue. by Ross, Aaron.; Lemkin, Jason.;
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Subjects: Electronic books.; Sales management..; Strategic planning..; Success in business.;
On-line resources: CGCC online access;
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Architecting the Cloud [electronic resource] : Design Decisions for Cloud Computing Service Models (SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS) by Kavis, Michael J.;
Cover; Contents; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; About the Author; Chapter 1: Why Cloud, Why Now?; Evolution of Cloud Computing; Enter the Cloud; Start-Up Case Study: Instagram, from Zero to a Billion Overnight; Established Company Case Study: Netflix, Shifting from On-Premises to the Cloud; Government Case Study: NOAA, E-mail, and Collaboration in the Cloud; Not-for-Profit Case Study: Obama Campaign, Six-Month Shelf-Life with One Big Peak; Summary; Chapter 2: Cloud Service Models; Infrastructure as a Service; Platform as a Service; Software as a ServiceDeployment ModelsSummary; Chapter 3: Cloud Computing Worst Practices; Avoiding Failure When Moving to the Cloud; Migrating Applications to the Cloud; Misguided Expectations; Misinformed about Cloud Security; Selecting a Favorite Vendor, Not an Appropriate Vendor; Outages and Out-of-Business Scenarios; Underestimating the Impacts of Organizational Change; Skills Shortage; Misunderstanding Customer Requirements; Unexpected Costs; Summary; Chapter 4: It Starts with Architecture; The Importance of Why, Who, What, Where, When, and How; Start with the Business ArchitectureIdentify the Problem Statement (Why)Evaluate User Characteristics (Who); Identify Business and Technical Requirements (What); Visualize the Service Consumer Experience (Where); Identify the Project Constraints (When and with What); Understand Current State Constraints (How); Summary; Chapter 5: Choosing the Right Cloud Service Model; Considerations When Choosing a Cloud Service Model; When to Use SaaS; When to Use PaaS; When to Use IaaS; Common Cloud Use Cases; Summary; Chapter 6: The Key to the Cloud; Why REST?; The Challenges of Migrating Legacy Systems to the Cloud; SummaryChapter 7: Auditing in the CloudData and Cloud Security; Auditing Cloud Applications; Regulations in the Cloud; Audit Design Strategies; Summary; Chapter 8: Data Considerations in the Cloud; Data Characteristics; Multitenant or Single Tenant; Choosing Data Store Types; Summary; Chapter 9: Security Design in the Cloud; The Truth about Data in the Cloud; How Much Security Is Required; Responsibilities for Each Cloud Service Model; Security Strategies; Areas of Focus; Summary; Chapter 10: Creating a Centralized Logging Strategy; Log File Uses; Logging Requirements; SummaryChapter 11: SLA ManagementFactors That Impact SLAs; Defining SLAs; Managing Vendor SLAs; Summary; Chapter 12: Monitoring Strategies; Proactive vs. Reactive Monitoring; What Needs to Be Monitored?; Monitoring Strategies by Category; Monitoring by Cloud Service Level; Summary; Chapter 13: Disaster Recovery Planning; What Is the Cost of Downtime?; Disaster Recovery Strategies for IaaS; Recovering from a Disaster in the Primary Data Center; Disaster Recovery Strategies for PaaS; Disaster Recovery Strategies for SaaS; Disaster Recovery Hybrid Clouds; SummaryChapter 14: Leveraging a DevOps Culture to Deliver Software Faster and More ReliablyAn expert guide to selecting the right cloud service model for your business Cloud computing is all the rage, allowing for the delivery of computing and storage capacity to a diverse community of end-recipients. However, before you can decide on a cloud model, you need to determine what the ideal cloud service model is for your business. Helping you cut through all the haze, Architecting the Cloud is vendor neutral and guides you in making one of the most critical technology decisions that you will face: selecting the right cloud service model(s) based on a combination of both business and tec
Subjects: Electronic books.; Cloud computing; Computer architecture; Information technology -- Management.;
© 2014., Wiley,
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AWS Certified Solutions Architect Practice Tests : Associate SAA-C01 Exam. by McLaughlin, Brett.(DLC)1549575;
Intro -- AWS Certified Solutions Architect Practice Tests -- Acknowledgments -- About the Author -- Contents at a Glance -- Contents -- Introduction -- Certification Pays -- Steps to Getting Certified and Staying Certified -- Taking the Exam -- How to Use This Book and the Interactive Online Learning Environment and Test Bank -- Exam Objectives -- Objective Map -- Chapter 1 Domain 1: Design Resilient Architectures -- Review Questions -- Chapter 2 Domain 2: Define Performant Architectures -- Review Questions -- Chapter 3 Domain 3: Specify Secure Applications and Architectures -- Review Questions -- Chapter 4 Domain 4: Design Cost-Optimized Architectures -- Review Questions -- Chapter 5 Domain 5: Define Operationally Excellent Architectures -- Review Questions -- Chapter 6 Practice Test -- Appendix Answers to Review Questions -- Domain 1: Design Resilient Architectures -- Domain 2: Define Performant Architectures -- Domain 3: Specify Secure Applications and Architectures -- Domain 4: Design Cost-Optimized Architectures -- Domain 5: Define Operationally Excellent Architectures -- Practice Test -- Index -- Advert -- EULA.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Web services-Examinations-Study guides.;
On-line resources: CGCC online access;
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Dynamics 365 Business Central Development Quick Start Guide : Modern Development Techniques for Dynamics 365 Business Central. by Demiliani, Stefano.; Tacconi, Duilio.;
Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central is the new SaaS ERP proposition by Microsoft. The latest version comes has many exciting features guaranteed to make your life easier. This book is an ideal guide to Dynamics 365 and will help you get started with implementing and designing solutions for real-world scenarios.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2018. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Subjects: Electronic books.;
On-line resources: CGCC online access;
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Oracle BPM Suite 12c Modeling Patterns [electronic resource]. by Acharya, Vivek.;
Cover; Copyright; Credits; Disclaimer; About the Author; Acknowledgments; About the Reviewers; www.PacktPub.com; Table of Contents; Preface; Chapter 1: Flow Control Patterns; Sequence flow pattern; Working with the sequence flow pattern; Elucidating the sequence flow pattern; Getting ready for executing use cases; Exclusive choice and simple merge pattern; Working with exclusive choice and simple merge pattern; Knowing about the exclusive choice pattern; Elucidating the simple merge pattern; Multichoice and synchronizing merge patternDemonstrating multichoice and synchronization with the OR gatewayThe working of multichoice and synchronization pattern; Structured synchronizing merge pattern; Local synchronizing merge pattern; The parallel split and synchronization pattern; Parallel split pattern; Synchronization pattern; Conditional parallel split and parallel merge pattern; Working with conditional parallel split and merge; Antipattern - the conditional parallel split and merge; Multimerge pattern; Exploring multimerge; Discriminator and partial join pattern; Structured discriminator pattern; Structured partial joinWorking with a complex gateway to implement the discriminator and partial join patternTesting a process by failing the complex gateway exit expression; Testing process as success by the complex gateway exit expression; Complex synchronization pattern; Canceling discriminator pattern; Canceling partial join pattern; Summary; Chapter 2: Multi-instance and State-based Patterns; Multiple instances with prior design-time knowledge pattern; Executing the multi-instance subprocess with prior design-time knowledge; Multiple instances with prior runtime knowledge patternDemonstrating MI with prior runtime knowledgeUnderstanding how MI with prior runtime knowledge work; Multiple instances without prior runtime knowledge pattern; Working on MI without prior runtime knowledge; Testing the use case; Static partial join for multiple instances pattern; Testing the use case; Understanding how static partial join for MI works; There''s more; Canceling partial join pattern; Dynamic partial join for multiple instances pattern; Working with dynamic partial join; Understanding the functionality behind partial join for MI; Structured loop patternWorking with structured loopsDemystifying do-while; Demystifying while-do; Arbitrary cycle pattern; Exploring arbitrary cycle; Understanding the functionality of the arbitrary cycle; Trigger patterns; Transient trigger pattern; Persistent trigger pattern; Implicit termination pattern; Amalgamating implicit termination in the process flow; Explicit termination pattern; Learning how explicit termination works; Cancelation patterns; Cancel multi-instance task pattern; Summary; Chapter 3: Invocation Patterns; Web service pattern; Asynchronous request-response (request-callback) patternRequest-response patternThis book is an invaluable resource if you are an Enterprise architect, solution architect, developer, process analyst, or application functional and technical consultant who uses Business Process Management and BPMN to model and implement Enterprise IT applications, SaaS, and cloud applications.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Business -- Data processing -- Management.; Oracle (Computer file).; Production management -- Data processing.; Service-oriented architecture (Computer science).; Web services.;
© 2014., Packt Publishing,
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Cloud Computing. by Ruparelia, Nayan B.;
Contents -- Series Foreword -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Types of Cloud Computing -- 3 Cloud Computing: A Paradigm Shift? -- 4 Price and Value Models -- 5 Security and Governance -- 6 Use Case Pattern #1: IaaS and PaaS -- 7 Use Case Pattern #2: SaaS -- 8 Use Case Pattern #3: INaaS -- 9 Use Case Pattern #4: BPaaS -- 10 Transitioning to the Cloud -- 11 Future Outlook -- 12 Afterword: What the Author Thinks -- Appendix: Backup Schemes -- Notes -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Index.Why cloud computing represents a paradigm shift for business, and how business users can best take advantage of cloud services.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Cloud computing - Security measures.;
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Cloud Computing. by Ruparelia, Nayan B.;
Contents -- Series Foreword -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Types of Cloud Computing -- 3 Cloud Computing: A Paradigm Shift? -- 4 Price and Value Models -- 5 Security and Governance -- 6 Use Case Pattern #1: IaaS and PaaS -- 7 Use Case Pattern #2: SaaS -- 8 Use Case Pattern #3: INaaS -- 9 Use Case Pattern #4: BPaaS -- 10 Transitioning to the Cloud -- 11 Future Outlook -- 12 Afterword: What the Author Thinks -- Appendix: Backup Schemes -- Notes -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Index.Why cloud computing represents a paradigm shift for business, and how business users can best take advantage of cloud services.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Cloud computing - Security measures.;
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Automated Testing in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central : Efficiently Automate Test Cases in Dynamics NAV and Business Central. by Vugt, Luc van.;
Dynamics 365 Business Central is the new Cloud-based SaaS ERP proposition from Microsoft. It's not as simple as it used to be way back when it was called Navigator, Navision Financials, or Microsoft Business Solutions-Navision. Our development practices are becoming more formal, and with this the call for test automation is pressing on us. ...Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2019. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Subjects: Electronic books.;
On-line resources: CGCC online access.;
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