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July 22, 2011

Three New Training Kits from Microsoft Press

Greetings,

We have three new Microsoft Press titles available for review this week: MCTS Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-643): Configuring Windows Server® 2008 Applications Infrastructure, MCTS Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-640): Configuring Windows Server® 2008 Active Directory®, Second Edition, and MCITP Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-646): Windows Server® 2008 Server Administrator, Second Edition. Please contact me to receive review copies of those titles that interest you.

—Gretchen Giles, gretchen@oreilly.com

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MCTS Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-643)

MCTS Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-643): Configuring Windows Server® 2008 Applications Infrastructure
by J.C. Mackin, Anil Desai
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Fully updated for Windows Server 2008 R2, this 2-in-1 Training Kit delivers preparation plus practice for MCTS Exam 70-643. Ace your exam prep—and build job skills—with hands-on lessons, practice tests, and other resources.

Maximize your performance on the exam by mastering the skills and experience measured by these objectives:

  • Deploying Servers
  • Configuring Remote Desktop Services
  • Configuring a Web Services Infrastructure
  • Configuring Network Application Services
MCTS Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-640)

MCTS Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-640): Configuring Windows Server® 2008 Active Directory®, Second Edition
by Dan Holme, Nelson Ruest, Danielle Ruest, Jason Kellington
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Step up your preparation for the skills measured by MCTS Exam 70-640—and on the job with this official Microsoft study guide. Work at your own pace through a series of lessons and reviews that fully cover each exam objective. Then, reinforce and apply what you've learned through real-world case scenarios and practice exercises.

Master the skills and experience measured by these objectives:

  • Configuring Domain Name System (DNS) for Active Directory
  • Configuring the Active Directory infrastructure
  • Configuring Active Directory roles and services
  • Creating and maintaining Active Directory objects
  • Maintaining the Active Directory environment
  • Configuring Active Directory Certificate Services

MCITP Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-646): Windows Server® 2008 Server Administrator, Second Edition
by Dan Holme, Ian McLean, Orin Thomas
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Work at your own pace through a series of lessons and reviews that will fully prepare you for each exam objective. Using real-world case scenarios and practice exercises, maximize your exam performance by mastering the skills and experience measured by these objectives:

  • Planning for server deployment
  • Planning for server management
  • Monitoring and maintaining servers
  • Planning application and data provisioning
  • Planning for business continuity and high availability

For a review copy or more information please email gretchen@oreilly.com. Please include your delivery address and contact information.

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