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Loved by students like you for its visual and flexible approach to building computer skills, the ILLUSTRATED COURSE GUIDE: MICROSOFT (R) OFFICE 365 & ACCESS 2016: INTRODUCTORY is the ideal resource for learning Microsoft (R) Access 2016, regardless of your experience level. Each two-page spread focuses on a single skill, ensuring information is easy to follow and absorb. The ILLUSTRATED COURSE GUIDE divides important Microsoft (R) Access 2016 concepts and skills into three manageable levels -- Introductory, Intermediate, and Advanced -- making it perfect for mastering the skills you need in any learning environment.
Gain instant solutions, including countless pieces of useful code that you can copy and paste into your own applications, giving you answers fast and saving you hours of coding time. You can also use this book as a reference to the most important aspects of the latest PHP scripting language, including the vital functions you know and love from previous versions of PHP, as well as the functions introduced in PHP 7. PHP and MySQL Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach supplies you with complete code for all of the common coding problems you are likely to face when using PHP and MySQL together in your day-to-day web application development. This invaluable guide includes over 200 recipes and covers numerous topics. What you hold in your hands is the answer to all your PHP 7 needs. Furthermore, this book explains the PHP functionality in detail, including the vastly improved object-oriented capabilities and the new MySQL database extension. PHP and MySQL Recipes will be a useful and welcome companion throughout your career as a web developer, keeping you on the cutting edge of PHP development, ahead of the competition, and giving you all the answers you need, when you need them. What You'll Learn Work with arrays, dates and times, strings, files and directories, and dynamic imaging Write regular expressions in PHP Use the variables and functions found in PHP Who This Book Is For Experienced PHP and MySQL programmers and web developers who have at least some PHP and MySQL programming experience.
Oracle designed its database products to be flexible and configurable so they would operate on a variety of hardware platforms, and they succeeded--Oracle software runs on more than seventy computer platforms, from mainframes to PC networks to handheld PDAs. The secret to this flexibility lies in the software's initialization parameters, whose numerous settings can be configured for top performance in countless environments. On the downside, however, improper settings can slow a system down; even grind it to a halt. And with so many parameters--which change from version to version of Oracle software--it's challenging for Oracle administrators to keep in mind the characteristics and optimal settings for each parameter.
The "Oracle Initialization Parameters Pocket Reference" provides the crucial information you need to make key adjustments to your Oracle database. This concise guide is a mix of invaluable performance tips and a quick reference to Oracle's initialization parameters. The book describes each initialization parameter, indicates what category it's in--from auditing to multi-threaded server MTS--and whether it can be modified dynamically via the ALTER SESSION or ALTER SYSTEM command.
In addition to the details about parameter characteristics and settings, you'll find performance tips, such as how the various parameters interact, and what the most advantageous settings are for different configurations. No other reference focuses exclusively on these initialization parameters--an absolute must for anyone working with an Oracle database.
Presented in a handy, easy-to-use format, the "Oracle Initialization Parameters Pocket Reference" is a welcome alternative for anyonewho's struggled to memorize the best configuration settings or gone back and forth to online resources, trying to figure out what works. O'Reilly's Pocket References put the information you need close at hand where you need it most. This guide will keep your Oracle databases operating at peak performance.
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This book introduces the problems facing Internet of Things developers and explores current technologies and techniques to help you manage, mine, and make sense of the data being collected through the use of the world's most popular database on the Internet - MySQL. The IoT is poised to change how we interact with and perceive the world around us, and the possibilities are nearly boundless. As more and more connected devices generate data, we will need to solve the problem of how to collect, store, and make sense of IoT data by leveraging the power of database systems. The book begins with an introduction of the MySQL database system and storage of sensor data. Detailed instructions and examples are provided to show how to add database nodes to IoT solutions including how to leverage MySQL high availability, including examples of how to protect data from node outages using advanced features of MySQL. The book closes with a comparison of raw and transformed data showing how transformed data can improve understandability and help you cut through a clutter of superfluous data toward the goal of mining nuggets of useful knowledge. In this book, you'll learn to: Understand the crisis of vast volumes of data from connected devices Transform data to improve reporting and reduce storage volume Store and aggregate your IoT data across multiple database servers Build localized, low-cost MySQL database servers using small and inexpensive computers Connect Arduino boards and other devices directly to MySQL database servers Build high availability MySQL solutions among low-power computing devices
Learn the fundamental concepts of OS clustering, Oracle Solaris clustering high-level design, Oracle Solaris clustering implementation using VirtualBox, and Veritas clustering implementation using VirtualBox. Oracle Solaris and Veritas Cluster: An Easy-build Guide shows you how to implement a cluster on your desktop or laptop devices using virtualized network, host, and storage configuration. This book explains both the architecture design and technical implementation for building Solaris Oracle- or Veritas-based clustered environments. This book provides snapshot-based steps to set up Solaris virtual hosts under VirtualBox and implement Veritas clustering across two virtual hosts that can be implemented on a desktop or laptop. This book will help you understand what it's like setting up a clustered environment, in simple steps that can be followed by users having little knowledge of clustering. What You Will Learn: Practice cluster implementation on your local PC or laptop Implement both Oracle/Solaris and Veritas clusters under Oracle Solaris 10 OS Master cluster fundamentals, concepts, and design Create virtualized environments under VirtualBox Learn the prerequisites and configuration for host builds, networking, and storage setup using VirtualBox for Solaris Oracle and Veritas Who This Book Is For: IT support engineers, education institutions and students.
This brief book is an introduction to SQLite for both iOS and Android developers. The book includes an optional introduction to SQL, a discussion of when to use SQLite, and chapters devoted to using SQLite with the most likely programming languages and then goes through adding a simple database to an Android or iOS app and finally a chapter on managing the app's life cycle. What You Will Learn: * The basics of SQLite* The SQL you need to use SQLite effectively* How to integrate a database into your mobile app.* How to maintain the app Who this book is for: This book is for Android or iOS developers who wish to use a lightweight but flexible database for their applications. It mobile development experience but does not assume anything but very basic database knowledge.
Learn PHP development best practices, such as version control, development environment virtualization, and coding standards. You'll also discover the most useful PHP web frameworks, including the new Laravel, symfony2, and micro-frameworks. As you do so, you'll learn how to use them to write the most productive PHP code possible. PHP Development Tool Essentials complements Jason Gilmore's best-selling Beginning PHP and MySQL. This book will further expose you to the many different methodologies, tools, and concepts that professional web developers are using more and more each day. What You'll Learn Use version control with PHP Set up virtualized development environments Maintain PHP coding standards Manage dependencies Leverage the best PHP frameworks Who This Book Is For Intermediate to advanced PHP developers looking to advance their skills with new tools, concepts, and approaches.
Obtain all the skills you need to configure and manage a PostgreSQL database. In this book you will begin by installing and configuring PostgreSQL on a server by focusing on system-level parameter settings before installation. You will also look at key post-installation steps to avoid issues in the future. The basic configuration of PostgreSQL is tuned for compatibility rather than performance. Keeping this in mind, you will fine-tune your PostgreSQL parameters based on your environment and application behavior. You will then get tips to improve database monitoring and maintenance followed by database security for handling sensitive data in PostgreSQL. Every system containing valuable data needs to be backed-up regularly. PostgreSQL follows a simple back-up procedure and provides fundamental approaches to back up your data. You will go through these approaches and choose the right one based on your environment. Running your application with limited resources can be tricky. To achieve this you will implement a pooling mechanism for your PostgreSQL instances to connect to other databases. Finally, you will take a look at some basic errors faced while working with PostgreSQL and learn to resolve them in the quickest manner. What You Will Learn Configure PostgreSQL for performance Monitor and maintain PostgreSQL instances Implement a backup strategy for your data Resolve errors faced while using PostgreSQL Who This Book Is For Readers with basic knowledge of PostgreSQL who wish to implement key solutions based on their environment.
Linux and Solaris Recipes for Oracle DBAs, 2nd Edition is an example-based book on managing Oracle Database under Linux and Solaris. The book is written for database administrators who need to get work done and lack the luxury of curling up fireside with a stack of operating-system documentation. What this book provides instead is task-oriented coverage designed around the needs of the Oracle Database Administrator. Find the right chapter. Look up the task to perform. See the solution. Implement the solution straight away in your own environment. Get the job done. New in this edition is coverage of Oracle's own Solaris operating system. Oracle Corporation has been working diligently to bring commonality between Solaris and and Linux, and this book takes advantage of those efforts to provide task-oriented solutions that work on common distributions of Linux such as Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Oracle Enterprise Linux while also accommodating the growing number of Oracle Solaris customers. Examples in the book match the tasks DBAs perform daily, even hourly. Solutions come first in the book, but alway are followed by close explanations of the details. Database administrators won't go wrong with Linux and Solaris Recipes for Oracle DBAs. It's the book to buy if you're after clear and reliable examples to help in getting the job done, and getting home to your family. Takes you directly from problem to solution Covers the "right" mix of operating-system tasks for database administrators Respects your time by being succinct and to-the-point Includes coverage of Solaris in addition to common Linux distributions What You Will Learn Execute Linux and Solaris commands applicable to Oracle Database. Automate critical DBA tasks via operating-system shell scripts. Monitor, tune, and optimize Linux and Solaris servers for Oracle. Setup a VirtualBox environment for the Oracle database. Perform system administration tasks relevant to Oracle Database. Remotely (and securely!) manage Oracle on Linux and Solaris. Who This Book Is For Linux and Solaris Recipes for Oracle DBAs is a book for Oracle database administrators who want to expertly operate Oracle databases on the Linux and Solaris operating systems. If you're new to Linux and Solaris and can benefit from detailed examples showing how to perform tasks that Oracle DBAs perform on Linux and Solaris servers, then this book is what you need to help you get the job done, and get home on time.
Introductory textbook covering all the main features of the 'web programming' languages PHP and MySQL together with detailed examples that will enable readers (whether students on a taught course or independent learners) to use them to create their own applications or understand existing ones. A particular focus is the use of PHP to generate MySQL commands from a script as it is executed. Each chapter includes aims, a summary and practical exercises (with solutions) to support learning. Chapters are designed to stand alone as far as possible, so that they can be studied independently of the rest of the text by those with some previous knowledge of the languages. There is a comprehensive glossary of technical terms, together with extensive appendices for quick reference of language features.
Introducing SQL Server is a fast and easy introduction to SQL Server and the world of relational databases. You'll learn how databases work and how to use the T-SQL language by practicing on one of the most widely-used and powerful database engines in the corporate world: Microsoft SQL Server. Do you quake at the sight of a SELECT statement? Start to shiver when people start talking about tables and rows? Fear not, Introducing SQL Server is here to rescue you. The book focuses on the knowledge and skills needed to begin your journey toward becoming a solid and competent SQL Server professional and database programmer. You'll learn the core concepts of SQL Server, from installing the software to executing and profiling queries. Introducing SQL Server is aimed at SQL Server newcomers as well as at those wanting to improve their database skills. You'll put a comprehensive database together as you work through the book. You will create tables and learn to use constraints; create reusable functions and stored procedures; and even learn how indexes work and what they bring in terms of increased performance. Introducing SQL Server shows you that databases don't need to be difficult. * Teaches you how to build a SQL Server database from scratch * Takes a tutorial-based approach, with each chapter building on the last * Covers what you need to know for common SQL Server development tasks
This new edition is a hands-on guide for developers and administrators who want to use the power and flexibility of Couchbase Server 4.0 in their applications. The second edition extends coverage of N1QL, the SQL-like query language for Couchbase. It also brings coverage of multiple new features, including the new generation of client SDKs, security and LDAP integration, secondary indexes, and multi-dimensional scaling. Pro Couchbase Server covers everything you need to develop Couchbase solutions and deploy them in production. The NoSQL movement has fundamentally changed the database world in recent years. Influenced by the growing needs of web-scale applications, NoSQL databases such as Couchbase Server provide new approaches to scalability, reliability, and performance. Never have document databases been so powerful and performant. With the power and flexibility of Couchbase Server, you can model your data however you want, and easily change the data model any time you want. Pro Couchbase Server shows what is possible and helps you take full advantage of Couchbase Server and all the performance and scalability that it offers. Helps you design and develop a document database using Couchbase Server. Covers the latest features such as the N1QL query language. Gives you the tools to scale out your application as needed.
Pro Freeware and Open Source Solutions for Business is a practical guide for the small business owner seeking viable alternative to expensive commercial software packages and subscriptions. This comprehensive look at the powerful alternatives to expensive proprietary software provides an illustrated overview of no-cost software solutions. In this book you will find free and open source solutions for office productivity, PDF creation, accounting, image editing and graphic design, desktop publishing, 3D design, CAD, audio and video editing, website and blog creation, customer relationship management, point of sale, networking and security, and alternatives to the Windows and Macintosh operating systems. This guide helps free the cost-conscious business owner from the bonds of expensive proprietary software by exploring the free and powerful alternatives that exist. You can save a substantial sums of money by replacing just a few commercial software titles with free and open source solutions. Learn how with Pro Freeware and Open Source Solutions for Business today.
Bert Scalzo and Dan Hotka have written the definitive, up-to-date guide to Version 12.x, Dell's powerful new release of Toad for Oracle. Packed with step-by-step recipes, detailed screen shots, and hands-on exercises, Toad for Oracle Unleashed shows both developers and DBAs how to maximize their productivity. Drawing on their unsurpassed experience running Toad in production Oracle environments, Scalzo and Hotka thoroughly cover every area of Toad's functionality. You'll find practical insights into each of Toad's most useful tools, from App Designer to Doc Generator, ER Diagrammer to Code Road Map. The authors offer proven solutions you can apply immediately to solve a wide variety of problems, from maintaining code integrity to automating performance and scalability testing. Learn how to... Install and launch Toad, connect to a database, and explore Toad's new features Customize Toad to optimize productivity in your environment Use the Editor Window to execute SQL and PL/SQL, and view, save, or convert data Browse your schema, and create and edit objects Quickly generate useful reports with FastReport and Report Manager Clarify your database's tables and data with the powerful Entity Relationship Diagrammer (ERD) and HTML documentation generator Work more efficiently with PL/SQL using code templates, snippets, and shortcuts Automate actions and applications with Automation Designer Perform key DBA tasks including database health checks, tablespace management, database and schema comparisons, and object rebuilding Identify and optimize poorlyperforming SQL and applications ON THE WEB: Download all examples and source code presented in this book from informit.com/title/9780134131856 as it becomes available.
Beginning Oracle Database 12c Administration is your entry point into a successful and satisfying career as an Oracle Database Administrator. The chapters of this book are logically organized into four parts closely tracking the way your database administration career will naturally evolve. Part 1 "Database Concepts" gives necessary background in relational database theory and Oracle Database concepts, Part 2 "Database Implementation" teaches how to implement an Oracle database correctly, Part 3 "Database Support" exposes you to the daily routine of a database administrator, and Part 4 "Database Tuning" introduces the fine art of performance tuning. Beginning Oracle Database 12c Administration provides information that you won't find in other books on Oracle Database. You'll discover not only technical information, but also guidance on work practices that are as vital to your success as are your technical skills. The author's favorite chapter is "The Big Picture and the Ten Deliverables." (It is the editor's favorite chapter too!) If you take the lessons in that chapter to heart, you can quickly become a much better Oracle database administrator than you ever thought possible. You will grasp the key aspects of theory behind relational database management systems and learn how to: * Install and configure an Oracle database, and ensure that it's properly licensed; * Execute common management tasks in a Linux environment; * Defend against data loss by implementing sound backup and recovery practices; and * Improve database and query performance.
"Robert Pearl, a well-known DBA in the SQL community, explains his holistic vision of a database instance that needs regular check-ups and gives the tools, scripts, and best practices he has collected over the years." Alberto Bolchini, Computing Reviews, May 9, 2016 Healthy SQL is about ensuring the ongoing performance health of a SQL Server database. An unhealthy database is not just an inconvenience; it can bring a business to its knees. And if you are the database administrator, the health of your SQL Server implementation can be a direct reflection on you. It's in everyone's best interest to have a healthy SQL implementation. Healthy SQL is built around the concept of a medical checkup, giving you the tools you need to assess the current health of your database and take action to improve upon that health and maintain good performance to your business. Healthy SQL aids in developing a rigorous routine so that you know how healthy your SQL Server machines are, and how you can keep those same servers healthy and fit for duty. The book is filled with practical advice and a time-tested strategy, helping you put together a regimen that will ensure your servers are healthy, your implementation is fully optimized, your services are redundant and highly available, and you have a plan for business continuity in the event of a disaster. If your current environment doesn't match up with these criteria, then pick up a copy of Healthy SQL today and start your journey on the road to a fit and tight SQL Server deployment.
The Practical, Authoritative, 360-Degree Technical Guide to Oracle Exadata: From Setup to Administration, Optimization, Tuning, and Troubleshooting The blazingly fast Oracle Exadata Database Machine is being embraced by thousands of large-scale users worldwide: by governments, the military, enterprise organizations, cloud service providers, and anyone who needs extreme performance. Now, Oracle Exadata Expert's Handbook provides authoritative guidance to running Oracle Exadata with maximum reliability, effectiveness, performance, and efficiency. Six renowned Oracle technology experts have brought together core technical information, experience, best practices, and insider tips in a concise reference. Covering both 11g and 12c versions of Oracle Exadata software, they deliver hands-on coverage of best practices, setup, migration, monitoring, administration, performance tuning, and troubleshooting. Whether you're an Oracle Exadata DBA, DMA, architect, or manager, you need these insights. Get a 360-degree overview of the Oracle Exadata Database Machine Efficiently deploy RAC within the Oracle Exadata ecosystem Fully leverage Storage Cell's extraordinary performance, via Offloading, Smart Scans, and Hybrid Columnar Compression Manage Exadata with OEM 12c: perform setup, configuration, asset/target discovery, and day-to-day administration Tune Oracle Exadata for even better performance Perform Exadata Backup/Recovery/DR with RMAN and Data Guard Migrate to Oracle Exadata from other platforms Use Oracle Exadata with the ZFS Storage Appliance Consolidate within the Exadata Database Cloud
Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. The Most Complete, Current Oracle DBA ResourceMaintain a high-performance Oracle Database using the best practices and expert techniques in this Oracle Press guide. Oracle Database 12c DBA Handbook is thoroughly updated to cover the new features and utilities, including the multitenant architecture, Oracle Database In-Memory option, and cloud enhancements. Real-world examples for every major configuration are included. You'll learn how to successfully manage a highly available, robust, secure, and extensible Oracle enterprise database environment. Upgrade to Oracle Database 12c Plan and manage tablespaces Maximize database performance using effective physical database layouts and storage management methods Monitor disk space used by database objects Manage transactions with undo tablespaces Implement expert performance-tuning techniques Increase query speed using the new Oracle Database In-Memory option Manage database security through authentication, authorization, and auditing Take full advantage of the multitenant database architecture Enable high availability and scalability with Oracle Real Application Clusters and Oracle Active Data Guard Perform backup and recovery with Oracle Recovery Manager Manage distributed databases and VLDBs
Prominent FileMaker developers Susan Prosser and Stuart Gripman know how to work magic with FileMaker Pro, and they share their knowledge in this bestselling book. You'll learn how to build a database and organize all of your information quickly and efficiently.
Beginning Oracle PL/SQL gets you started in using the built-in language that every Oracle developer and database administrator must know. Oracle Database is chock-full of built-in application features that are free for the using, and PL/SQL is your ticket to learning about and using those features from your own code. With it, you can centralize business logic in the database, you can offload application logic, and you can automate database- and application-administration tasks. Author Don Bales provides in Beginning Oracle PL/SQL a fast-paced and example-filled tutorial. Learn from Don's extensive experience to discover the most commonly used aspects of PL/SQL, without wasting time on obscure and obsolete features. The author takes his 20+ years of experience and a wealth of statistics he's gathered on PL/SQL usage over those years and applies the 80/20 rule: cover what's most needed and used by PL/SQL professionals and avoid what's not necessary! The result is a book that covers all the key features of PL/SQL without wasting your time discussing esoteric and obsolete parts of the language. Learn what really matters, so that you can get to work feeling confident with what you know about PL/SQL. Covers the key topics that matter, including variables and datatypes, executing statements, working with cursors, bulk operations, real-world objects, debugging, testing, and more. Teaches you to write production-level, object-oriented PL/SQL. You'll explore relational PL/SQL, but unlike most other books on the subject, this one emphasizes the use of PL/SQLs object-oriented features as well. Guides you in working through real examples of using of PL/SQL. You'll learn PL/SQL by applying it to real-world business problems, not by heavy theory.
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