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Dan Barrett07/04/14
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Learning Nagios 4

As a longtime user of GroundWork, I've always had an abstraction layer between me and Nagios. I'd always thought that having a better understanding of the internals of GroundWork would make it...

Julius Of Wp7agile07/03/14
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Review: Learning Windows Azure Mobile Services for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8

Are you already using Azure Mobile Services for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8? It doesn't matter what your response is. Geoff Webber-Cross’s 'Learning Windows Azure Mobile Services for Windows 8...

Kai Wähner07/03/14
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Fundamentals of Stream Processing (IBM InfoSphere Streams, TIBCO StreamBase, Apache Storm)

Internet of Things, cloud and mobile are the major drivers for stream processing. Use cases are network monitoring, intelligent surveillance, but also less technical things such as inventory...

Gretchen Sisnett07/03/14
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Book Review: Moodle Course Design Best Practices

To download a sample chapter, click here Moodle Course Design Best Practices by Susan Smith Nash and Michelle Moore was a fairly quick read that gives a high level introduction on how to set up...

Phil Wilkins06/30/14
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Puppet Reporting and Monitoring

So the Packt book (Puppet Reporting and Monitoring) focuses down on a couple of aspects of the Puppet Toolset, as a result this is a relatively short book with only a couple hundred pages. As an...

Sergio Govoni06/27/14
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Learning Windows Azure Mobile Services for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8

Recently I had the opportunity to read the book Learning Windows Azure Mobile Services for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 written by Geoff Webber-Cross (@webbercross) and published by Packt...

Jakub Holý06/27/14
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Review: Clojure for Machine Learning (Ch 1-3)

Pack Publishing has asked me to review their new book, Clojure for Machine Learning (4/2014) by Akhil Wali. Interested both in Clojure and M.L., I have taken the challenge and want to share my impressions from the first chapters.

Fabio Radin06/24/14
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Practical Change Management for IT Projects

Every change in a company (project side or organization side) could be feel as bad news by employees. Introduction of new technologies in an IT company means in any case training, hard work to learn...

Stephen Robillard06/24/14
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A Review of Java SE8 for Programmers, 3rd Edition

We have all had the experience of the instructor reading to the class from the book. This book turns that idea around 180 degrees. The overwhelming since I got from this book was that a student was...

Fabio Radin06/21/14
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Review: Learning Pentesting for Android Devices

I really love this book! "Learning Pentesting for Android Devices" is a book for all curious guys that want to understand how things are working inside their Android device. The goal of the book is...

Fabio Radin06/15/14
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The Manager's Guide to Employee Feedback

Taken from the book, feedback is "Taking a portion of the output and comparing it with the input to decide whether you are getting what you want out of a system". This book would help you in...

Fabio Radin06/15/14
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Attracting IT Graduates to Your Business

This quick book is for all people that in last years got into obstacles in finding and attracting good and motivated IT talents. The author, An Coppens, introduces the reader to these themes through...

Tom Brander06/07/14
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Python for Finance

I received a copy of the e-book for review from the publisher. Audience: This book is aimed at Finance professionals and/or students with an interest in options trading and portfolio...

Joseph Zimmerman06/04/14
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Book Review: Getting Started with Backbone Marionette

There are definitely better books on Marionette out there: Better Backbone Applications with MarionetteJS and Backbone.Marionette.js: A Gentle Introduction to name a couple. The author is...

Gretchen Sisnett06/03/14
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Review: Social Media Mining with R

Click here to download a sample chapter. Although there is a lot of information about mining text, in general, and the Web, this information, nevertheless, tends to focus on algorithms and model...