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- Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 82.95
This text identifies, examines, and illustrates fundamental concepts in computer system design that are common across operating systems, networks, database systems, distributed systems, programming languages, software engineering, security, fault tolerance, and architecture. Through carefully analyzed case studies from each of these disciplines, it... more...
- Elsevier Science 2007; US$ 80.95
Biometric Technologies and Verification Systems is organized into nine parts composed of 30 chapters, including an extensive glossary of biometric terms and acronyms. It discusses the current state-of-the-art in biometric verification/authentication, identification and system design principles. It also provides a step-by-step discussion of how biometrics... more...
- O'Reilly Media 2001; US$ 39.99
A modern computer system that's not part of a network is even more of an anomaly today than it was when we published the first edition of this book in 1991. But however widespread networks have become, managing a network and getting it to perform well can still be a problem. Managing NFS and NIS, in a new edition based on Solaris 8, is a guide to... more...
- O'Reilly Media 2006; US$ 27.99
GNU/Linux is an immensely popular operating system that is both extremely stable and reliable. But it can also induce minor headaches at the most inopportune times, if you're not fully up to speed with its capabilities. A unique approach to running and administering Linux systems, Linux Annoyances for Geeks addresses the many poorly documented... more...
- O'Reilly Media 2003; US$ 19.99
A competent system administrator knows that a Linux server is a high performance system for routing large amounts of information through a network connection. Setting up and maintaining a Linux server requires understanding not only the hardware, but the ins and outs of the Linux operating system along with its supporting cast of utilities as well... more...
- Pearson Education 2010; US$ 31.99
In a complex world, products that are easy to use win favor with consumers. This is the first book on the topic of simplicity aimed specifically at interaction designers. It shows how to drill down and simplify user experiences when designing digital tools and applications. It begins by explaining why simplicity is attractive, explores the laws of... more...
- Pearson Education 2011; US$ 43.99
The Oracle Solaris DTrace feature revolutionizes the way you debug operating systems and applications. Using DTrace, you can dynamically instrument software and quickly answer virtually any question about its behavior. Now, for the first time, there's a comprehensive, authoritative guide to making the most of DTrace in any supported UNIX environment--from... more...
- MC Press 2011; US$ 85.99
A comprehensive introduction to IBM i?the operating system that runs on IBM's midrange computer systems (System i, iSeries, AS/400)?and its facilities, this in-depth resource uses step-by-step exercises, review questions, and chapter labs to teach new programmers the latest system concepts and tools. Reflecting system changes that have occurred since... more...
- Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 49.95
Design Research Through Practice: From the Lab, Field, and Showroom focuses on one type of contemporary design research known as constructive design research. It looks at three approaches to constructive design research: Lab, Field, and Showroom. The book shows how theory, research practice, and the social environment create commonalities between these... more...
- MC Press 2011; US$ 21.95
The relational database-management system DB2 9.7 is given detailed and comprehensive treatment in this exam-preparation resource. Compiled from presentation material used in the popular ?Crammer Course? at the IBM Information On Demand Conference, everything required for certification is presented here, including server management, design, business... more...