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Windows Server 2012 R2 Pocket Consultant: Storage, Security, & Networking

Windows Server 2012 R2 Pocket Consultant: Storage, Security, & Networking

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On Feb 7, 2014 Virginia Benedict wrote: “From the server and back… Access, Configuration & Control”
Windows Server 2012 R2 introduced many significant changes to the OS. Some of these changes are subtle and some obvious such as the touch UI, for example. This pocket guide will help its target audience navigate these new features and functionalities with ease. Full Review >

Software Engineering

Software Engineering

Architecture-driven Software Development

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On Jan 25, 2014 Virginia Benedict wrote: Engineering for Success… Beating the 30% Odds
Richard Schmidt attributes the lack of success in software engineering to the ”almost complete misconception of what a software product design is and how to develop a complete design description. The second symptom involves the lack of a standard set of software engineering principles and practices”. Full Review >

Business Intelligence in Microsoft SharePoint 2013

Business Intelligence in Microsoft SharePoint 2013

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On Jul 28, 2013 Virginia Benedict wrote: Best BI Tools Stack for Data Scientists
Whether you are a visual learner, an interactive hands-on learner, and/or a learn by osmosis absorb knowledge from any point of reference learner interested in business intelligence and analytics "Business Intelligence in Microsoft SharePoint 2013" will provide you with knowledge and guidance to the best tools available in the market place. You will gain the insights you will need to successfully mine your data into actionable business workflows. Full Review >

Metasploit

Metasploit

The Penetration Tester's Guide

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On Jun 23, 2013 Virginia Benedict wrote: METASPLOIT The Penetration Tester’s Guide
A must read for Information Security Professionals and Stake Holders: This Guide offers a wealth of information to both the novice as Tutorial and the experienced as Reference. For starters, the Novice will learn relevant steps on how to get started; and the Experienced with benefit from the discussions on Methodology. Program Managers and Stake Holders will benefit from a managers perspective Full Review >

Exploring Microsoft SharePoint 2013: New Features & Functions

Exploring Microsoft SharePoint 2013: New Features & Functions

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On May 25, 2013 Virginia Benedict wrote: Exploring Microsoft SharePoint 2013: New Features & Functions
The book empowers the Stake Holder and Program Manager to set expectations on what features and functions can be deployed in SharePoint 2013 by presenting a comprehensive collection of the enabling processes and how they are interrelated. Full Review >

Windows PowerShell 3.0 Step by Step

Windows PowerShell 3.0 Step by Step

Virginia's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 5.0

On May 11, 2013 Virginia Benedict wrote: Windows PowerShell 3.0 Step by Step
PowerShell 3.0 Step by Step met all of the key framework delineators of an excellent comprehensive well written easy to follow guide. Actually, it is a bible, not just a guide. It is a Reference Guide, which will serve the novice and the expert well. Full Review >

Ethernet Switches

Ethernet Switches

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On Apr 19, 2013 Virginia Benedict wrote:
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