MongoDB: The Definitive Guide by Kristina Chodorow, Michael Dirolf

By Kristina Chodorow, Michael Dirolf

How does MongoDB assist you deal with a huMONGOus volume of information gathered via your net software? With this authoritative advent, you'll examine the numerous merits of utilizing document-oriented databases, and observe why MongoDB is a competent, high-performance procedure that enables for nearly endless horizontal scalability.

Written via engineers from 10gen, the corporate that develops and helps this open resource database, MongoDB: The Definitive Guide offers advice for database builders, complicated configuration for process directors, and an summary of the ideas and use instances for other folks in your undertaking. find out how effortless it's to address information as self-contained JSON-style files, instead of as documents in a relational database.
* discover ways in which document-oriented garage will paintings on your venture
* find out how MongoDB’s schema-free info version handles files, collections, and a number of databases
* Execute simple write operations, and create complicated queries to discover information with any standards
* Use indexes, aggregation instruments, and different complex question recommendations
* know about tracking, defense and authentication, backup and service, and extra
* arrange master-slave and automated failover replication in MongoDB
* Use sharding to scale MongoDB horizontally, and learn the way it affects functions
* Get instance purposes written in Java, Hypertext Preprocessor, Python, and Ruby

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An Essay on Typography by Eric Gill

By Eric Gill

An Essay on Typography used to be first released in 1931, immediately well-known as a vintage, and has lengthy been unavailable. It represents Gill at his top opinionated, fustian, and always humane. it really is his simply significant paintings on typography and continues to be integral for an individual attracted to the artwork of letter varieties and the presentation of photograph information.

This manifesto, even if, is not just approximately letters their shape, healthy, and serve as but additionally approximately man's position in an business society. As Gill wrote later, it was once his leader item "to describe worlds that of industrialism and that of the human workman & to outline their limits."

His brooding about sort continues to be provocative. listed here are the seeds of recent ads unjustified strains, tight notice and letter spacing, abundant top. the following, too, is classic Gill, as polemical as he's useful, as a lot interested in the soul of guy because the paintings of guy; as a lot obsessed by way of the ends as via the skill.

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Virtualization Security: Protecting Virtualized Environments by Dave Shackleford

By Dave Shackleford

Securing digital environments for VMware, Citrix, and Microsoft hypervisors

Virtualization adjustments the enjoying box by way of safety. There are new assault vectors, new operational styles and complexity, and adjustments in IT structure and deployment existence cycles. What's extra, the applied sciences, top practices, and methods used for securing actual environments don't offer enough security for digital environments. This e-book comprises step by step configurations for the protection controls that include the 3 prime hypervisor--VMware vSphere and ESXi, Microsoft Hyper-V on home windows Server 2008, and Citrix XenServer.
* contains method for securely imposing community guidelines and integrating digital networks into the present actual infrastructure
* Discusses vSphere and Hyper-V local digital switches in addition to the Cisco Nexus 1000v and Open vSwitch switches
* deals powerful practices for securing digital machines with out growing extra operational overhead for directors
* includes tools for integrating virtualization into present workflows and developing new guidelines and strategies for switch and configuration administration in order that virtualization can assist make those serious operations strategies extra effective

This must-have source deals assistance and methods for making improvements to catastrophe restoration and enterprise continuity, security-specific scripts, and examples of the way digital machine Infrastructure advantages security.

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Problem Solving 101: A Simple Book for Smart People by Ken Watanabe

By Ken Watanabe

The enjoyable and easy problem-solving consultant that took Japan by way of storm

Ken Watanabe initially wrote Problem fixing 101 for eastern schoolchildren. His target used to be to assist shift the focal point in jap schooling from memorization to severe pondering, by means of adapting the various innovations he had realized as an elite McKinsey consultant.

He used to be surprised to find that adults have been hungry for his enjoyable and simple consultant to challenge fixing and choice making. The ebook grew to become a shock jap bestseller, with greater than 370,000 in print after six months. Now American businesspeople may also use it to grasp a few robust skills.

Watanabe makes use of pattern situations to demonstrate his suggestions, which come with good judgment timber and matrixes. A rock band figures out how you can force up live performance attendance. An aspiring animator budgets for a brand new laptop buy. scholars make a decision which highschool they'll attend.

Illustrated with diagrams and quirky drawings, the publication is straightforward sufficient for a middleschooler to appreciate yet subtle sufficient for enterprise leaders to use to their such a lot hard problems.

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The Graphic Work of M. C. Escher by M. C. Escher

By M. C. Escher

Seventy-six superlative reproductions of the enigmatic renderings of the grasp artist are followed by means of an advent to the artist and his paintings and unique descriptions of every piece through Escher himself.

M.C. Escher, make many contributions to the paintings and math-related sciences. This outstanding publication, vital relic, indicates, the picture paintings of this artist, exhibiting us, the complexity and mistery of lots of his works, from his well known "Metamorphosis" sequence to it's "impossible paintings", like "Waterfalls" or "Concave and Convex". The quallity of the illsutrations and content material is great. this is often, vital e-book, for any artist, image clothier, scientist, or humans, on modern, and bold art.

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So You've Been Publicly Shamed by Jon Ronson

By Jon Ronson

From the across the world bestselling writer of The Psychopath Test, an enthralling and wonderful exploration of 1 of our world's most unconsidered forces.

For the previous 3 years, Jon Ronson has been immersing himself on the planet of modern day public shaming—meeting well-known shamees, shamers, and bystanders who've been impacted. this is often definitely the right time for a modern day Scarlet Letter—a substantially empathetic ebook approximately public shaming, and approximately shaming as a sort of social keep an eye on. It has turn into this type of titanic a part of our lives it has began to consider bizarre and empty while there isn't a person to be livid approximately. entire careers are being ruined by way of one mistake. A transgression is published. Our collective outrage at it has the strength of a typhoon. Then all of us fast ignore it and circulate directly to the following one, and it doesn't pass our minds to wonder whether the shamed individual is ok or in ruins. What's it doing to them? What's it doing to us?

Ronson's ebook is a robust, humorous, specific, and intensely humane dispatch from the frontline, within the escalating struggle on human nature and its flaws.

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Dinner with Lenny: The Last Long Interview with Leonard by Jonathan Cott

By Jonathan Cott

Leonard Bernstein used to be arguably the main hugely esteemed, influential, and charismatic American classical song character of the 20 th century. Conductor, composer, pianist, author, educator, and human rights activist, Bernstein actually led a lifetime of Byronic intensity--passionate, risk-taking, and convention-breaking.

In November 1989, only a 12 months sooner than his demise, Bernstein invited author Jonathan Cott to his kingdom domestic in Fairfield, Connecticut for what grew to become out to be his final significant interview--an unparalleled and astonishingly frank twelve-hour dialog. Now, in Dinner with Lenny, Cott presents an entire account of this amazing discussion during which Bernstein discourses with disarming frankness, humor, and depth on issues musical, pedagogical, political, mental, non secular, and the unabashedly own. Bernstein comes alive back, with vodka glass in hand, making a song, buzzing, and making pointed reviews on a wide range of themes, from well known tune ("the Beatles have been the easiest songwriters for the reason that Gershwin"), to nice composers ("Wagner was once continually in a psychotic frenzy. He used to be a madman, a megalomaniac"), and politics (lamenting "the brainlessness, the mindlessness, the carelessness, and the heedlessness of the Reagans of the world"). and naturally, Bernstein talks of engaging in, advising scholars "to examine the rating and make it come alive as though they have been the composer. in the event you can do this, you're a conductorand in the event you can't, you're no longer. If I don't become Brahms or Tchaikovsky or Stravinsky whilst I'm undertaking their works, then it won't be a superb performance."

After Rolling Stone journal released an abridged model of the dialog in 1990, the Chicago Tribune praised it as "an amazing interview" full of "passion, wit, and acute analysis." Studs Terkel known as the interview "astonishing and revelatory." Now, this full-length model presents the reader with a distinct, you-are-there standpoint on what it was once wish to communicate with this gregarious, witty, candid, and encouraging American dynamo.

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Painless Presentations: The Proven, Stress-Free Way to by Lenny Laskowski

By Lenny Laskowski

A easy street map to the realm presentations
What occurs whilst you're requested to offer a speech, professionally or individually? in case you get fearful, begin sweating, and desire it's all only a undesirable dream then you definitely aren't on my own, yet you wish support. Painless Presentations proves that conversing doesn't need to be painful, or perhaps tense. A speech is a way to giving nice, valuable fabric to an viewers and the speaker is the car to accomplish that aim. This simple-to-read booklet courses these simply starting their trip into the area of talking. Painless Presentations teaches the "Dozen lethal Dangers" to prevent and lots more and plenty extra. * Explains tips on how to assemble details and fabrics
* info the constitution of a presentation
* Describes makes use of of visible aids and vocal variety
* Demonstrates tips on how to deal with questions

Painless Presentations bargains knowledge derived from Lenny Laskowski's thirty-five-year talking occupation, supplying greater than 2,700 courses to consumers in over 178 international locations. it is going to offer you no-sweat assistance for providing speeches that win over your audiences each time and teaches you that giving speeches doesn't must be painful.

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Fiberglass Boat Repairs Illustrated by Roger Marshall

By Roger Marshall

Step-by-step colour photograph counsel for repairing and renewing fiberglass boats
in the event you don't have the event of operating with fiberglass, any maintenance in your boat has to be performed via high-cost execs or left undone. This entry-level advisor makes use of full-color, step by step picture sequences and line drawings to offer you with the fundamentals in an simply digested shape. you'll the right way to: * get a better price and time doing all your personal fiberglass maintenance * enhance the price, visual appeal, and safeguard of your boat * paintings with fabrics comparable to polyester, epoxy, fiberglass, carbon fiber, and middle fabrics * repair demanding leaks; fix cracks; repair gelcoat; fabricate new parts

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