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118.Adobe Photoshop CS2 Classroom in a Book
by Adobe Creative Team
• Hardcover: 496 pages
• Publisher: Adobe Press; Bk&CD-Rom edition (May 24, 2005)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 0321321847
• List Price: $49.99

117.Macromedia ColdFusion MX 7 Web Application Construction Kit
by Ben Forta, Raymond Camden, Leon Chalnick, Angela C. Buraglia
• Hardcover: 1440 pages
• Publisher: Macromedia Press; Bk&CD-Rom edition (March 23, 2005)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 0321223675
• List Price: $54.99

116.Macromedia ColdFusion MX 7 Certified Developer Study Guide
by Ben Forta
• Hardcover: 512 pages
• Publisher: Macromedia Press; Study Gd edition (June 1, 2005)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 0321330110
• List Price: $29.99

115.Advanced Macromedia ColdFusion MX 7 Application Development
by Ben Forta, Sarge Sargent
• Hardcover: 1024 pages
• Publisher: Macromedia Press (April 25, 2005)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 0321292693
• List Price: $54.99

114.Phased Array Antenna Handbook, Second Edition
by Robert J. Mailloux
• Hardcover: 508 pages
• Publisher: Artech House Publishers; 2nd edition (March 31, 2005)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 1580536891
• List Price: $149.00


113.Essential ActionScript 2.0
by Colin Moock
• Hardcover: 528 pages
• Publisher: O'Reilly; 1 edition (June 16, 2004)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 0596006527
• List Price: $39.95

112.Focal Easy Guide to Flash MX 2004 : For new users and professionals
by Birgitta Hosea
• Hardcover: 224 pages
• Publisher: Focal Press (September 28, 2004)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 0240519590
• List Price: $24.95

111.Flash MX 2004 Games : Art to ActionScript
by Nik Lever
• Hardcover: 448 pages
• Publisher: Focal Press (September 7, 2004)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 0240519639
• List Price: $44.95


110.Making a Movie in Premiere Elements : Visual QuickProject Guide
by Jan Ozer
• Hardcover: 160 pages
• Publisher: Peachpit Press (February 21, 2005)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 0321321200
• List Price: $12.99

109.Make Easy Money with Google : Using the AdSense Advertising Program
by Eric Giguere
• Hardcover: 272 pages
• Publisher: Peachpit Press (June 17, 2005)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 0321321146
• List Price: $24.99

108.The Photoshop CS2 Help Desk Book
by Dave Cross
• Hardcover: 304 pages
• Publisher: Peachpit Press (June 17, 2005)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 0321337042
• List Price: $34.99

107.Adobe Reader 7 Revealed : Working Effectively with Acrobat PDF Files
by Ted Padova
• Hardcover: 400 pages
• Publisher: Adobe Press (February 14, 2005)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 0321305310
• List Price: $24.99

106.Adobe Creative Suite 2 Classroom in a Book
by Adobe Creative Team
• Hardcover: 320 pages
• Publisher: Adobe Press; Bk&CD-Rom edition (July 12, 2005)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 0321349822
• List Price: $44.99


105.Database Systems
by Paul Beynon-Davies
• Hardcover: 616 pages
• Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan; 3rd Ed edition (December 5, 2003)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 1403916012
• List Price: $52.68

104.Customizing Windows XP : Visual QuickProject Guide
by John Rizzo
• Hardcover: 144 pages
• Publisher: Peachpit Press (March 3, 2005)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 0321321243
• List Price: $12.99

103.MCAD/MCSE/MCDBA 70-229 Exam Cram 2 : Designing & Implementing Databases w/SQL Server 2000 Enterprise Edition
by Thomas Moore, Ed Tittel
• Hardcover: 504 pages
• Publisher: Que (June 1, 2005)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 0789731061
• List Price: $34.99

102.Network+ Exam Cram 2, Second Edition
by Mike Harwood, Drew Bird, Ed Tittel
• Hardcover: 528 pages
• Publisher: Que; 2 edition (June 8, 2005)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 0789732548
• List Price: $34.99

101.Securing Windows 2000 Step by Step
by Jeff Shawgo
• Hardcover: 64 pages
• Publisher: SANS Institute (July 1, 2001)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 0967299292
• List Price: $29.99

100.Protect Your Windows Network From Perimeter to Data
by Jesper M. Johansson, Steve Riley
• Hardcover: 608 pages
• Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional (May 20, 2005)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 0321336437
• List Price: $49.99

99.Spring Into HTML and CSS
by Molly E. Holzschlag
• Hardcover: 336 pages
• Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional (April 22, 2005)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 0131855867
• List Price: $29.99

98.Adobe After Effects 6.5 Studio Techniques
by Mark Christiansen
• Hardcover: 544 pages
• Publisher: Adobe Press; Bk&CD-Rom edition (April 22, 2005)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 0321316207
• List Price: $50.00


97.Maran Illustrated Office 2003

by Ruth Maran
• Hardcover: 416 pages
• Publisher: Muska & Lipman/Premier-Trade; 1 edition (April 1, 2005)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 1592008909
• List Price: $29.99
Muska & Lipman/Premier-Trade出版的《Maran图文本Office2003》,全彩印刷,图文并茂,简明易懂。
Book Description
Produced by the award-winning maranGraphics Group, ?Maran Illustrated? Microsoft® Office 2003? is a valuable resource for all readers, regardless of experience. Clear, step-by-step instructions walk you through each operation from beginning to end. Helpful topic introductions and useful tips provide additional information and advice to enhance your Office 2003 experience and help meet your individual needs. ?Maran IllustratedTM Microsoft® Office 2003? is packed with information useful to those who have purchased their first computer and are learning Office 2003 for the first time. Those who have experience with older versions of Office will find this book an excellent guide to help them take command of their computing experience, by way of the easy-to-use maranGraphics format. You have the option of reading the book from cover to cover, or simply reading the individual topics they are interested in.

From the Publisher
Features a unique two-page spread, over 700 full-color screen shots, illustrations, and useful tips that appeal to and engage visual learners and simplify the learning process.
Provides extensive coverage of the latest version of Microsoft Office, Office 2003, including sections on Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Outlook, along with additional Getting Started with Office and Internet sections.

Uses simple, easy-to-understand, and concise text and covers over 140 essential topics, making it a great reference for all skill levels.

Written using Visual Grammar™, a proven method that combines instructions with full-color screen shots to provide the best synergistic learning experience available.


96.Game Programming for Teens, Second Edition
by Maneesh Sethi
• Hardcover: 416 pages
• Publisher: Muska & Lipman/Premier-Trade; 1 edition (May 6, 2005)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 1592008348
• List Price: $29.99

95.Beginning Game Level Design (Premier Press Game Development )
by John Harold Feil, Marc Scattergood
• Hardcover: 256 pages
• Publisher: Muska & Lipman/Premier-Trade; 1 edition (February 18, 2005)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 1592004342
• List Price: $29.99

94.Network+ 2005 In Depth
深入Network+ 2005

by Tamara Dean
• Hardcover: 888 pages
• Publisher: Muska & Lipman/Premier-Trade; 1 edition (March 15, 2005)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 1592007929
• List Price: $39.99
Muska & Lipman/Premier-Trade出版的《深入Network+ 2005》,在Amazon上得到五星评价。
"Network+ 2005 In Depth" gives you all the skills that you need to pass the CompTIA 2005 Network+ exam. Begin with an introduction to the fundamental building blocks that form a modern network, such as protocols, topologies, hardware, and network operating systems. Then, dive into the most important concepts in contemporary networking, such as client/server architecture, TCP/IP, Ethernet, wireless transmission, and security. When you are finished, you will be prepared to select the best network design, hardware, and software for your environment. You will also have the skills to build a network from scratch and maintain, upgrade, and troubleshoot an existing network. CoursePrep Exam Guide available on Companion Web Site!

93.Network+ 2005 Q&A
Network+ 2005问答集

by Chimborazo LLC
• Hardcover: 312 pages
• Publisher: Muska & Lipman/Premier-Trade; 1 edition (February 21, 2005)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 1592007945
• List Price: $19.99
Muska & Lipman/Premier-Trade出版的《Network+ 2005问答集》,在Amazon上得到五星评价。
"Network+? 2005 Q&A" is a straightforward, cut-and-dry guide to preparing for the Network+? exam. Providing 800 questions and answers for the new Network+ exam, this no-fluff guide is designed to encourage self-study. Test your skills as you work through each question and then check your answers at the end of each chapter. You?ll get comprehensive questions covering the 2005 Network+ certification exam objectives.


92.Access Hacks

91.Microsoft Excel VBA Programming for the Absolute Beginner, Second Edition

90.Microsoft Access VBA Programming for the Absolute Beginner, Second Edition

89.Maran Illustrated Windows XP 101 Hot Tips (Maran Illustrated)


88.Data Modeling Essentials, Third Edition (Morgan Kaufmann Series in Data Management Systems)


87.MCSA/MCSE Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-350): Implementing Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server 2004


86.MCSA/MCSE Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-270): Installing, Configuring, and Administering Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Second Edition



85.Microsoft Windows Internals, Fourth Edition

by Mark E. Russinovich, David A. Solomon
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• Hardcover: 976 pages
• Publisher: Microsoft Press; 4th edition (December 8, 2004)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 0735619174
• List Price: $59.99
Microsoft Press出版的《windows内幕第四版》。
Book Description
The classic, in-depth developer’s guide to the Windows kernel now covers Windows .NET Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000. Written by noted Windows internals experts David Solomon and Mark Russinovich in collaboration with the Microsoft Windows .NET Server product development team, this book packs the latest concepts and terms, kernel and source code specifics, undocumented interfaces, component and tool descriptions, and architectural perspectives that reveal the inner workings of the operating system. Special callouts highlight information that is specific to a particular version of Windows, and an advanced troubleshooting section helps you more easily decipher—and exploit—system operations and performance. In addition, the book includes utilities and hands-on exercises you can use to experience Windows internal behavior firsthand. If you’re a system programmer or an administrator working with Windows .NET Server 2003, Windows XP, or Windows 2000, you’ll find critical architectural insights you can quickly apply for better design, debugging, performance, and troubleshooting.

About the Author
Mark Russinovich is chief software architect and cofounder of Winternals Software, a company that specializes in advanced systems software for Microsoft Windows. He is a senior contributing editor for Windows IT Pro Magazine where he contributes to the Windows Power Tools column. He and David Solomon deliver public and private seminars on Windows operating system internals and advanced troubleshooting to numerous companies and organizations, including regular deliveries to Microsoft employees. They also created a 12 hour self-paced Windows internals video tutorial which Microsoft licensed for worldwide corporate use. Mark is also a frequent speaker at major industry conferences such as Microsoft Tech Ed, Microsoft IT Forum, Windows IT Pro Magazine’s Connections, and MCP Magazine's TechMentor.
Mark has a B.S. from Carnegie Mellon University and an M.S. from Rennselaer Polytechnic Institute, both in computer engineering. In 1994, he earned a Ph.D. from Carnegie Mellon University, also in computer engineering. Before founding Winternals Software, he worked at Compuware NuMega Laboratories and IBM’s Thomas J. Watson Research Center.

David Solomon has focused on explaining the internals of the Windows NT operating system line since 1992. He has taught his world renowned Windows Internals classes to thousands of developers and IT professionals worldwide. His clients include all the major software and hardware companies, including Microsoft. He was a recipient of the 1993 Microsoft Support Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award.

This is David's fourth book. His first book was Windows NT for OpenVMS Professionals (Digital Press/Butterworth Heinemann, 1996). It explained Windows NT to VMS-knowledgeable programmers and system administrators. Prior to starting his own company, David worked for nine years as a project leader and developer in the VMS operating system development group at Digital Equipment Corporation. His second book, Inside Windows NT 2nd edition, covered the internals of Windows NT 4.0. His third book, Inside Windows 2000 3rd edition, was co-authored with Mark Russinovich.

In addition to organizing and teaching seminars, David is a regular speaker at technical conferences such as Microsoft TechEd and Microsoft PDCs. He has also served as technical chair for several past Windows NT conferences. When he's not researching Windows, David enjoys sailing, reading, and Star Trek.

84.The Unified Modeling Language User Guide, (2nd Edition)
UML 用户指南第二版

by Grady Booch, James Rumbaugh, Ivar Jacobson
• Hardcover: 426 pages
• Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional; 2 edition (May 19, 2005)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 0321267974
• List Price: $59.99
Addison-Wesley Professional出版的《UML 用户指南第二版》。
One of the most important recent developments in software engineering is the Unified Modeling Language (UML) standard for documenting software designs. Written by UML's inventors (the so-called Three Amigos of software engineering), The Unified Modeling Language User Guide provides a very appealing guide to all the fundamentals of using UML effectively. The book opens with a basic tour of the essential concepts and modeling diagrams used in UML, including class diagrams, use case diagrams, and basic modeling principles. The authors pay close attention to modeling classes (and documenting the relationships between classes) as well as use case diagrams (which show how software will be used by various actors in a system). This book mixes in a little software-engineering theory, too, but it makes use of clear examples and actual UML diagrams to illustrate key concepts.
Later in the book, the authors discuss more difficult notational diagrams (such as state diagrams and activity diagrams, which can be used to model behavior in a system). Whatever your background in software engineering, you'll no doubt appreciate the author's clear explanations of basic (and advanced) modeling concepts, as well as the nuts-and-bolts details of today's powerful UML. With its combination of expert modeling advice and excellent detail on the specifics of UML, this book will be absolutely essential reading for anyone who wants to use UML for real-world software design. --Richard Dragan--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

83.Computers, Thinking and Learning: inspiring students with technology

by David Nettelbeck
• Hardcover: 162 pages
• Publisher: The ACER Press
• Language: English
• ISBN: 0864317794
• List Price: $39.96
This work provides teachers with successful strategies for implementing the full potential of ICT in middle and upper school classrooms. Each chapter is divided into three parts: the learning and thinking context; classroom strategies; wider applications and suggested activities.

Chapter topics include: Oral language – avoiding death by Power Point; On Line Discussion – a challenge for thinking skills; and Hypertext – a writing tool for lateral thinking.


82.2D Object Detection and Recognition: Models, Algorithms, and Networks

by Yali Amit
• Hardcover: 324 pages
• Publisher: The MIT Press (November 1, 2002)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 0262011948
• List Price: $50.00
Book Description
Two important subproblems of computer vision are the detection and recognition of 2D objects in gray-level images. This book discusses the construction and training of models, computational approaches to efficient implementation, and parallel implementations in biologically plausible neural network architectures. The approach is based on statistical modeling and estimation, with an emphasis on simplicity, transparency, and computational efficiency.

The book describes a range of deformable template models, from coarse sparse models involving discrete, fast computations to more finely detailed models based on continuum formulations, involving intensive optimization. Each model is defined in terms of a subset of points on a reference grid (the template), a set of admissible instantiations of these points (deformations), and a statistical model for the data given a particular instantiation of the object present in the image. A recurring theme is a coarse to fine approach to the solution of vision problems. The book provides detailed descriptions of the algorithms used as well as the code, and the software and data sets are available on the Web.

Book Info
Discusses the construction and training of models, computational approaches to efficient implementation, and parallel implementations in biologically plausible neural network architectures. Provides detailed descriptions of the algorithms used as well as the code and software and data sets.

81.XML Security

by Blake Dournaee
• Paperback: 379 pages
• Publisher: McGraw-Hill Osborne Media; 1 edition (February 6, 2002)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 0072193999
• List Price: $59.99
McGraw-Hill Osborne Media 出版的《XML安全》。这既是一本XML入门指南,也是一本XML安全的晋级丛书。作者精通RSA安全。你可以在本书得到防止恶意攻击的知识,并了解如何保护你的XML程序安全运行。
Book Description
Use this book as both an XML primer and to get up to speed on XML-related security issues. Written by the experts at RSA Security, Inc., you’ll get inside tips on how to prevent denial of service attacks, and how to implement security measures to keep your XML programs protected.

Download Description
Get up to speed on XML and applied security technologies using this authoritative guide. Covering the fundamentals of XML structures and related security technologies--including XML signatures, XML encryption, and the XML key management specification--this resource contains both the conceptual information and the practical techniques you need to successfully work with this data-structuring language.--This text refers to the Digital edition.


80.Software Evolution With UML and XML

by Hongji Yang (Editor)
• Hardcover: 405 pages
• Publisher: Idea Group Publishing (April 30, 2005)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 1591404622
• List Price: $84.95
Idea Group出版的《UML和XML的软件发展演变》。
Book Description
Software Evolution with UML and XML provides a forum where expert insights are presented on the subject of linking three current phenomena: software evolution, UML and XML. Software evolution and reengineering are a real problem in the software industry; various attempts have been made in these areas and there is still room for improvement. Tackling evolution with the help of UML and XML can be very beneficial to the software community, especially as the cost of software evolution makes up a considerable proportion, sometimes even 70-80%, of the total budget of a software system. Software Evolution with UML and XML not only investigates the potential powerful applications of two popularly used languages, UML and XML, in the field of software evolution, but also discovers what will happen when these three are linked to work together.

About the Author
Hongji Yang is currently the Head of Division of System Design in the School of Computing at De Montfort University and also Deputy Technical Director in the Software Technology Research Laboratory at De Montfort University. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Durham University, England, his M.Phil. in Computer Science from Jilin University, China, and his B.Sc. in Computer Science from Jilin University, China.

79.Beginning InfoPath 2003 (Programmer to Programmer)

by F. Scott Barker
• Paperback: 377 pages
• Publisher: Wrox (February 28, 2005)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 0764579487
• List Price: $34.99
* InfoPath creates forms for data gathering, analysis, and reporting
* InfoPath has been adopted by many companies, ranging from Toyota and Hewlett-Packard to M/I Homes and New York Presbyterian Hospital, and recent laws that regulate data collection, such as Sarbanes-Oxley and HIPPA, have increased demand
* Explains how to use InfoPath in a single user mode and how to use it with other databases, such as Access and SQL Server, or in conjunction with XML Web services
* Shows how to deploy multi-user forms that use InfoPath with collaborative products such as Windows SharePoint Services and BizTalk


78.CMOS PLL Synthesizers: Analysis and Design

by Keliu Shu, Edgar Sachez-Sinencio
• Hardcover: 215 pages
• Publisher: Springer; 1 edition (November 12, 2004)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 0387236686
• List Price: $119.00
This book presents both fundamentals and the state of the art of PLL synthesizer design and analysis techniques. A complete overview of both system-level and circuit-level design and analysis are covered. A 16mW, 2.4GHz, sub-2V, Sigma Delta fractional-N synthesizer prototype is implemented in 0.35m m CMOS. It features a high-speed and robust phase-switching prescaler, and a low-complexity and area-efficient loop capacitance mulitplier, which tackle speed and integration bottlenecks of PLL synthesizer elegantly.

This book is conceived as a PLL synthesizer manual for both academia researchers and industry design engineers.

77.Information and Management Systems for Product Customization

by Thorsten Blecker, Gerhard Friedrich, Bernd Kaluza, Nizar Abdelkafi, Gerold Kreutler
• Hardcover: 269 pages
• Publisher: Springer; 1 edition (November 4, 2004)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 0387233474
• List Price: $99.00
In today’s competitive environment, manufacturing and service companies are intensifying their customization processes. Customization means companies must meet the challenge of providing individualized products and services, without introducing high costs. Therefore, companies must address both customization and cost factors to gain a competitive advantage. While product customization is the manufacturing of products according to individual customer needs, it does not involve any focus on the cost perspective. INFORMATION AND MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS FOR PRODUCT CUSTOMIZATION will concentrate on both product customization and costs’ efficiency, which is termed as mass customization. Moreover, mass customization with its multi-dimensions is the new business paradigm challenging today’s manufacturing companies. Understanding the needs and desires of the customer are central to the strategy of mass customization. However, introducing customer needs into the realm of product development dramatically increases the level of complexity of creating and delivering the product both internally and externally. This book introduces an innovative model that assesses and distinguishes subjective and objective customer needs. This model along with other software tools and AI agents address the complexity issues that are both external and internal in a mass customization strategy. Fundamentally, the book— with its technical analysis, models, conceptual frameworks, and managerial tools—closes the gap between the complexity and the difficulty of mass customization with its potential payoffs and implementation.

76.Image Analysis, Sediments and Paleoenvironments (Developments in Paleoenvironmental Research)

by Pierre Francus (Editor)
• Hardcover: 330 pages
• Publisher: Springer; 1 edition (June, 2005)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 1402020619
• List Price: $119.00
This seventh volume of the DPER series examines imaging techniques for sedimentologists, paleolimnologists, paleoceanographers and microscopists working on issues related to paleoenvironmental reconstruction. It will help the researcher or graduate student to understand every step involved in the imaging process, from image acquisition to measurements. Procedures are described to ensure that the right protocols and methodology are selected to solve a particular issue, and to evaluate the validity of scientific results. Case studies illustrate the wide range of information that can be obtained from many kinds of sediments (marine, lacustrine and aeolian) and different types of samples (cores, embedded blocks, microscopic slides) using different regions of the electromagnetic spectrum (visible, UV, IR, X-ray). The volume provides comprehensive protocols, guidelines, and recommendations for the use of low cost image analysis techniques, to facilitate intercomparisons of measurements.

75.Emerging Optical Network Technologies : Architectures, Protocols and Performance

by Krishna M. Sivalingam (Editor), Suresh Subramaniam (Editor)
• Hardcover: 454 pages
• Publisher: Springer; 1 edition (June, 2005)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 038722582X
• List Price: $98.95
Optical networks have moved from laboratory settings and theoretical research to real-world deployment and service-oriented explorations. New technologies such as Ethernet PON, traffic grooming, regional and metropolitan network architectures and optical packet switching are being explored, and the landscape is continuously and rapidly evolving. Some of the important issues involving these new technologies involve the architectural, protocol, and performance related issues. This book addresses many of these issues and presents a birds eye view of some of the more promising technologies. Researchers and those pursuing advanced degrees in this field will be able to see where progress is being made and new technologies are emerging. Emerging Optical Network Technologies: Architectures, Protocols and Performance provides state-of-the-art material written by the most prominent professionals in their respective areas.

74.Optimizing Linux® Performance : A Hands-On Guide to Linux® Performance Tools

by Phillip G. Ezolt
• Paperback: 384 pages
• Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR (March 14, 2005)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 0131486829
• List Price: $49.99
Prentice Hall PTR 出版的《优化Linux的性能:Linux优化工具指导手册》,在Amazon上得到五星评价。
The first comprehensive, expert guide for end-to-end Linux application optimization

Learn to choose the right tools—and use them together to solve real problems in real production environments

Superior application performance is more crucial than ever—and in today's complex production environments, it's tougher to ensure, too. If you use Linux, you have extraordinary advantages: complete source code access, plus an exceptional array of optimization tools. But the tools are scattered across the Internet. Many are poorly documented. And few experts know how to use them together to solve real problems. Now, one of those experts has written the definitive Linux tuning primer for every professional: Optimizing Linux® Performance.

Renowned Linux benchmarking specialist Phillip Ezolt introduces each of today's most important Linux optimization tools, showing how they fit into a proven methodology for perfecting overall application performance. Using realistic examples, Ezolt shows developers how to pinpoint exact lines of source code that are impacting performance. He teaches sysadmins and application developers how to rapidly drill down to specific bottlenecks, so they can implement solutions more quickly. You'll discover how to:

Identify bottlenecks even if you're not familiar with the underlying system

Find and choose the right performance tools for any problem

Recognize the meaning of the events you're measuring

Optimize system CPU, user CPU, memory, network I/O, and disk I/O—and understand their interrelationships

Fix CPU-bound, latency-sensitive, and I/O-bound applications, through case studies you can easily adapt to your own environment

Install and use oprofile, the advanced systemwide profiler for Linux systems

If you're new to tuning, Ezolt gives you a clear and practical introduction to all the principles and strategies you'll need. If you're migrating to Linux, you'll quickly master Linux equivalents to the tools and techniques you already know. Whatever your background or environment, this book can help you improve the performance of all your Linux applications—increasingbusiness value and user satisfaction at the same time.

73.OCP: Oracle 10g Administration II Study Guide
OCP认证课程--Oracle 10g Administration II学习指南

by Doug Stuns, Tim Buterbaugh, Bob Bryla
• Paperback: 700 pages
• Publisher: Sybex Inc; Package edition (January 18, 2005)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 0782143687
• List Price: $59.99
Sybex出版的《Oracle 10g Administration II学习指南》,在Amazon上得到五星评价。
Book Description
Oracle 10g is the latest update to Oracle's industry leading database product. The "g" stands for grid, which represents a new computing architecture that pools large numbers of servers into a flexible, on-demand computing resource for all enterprise computing needs. To ensure continued levels of support, Oracle has also updated its Oracle Certified Professional program, creating a new two-exam track. Passing the Administration I exam earns a candidate the Oracle Certified Associate (OCA) designation. From there candidates proceed to the Administration II exam to earn the Oracle Certified Professional (OCP) designation.

From the Back Cover
Here's the book you need to prepare for the Oracle Database 10g Administration II exam, 1Z0-043. This Study Guide was developed to meet the exacting requirements of today's Oracle certification candidates. In addition to the consistent and accessible instructional approach that has earned Sybex the "Best Study Guide" selection in CertCities Readers' Choice Awards for two consecutive years, this book provides:

Clear and concise information on advanced database administration with Oracle 10g
Practical examples and insights drawn from the authors' real-world experiences
Leading-edge exam preparation software, including a test engine and electronic flashcards

You'll also find authoritative coverage of key exam topics, including:
Configuring Recovery Manager
Understanding the Flashback Database
Recovering from User Errors
Working with Globalization Support
Using the Scheduler to Automate Tasks
Monitoring and Managing Storage
Securing the Oracle Listener

Look to Sybex for the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in today's competitive IT marketplace.

72.Network+ Study Guide, 4th Edition
Network+学习指南,第 4 版

by David Groth, Toby Skandier
• Paperback: 592 pages
• Publisher: Sybex Inc; 4th Bk&Cdr edition (April 14, 2005)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 0782144063
• List Price: $49.99
The Network+ Study Guide explains all you need to know about computer networking to pass CompTIA's Network+ exam. The book covers the fundamentals of local area networks (LANs), the seven-layer Open Systems Interconnect (OSI) network model, and network operating systems (including NetWare, Windows NT, and to a lesser degree Unix variants). Readers will find considerable coverage of the TCP/IP protocol suite, including some of the utility programs used to configure it locally and remotely. There's also a lot of "softer" material about the duties of a network administrator, good troubleshooting practices, and the issues involved in network security. Organized to match CompTIA's stated objectives for the Network+ exam, this guide will prepare you for that test as well as Microsoft's Networking Essentials exam (70-058).
The presentation style is dense with prose, and tables are inserted where there are options or variations to memorize. More and larger conceptual diagrams would make this book better, since networking concepts are sometimes hard to grasp. There are quite a few stepped procedures though--most of them geared toward networked Windows machines. Each chapter concludes with a selection of multiple-choice review questions, the answers to which appear--without discussion, unfortunately--in an appendix. Additional questions appear in a drill program on the companion CD-ROM. --David Wall--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.


71.Special Edition Using Microsoft Windows XP Professional (3rd Edition)
使用windows xp专业版

by Robert Cowart, Brian Knittel
• Paperback: 1440 pages
• Publisher: Que; 3 edition (December 9, 2004)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 0789732807
• List Price: $49.99
Que出版的《使用windows xp专业版》。
This updated edition covers all of the updates to Windows XP since it was released, including Service Packs 1 and 2, and Reloaded. From-the-trenches advice on upgrading to Windows XP Pro - including detailed rollout advice for IT managers. Plan and manage deployment of Windows easily and efficiently - whether you're upgrading just a handful of computers, or an entire corporation! Includes hands-on coverage of installing, configuring and surviving on a Windows XP-based network. We not only show you how to set up Windows networking features, we show you how to install and set up basic networking hardware.Sharing files with other platforms, such as Novell Netware, Unix and Linux, Macintosh and other Windows flavors.

70.Special Edition Using Microsoft Windows XP Home (3rd Edition)
使用windows xp 家庭版

by Robert Cowart, Brian Knittel
• Paperback: 1176 pages
• Publisher: Que; 3 edition (December 1, 2004)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 0789732793
• List Price: $44.99
Que出版的《使用windows xp 家庭版》。
If you want to go beyond the basics of learning the Windows XP operating system, this is the book for you. Special Edition Using Microsoft Windows XP Home, 3rd Edition has been updated to include Service Pack 2 features and coverage of Windows XP Media Center. Windows XP Home touches everything you do with your computer, so this book is full of hands-on, roll-up-your-shirtsleeves advice that will help you learn to choose, install and configure network hardware and software for Windows XP. Topics include:

Gettins Your Hardware and Software Ready for Windows XP
Using the Simple Supplied Application
Internet and TCP/IP Connection Options
Chatting and Conferencing with Windows Messenger
Creating a Windows XP Home Network
Network Security
Troubleshooting and Repairing Windows XP and More!
Expert authors Robert Cowart and Brian Knittel will help guide you through Windows XP so that you'll never need another Windows XP book again!

69.Linux+ Study Guide, 3rd Edition (XKO-002)
linux plus学习指南第3版

by Roderick W. Smith
• Paperback: 558 pages
• Publisher: Sybex Inc; 3rd Bk&Cdr edition (February 9, 2005)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 078214389X
• List Price: $49.99
Sybex出版的《linux plus学习指南第3版》。
Linux continues to solidify its position as a viable option within IT infrastructures, proving itself to be an economical and practical server solution for everyday tasks. Linux+ is a certification developed by the Computer Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) in response to demands for a skills assessment mechanism for Linux system administrators. Now two years after launching Linux+, CompTIA is updating the exam to better reflect the skills and knowledge required of Linux professionals. New objectives have been added on security topics and documentation, and prior coverage of hardware topics has been reduced.

68.Complete Java 2 Certification: Study Guide
java 2 认证学习指南

by Philip Heller
• Paperback: 526 pages
• Publisher: Sybex Inc; 5th Pkg edition (April 11, 2005)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 0782144195
• List Price: $49.99
Sybex出版的《java 2 认证学习指南》。
Book Description
Sun's Java programmer and developer certifications are two of the hottest in the industry. The Sun Certified Java Programmer (SCJP) certification is for programmers experienced in using the basic syntax and structure of Java, while the Sun Certified Java Developer (SCJD) is for programmers who are already familiar with the basic structure and syntax of the Java programming language, and who have a need to further apply this knowledge to developing complex, production-level applications. SCJD candidates must pass the SCJP exam before taking the Developer exam. Sun recently announced plans to update the SCJP exam for Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE) 5.0.

From the Back Cover
Here's the book you need to prepare for the Java 2 Programmer (SCJP) and Developer (SCJD) exams. This Study Guide was developed to meet the exacting requirements of today's certification candidates. In addition to the consistent and accessible instructional approach that has earned Sybex the reputation as the leading publisher for certification self-study guides, this book provides:

In-depth coverage of every exam objective for the revised SCJP Exam
Hundreds of challenging practice questions
Leading-edge exam preparation software, including a test engine and the entire book on PDF
Authoritative instruction on all revised Programmer exam objectives, including:
Declarations, initialization and scoping
Flow control
API contents
Object-oriented concepts
Collections and generics
Language fundamentals
Detailed discussion of the key topics included in the Developer exam, including:
Swing components and events
Layout managers
Enhancing and extending the database
Writing the network protocol
Building the database server
Connecting the client and server

67.Knowledge-Based Clustering : From Data to Information Granules
基于知识的分组: 从数据到信息的采撷

by Witold Pedrycz
• Hardcover: 336 pages
• Publisher: Wiley-Interscience (January 14, 2005)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 0471469661
• List Price: $84.95
Wiley-Interscience 出版的《基于知识的分组: 从数据到信息的采撷》。
* A comprehensive coverage of emerging and current technology dealing with heterogeneous sources of information, including data, design hints, reinforcement signals from external datasets, and related topics
* Covers all necessary prerequisites, and if necessary,additional explanations of more advanced topics, to make abstract concepts more tangible
* Includes illustrative material andwell-known experimentsto offer hands-on experience

66.Encyclopedia of Multimedia Technology and Networking

by Margherita Pagani (Editor)
• Hardcover: 1218 pages
• Publisher: Idea Group Publishing; Package edition (June, 2005)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 1591405610
• List Price: $425.00
Idea Group出版的《多媒体技术和网络百科全书》。
Book Description
Multimedia technology, networks and online interactive multimedia services are taking advantage of a series of radical innovations in converging fields, such as the digitisation of signals, satellite and fibre optic based transmission systems, algorithms for signal compression and control, switching and storage devices, and others, whose combination has a supra-additive synergistic effect. In such an ever-evolving environment, teachers, researchers and professionals of the discipline need access to the most current information about the concepts, issues, trends and technologies in this emerging field. The Encyclopedia of Multimedia Technology and Networks provides in-depth coverage of the most important concepts, issues, trends and technologies in the multimedia discipline. This contemporary encyclopedia offers, in detail, an understanding of many topics related to multimedia evolution, design, communications, e-commerce, education, security, and virtual communities. In addition, it offers a thorough explanation of emerging multimedia technologies and applications. This encyclopedia is a valuable collection of articles that present perspectives from hundreds of researchers around the world and it is a valuable reference source for all libraries.

About the Author
Margherita Pagani is Adjunct Professor of Management at the Bocconi University, in Milan (Italy) and Head Researcher for New Media&Tv-lab at the I-LAB Centre for Research on the Digital Economy at the Bocconi University. She is also Associate Editor of Journal of Information Science and Technology JIST. Dr. Pagani has written many refereed papers on multimedia and interactive television, digital convergence, and content management which have been published in many academic journals and presented in professional international conferences. She was visiting scholar at Sloan – MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) and she worked with RAI Radiotelevisione Italiana and as a Member of the Workgroup "Digital Terrestrial" (Permanent Forum of Communications) for the Ministry of Communications in Italy. Dr. Pagani is the author of the books "La Tv nell’era digitale" (EGEA 2000), "Multimedia and Interactive Digital TV: Managing the Opportunities Created by Digital Convergence" (IRM Press 2003), "Full Internet mobility in a 3G-4G environment: managing new business paradigms" (EGEA 2004). She has edited the book "Mobile and Wireless Systems beyond 3G: managing new business opportunities (IPG 2004).

65.Modeling A Character in 3DS Max, 2nd Edition
在3DS Max中创建一个人物模型,第2版

by Paul Steed
• Paperback: 550 pages
• Publisher: Wordware Publishing, Inc.; 2nd Bk&Cdr edition (February, 2005)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 155622088X
• List Price: $44.95
Wordware出版的《在3DS Max中创建一个人物模型》第2版,在Amazon上得到四星评价。
Book Description
Highly anticipated update to the best-selling character modeling book by Paul Steed, this book is geared towards the behinning modeler. It establishes a flecible professional-level skill set for readers by guiding them through the creation of not one but three imaginative characters.

About the Author
Paul Steed is widely considered to be the dominant 3D game modeler and animator in the business. He has worked in the computer game industry for nearly 14 years, and is currently the Creative Director for Xbox at Microsoft. His career spans six companies and over 15 shipped titles or online products. Most well-known for his character models, animations, and plan files while at id Software (Quake II, Quake III Arena, and Quake III Team Arena), he also worked on the Wing Commander series at Origin Systems. As a producer at WildTangent, he used the Internet to unleash a small but popular online-delivered, Tempest-inspired third-person shooter called Betty Bad. His popular dancing girl visualizers that work with the Winamp plug-in remain some of the most highly downloaded pieces of content. Steed has written articles for Game Developer magazine and tutorials for his "Thinking Outside the Box" column on Loonygames.com. He is a frequent speaker at the annual Game Developer Conference and is into-high polygon women, his family, his truck, and playing pool.


64.Beginning C# Game Programming

by Ron Penton
• Paperback: 344 pages
• Publisher: Muska & Lipman/Premier-Trade; 1 edition (October 22, 2004)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 1592005179
• List Price: $29.99
Muska & Lipman/PTR出版的《C#游戏编程入门》,在Amazon上得到五星评价。
Book Description
Are you ready to try your hand at programming games using C#? "Beginning C# Game Programming" is your ideal introductory guide?designed to jumpstart your experience with C# and DirectX 9. It includes the fundamental topics you?ll need to know and covers additional topics that you?ll find helpful along the way. Begin with a comprehensive look at programming with C#?from the basics of classes to advanced topics such as polymorphism and abstraction. Then it?s on to DirectX 9 as you learn how to create a basic framework and a Direct3D device. You?ll also cover DirectSound and DirectInput. Put your newfound knowledge to the test as you program a complete game!

About the Author
Ron Penton is an independent programmer with a primary interest in computer games. He began using GW-BASIC in 1989, moved on to Visual Basic 4 in 1995, QBasic in 1996, and learned C++ in 1997. Ron began working on his degree in 1998 at the Rochester Institute of Technology, and is working on completing his Bachelors in Computer Science at the University of Buffalo. Ron contributed a chapter in the book titled ?Game Programming All in One? published by Premier Press.

63.Linux Shell Scripting with Bash
使用Bash 编写Linux Shell Scripting

by Ken O Burtch
• Paperback: 432 pages
• Publisher: Sams (January 29, 2004)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 0672326426
• List Price: $34.99
Sams出版的《使用Bash 编写Linux Shell Scripting》。
According to IDC, over 170,000 new servers were shipped in the first quarter of 2003. That also means that there were potentially more than 170,000 people like you charged with administering these systems without the proper knowledge or training to do so. Linux Shell Scripting with Bash will help you learn to not only get your system up and running quickly by employing the Bash shell, but it will also show you professional scripting solutions through the use of structured programming and standard Linux development tools. The book focuses on the Linux environment, which the shell relies on to function, and the robust Linux tool set, making this book ideal for learning shell scripting. Real-world scripts are included that are readable, extendable and easy to debug. This book is an asset to any Linux user.

62.Borland JBuilder Developer's Guide
Borland JBuilder 开发人员的指南

by Michael Landy, Saleem Siddiqui, Jeff Swisher, Michael Lundy
• Paperback: 1032 pages
• Publisher: Sams; Bk&CD-Rom edition (December 18, 2002)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 067232427X
• List Price: $59.99
Sams出版的《Borland JBuilder 开发人员的指南》。
JBuilder Developer's Guide provides comprehensive coverage of JBuilder from the practitioner's viewpoint. The authors develop a consolidated application throughout the chapters, allowing conceptual cohesion and illustrating the use of JBuilder to build 'real-world' applications. The examples can be compiled and run under JBuilder Personal edition, a free edition of JBuilder. JBuilder Developer's Guide is not version specific but explains the latest JBuilder 6, 7, and 8 features such as enterprise J2EE application development, CORBA, SOAP, XML tools, Enterprise JavaBeans, JavaServer Pages/Servlets, and JavaBeans technology. JBuilder repeatedly wins "developer's choice" awards as the best visual tool for developing Java applications.

61.ASP.NET 1.1 Insider Solutions
ASP.NET 1.1 权威人士解决方案

by Alex Homer, David Sussman, Daniel Kent, Daniel Wahlin
• Paperback: 624 pages
• Publisher: Sams (May 20, 2004)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 0672326744
• List Price: $49.99
Sams出版的《ASP.NET 1.1 权威人士解决方案》。
As an old saying goes, "it's not what you know, it's who you know." You know what ASP.NET is and you know how to develop websites using it. But what you don't know is who to go to for solutions, tips and tricks to using ASP.NET. That is why Sams has assembled a team of authors who are ASP.NET experts to bring you ASP.NET 1.1 Insider Solutions. Draw upon the experience and knowledge of these authors to discover the best practices, tips and tricks, workarounds, undocumented information and creative ways to use the ASP.NET technology. Insider Solutions will address common and not-so-common programming concerns as well, covering everything from application design to security. A meeting of minds as tremendous as these who authored this book is rare-don't miss out on your opportunity to learn from the best!

60.Embedded Systems : Desktop Integration

by Oliver H. Bailey
• Paperback: 400 pages
• Publisher: Wordware Publishing, Inc. (June, 2005)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 1556229941
• List Price: $59.95
Book Description
This is the first book to combine embedded design, development, interface selection, and PC interfaceing within the same context.

About the Author
Oliver Bailey has been developing hardware, software, and mechanical tools for almost 30 years. He began his hardware and software career working on the DOSPLUS operating system for Radio Shack Computers in the late 1970s, and also worked on MACRO-MON, a machine language debugger. In 1980 he began working on a project that became one of the first commercially sold programs for the IBM PC, "The Programmer." He also was software development director for one of the first online services. In 1985 he started his own company, specializing in embedded, real-time, and communications hardware and software, and has developed systems for industrial machine vision, machine control, warehousing, bar code, and telecommunications tracking devices. Currently he is developing several motion control systems for garden railroads and woodworking machines.

59.Directx 9 Graphics: The Definitive Guide to Direct 3d

by Alan Thorn
• Paperback: 500 pages
• Publisher: Wordware Publishing (May, 2005)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 1556222297
• List Price: $44.95
DirectX 9 Graphics: The Definitive Guide to Direct3D provides a detailed and comprehensive guide to getting started with DirectX, with a specific focus on Direct3D, a technology designed to create interactive multimedia products. This book demystifies DirectX, starting with the basics of setting up a DirectX application and finishing with the intricacies of real-time 3D animation.
Learn how to: * Create and render 3D worlds. * Use index and vertex buffers to represent 3D primitives. * Apply 3D mathematical theory to graphic design. * Export 3D models from 3D rendering applications and import them into DirectX as meshes. * Save and load data using X files. * Create snow, rain, fog, and more using point sprites and particle systems. * Animate pixel data on textures. * Enhance your game world with real-time lighting and texture mapping. * Employ skeletal animation to animate meshes.


58.Access 2003 Programming by Example with VBA, XML, and ASP

by Julitta Korol
• Paperback: 600 pages
• Publisher: Wordware Publishing, Inc. (March, 2005)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 1556222238
• List Price: $39.95
Book Description
This book is designed to take Access users to the next step--programming--and consists of six parts that cover an introduction to VBA programing AKO, DDL, event programming, ASP and XML.

About the Author
Julitta Korol studied 10 world languages before switching her language passion to computers. She is a software consultant who delivers custom-tailored hands-on training and develops advanced database and spreadsheet applications. She has written a dozen computer books published exclusively by MIKOM Publishing in Warsaw, Poland. Her books from Wordware include Learn Microsoft Excel 2002 VBA Programming with XML and ASP, Learn Microsoft Access 2000 Programming by Example, and Microsoft Excel VBA 2000 Programming. She lives on Long Island, New York.

57.Software Quality Engineering : Testing, Quality Assurance, and Quantifiable Improvement

by Jeff Tian
• Hardcover: 440 pages
• Publisher: Wiley-Interscience (February 11, 2005)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 0471713457
• List Price: $69.95
Wiley-Interscience 出版的《软件质量工程:测试、质量保证和可见的改进》。
The one resource needed to create reliable software

This text offers a comprehensive and integrated approach to software quality engineering. By following the author's clear guidance, readers learn how to master the techniques to produce high-quality, reliable software, regardless of the software system's level of complexity.

The first part of the publication introduces major topics in software quality engineering and presents quality planning as an integral part of the process. Providing readers with a solid foundation in key concepts and practices, the book moves on to offer in-depth coverage of software testing as a primary means to ensure software quality; alternatives for quality assurance, including defect prevention, process improvement, inspection, formal verification, fault tolerance, safety assurance, and damage control; and measurement and analysis to close the feedback loop for quality assessment and quantifiable improvement.

The text's approach and style evolved from the author's hands-on experience in the classroom. All the pedagogical tools needed to facilitate quick learning are provided:
* Figures and tables that clarify concepts and provide quick topic summaries
* Examples that illustrate how theory is applied in real-world situations
* Comprehensive bibliography that leads to in-depth discussion of specialized topics
* Problem sets at the end of each chapter that test readers' knowledge

This is a superior textbook for software engineering, computer science, information systems, and electrical engineering students, and a dependable reference for software and computer professionals and engineers.

56.Advanced Computer Architecture and Parallel Processing

by Hesham El-Rewini, Mostafa Abd-El-Barr
• Hardcover: 288 pages
• Publisher: Wiley-Interscience (January 14, 2005)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 0471467405
• List Price: $98.95
Wiley-Interscience 出版的《高级计算系统结构和并行处理》。
From Book News, Inc.
This graduate textbook presents advanced computer architectures that utilize parallelism via multiple processing units. El-Rewini (computer science, Southern Methodist University) and Abd-el-Barr (information science, Kuwait University) describe a variety of shared memory and message passing architectures, abstract models for evaluating parallel algorithms, the parallel virtual machine (PVM) programming system, and the message passing interface (MPI) standard for writing portable programs.Copyright © 2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Book Description
Computer architecture deals with the physical configuration, logical structure, formats, protocols, and operational sequences for processing data, controlling the configuration, and controlling the operations over a computer. It also encompasses word lengths, instruction codes, and the interrelationships among the main parts of a computer or group of computers. This two-volume set offers a comprehensive coverage of the field of computer organization and architecture.


55.2-D and 3-D Image Registration : for Medical, Remote Sensing, and Industrial Applications

by A. Ardeshir Goshtasby
• Hardcover: 280 pages
• Publisher: Wiley-Interscience (February 25, 2005)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 0471649546
• List Price: $79.95
Wiley-Interscience 出版的《2D和3D的图像配准:应用于医学、遥感和现代工业应用》,在Amazon得到五星评价。
To master the fundamentals of image registration, there is no more comprehensive source than 2-D and 3-D Image Registration. In addition to delving into the relevant theories of image registration, the author presents their underlying algorithms. You’ll also discover cutting-edge techniques to use in remote sensing, industrial, and medical applications. Examples of image registration are presented throughout, and the companion Web site contains all the images used in the book and provides links to software and algorithms discussed in the text, allowing you to reproduce the results in the text and develop images for your own research needs. 2-D and 3-D Image Registration serves as an excellent textbook for classes in image registration as well as an invaluable working resource.

54.Information Systems : Achieving Success by Avoiding Failure

by Joyce Fortune, Geoff Peters
• Paperback: 234 pages
• Publisher: Wiley (March 4, 2005)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 0470862556
• List Price: $50.00
Despite people's best efforts information systems are particularly prone to failure. Some systems never materialize, others appear late and/or over budget and those that are implemented often fail to deliver the promised levels of performance. The consequences of these failures affect people throughout the organization concerned and beyond, sometimes to the point where they even threaten a company's future survival. They also damage the companies that develop and supply such systems. Worse still, the same types of problems occur again and again; even the most exhaustive methods are not able to ensure success.
This book aims to help all those people involved with information systems to break that repeating pattern of failure. Using real life examples it introduces a sophisticated approach based around the notion of system to come to grips with the causes of actual and potential failure. It presents a model of a system capable of action without failure that can be used as a yardstick to judge existing and planned information systems and suggest measures that need to be taken to achieve success.


53.The Business Case for Storage Networks

by Bill Williams
• Paperback: 264 pages
• Publisher: Cisco Press (October 19, 2004)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 1587201186
• List Price: $39.95
Cisco Press出版的《存储网络的商业应用》。
Understand the business case for storage networks and lower your total cost of ownership with this comprehensive guide

Introduces the benefits of storage networks, providing a comprehensive business case for the adoption and deployment of storage networking solutions
Provides a complete overview of the TCO methodology for storage networks
Summarizes the EVA, NPV, and ROI metrics used to evaluate projects, ensuring their financial success
Outlines the best practices for executing a storage migration strategy
Includes a TCO calculator and decision-making checklist that you can use to assess your decision
When adopting a storage networking solution, you need to understand the business case for your decision. Yet this process is fraught with many business and technical considerations. How will the adoption of a storage networking solution affect your current infrastructure? How will your IT team grapple with the addition of a new technology? How can you turn the cost of your storage network into a business benefit, strengthening your bottom line and paving the way for future success?

Storage networking technologies promise a high return on investment (ROI) and have the potential to reduce the cost of corporate IT functions, which can result in significant savings. The increased efficiency associated with networked storage also promises a lower total cost of ownership (TCO) for storage, and a lower, fully burdened cost of storage means greater long-term savings for large and small corporate datacenter environments. SAN technologies also offer increased business continuance capabilities for increased uptime and availability.

The Business Case for Storage Networks covers the problem of direct-attached storage (DAS) and the solutions offered by storage area networks. It details the experiences of IT decision makers and implementers who have deployed SAN solutions to address the formidable problems facing their companies, which are now overwhelmed with expensive, inefficient, and difficult-to-manage DAS solutions. The Business Case for Storage Networks addresses the problems of storage growth and increased consumption, the role of the IT department as a cost center, and how SAN technologies can help save money in the long run, helping you make an informed decision about your storage networking investment.

This volume is in the Network Business Series offered by Cisco Press. Books in this series provide IT executives, decision makers, and networking professionals with pertinent information on today's most important technologies and business strategies.

52.The Business Case for E-Learning

by Thomas M Kelly, Nader A Nanjiani
• Paperback: 225 pages
• Publisher: Cisco Press; 1st edition (October 19, 2004)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 1587200864
• List Price: $24.99
Cisco Press出版的《E-Learning的商业应用》。
Realize productivity gains from network-driven communication, training, and assessment

What sets apart The Business Case for E-Learning?

Unified approach to e-learning. Covering knowledge sharing, training, and assessment. E-learning components such as online testing and certifications are uniquely combined.
Productivity. The cause for rather than a consequence of e-learning. The Business Case for E-Learning demonstrates cases and methods in e-learning to those seeking productivity advantages for their organizations and ecosystems.
Focus on ecosystem. Those seeking productivity advantages across the entire supply chain or value chain of delivery can benefit from the presented perspective.
Recommendations go beyond organizational gains to cover resellers and customers.
Results and returns. See case studies and empirical evidence of the value and return on investment (ROI) that demonstrate the success of a cohesive e-learning program. Learn how Cisco Systems saved $142 million in one year using e-learning.
I have always truly believed that the Internet and education are the two great equalizers in life, and this book provides information about how to combine the two for productivity and profitability gains, based on real successes.
-John Chambers, President and CEO of Cisco Systems

The Business Case for E-Learning is the first book that demonstrates the productivity gains provided by Internet learning through a unique approach combining e-communication, e-training, and e-assessment. Beyond theory, The Business Case for E-Learning is based on practical experience in developing and deploying programs that bolster profitability. This book offers you practical recommendations for best practices and return on investment and provides lessons learned from real-world experiences.

The Business Case for E-Learning presents several case studies that range from the challenges of learning in Africa to the emergence of corporate knowledge-sharing communities. Case studies on Toyota, BearingPoint, Element K, and other e-learning leaders demonstrate how e-learning best practices can yield value for any organization. One case study quantifies how Cisco Systems in one year generated $16 in value for every dollar spent on an e-learning program.

Managers need to prove to companies that an e-learning program can result in demonstrable productivity gains. Through The Business Case for E-Learning, you learn to avoid unnecessary trial and error with e-learning and take advantage of the e-learning experience documented by authors Tom Kelly and Nader Nanjiani.

You can visit the companion website for The Business Case for E-Learning at www.cisco.com/go/book/elearning.

This volume is in the Network Business Series offered by Cisco Press. Books in this series provide IT executives, decision makers, and networking professionals with pertinent information about today's most important technologies and business strategies.

51.IPSec VPN Design

by Vijay Bollapragada, Mohamed Khalid, Scott Wainner
• Paperback: 384 pages
• Publisher: Cisco Press (March 29, 2005)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 1587051117
• List Price: $55.00
Cisco Press出版的《IPSec VPN设计》。
The definitive design and deployment guide for secure virtual private networks

Learn about IPSec protocols and Cisco IOS IPSec packet processing
Understand the differences between IPSec tunnel mode and transport mode
Evaluate the IPSec features that improve VPN scalability and fault tolerance, such as dead peer detection and control plane keepalives
Overcome the challenges of working with NAT and PMTUD
Explore IPSec remote-access features, including extended authentication, mode-configuration, and digital certificates
Examine the pros and cons of various IPSec connection models such as native IPSec, GRE, and remote access
Apply fault tolerance methods to IPSec VPN designs
Employ mechanisms to alleviate the configuration complexity of a large- scale IPSec VPN, including Tunnel End-Point Discovery (TED) and Dynamic Multipoint VPNs (DMVPN)
Add services to IPSec VPNs, including voice and multicast
Understand how network-based VPNs operate and how to integrate IPSec VPNs with MPLS VPNs
Among the many functions that networking technologies permit is the ability for organizations to easily and securely communicate with branch offices, mobile users, telecommuters, and business partners. Such connectivity is now vital to maintaining a competitive level of business productivity. Although several technologies exist that can enable interconnectivity among business sites, Internet-based virtual private networks (VPNs) have evolved as the most effective means to link corporate network resources to remote employees, offices, and mobile workers. VPNs provide productivity enhancements, efficient and convenient remote access to network resources, site-to-site connectivity, a high level of security, and tremendous cost savings.

IPSec VPN Design is the first book to present a detailed examination of the design aspects of IPSec protocols that enable secure VPN communication. Divided into three parts, the book provides a solid understanding of design and architectural issues of large-scale, secure VPN solutions. Part I includes a comprehensive introduction to the general architecture of IPSec, including its protocols and Cisco IOS® IPSec implementation details. Part II examines IPSec VPN design principles covering hub-and-spoke, full-mesh, and fault-tolerant designs. This part of the book also covers dynamic configuration models used to simplify IPSec VPN designs. Part III addresses design issues in adding services to an IPSec VPN such as voice and multicast. This part of the book also shows you how to effectively integrate IPSec VPNs with MPLS VPNs.

IPSec VPN Design provides you with the field-tested design and configuration advice to help you deploy an effective and secure VPN solution in any environment.

This security book is part of the Cisco Press® Networking Technology Series. Security titles from Cisco Press help networking professionals secure critical data and resources, prevent and mitigate network attacks, and build end-to-end self-defending networks.

50.Fault-Tolerant IP and MPLS Networks

by Iftekhar Hussain
• Hardcover: 336 pages
• Publisher: Cisco Press (November 11, 2004)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 1587051265
• List Price: $60.00
Cisco Press出版的《容错IP和MPLS网络》。
Design and deploy high availability IP and MPLS network architectures with this comprehensive guide

Includes a detailed overview of the IP/MPLS forwarding and control plane protocols, including OSPF, IS-IS, LDP, BGP, and RSVP
Analyze fault-tolerant IP/MPLS control plane architectures with the explanations in this book
Develop a clear understanding of various high availability aspects of IP/MPLS networks
Learn how to seamlessly deploy IP/MPLS control plane restart mechanisms
Master the application of fault-tolerant control-plane architectures in designing and deploying highly reliable and available MPLS applications, such as traffic engineering, L2VPNs, and L3VPNs
Understand the layered architecture of network-level fault recovery mechanisms, such as optical, SONET, MPLS, and interactions between different layers
In the wake of increased traffic, today's service providers and enterprises must assure high availability across a variety of networked services and applications. Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) is the enabling technology for the widespread deployment of IP networks in core and Metro Ethernet applications. Many service providers need to move their legacy Layer 2 and Layer 3 services onto converged MPLS and IP-enabled networks, but high availability is a prerequisite for offering profitable carrier-class services. Although most carrier-class routers do provide an adequate level of hardware redundancy, control-plane software is still vulnerable to and, in many cases, the cause of router failures.

Fault-Tolerant IP and MPLS Networks provides you with an in-depth analysis of the mechanisms that improve the reliability and availability of IP and MPLS control plane components. The IP/MPLS control-plane architecture and all its restart mechanisms are explained with examples and deployment considerations.

This explanation of IP/MPLS control-plane architecture begins with a service view of the network, moves on to the node-level view by partitioning the network into its constituent network elements, and then advances to the component-level view to explore various techniques that can be used to improve the reliability and availability of each component. The top-down and example-oriented approach facilitates a solid understanding of the constituent components before moving on to more advanced MPLS applications involving multiple components.

Fault-Tolerant IP and MPLS Networks is your practical guide for understanding, designing, and deploying carrier class IP/MPLS networks.

This book is part of the Networking Technology Series from Cisco Press‚ which offers networking professionals valuable information for constructing efficient networks, understanding new technologies, and building successful careers.

49.CSS Hacks and Filters : Making Cascading Stylesheets Work
by Joseph W. Lowery
• Paperback: 288 pages
• Publisher: John Wiley & Sons (May 30, 2005)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 0764579851
• List Price: $29.99
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) is a method of describing how a Web page should look in a Web browser, but a growing number of browsers do not support CSS in the same way, forcing developers to constantly play catch-up to keep their sites consistent
Bestselling author Joe Lowery eases the pain for those Web developers who aren't feeling the CSlove-he guides readers through real-world workarounds that will help a CSS-based site look and work the way it was meant to
Readers will grit their teeth, clench their fists, and roll their eyes for the last time once they learn how to craft fluid multi-column layouts, build interactive navigation, fix the Box Model, implement CSS hacks in Dreamweaver, and more cool tricks

48.Beating IT Risks

by Ernest Jordan, Luke Silcock
• Hardcover: 292 pages
• Publisher: John Wiley & Sons (January 14, 2005)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 047002190X
• List Price: $70.00
Beating IT Risks is the essential guide for anyone at risk from information technology failure. The book provides proven models and evaluation tools that will guide board members, senior management, IT leaders and business unit managers in decision-making, monitoring and negotiation roles. Featuring real-world PA Consulting Group case studies along with the authors' own direct experience in managing IT risks, this book will sit above more specialist titles to help you develop an integrated and comprehensive understanding of different IT risks and how to combat them. The authors cover all types of IT risk, and offer explicit guidance about what to consider when implementing a risk management approach to best meet an individual company's needs.

47.Arithmetic and Logic in Computer Systems

by Mi Lu
• Hardcover: 246 pages
• Publisher: John Wiley & Sons (January 16, 2004)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 0471469459
• List Price: $62.95
John Wiley and Sons出版社出版《计算机中的算法与逻辑》
Lu (Texas A&M U.) presents algorithms for conducting addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division operations in digital systems. Intending the work as a textbook for advanced students of electronic engineering or computer sciences, her main goal is to describe the concepts behind the algorithms and to provide guidance on alternative approaches. Chapters cover such topics as high-sped adding, sequential and parallel multiplication, sequential division, fast array dividers, floating point operations, residue number operations, operations through logarithms, and signed-digit number operations.Copyright © 2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

46.Getting the Message: A History of Communications

by Laszlo Solymar, L. Solymar
• Hardcover: 311 pages
• Publisher: Oxford University Press (November 1, 1999)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 0198503334
• List Price: $44.50
Getting The Message: A History of Communications is a strange book. Is it a gift for someone's coffee table, a textbook, or serious history? Laszlo Solymar's quirky commentary mixes colorful character studies with social criticism, technical explanation with personal prejudice. It starts with fire signals and ends with Internet firewalls. He tells us that he would join a Campaign for Curbing the Spread of Acronyms. He regrets that e-mail means you get contacted by forgotten acquaintances sending you details about their offspring. He points out that Dudayev, the Chechen rebel leader, was blown to smithereens because he was too fond of his mobile phone, and all this is mixed in with explanations of "The principles of a triode amplifier."
The narrative in this book is brisk, and there are an amazing number of illustrations and cartoons, which make Solymar's points perfectly. For example, a prescient "Punch" cartoon from 1879 shows two people videoconferencing, and there's a picture of an eavesdropping device used by Alexander the Great.

Solymar, an Oxford professor of engineering, mentions his debt to his fellow dons in the dedication. The exchange of academic ideas has enriched his text. His mind reaches beyond the scientific: he seems perfectly at ease as a historian describing how, during the Russian Revolution, Kerensky and Kornilov had to communicate using the telegraph. Had Russia been less backward, they would have used the telephone. Had they been even more backward, they would have met in person. But they used the telegraph, misunderstood each other, and thus set in motion the October Revolution.

This book sets out to be technical, polemical, historical, analytical, and readable. With the exception of a few longueurs, the author, through his breadth of reference and determination to be accessible, has succeeded. --Brian Jenner, amazon.co.uk


45.Professional Oracle Programming (Programmer to Programmer)

by Rick Greenwald, Robert Stackowiak, Gary Dodge, David Klein, Ben Shapiro, Christopher G. Chelliah
• Paperback: 792 pages
• Publisher: Wiley (June 6, 2005)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 0764574825
• List Price: $39.99
One of the only Oracle books to focus exclusively on database programming rather than administration
Oracle owns sixty percent of the commercial database market
Provides full coverage of the latest Oracle version, 10g-including new features such as regular expressions and the MODEL SQL clause-as well as versions 8, 8i, and 9i
The authors are well-known as Oracle gurus-Greenwald is the author of Oracle in a Nutshell and the coauthor, with Stackowiak, of Oracle 9 Essentials
Shows how to use Oracle data and data structures to build robust, scalable database applications using Java, SQL, and PL/SQL

From the Back Cover
Professional Oracle Programming
If you are a developer who wants to use Oracle to build effective, robust, and scalable software applications, look no further. Written by a team of leading authorities on the Oracle database, this example-packed book is divided into three main areas: how the Oracle database works, how to use SQL and programming languages to access Oracle, and how to use the features of Oracle effectively in creating your applications.

After an overview of the topics you need to know in order to use the Oracle database effectively, you'll get helpful tips, techniques, code samples, and examples written in Oracle Database 10g. Along the way, you'll learn how to access and manipulate data in the Oracle database, implement logic with various programming techniques, use raw data in a database, and, ultimately, create successful applications.

What you will learn from this book

How to leverage Oracle's strengths in both its functionality and operations
Various database issues that have a direct impact on the operation and performance of Oracle applications
Techniques for using triggers, regular expressions, object types, XML, and HTML-DB with Oracle
How Oracle processes SQL requests and the implication this can have on application code
Ways Oracle determines optimal access paths to data and how to shape the behavior of an Oracle database
Who this book is for

This book is for anyone whose primary job is to create application systems and who wants to use the Oracle database for such systems. A basic knowledge of Oracle, Java, and SQL is recommended.

Wrox Professional guides are planned and written by working programmers to meet the real-world needs of programmers, developers, and IT professionals. Focused and relevant, they address the issues technology professionals face every day. They provide examples, practical solutions, and expert education in new technologies, all designed to help programmers do a better job.

44.Signals and Systems

by Bernd Girod, Rudolf Rabenstein, Alexander Stenger
• Paperback: 577 pages
• Publisher: John Wiley & Sons (June 15, 2001)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 0471988006
• List Price: $65.00
Wiley 出版发行的图书《信号与系统》。
This book provides a comprehensive, modern approach to signals and systems, concentrating on those aspects that are most relevant for applications such as communication systems and signal processing. Emphasis is placed on building the reader's intuition and problem-solving ability, rather than formal theorems and proofs.
"The coverage of the book is comprehensive, providing a broad overview, using a whole host of exercises. The wealth of the worked examples and problems complemented by solutions is particularly attractive. The level of mathematics is not too daunting for the good average student and the authors do their utmost to mitigate the difficulties, skilfully using worked examples."
Prof. Lajos Hanzo, University of Southampton
author of Mobile Radio Communications and Single-and Multi-carrier QAM
Check out the companion Website for 'Systool' simulation software using Java applets to animate many of the key examples and exercises from the book.

43.Learn JavaScript

by Chuck Easttom
• Paperback: 350 pages
• Publisher: Wordware Publishing, Inc.; 1st edition (January 15, 2001)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 1556228562
• List Price: $29.95
Book Description
This introductory title in JavaScript targets one of the most popular programming languages for Web development. The title has a unique approach, using building blocks so readers have developed a complete Web site by the end of the title.

Book Info
Takes a practical approach to demonstrating how to enhance web pages using JavaScript. Explains how to create simple games using JavaScript and includes a chapter on tips and tricks. Softcover. CD-ROM included.

42.The Power of PROC FORMAT

• Paperback: 124 pages
• Publisher: SAS Publishing (March, 2005)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 1590475739
• List Price: $29.95
SAS Publishing 出品的电子书《程序格式的重要功能》。
Are you a programmer, statistician, or data analyst tasked with generating reports? Discover how you can put the powerful FORMAT procedure to work for you with The Power of PROC FORMAT. Written in an easy-to-follow tutorial style and illustrated with real-world examples and solutions, this handy guide introduces beginning to intermediate SAS users to the functionality of the FORMAT procedure. Learn how the FORMAT procedure can recategorize data values while doing a variety of tasks, including building user-defined formats and informats, implementing a table lookup in SAS, using the DATA step and other SAS procedures, assigning descriptive labels to data values, creating new variables and finding unexpected values, generating data extracts, and merging data sets.

41.Professional DotNetNuke ASP.NET Portals
.NetNuke ASP .NET门户开发指南

by Shaun Walker, Patrick J. Santry, Joe Brinkman, Daniel Caron, Scott McCulloch, Scott Willhite, Bruce Hopkins
• Paperback: 456 pages
• Publisher: Wrox (May 30, 2005)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 0764595636
• List Price: $39.99
Wrox出版的书籍:.NetNuke ASP .NET门户开发指南。由.NETNuke工程的作者亲自编写。
* This hands-on guide covers various real-world scenarios for developing and administering portals created with DotNet Nuke, the ASP.NET-based solution for quick and efficient building of Microsoft ASP.NET Web sites
* Written by the creator and programmers of the DotNetNuke project
* Features step-by-step instructions on administering DotNetNuke and applying it in various real-world situations
* Discusses some of the more common issues that developers are likely to face when setting up DotNetNuke, such as Webfarms, capacity planning, and databases
* Covers the new DotNetNuke version 3.0 and examines key differences between it and the older 2.4 release

40.Content Networking : Architecture, Protocols, and Practice

by Markus Hofmann, Leland R. Beaumont
• Hardcover: 352 pages
• Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann (February 15, 2005)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 1558608346
• List Price: $54.95
As the Internet has grown, so have the challenges associated with delivering static, streaming, and dynamic content to end-users. This book is unique in that it addresses the topic of content networking exclusively and comprehensively, tracing the evolution from traditional web caching to today's open and vastly more flexible architecture. With this evolutionary approach, the authors emphasize the field's most persistent concepts, principles, and mechanisms--the core information that will help you understand why and how content delivery works today, and apply that knowledge in the future.

+ Focuses on the principles that will give you a deep and timely understanding of content networking.
+ Offers dozens of protocol-specific examples showing how real-life Content Networks are currently designed and implemented.
+ Provides extensive consideration of Content Services, including both the Internet Content Adaptation Protocol (ICAP) and Open Pluggable Edge Services (OPES).
+ Examines methods for supporting time-constrained media such as streaming audio and video and real-time media such as instant messages.
+ Combines the vision and rigor of a prominent researcher with the practical experience of a seasoned development engineer to provide a unique combination of theoretical depth and practical application.

39.C# 2.0 : Practical Guide for Programmers
C# 2.0:程序员实践指南

by Michel de Champlain, Brian G. Patrick
• Paperback: 272 pages
• Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann (February 22, 2005)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 0121674517
• List Price: $21.95
Morgan.Kaufmann出版的《C# 2.0:程序员实践指南》
You dont need coddling; you dont need to be told what you already know. What you need is a book that uses your experience as a Java or C++ programmer to give you a leg up into the challenges and rewards of C#. And this Practical Guide is precisely what youre after.

Written by a team that boasts extensive experience teaching C# to professionals, this book provides a practical, efficient explanation of the language itself, covering basic to advanced features and calling out all thats new in 2.0. Its instruction is always firmly situated within the context of the .NET framework and bolstered by code examples, key lessons in object-oriented programming, and installments of a realistic application programming tutorial. Concise and incisive, this is the best way to master the worlds fastest-growing and most marketable programming language.

* Provides a carefully focused explanation of every aspect of the C# language, including entire chapters on the unified type system, advanced types, collections, generics, reflection and attributes.
* Highlights all features new to the latest version of C# and organizes its presentation of C# according to the key principles of object-oriented programming and the .NET framework.
* Using end-of-chapter exercises, incrementally develops a cohesive application programming tutorial.
* Includes an easy-to-use appendix on the grammatical rules of C# and provides downloadable example code via the companion website.

* Provides a carefully focused explanation of every aspect of the C# language, including entire chapters on the unified type system, advanced types, collections, generics, reflection and attributes.
* Highlights all features new to the latest version of C# and organizes its presentation of C# according to the key principles of object-oriented programming and the .NET framework.
* Using end-of-chapter exercises, incrementally develops a cohesive application programming tutorial.
* Includes an easy-to-use appendix on the grammatical rules of C# and provides downloadable example code via the companion website.


38.A+ Certification Practice Questions Exam Cram 2 (Exam Cram 2)
A+认证考试220-301, 220-302的问题集

by Charles J. Brooks, Ed Tittel
• Paperback: 408 pages
• Publisher: Que; Bk&CD-Rom edition (March 10, 2004)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 0789731088
• List Price: $24.99
Que出版的A+认证考试220-301, 220-302的问题集。
The A+ certification is the most popular certification program in the world, certifying more than 500,000 individuals since its inception in 1998. These exams certify readers knowledge of basic computer hardware and operating systems. This certification is extremely popular because it is essential to anybody who requires a baseline set of skills or competencies: high school students, technicians in your company's IT support group, even the delivery-truck driver who wants to explore a better career opportunity.

The A+ Practice Questions Exam Cram 2 provides readers with nearly 1,000 practice test questions as well as complete answer explanations, giving readers the perfect complementary tool for their A+ studies. Features relevant Exam Notes to heop readers score better on the tests, plus the ever popular "Cram Sheet" tearcard, which is used for last-minute cramming.

37.Absolute Beginner's Guide to Creating Web Pages (2nd Edition)

by Todd Stauffer
• Paperback: 384 pages
• Publisher: Que; 2 edition (October 30, 2002)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 0789728958
• List Price: $18.95
Absolute Beginner's Guide to Creating Web Pages assumes that readers are true beginners - no prior Web page experience is necessary!

This hands-on tutorial teaches readers the fundamentals of creating Web pages, along with more advanced ideas like message areas, chat, and e-commerce options to make the page look like it was created by a professional. The book begins by explaining the need for HTML and the basics of good Web page design. It then covers using HTML tags and tools, formatting text, adding images, and building links. Later chapters demonstrate how to add features to Web pages including tables, colors, frames, multimedia content, JavaScript, Style Sheets and Dynamic HTML. The author has also included several hundred pages of useful additional information, perfect for the beginning Web designer.

36.CISA Exam Cram 2 : Certified Information Systems Auditor

by Allen Keele, Keith Mortier
• Paperback: 456 pages
• Publisher: Que; Bk&CD-Rom edition (April 20, 2005)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 0789732726
• List Price: $34.99
Want an affordable yet innovative approach to studying for the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) 2005 exam? CISA 2005 Exam Cram 2 is your solution. You will have the essential material for passing the CISA 2005 exam right at your fingertips. All exam objectives are covered and you'll find practice exams, exam alerts, notes, tips and cautions to help guide you through your exam preparation. A CD also provides you with a video introduction to the exam and complete explanations of answers to the practice questions from Certified Tech Trainers (CTT). As a special bonus, you will receive $75 in discounts on CTT products and services. For your smartest, most efficient way to get certified, choose CISA 2005 Exam Cram 2.

35.MCSA/MCSE 70-270 Exam Prep 2 : Windows XP Professional (Exam Prep 2)
MCSA和MCSE 70-270认证考试

by Melissa Craft, Don Poulton
• Paperback: 744 pages
• Publisher: Que; Bk&CD-Rom edition (April 22, 2005)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 0789733633
• List Price: $59.99
Que出版的MCSA和MCSE 70-270认证考试书籍,适用于Windows XP专业版。
The MCSA/MCSE 70-270 Exam Prep 2: Windows XP Professional is the most comprehensive, accurate study guide for this popular MCSE exam. Updated with Service Pack 2 information, this in-depth approach to the exam objectives also explains the core concepts of the technology to help you pass the exam. Organized by exam objective, you will be able to quickly and easily assess your understanding of key exam topics. The real-world examples, extensive hands-on exercises and end-of-chapter exercises support exam objectives and reinforce learning. Notes, tips, warnings, key terms, study strategies, fast facts and self-assessment opportunities will also help you score better on the exam. Additional practice questions are included on a test-engine CD, provided by MeasureUp. With all of these great features and proven study methods, MCSA/MCSE 70-270 Exam Prep 2: Windows XP Professional is your smartest way to get certified.

34.Achieving Software Quality through Teamwork

by Isabel Evans
• Hardcover: 324 pages
• Publisher: Artech House Publishers (May 1, 2004)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 158053662X
• List Price: $85.00
Successful software depends not only on technical excellence but on how members of the software team work together. Written in easy to understand language by a leading expert in the field, this ground-breaking volume provides an overview of the team culture required to develop quality software. Reflecting the different views on the nature of software quality, the book helps groups in a software team to communicate more effectively and to overcome the conflict created by their different perceptions of quality. You learn the roles and activities of team members (including customers) throughout the life of a software product, from before the software development starts and during the software development lifecycle, to after the software has been deployed and is in use.

33.Real-Time Cinematography for Games (Game Development Series)

by Brian Hawkins
• Paperback: 326 pages
• Publisher: Delmar Thomson Learning (January 28, 2005)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 1584503084
• List Price: $49.95
Today’s game audiences expect Hollywood-quality cinematography. But to produce this quality in games, programmers need to understand the traditional film principles of lighting, camera positioning, and motion. Unlike movies, games provide non-linear, interactive storytelling, so to use film and T.V. techniques effectively, the techniques need to be modified for games.
Real-Time Cinematography for Games provides this translation by teaching programmers and artists how to incorporate tried-and-true filmmaking techniques into their games. Beginning with an overview of filmmaking and cinematography basics, the book teaches how to tell a compelling story using camera placement based on character and environment. It explains how to handle a camera for panning, zooming, and cradle movement, and it details how to program these techniques into your games through code examples. From there, camera lenses and methods for achieving a variety of effects with software cameras are explored. Hands-on examples illustrate the importance of good lighting and how to handle transitions to new lighting arrangements. The next part of the book covers the essential areas of filters, sound effects, interactive music, movement, and dialog, including coverage of current voice recognition technology. The book wraps up with coverage of directing essentials.
Programmers will find the entire book extremely useful, and designers and artists will find the large amount of creative uses of filmmaking techniques invaluable. Every chapter is written with two major parts: creative and technical. The creative section looks into the techniques and practices of the film industry and teaches how artists and designers can use these techniques in games. The technical sections then explain how to implement these techniques into games through practical code and equations. The technical sections require knowledge of basic programming and computer graphics concepts. This is the one resource programmers and designers need to ensure that they are producing Hollywood-quality graphics that will keep your players coming back for more!
* Cinematography—Position
* Cinematography—Motion
* Acting—Dialogue
* Acting—Hitting the Mark
* Cinematography—Lenses
* Foley Artist—Sound Effects
* Lighting—Reality versus Hollywood
* Editing—Filters and Effects
* Composing—Making Music
* Editing—Transitions
* Editing—Selection
* Directing
Key Features
* Presents traditional film techniques adapted for use in games
* Provides practical code examples that can be easily implemented
* Includes an extensive color insert illustrating the techniques covered
* Focuses on the concepts of cinematographic lighting to improve real-time lighting
* Integrates coverage of graphics, editing, sound, and artificial intelligence
* Includes insightful interviews with leading professionals in the film industry
* Includes a companion Web site with all the source code for the examples in the book, new code, videos, and other useful tools covered in the book


32.Java In A Nutshell, 5th Edition

by David Flanagan
• Paperback: 1264 pages
• Publisher: O'Reilly; 5 edition (March 15, 2005)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 0596007736
• List Price: $44.95
Oreilly出版的JAVA技术手册第5版,1224 页。这本书是供所有Java程序员进行快速查阅的一本精华参考手册,对Java语言及其主要的API进行了精辟的介绍,经验丰富的程序员可以借此立即开始编写Java代码
With more than 700,000 copies sold to date, Java in a Nutshell from O'Reilly is clearly the favorite resource amongst the legion of developers and programmers using Java technology. And now, with the release of the 5.0 version of Java, O'Reilly has given the book that defined the "in a Nutshell" category another impressive tune-up.
In this latest revision, readers will find Java in a Nutshell, 5th Edition does more than just cover the extensive changes implicit in 5.0, the newest version of Java. It's undergone a complete makeover--in scope, size, and type of coverage--in order to more closely meet the needs of the modern Java programmer.

To wit, Java in a Nutshell, 5th Edition now places less emphasis on coming to Java from C and C++, and adds more discussion on tools and frameworks. It also offers new code examples to illustrate the working of APIs, and, of course, extensive coverage of Java 5.0. But faithful readers take comfort: it still hasn't lost any of its core elements that made it such a classic to begin with.

This handy reference gets right to the heart of the program with an accelerated introduction to the Java programming language and its key APIs--ideal for developers wishing to start writing code right away. And, as was the case in previous editions, Java in a Nutshell, 5th Edition is once again chock-full of poignant tips, techniques, examples, and practical advice.

For as long as Java has existed, Java in a Nutshell has helped developers maximize the capabilities of the program's newest versions. And this latest edition is no different.

31.Microsoft Reporting Services in Action(In Action series)
Microsoft Reporting Services报表服务实战

by Teo Lachev
• Paperback: 656 pages
• Publisher: Manning Publications (August 1, 2004)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 1932394222
• List Price: $49.95
Manning出版的《Microsoft Reporting Services报表服务实战》,在Amazon上得到五星评价。
Written for developers and administrators who have been asked to add reporting features to an enterprise application, this book explains how to author reports with Microsoft SQL server 2000 reporting services and how to integrate reporting services with Windows forms, web- based, and OLAP applications. Lachev, who works for Hewlett- Packard, uses expressions and functions to extend reports, embeds Visual Basic .NET code and external code in the form of .NET assemblies, discusses different ways of managing the report catalog, and explores the role-based security model. Distributed in the US and Canada by Independent Publishers Group.Copyright © 2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Brian Welcker, Group Program Manager, SQL Server Reporting
Services, Microsoft Corporation
"I encourage you to use the ideas in this book and take Reporting Services to the next level."

30.Level of Detail for 3D Graphics (Series in Computer Graphics and Geometric Modeling)

by David Luebke, Martin Reddy, Jonathan D. Cohen, Amitabh Varshney, Benjamin Watson
• Hardcover: 432 pages
• Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann; 1st edition (July 22, 2002)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 1558608389
• List Price: $73.95
Level of detail (LOD) techniques are increasingly used by professional real-time developers to strike the balance between breathtaking virtual worlds and smooth, flowing animation. Level of Detail for 3D Graphics brings together, for the first time, the mechanisms, principles, practices, and theory needed by every graphics developer seeking to apply LOD methods.

Continuing advances in level of detail management have brought this powerful technology to the forefront of 3D graphics optimization research. This book, written by the very researchers and developers who have built LOD technology, is both a state-of-the-art chronicle of LOD advances and a practical sourcebook, which will enable graphics developers from all disciplines to apply these formidable techniques to their own work.

* Is a complete, practical resource for programmers wishing to incorporate LOD technology into their own systems.
* Is an important reference for professionals in game development, computer animation, information visualization, real-time graphics and simulation, data capture and preview, CAD display, and virtual worlds.
* Is accessible to anyone familiar with the essentials of computer science and interactive computer graphics.
* Covers the full range of LOD methods from mesh simplification to error metrics, as well as advanced issues of human perception, temporal detail, and visual fidelity measurement.
* Includes an accompanying Web site rich in supplementary material including source code, tools, 3D models, public domain software, documentation, LOD updates, and more. Visit http://LODBook.com.

29.Java: Practical Guide for Programmers (The Practical Guide Series)

by Michael Sikora
• Paperback: 150 pages
• Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann (December 23, 2002)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 1558609091
• List Price: $21.95
Morgan Kaufmann出版的《Java实例编成指导》,在Amazon上得到五星评价。
"Java: Practical Guide for Programmers efficiently gives the experienced programmer a turbo jumpstart on the Java language. Readers will be surprised how fast they can grasp the language essentials. My students have been searching for this book for years!"
--An Ngoc Lam
Sr. Software Engineer, 3PARdata Inc.
Computer Science Instructor, University of California at Santa Cruz

28.Classic Shell Scripting

by Arnold Robbins, Nelson H.F. Beebe
• Paperback: 560 pages
• Publisher: O'Reilly; 1 edition (February 1, 2005)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 0596005954
• List Price: $34.95
Shell scripting skills never go out of style. It's the shell that unlocks the real potential of Unix. Shell scripting is essential for Unix users and system administrators-a way to quickly harness and customize the full power of any Unix system. With shell scripts, you can combine the fundamental Unix text and file processing commands to crunch data and automate repetitive tasks. But beneath this simple promise lies a treacherous ocean of variations in Unix commands and standards. Classic Shell Scripting is written to help you reliably navigate these tricky waters.
Writing shell scripts requires more than just a knowledge of the shell language, it also requires familiarity with the individual Unix programs: why each one is there, how to use them by themselves, and in combination with the other programs. The authors are intimately familiar with the tips and tricks that can be used to create excellent scripts, as well as the traps that can make your best effort a bad shell script. With Classic Shell Scripting you'll avoid hours of wasted effort. You'll learn not only write useful shell scripts, but how to do it properly and portably.

The ability to program and customize the shell quickly, reliably, and portably to get the best out of any individual system is an important skill for anyone operating and maintaining Unix or Linux systems. Classic Shell Scripting gives you everything you need to master these essential skills.


27.Game Character Development with Maya

• Publisher: New Riders Games; Bk&CD-Rom edition (November 22, 2004)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 073571438X
• List Price: $49.99
New.Riders 出版的图书:《使用Maya进行游戏人物开发》。
If you thought Angelina Jolie was responsible for Lara Croft's curves, think again! Long before the Hollywood actress brought the Tomb Raider heroine to life, Alias' 3D modeling software Maya was used to create the lovely Lara; Ms. Jolie simply filled in her curves! When you're ready to start creating equally compelling characters of your own, you need this comprehensive volume! In these pages, gaming-industry veteran Antony Ward uses a combination of informative narrative, hands-on tutorials, and a slew of illustrations and screen shots to show you how to use Maya to address the most complex element of game creation-developing great characters! As you follow along, Antony uses the development of two diverse characters-a female figure and a fantastical character with outrageous proportions, wings, and a demon-like face-to demonstrate the techniques involved in modeling detailing, optimizing, texturing, rigging, binding, and animating characters with Maya. The companion CD includes lesson files, scripts, an automatic rigging tool, demo software, and more!

26.Inside 3ds max 7
3DS Max 7 技术内幕

by Sean Bonney, New Riders Team
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• Paperback: 800 pages
• Publisher: New Riders Press; Book&Dvdrm edition (December 15, 2003)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 0735713871
• List Price: $54.99
New.Riders 出版的图书:《3DS Max 7 技术内幕》,在Amazon上得到五星评价。
The world of 3D modeling and animation is a complex one. Lucky for you, with Inside 3ds max 7, you get not just one instructor but a team of expert developers and trainers who cover the newly revised program from every angle. Using case studies to uncover real-word solutions as well as hands-on tutorials to help you arrive at practical answers to everyday issues, this all-in-one reference is the answer to your 3ds max prayers. You'll find out how to use 3ds max's production tools (plus the whys behind their use) and be exposed to informative, inspirational examples of varying artistic styles. And when you're ready, you'll also find complete coverage of advanced topics: camera matching, character rigging, rendering, compositing, and more. To complete the learning package, a companion CD includes all of the book's lesson files. Whether you're a game designer, Hollywood effects wizard, or industrial designer you'll soon be creating out-of-this-word worlds with 3ds max 7 and this guide.

25.Model, Rig, Animate with 3ds max 7
利用3d max 7建模和制作动画

by Michele Bousquet
• Paperback: 256 pages
• Publisher: New Riders Press; Bk&CD-Rom edition (February 2, 2005)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 0321321782
• List Price: $39.99
New Riders出版的《利用3d max 7建模和制作动画》。
3ds max 7 provides unparalleled character animation functionality, and in this book you will learn how to take advantage of all of these tools. Simple step-by-step tutorials, glorious full-color examples, and an easy-to-understand approach to tricky concepts will have you creating and animating your own characters within hours! Author and award-winning animator Michele Bousquet answers all your questions about character modeling, rigging, and animating in 3ds max -- in the process illuminating the techniques used by game developers, broadcast and film companies, industrial designers, and more. As you complete the book’s projects and exercises -- using the files contained on the companion CD -- you’ll learn the fundamentals of character modeling, character rigging, creating rigs with custom controls, skinning, character animation, and more.

24.End-to-End QoS Network Design : Quality of Service in LANs, WANs, and VPNs
端对端QoS网络设计 : LAN, WAN, 及VPN中的服务质量

by Tim Szigeti, Christina Hattingh
• Hardcover: 768 pages
• Publisher: Cisco Press (November 9, 2004)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 1587051761
• List Price: $65.00
Cisco出版的电子书《端对端QoS网络设计 : LAN, WAN, 及VPN中的服务质量》。
Best-practice QoS designs for protecting voice, video, and critical data while mitigating network denial-of-service attacks

Understand the service-level requirements of voice, video, and data applications
Examine strategic QoS best practices, including Scavenger-class QoS tactics for DoS/worm mitigation
Learn about QoS tools and the various interdependencies and caveats of these tools that can impact design considerations
Learn how to protect voice, video, and data traffic using various QoS mechanisms
Evaluate design recommendations for protecting voice, video, and multiple classes of data while mitigating DoS/worm attacks for the following network infrastructure architectures: campus LAN, private WAN, MPLS VPN, and IPSec VPN
Quality of Service (QoS) has already proven itself as the enabling technology for the convergence of voice, video, and data networks. As business needs evolve, so do the demands for QoS. The need to protect critical applications via QoS mechanisms in business networks has escalated over the past few years, primarily due to the increased frequency and sophistication of denial-of-service (DoS) and worm attacks.

End-to-End QoS Network Design is a detailed handbook for planning and deploying QoS solutions to address current business needs. This book goes beyond discussing available QoS technologies and considers detailed design examples that illustrate where, when, and how to deploy various QoS features to provide validated and tested solutions for voice, video, and critical data over the LAN, WAN, and VPN.

The book starts with a brief background of network infrastructure evolution and the subsequent need for QoS. It then goes on to cover the various QoS features and tools currently available and comments on their evolution and direction. The QoS requirements of voice, interactive and streaming video, and multiple classes of data applications are presented, along with an overview of the nature and effects of various types of DoS and worm attacks. QoS best-practice design principles are introduced to show how QoS mechanisms can be strategically deployed end-to-end to address application requirements while mitigating network attacks. The next section focuses on how these strategic design principles are applied to campus LAN QoS design. Considerations and detailed design recommendations specific to the access, distribution, and core layers of an enterprise campus network are presented. Private WAN QoS design is discussed in the following section, where WAN-specific considerations and detailed QoS designs are presented for leased-lines, Frame Relay, ATM, ATM-to-FR Service Interworking, and ISDN networks. Branch-specific designs include Cisco® SAFE recommendations for using Network-Based Application Recognition (NBAR) for known-worm identification and policing. The final section covers Layer 3 VPN QoS design-for both MPLS and IPSec VPNs. As businesses are migrating to VPNs to meet their wide-area networking needs at lower costs, considerations specific to these topologies are required to be reflected in their customer-edge QoS designs. MPLS VPN QoS design is examined from both the enterprise and service provider's perspectives. Additionally, IPSec VPN QoS designs cover site-to-site and teleworker contexts.

Whether you are looking for an introduction to QoS principles and practices or a QoS planning and deployment guide, this book provides you with the expert advice you need to design and implement comprehensive QoS solutions.

This book is part of the Networking Technology Series from Cisco Press‚ which offers networking professionals valuable information for constructing efficient networks, understanding new technologies, and building successful careers.

23.Cisco QOS Exam Certification Guide (IP Telephony Self-Study) (2nd Edition)

• Hardcover: 768 pages
• Publisher: Cisco Press; 2 edition (November 18, 2004)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 1587201240
• List Price: $69.95
Official self-study test preparation guide for the Cisco QOS 642-642 exam

QoS concepts, tools, and architectures
Modular QoS CLI (MQC), QoS Policy Manager (QPM), and AutoQoS
Classification and marking
Congestion management
Traffic shaping and policing
Congestion avoidance through drop policies
Compression tools and link fragmentation and interleaving (LFI) tools for link efficiency
QoS best practices
The Cisco IP Telephony focused certification tracks validate proficiency in designing, installing, and supporting a multiservice network solution. A solid understanding of quality-of-service (QoS) features and implementation is essential for all of the Cisco IP Telephony focused certifications and is also a core component of the CCIP certification.

Cisco QOS Exam Certification Guide, Second Edition, is a best-of-breed Cisco exam study guide that focuses specifically on the objectives for the QOS 642-642 exam. Senior instructor and best-selling author Wendell Odom and senior AVVID consultant Michael Cavanaugh share preparation hints and test-taking tips, helping you identify areas of weakness and improve your QoS knowledge. Material is presented in a concise manner, focusing on increasing your understanding and retention of exam topics.

Cisco QOS Exam Certification Guide, Second Edition, presents you with an organized test preparation routine through the use of proven series elements and techniques. "Do I Know This Already?" quizzes open each chapter and allow you to decide how much time you need to spend on each section. Exam topic lists and Foundation Summary tables, figures, and snapshot information make referencing easy and give you a quick refresher whenever you need it. Challenging chapter-ending review questions help you assess your knowledge and reinforce key concepts. The companion CD-ROM contains a powerful testing engine that allows you to focus on individual topic areas or take complete, timed exams. The assessment engine also tracks your performance and provides feedback on a module-by-module basis, presenting question-by-question remediation to the text. Well-regarded for its level of detail, assessment features, and challenging review questions and exercises, this book helps you master the concepts and techniques that will enable you to succeed on the exam the first time.

Cisco QOS Exam Certification Guide, Second Edition, is part of a recommended learning path from Cisco Systems that includes simulation and hands-on training from authorized Cisco Learning Partners and self-study products from Cisco Press. To find out more about instructor-led training, e-learning, and hands-on instruction offered by authorized Cisco Learning Partners worldwide, please visit www.cisco.com/go/authorizedtraining.

22.Build the Best Data Center Facility for Your Business

by Douglas Alger
• Hardcover: 408 pages
• Publisher: Cisco Press (June 16, 2005)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 1587051826
• List Price: $55.00
A comprehensive guide to designing and operating reliable server environments

• Keep your data center cool, clean, scalable, and secure
• Learn the five principles of effective data center design
• Avoid the natural and man-made hazards that can jeopardize a data center site
• Learn how to lay out key infrastructure objects within the data center for greatest efficiency, from buffer zones to server rows
• Apply proven installation methods by studying sample illustrations of both overhead and under-floor systems
• Extract the best practices and design strategies for both in-room and standby electrical infrastructure
• Avoid accidental downtime, improve productivity, and ensure user safety
• Safeguard and streamline your network infrastructure with a well-organized physical hierarchy
• Understand the special challenges of retrofitting overburdened server environments
• Implement solutions from a wide array of sample illustrations and examples of essential data center signage
• Safeguard servers with operations standards for people working in or visiting the data center
• Download templates used by Cisco to design its data centers, customizable to square footage and geography
• Avoid excess construction costs by designing a data center that meets your needs today and for many years to come

All data centers are unique, but they all share the same mission: to protect your company’s valuable information. Build the Best Data Center Facility for Your Business answers your individual questions in one flexible step-by-step reference guide.

Benefit from the author’s concise and practical approach to data center design and management. The author distills this complex topic by sharing his first-hand and worldwide experience and expertise. Regardless of your experience level, you can fill your knowledge gaps on how to safeguard your company’s valuable equipment and intellectual property.

This easy-to-navigate book is divided into two parts: Part I covers data center design and physical infrastructure details, and Part II covers data center management and operations. You can also access supplementary online materials for installation instructions, which include customizable data center design templates, written cabling specifications, and sample drawings.

If you need a starting point for designing your first data center, regardless of size; if you need to prepare yourself with comprehensive strategies to retrofit or improve an existing one; or if you need proven methods to manage a data center for maximum productivity—this book is your readily accessible, comprehensive resource for answers and insights.

Invest in the best future for your business by learning how to build and manage robust and productive data centers now.

This book is part of the Networking Technology Series from Cisco Press‚ which offers networking professionals valuable information for constructing efficient networks, understanding new technologies, and building successful careers.


21.Cisco IP Telephony : Planning, Design, Implementation, Operation, and Optimization
Cisco IP电话:规划、设计、实现、操作、与优化

by Ramesh Kaza, Salman Asadullah
• Hardcover: 672 pages
• Publisher: Cisco Press (February 23, 2005)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 1587051575
• List Price: $70.00
Cisco出版的《Cisco IP电话:规划、设计、实现、操作、与优化》。
A guide to successful deployment of the Cisco IP Telephony solution

Real-world case studies from the Cisco design consulting engineers who developed the PDIOO process provide practical advice on all stages of successful IPT deployment
Concise understanding of the PDIOO phases enables architects and engineers to successfully deploy the Cisco IPT solution
Division of the process into PDIOO phases provides a logical and defined guide for network engineers and architects as they proceed through each of the phases in deploying the Cisco IPT solution
Includes detailed questionnaires for each phase of deployment in the PDIOO cycle—a great aid in understanding customer networks and requirements
Network infrastructure design, call processing infrastructure design and applications, and voice-mail system design are covered in depth
Cisco® IP Telephony (IPT) solutions are being deployed at an accelerated rate, and network architects and engineers need to understand the various phases involved in successful deployment: planning, design, implementation, operation, and optimization (PDIOO). On the road to that understanding, those involved need to collect information for each phase of deployment, and then follow through with the best architecture, deployment model, and implementation based on the data collected.

Cisco IP Telephony: Planning, Design, Implementation, Operation, and Optimization is a guide for network architects and engineers as they deploy the Cisco IPT solution. With this book, you will master the PDIOO phases of the IPT solution, beginning with the requirements necessary for effective planning of a large-scale IPT network. From there, you’ll follow a step-by-step approach to choose the right architecture and deployment model. Real-world examples and explanations with technical details, design tips, network illustrations, and sample configurations illustrate each step in the process of planning, designing, implementing, operating, and optimizing a chosen architecture based on information you have collected.

In-depth instruction on each PDIOO phase provides specific details about the tasks involved and best practices for successful implementation of the IPT solution. This book also contains predesigned questionnaires and PDIOO assistance tools that help you determine the requirements of each phase of the PDIOO cycle.

Authors Ramesh Kaza and Salman Asadullah have been involved with Cisco IPT solutions from the beginning and have planned, designed, and implemented major IPT networks using the guidelines found here. Cisco IP Telephony: Planning, Design, Implementation, Operation, and Optimization provides the step-by-step explanations, details, and best practices acquired by the authors while working with the top Cisco IPT customers.

This book is part of the Networking Technology Series from Cisco Press®, which offers networking professionals valuable information for constructing efficient networks, understanding new technologies, and building successful careers.

20.CCSP Cisco Secure PIX Firewall Advanced Exam Certification Guide (CCSP Self-Study) (2nd Edition)
CCSP Cisco Secure PIX Firewall高级考试认证指南第2版

by Greg Bastien, Christian Degu, Earl Carter
• Hardcover: 816 pages
• Publisher: Cisco Press; 2 edition (October 12, 2004)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 1587201232
• List Price: $54.95
Cisco出版的《CCSP Cisco Secure PIX Firewall高级考试认证指南》。
It's a tough market these days for network consultants, but the one commodity there's lots of is fear. There's loads of stuff to be scared of. Which means that canny network experts can get some work by offering to protect computer networks from unauthorized access. It's best to earn a certification before you go touting yourself for work, though. Cisco Systems' Cisco Secure PIX Firewall Advanced (CSPFA) rating is a good vendor-specific one, and is sure to help get you in the door for security work at places with lots of Cisco equipment. CCSP Cisco Secure PIX Firewall Advanced Exam Certification Guide brings you up to speed on the PIX firewall line, with emphasis on the coverage of the CSPFA exam.
Like the other books in the Cisco Press certification line, this one reads like an instructor's lecture, albeit frequently supplemented by reference material (command documentation, for example). The authors begin with material that should be familiar to a Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) or anyone else with basic network grounding, and build from there into the more specialized areas of VPNs, NAT, and access-control lists as they pertain to PIX environments. As always, you'll learn more if you have a testbed PIX firewall on which to try the procedures that appear in the text (the companion CD-ROM holds no simulator, only a quiz program), but this book gives test candidate a great base from which to work. --David Wall

19.CCIE Security Exam Certification Guide (CCIE Self-Study) (2nd Edition)
CCIE 安全的认证考试指南(CCIE 自我学习)第2版

• Hardcover: 720 pages
• Publisher: Cisco Press; 2 edition (May 11, 2005)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 1587201356
• List Price: $79.95
Cisco出版的CCIE 安全的认证考试指南(CCIE 自我学习)第2版。
Official self-study test preparation guide for the CCIE Security written exam 350-018

Updated content covers all the latest CCIE Security written exam 2.0 objectives, including:

AES, EAP, IOS SSH, RDEP, and intrusion prevention
DNS, TFTP, Secure Shell, Secure Socket Layer Protocol, NTP, and SNMP
Password security, password recovery, and standard and extended access lists
Encryption technologies and security protocols, including IPSec, AES, 3DES, TACACS+, and RADIUS
Cisco security applications, including Cisco Secure PIX® Firewall, VPN, IDS, IPS, and Cisco Policy Manager
Basic security methods and the evolution of new secure networks including packet filtering, proxies, and NAT/PAT
Cisco security applications such as the VPN 3000, client-side VPNs, and service modules
With increased reliance on networking resources to provide productivity gains and corporate revenue contributions, the need for network security has never been higher. Rising concerns over corporate espionage, cyber-terrorism, financial fraud, and theft of proprietary information have radically increased the demand for highly skilled networking security professionals. As one of the most sought-after and highly valued networking certifications, the Cisco Systems® CCIE Security certification is answering the need for technical expertise in this critical market by distinguishing the top echelon of internetworking experts.

CCIE Security Exam Certification Guide, Second Edition, is a comprehensive study tool for the CCIE Security written exam version 2.0. Fully updated and reviewed by present and former members of the CCIE Security team at Cisco®, this book helps you understand and master the material you need to know to pass the written exam. Covering all the topics in this challenging exam, this book is your ultimate exam preparation resource. Designed to optimize your study time, CCIE Security Exam Certification Guide helps you assess your knowledge of the material at the start of each chapter with customized quizzes for each topic. Increase retention of key concepts by reviewing succinct summaries of crucial concepts. Test your comprehension with chapter-ending review questions. Determine your assimilation of knowledge and get a taste of the CCIE Security lab exam with sample lab scenarios in the last chapter. Take timed practice exams that mimic the real testing environment with the CD-ROM test engine or customize the test bank to focus on the topics for which you need the most help.

CCIE Security Exam Certification Guide, Second Edition, is part of a recommended study program from Cisco Systems that includes simulation and hands-on training from authorized Cisco Learning Partners and self-study products from Cisco Press. To find out more about instructor-led, e-learning, and hands-on instruction offered by authorized Cisco Learning Partners worldwide, please visit www.cisco.com/go/authorizedtraining.

“This book will be a valuable asset for potential CCIE Security candidates. I am positive individuals will inevitably gain extensive security network knowledge during their preparation for the CCIE Security written exam using this book.”

-Yusuf Hussain Bhaiji, CCIE Security Program Manager, Cisco Systems

18.The Business Case for Network Security : Advocacy, Governance, and ROI

by Catherine Paquet, Warren Saxe
• Paperback: 408 pages
• Publisher: Cisco Press (December 13, 2004)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 1587201216
• List Price: $39.95
Understand the total cost of ownership and return on investment for network security solutions

Understand what motivates hackers and how to classify threats
Learn how to recognize common vulnerabilities and common types of attacks
Examine modern day security systems, devices, and mitigation techniques
Integrate policies and personnel with security equipment to effectively lessen security risks
Analyze the greater implications of security breaches facing corporations and executives today
Understand the governance aspects of network security to help implement a climate of change throughout your organization
Learn how to qualify your organization’s aversion to risk
Quantify the hard costs of attacks versus the cost of security technology investment to determine ROI
Learn the essential elements of security policy development and how to continually assess security needs and vulnerabilities
The Business Case for Network Security: Advocacy, Governance, and ROI addresses the needs of networking professionals and business executives who seek to assess their organization’s risks and objectively quantify both costs and cost savings related to network security technology investments. This book covers the latest topics in network attacks and security. It includes a detailed security-minded examination of return on investment (ROI) and associated financial methodologies that yield both objective and subjective data. The book also introduces and explores the concept of return on prevention (ROP) and discusses the greater implications currently facing corporations, including governance and the fundamental importance of security, for senior executives and the board.

Making technical issues accessible, this book presents an overview of security technologies that uses a holistic and objective model to quantify issues such as ROI, total cost of ownership (TCO), and risk tolerance. This book explores capital expenditures and fixed and variable costs, such as maintenance and upgrades, to determine a realistic TCO figure, which in turn is used as the foundation in calculating ROI. The importance of security policies addressing such issues as Internet usage, remote-access usage, and incident reporting is also discussed, acknowledging that the most comprehensive security equipment will not protect an organization if it is poorly configured, implemented, or used. Quick reference sheets and worksheets, included in the appendixes, provide technology reviews and allow financial modeling exercises to be performed easily.

An essential IT security-investing tool written from a business management perspective, The Business Case for Network Security: Advocacy, Governance, and ROI helps you determine the effective ROP for your business.

This volume is in the Network Business Series offered by Cisco Press®. Books in this series provide IT executives, decision makers, and networking professionals with pertinent information about today’s most important technologies and business strategies.

17.Building MPLS-Based Broadband Access VPNs

by Kumar Reddy
• Hardcover: 408 pages
• Publisher: Cisco Press (November 15, 2004)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 1587051362
• List Price: $60.00
Implement the design principles and configurations behind MPLS-based VPNs for broadband access networks

The book discusses how MPLS and its VPN service are best used in a broadband environment, concentrating on key design issues and solutions, including

How to manage tens of thousands of interfaces and host routes and hundreds of dynamic VPNs
When a Virtual Home Gateway is necessary
Why use dynamic address assignment
How routes should be summarized into the core
Deploy MPLS VPNs successfully in broadband networks with Building MPLS-Based Broadband Access VPNs. This book helps you understand why and how today's broadband networks function, covering the principal access technologies: DSL, Ethernet, and cable. The book also examines the different tunneling protocols used for VPN solutions today, namely GRE, IPSec, and L2TP, with examples of how these solutions are deployed and a discussion of their strengths and weaknesses.

Building MPLS-Based Broadband Access VPNs also includes an in-depth description of the IOS VRF Lite, which helps you use VRF-aware features with an IP core.

Detailed descriptions of the technologies, design principles, network configurations, and case studies are provided throughout the book, helping you develop a pragmatic understanding of MPLS-based broadband access VPNs.

Obtain a realistic understanding of large-scale broadband access network design requirements
Recognize the business impact of using MPLS to provide access VPN services, including the advantages of QoS, availability, and provisioning
Use MPLS in access VPN and transport networks and deal with the unique scalability problems that such networks pose
Leverage VRF-aware features to deploy IP-based VPNs
Includes detailed Cisco IOS configuration examples based on real-world scenarios
This book is part of the Networking Technology Series from Cisco Press‚ which offers networking professionals valuable information for constructing efficient networks, understanding new technologies, and building successful careers.

16.802.11 Wireless Network Site Surveying and Installation

by Bruce Alexander
• Hardcover: 456 pages
• Publisher: Cisco Press (November 9, 2004)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 1587051648
• List Price: $55.00
The definitive guide to performing wireless network site surveys, selecting the right wireless equipment, and installing 802.11 wireless LANs

Prepare for a WLAN installation with this definitive guide
Perform a proper site survey to ensure the maximum performance of your 802.11 WLAN
Compare and choose the right WLAN technologies to match application and users needs
Install WLAN products properly taking the unique needs of the users and environment into account
Performing a wireless LAN (WLAN) site survey before installing a wireless network is the key to any successful WLAN deployment. Yet each location and company have unique needs that must be taken into account. 802.11 Wireless Network Site Surveying and Installation helps you understand the challenges associated with any site survey, including multipath mitigation, reflection, absorption, and radio wave interference, plus the added complexity of user and application demands. This book helps you identify obstacles to a successful deployment and guides your equipment decisions to ensure that your WLAN reaches its maximum potential. Use this complete guide to understand the following components of any thorough site survey:

The architecture of the access points, cable routes, and electrical needs
The proper site survey technique and usage of appropriate utilities
The structural and installation obstacles, including building construction, transmission coverage area, building contents, present cable configuration, area regulations, and building codes
The documentation that outlines the necessary parts and equipment, and diagrams exhibiting the proper placement of the equipment
802.11 Wireless Network Site Surveying and Installation begins with an introduction to WLAN architectures and definitions and then moves on to site survey methodologies, helping you assess and address your site's specific needs. The book delves into the installation process for WLAN equipment, including the rules and regulations to which WLANs must adhere, various obstacles that arise when installing WLAN equipment, and ways to connect WLAN products to the wired network.

802.11 Wireless Network Site Surveying and Installation is your complete guide to performing a WLAN site survey and successfully installing your 802.11 wireless network.

This book is part of the Networking Technology Series from Cisco Press‚ which offers networking professionals valuable information for constructing efficient networks, understanding new technologies, and building successful careers.

15.Definitive MPLS Network Designs
MPLS 网络权威设计

by Jim Guichard, François Le Faucheur, Jean-Philippe Vasseur
• Hardcover: 552 pages
• Publisher: Cisco Press (March 14, 2005)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 1587051869
• List Price: $60.00
Cisco出版社出版的《MPLS 网络权威设计》,在Amazon上也是得到五星评价。
Field-proven MPLS designs covering MPLS VPNs, pseudowire, QoS, traffic engineering, IPv6, network recovery, and multicast

Understand technology applications in various service provider and enterprise topologies via detailed design studies
Benefit from the authors’ vast experience in MPLS network deployment and protocol design
Visualize real-world solutions through clear, detailed illustrations
Design studies cover various operator profiles including an interexchange carrier (IXC), a national telco deploying a multiservice backbone carrying Internet and IP VPN services as well as national telephony traffic, an international service provider with many POPs all around the globe, and a large enterprise relying on Layer-3 VPN services to control communications within and across subsidiaries
Design studies are thoroughly explained through detailed text, sample configurations, and network diagrams
Definitive MPLS Network Designs provides examples of how to combine key technologies at the heart of IP/MPLS networks. Techniques are presented through a set of comprehensive design studies. Each design study is based on characteristics and objectives common to a given profile of network operators having deployed MPLS and discusses all the corresponding design aspects.
The book starts with a technology refresher for each of the technologies involved in the design studies. Next, a series of design studies is presented, each based on a specific hypothetical network representative of service provider and enterprise networks running MPLS. Each design study chapter delivers four elements. They open with a description of the network environment, including the set of supported services, the network topology, the POP structure, the transmission facilities, the basic IP routing design, and possible constraints. Then the chapters present design objectives, such as optimizing bandwidth usage. Following these are details of all aspects of the network design, covering VPN, QoS, TE, network recovery, and—where applicable—multicast, IPv6, and pseudowire. The chapters conclude with a summary of the lessons that can be drawn from the design study so that all types of service providers and large enterprise MPLS architects can adapt aspects of the design solution to their unique network environment and objectives.
Although network architects have many resources for seeking information on the concepts and protocols involved with MPLS, there is no single resource that illustrates how to design a network that optimizes their benefits for a specific operating environment. The variety of network environments and requirements makes it difficult to provide a one-size-fits-all design recommendation. Definitive MPLS Network Designs fills this void.
“This book comes as a boon to professionals who want to understand the power of MPLS and make full use of it.”
-Parantap Lahiri, Manager, IP Network Infrastructure Engineering, MCI

14.CCSP CSI Exam Certification Guide (2nd Edition)
CCSP CSI考试认证指南第二版

by Ido Dubrawsky, Paul Grey
• Hardcover: 528 pages
• Publisher: Cisco Press; 2 edition (November 29, 2004)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 1587201321
• List Price: $54.95
Cisco出版社出版的《CCSP CSI考试认证指南》
The official self-study test preparation guide for the CCSP CSI exam 642-541

This study guide helps you master all the topics on the CCSP CSI exam, including

Classifying and mitigating network attacks
Securing designs for small, medium-sized, remote-user, and enterprise networks
Understanding the SAFE network modules
Using Host IPS and the Cisco Security Agent
Identifying security threats
Securing a wireless network
Applying the SAFE Blueprint to networks utilizing IP telephony
Implementing appropriate security products to prevent or counteract vulnerabilities
Defining a security policy
Using the Cisco Secure product portfolio, including perimeter security, IDS, secure connectivity, security management, and Cisco AVVID
Understanding the SAFE architectural overview
CCSP CSI Exam Certification Guide, Second Edition, is a best-of-breed Cisco exam study guide that focuses specifically on the objectives for the CSI exam. Inside, you'll find preparation hints and test-taking tips to help you identify areas of weakness and improve both your conceptual and hands-on knowledge of network security.

CCSP CSI Exam Certification Guide, Second Edition, presents you with an organized test preparation routine through the use of proven series elements and techniques. "Do I Know This Already?" quizzes open each chapter and allow you to decide how much time you need to spend on each section. Foundation Summary lists and tables make referencing easy and give you a quick refresher whenever you need it. Challenging chapter-ending review questions reinforce key concepts. An entire chapter of scenarios helps you place the exam objectives in real-world situations, thus increasing recall during exam time. New in this edition is coverage of wireless networks, IP telephony, Host Intrusion Prevention System (IPS), and enterprise networks.

The companion CD-ROM contains a powerful testing engine that allows you to focus on individual topic areas or take a complete, timed exam. The assessment engine tracks your performance and provides feedback on a module-by-module basis, presenting links to the text for further review and helping you devise a complete study plan.

Well-regarded for its level of detail, assessment features, challenging review questions, and hands-on exercises, this book helps you master the concepts and techniques that will enable you to succeed on the exam the first time.

CCSP CSI Exam Certification Guide, Second Edition, is part of a recommended study program from Cisco Systems that includes simulation and hands-on training from authorized Cisco Learning Partners and self-study products from Cisco Press. To find out more about instructor-led, e-learning, and hands-on instruction offered by authorized Cisco Learning Partners worldwide, please visit www.cisco.com/go/authorizedtraining.

13.Layer 2 VPN Architectures
Layer 2 VPN体系结构

by Wei Luo, Carlos Pignataro, Anthony YH Chan, Dmitry Bokotey
• Hardcover: 648 pages
• Publisher: Cisco Press (March 10, 2005)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 1587051680
• List Price: $65.00
Cisco出版社出版的《Layer 2 VPN体系结构》
A complete guide to understanding, designing, and deploying Layer 2 VPN technologies and pseudowire emulation applications
• Evaluate market drivers for Layer 2 VPNs
• Understand the architectural frame-work and choices for Layer 2 VPNs, including AToM and L2TPv3
• Grasp the essentials of Layer 2 LAN and WAN technologies
• Examine the theoretical and operational details of MPLS and LDP as they pertain to AToM
• Understand the theoretical and operational details of Layer 2 protocols over L2TPv3 in IP networks
• Learn about Layer 2 VPN bridged and routed interworking and Layer 2 local switching
• Understand the operation and application of Virtual Private LAN Services (VPLS)
• Learn about foundation and advanced AToM and L2TPv3 topics through an extensive collection of case studies
The historical disconnect between legacy Layer 2 and Layer 3 VPN solutions has forced service providers to build, operate, and maintain separate infrastructures to accommodate various VPN access technologies. This costly proposition, however, is no longer necessary. As part of its new Unified VPN Suite, Cisco Systems® now offers next-generation Layer 2 VPN services like Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol version 3 (L2TPv3) and Any Transport over MPLS (AToM) that enable service providers to offer Frame Relay, ATM, Ethernet, and leased-line services over a common IP/MPLS core network. By unifying multiple network layers and providing an integrated set of software services and management tools over this infrastructure, the Cisco® Layer 2 VPN solution enables established carriers, IP-oriented ISP/CLECs, and large enterprise customers (LECs) to reach a broader set of potential VPN customers and offer truly global VPNs.

Layer 2 VPN Architectures is a comprehensive guide to consolidating network infrastruc-tures and extending VPN services. The book opens by discussing Layer 2 VPN applications utilizing both AToM and L2TPv3 protocols and comparing Layer 3 versus Layer 2 provider-provisioned VPNs. In addition to describing the concepts related to Layer 2 VPNs, this book provides an extensive collection of case studies that show you how these technologies and architectures work. The case studies include both AToM and L2TPv3 and reveal real-world service provider and enterprise design problems and solutions with hands-on configuration examples and implementation details. The case studies include all Layer 2 technologies transported using AToM and L2TPv3 pseudowires, including Ethernet, Ethernet VLAN, HDLC, PPP, Frame Relay, ATM AAL5 and ATM cells, and advanced topics relevant to Layer 2 VPN deployment, such as QoS and scalability.
Layer 2 VPN Architectures is your practical guide to understanding, designing, and deploying Layer 2 VPNs.
This book is part of the Networking Technology Series from Cisco Press®, which offers networking professionals valuable information for constructing efficient networks, understanding new technologies, and building successful careers.

12.TCP/IP First-Step

by Mark Sportack
• Paperback: 432 pages
• Publisher: Cisco Press (December 3, 2004)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 1587201089
• List Price: $29.95
Your first step into the world of TCP/IP
• No TCP/IP experience required
• Includes clear and easily understood explanations
• Makes learning easy
Your first step to understanding TCP/IP begins here!
• Learn TCP/IP basics
• Discover the power of TCP/IP components and subcomponents
• Use hands-on activities to understand TCP/IP
• Benefit from examples that illustrate the power of TCP/IP
Welcome to the world of TCP/IP!
TCP/IP is the world’s de facto communications protocol. It is the official protocol of the Internet and, consequently, has become the predominant communications protocol suite in many private networks and internetworks.

No TCP/IP experience needed!
TCP/IP First-Step explores TCP/IP concepts in a reader-friendly manner that assumes no previous experience. Learn about packetized data transfer, open networking, reference models, and standards bodies. Understand the architecture of the TCP/IP protocol suite and learn about its components, functions, and respective uses. TCP/IP First-Step helps you understand TCP/IP’s role in the network

11.Securing Your Business with Cisco ASA and PIX Firewalls

by Greg Abelar
• Paperback: 288 pages
• Publisher: Cisco Press (May 27, 2005)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 1587052148
• List Price: $40.00
Protect critical data and maintain uptime with Cisco ASDM and Cisco Security Agent
Understand how attacks can impact your business and the different ways attacks can occur
Learn about the defense-in-depth model for deploying firewall and host protection
Examine navigation methods and features of Cisco ASDM
Set up Cisco ASA, PIX Firewall, and ASDM hardware and software
Use the Cisco ASDM startup wizard to safely connect your network to the Internet and securely add public devices such as mail and web servers to your network
Authenticate firewall users and users of public web servers
Filter traffic and protect your network from perimeter attacks
Deploy Cisco Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) to provide more granular traffic inspection and proactive threat response
Stop attacks launched at the desktop by deploying Cisco Security Agent
Extend the defense-in-depth model to remote users through IPSec virtual private networks (VPN)
Enhance your security posture through proper security management
Understand the advanced features available in the Cisco PIX version 7 operating system
Recover from software failure with Cisco PIX version 7
Many people view security as a “black-box-voodoo” technology that is very sophisticated and intimidating. While that might have been true a few years ago, vendors have been successful in reducing the complexity and bringing security to a point where almost anyone with a good understanding of technology can deploy network security.
Securing Your Business with Cisco ASA and PIX Firewalls is an extension of the work to simplify security deployment. This easy-to-use guide helps you craft and deploy a defense-in-depth solution featuring the newly released Cisco® ASA and PIX® version 7 as well as Cisco Security Agent host intrusion prevention software. The book simplifies configuration and management of these powerful security devices by discussing how to use Cisco Adaptive Security Device Manager (ASDM), which provides security management and monitoring services through an intuitive GUI with integrated online help and intelligent wizards to simplify setup and ongoing management. In addition, informative, real-time, and historical reports provide critical insight into usage trends, performance baselines, and security events. Complete with real-world security design and implementation advice, this book contains everything you need to know to deploy the latest security technology in your network.
Securing Your Business with Cisco ASA and PIX Firewalls provides you with complete step-by-step processes for using Cisco ASDM in conjunction with Cisco Security Agent to ensure that your security posture is strong enough to stand up against any network or host attack whether sourced from the Internet or from inside your own network.
"Firewalls are a critical part of any integrated network security strategy, and books such as this will help raise awareness of both the threats inherent in today’s open, heterogeneous internetworking environments and the solutions that can be applied to make the Internet a safer place."
—Martin E. Hellman, professor emeritus of Electrical Engineering,
Stanford University and co-inventor of public key cryptography
This security book is part of the Cisco Press® Networking Technology Series. Security titles from Cisco Press help networking professionals secure critical data and resources, prevent and mitigate network attacks, and build end-to-end self-defending networks.

10.Windows Server 2003 Security : A Technical Reference
windows server 2003 安全技术参考

by Roberta Bragg
• Paperback: 1176 pages
• Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional (May 26, 2005)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 0321305019
• List Price: $54.99
Addison Wesley Professional出版的《windows server 2003 安全技术参考》
From the Back Cover

"Once again, Roberta Bragg proves why she is a leading authority in the security field! It's clear that Roberta has had a great deal of experience in real-world security design and implementation. I'm grateful that this book provides clarity on what is often a baffling subject!"

James I. Conrad, MCSE 2003, Server+, Certified Ethical Hacker

"Full of relevant and insightful information. Certain to be a staple reference book for anyone dealing with Windows Server 2003 security. Roberta Bragg's Windows Server 2003 Security is a MUST read for anyone administering Windows Server 2003."

Philip Cox, Consultant, SystemExperts Corporation

"Few people in the security world understand and appreciate every aspect of network security like Roberta Bragg. She is as formidable a security mind as I have ever met, and this is augmented by her ability to communicate the concepts clearly, concisely, and with a rapier wit. I have enjoyed working with Roberta more than I have on any of the other 20 some odd books to which I have contributed. She is a giant in the field of network security."

Bob Reinsch

"Windows Server 2003 Security explains why you should do things and then tells you how to do it! It is a comprehensive guide to Windows security that provides the information you need to secure your systems. Read it and apply the information."

Richard Siddaway, MCSE

"Ms. Bragg's latest book is both easy to read and technically accurate. It will be a valuable resource for network administrators and anyone else dealing with Windows Server 2003 security."

Michael VonTungeln, MCSE, CTT

"I subscribe to a number of newsletters that Roberta Bragg writes and I have 'always' found her writing to be perfectly focused on issues I 'need' to know in my workplace when dealing with my users. Her concise writing style and simple solutions bring me back to her columns time after time. When I heard she had written a guide on Windows 2003 security, I 'had' to have it.

Following her guidance on deployment, her advice on avoiding common pitfalls, and her easy to follow guidelines on how to lock down my network and user environments (those darned users!) has me (and my clients) much more comfortable with our Win2k3 Server deployments. From AD to GPO's to EFS, this book covers it all."

Robert Laposta, MCP, MCSA, MCSE, Io Network Services, Sierra Vista

"Roberta Bragg has developed a 'must have' manual for administrators who manage Microsoft Windows 2003 servers in their organizations. The best practices for strengthening security controls are well organized with practical examples shared throughout the book. If you work with Windows 2003, you need this great resource."

Harry L. Waldron, CPCU, CCP, AAI, Microsoft MVP - Windows Security Information Technology Consultant

"Roberta Bragg's Windows Server 2003 Security offers more than just lucid coverage of how things work, but also offers sound advice on how to make them work better."

Chris Quirk; MVP Windows shell/user

"This book is an invaluable resource for anyone concerned about the security of Windows Server 2003. Despite the amount and complexity of the material presented, Roberta delivers very readable and clear coverage on most of the security-related aspects of Microsoft's flagship operative system. Highly recommended reading!"

Valery Pryamikov, Security MVP, Harper Security Consulting

"As long as you have something to do with Windows 2003, I have four words for you: 'Order your copy now.'"

Bernard Cheah, Microsoft IIS MVP, Infra Architect, Intel Corp.

If you're a working Windows administrator, security is your #1 challenge. Now there's a single-source reference you can rely on for authoritative, independent help with every Windows Server security feature, tool, and option: Windows Server 2003 Security

Renowned Windows security expert Roberta Bragg has brought together information that was formerly scattered through dozens of books and hundreds of online sources. She goes beyond facts and procedures, sharing powerful insights drawn from decades in IT administration and security. You'll find expert implementation tips and realistic best practices for every Windows environment, from workgroup servers to global domain architectures. Learn how to:

Reflect the core principles of information security throughout your plans and processes

Establish effective authentication and passwords

Restrict access to servers, application software, and data

Make the most of the Encrypting File System (EFS)

Use Active Directory's security features and secure Active Directory itself

Develop, implement, and troubleshoot group policies

Deploy a secure Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)

Secure remote access using VPNs via IPSec, SSL, SMB signing,

LDAP signing, and more

Audit and monitor your systems, detect intrusions, and respond appropriately

Maintain security and protect business continuity on an ongoing basis

"Roberta Bragg has developed a 'must have' manual for administrators who manage Microsoft Windows 2003 servers in their organizations. The best practices for strengthening security controls are well organized, with practical examples shared throughout the book. If you work with Windows 2003, you need this great resource."

Harry L. Waldron
CPCU, CCP, AAI Microsoft MVP—Windows Security Information Technology Consultant

9.Computational Web Intelligence: Intelligent Technology for Web Applications

by Y.-Q. Zhang (Editor), A. Kandel (Editor), T. Y. Lin (Editor), Y. Y. Yao (Editor)
• Hardcover: 559 pages
• Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company (June 1, 2004)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 9812388273
• List Price: $108.00
This review volume introduces the novel intelligent Web theory called computational Web intelligence (CWI) based on computational intelligence (CI) and Web technology (WT). It takes an in-depth look at hybrid Web intelligence (HWI), which is based on artificial biological and computational intelligence with Web technology and is used to build hybrid intelligent Web systems that serve wired and wireless users more efficiently. The basic principles of CWI and various e-applications of CWI and HWI are discussed. For completeness, six major CWI techniques — fuzzy Web intelligence, neural Web intelligence, evolutionary Web intelligence, granular Web intelligence, rough Web Intelligence and probabilistic Web intelligence — are described. With the huge potential for intelligent e-business applications of CWI and HWI, these techniques represent the future of intelligent Web applications.

8.Expert Web Services Security in the .NET Platform
.NET平台Web Services安全专家指南

by Brian Nantz, Laurence Moroney
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• Paperback: 280 pages
• Publisher: Apress; 1 edition (October 18, 2004)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 1590591151
• List Price: $59.99
Apress出版的电子书:.NET平台上Web Services安全专家指南。
Any company using .NET will eventually (if they havenâ™t already) be exposing part of their functionality as a .NET Web Service, and how to secure these features will become job number one. Web Services security in the .NET Platform will be the comprehensive treatment on how to secure Web Services on the .NET platform and is completely up-to-date for the latest version of Visual Studio .NET. This book specifically focuses on Web Services security, not general .NET security.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: The Security Process on the Win32 Platform
Chapter 2: IIS, The ASP.NET Worker Process and ISAPI
Chapter 3: .NET Framework Security
Chapter 4: Security Policy Administration
Chapter 5: Administration Tools
Chapter 6: Authentication in ASP.NET
Chapter 7: Web Services and Security
Chapter 8: The Microsoft Federated Security and Identity Roadmap

7.Practical Common Lisp
实用Common LISP语言

by Peter Seibel
• Hardcover: 500 pages
• Publisher: Apress (April 11, 2005)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 1590592395
• List Price: $49.99
Apress出版的《实用Common LISP语言》,在Amazon上也是得到五星评价。
...it has a fresh view on the language and the examples in the later chapters are usable in your day-to-day work as a programmer.
— Frank Buss, Lisp Programmer and Slashdot Contributor
Lisp is often thought of as an academic language, but it need not be. This is the first book that introduces Lisp as a language for the real world.
Practical Common Lisp presents a thorough introduction to Common Lisp, providing you with an overall understanding of the language features and how they work. Over a third of the book is devoted to practical examples such as the core of a spam filter and a web application for browsing MP3s and streaming them via the Shoutcast protocol to any standard MP3 client software (e.g., iTunes, XMMS, or WinAmp). In other "practical" chapters, author Peter Seibel demonstrates how to build a simple but flexible in-memory database, how to parse binary files, and how to build a unit test framework in 26 lines of code.

6.Honeypots for Windows

by Roger A. Grimes
• Paperback: 424 pages
• Publisher: Apress; 1 edition (February 14, 2005)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 1590593359
• List Price: $39.99
Apress出版的Honeypots for Windows,在Amazon上得到五星评价。
The Book will cover installing, configuring, and maintaining security Honeypots on Windows platforms. The Book will specifically cover the popular open source Honeypot product called honeyd, and summarize other commercial Honeypot solutions. There are no computer security books covering Honeypots (or IDSs) as they run on Windows platforms.
Developers who are tired of reading Unix and Linux documentation and newsgroups to get information on how to build and maintain a Windows-based Honeypot this book is for you. No longer will you have to rummage through Unix-only advice and utilities to pull out the information that related to your Windows deployment. No longer will you have to listen to some Unix head bash Microsoft and Bill Gates when all you wanted to know is why your Honeypot wasn’t working. Learn special tricks and troubleshooting hints to run a Windows-based Honeypot.
Target audience: Windows network and security administrators; intrusion detection software users; subscribers to Honeypot mailing list; readers of other author’s Honeypot books - all are very Unix-centric

5.CDMA Systems Capacity Engineering

by Kiseon Kim, I.S. Koo
• Hardcover: 218 pages
• Publisher: Artech House Publishers (December 31, 2004)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 1580538126
• List Price: $115.00
Artech House出版社《CDMA系统容量工程》。
This new hands-on resource tackles capacity planning and engineering issues that are crucial to optimizing wireless communication systems performance. Going beyond the system physical level and investigating CDMA system capacity at the service level, this volume is the single-source for engineering and analyzing systems capacity and resources.
The book shows you how to quantify system capacity to enable you to design appropriate resource management and capacity strategies. When channel elements are limited, you know system capacity is critical, and this book shows you how to analyze voice, data, and multimedia traffic in systems under such limited conditions. This unique reference also shows you how to analyze CDMA capacity with multiple sectors and multiple frequency bands. Case studies, a full range of analytic methods for CDMA queues, and detailed operations scenarios make this book an indispensable tool for optimizing CDMA network performance.

4.802.11 WLANs and IP Networking: Security, QoS, and Mobility

by Neeli Prasad, Anand Prasad
• Hardcover: 330 pages
• Publisher: Artech House Publishers (April 1, 2005)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 1580537898
• List Price: $99.00
Artech House出版社《802.11协议局域网与IP网络安全Qos与灵活性》。
Fully addressing the most critical WLAN and Wireless IP issues in the industry today, this practical new resource focuses on the areas of security, mobility, and QoS improvement. The book gives you a solid understanding of IEEE 802.11 standards and presents solutions discussed by the IEEE 802.11 standardization committee, including those that can be provided at the IP layer.
Moreover, the book provides guidance on deployment, insights on interworking with 3G mobile communications systems, and discussions on the market and business aspects of WLANS. From basic WLAN and Wireless IP concepts and the current status of IEEE 802.11, to WLAN deployment and integration with GPRS and UMTS and the future role of WLAN in beyond 3G and 4G systems, this authoritative reference presents a thorough overview of the key issues and possible solutions for WLANs from layer-1 to layer-3 and higher protocol layers, wherever necessary. The book is generously supported with over 120 illustrations.

3.Open Systems And Standards For Software Product Development

by P.A. Dargan
• Hardcover: 300 pages
• Publisher: Artech House Publishers (March 31, 2005)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 1580537499
• List Price: $89.00
Artech House出版社《开放系统与标准的软件系统开发》,价格奇贵,想来质量也非凡吧。
This groundbreaking resource offers you new insights for building and evolving open systems using the best mix of standards for your software development projects. Numerous books have been published that describe individual computer standards, but only Open Systems and Standards for Software Product Development presents a framework for distinguishing between them. The book provides comprehensive coverage of standards terminology, history, services, status, standards organizations, and URLs for products and technical support.
This unique reference describes 12 categories of standards that include communications, data management, security, distributed computing, and the World Wide Web. You gain practical knowledge of significant standards shaping today’s open systems and learn how to choose the best combination for your systems. Emerging standards are covered for such technologies as wireless networks, storage area networks (SANs), identity management, grid computing, and the Semantic Web. Moreover, this unique resource describes five major trends that guarantee the future of open systems and will help you keep pace with new developments. You also get an extensive list of links to Web sites with valuable information on related topics. There is no other book like it on the market today.

2.Practical Software Process Improvement

by Robert Fantina
• Hardcover: 270 pages
• Publisher: Artech House Publishers; Bk&CD-Rom edition (February 28, 2005)
• Language: English
• ISBN: 1580539599
• List Price: $79.00
Artech House出版社《实用软件进程优化》,此书轻薄短小,价格昂贵,但愿物有所值。
Based on CMM®/CMMI®, this unique new resource offers you practical "how to" guidance on software process improvement. The book provides you with clear implementation steps that are designed to have a highly positive impact on even your most challenging projects. You get valuable, time-saving templates that can be quickly tailored for your purposes and used immediately. The book reveals the most common problem areas that effect projects and processes, and offers specific advice on how to overcome these pitfalls. You learn how to assess the strengths and weaknesses of your organization and your specific projects, and discover the most effective ways to address the critical areas that need attention. The book also includes training illustrations that provide a highly effective tool to help team members and upper management understand the benefits of process improvement.

1.Cisco Security Agent

by Chad Sullivan
Paperback: 456 pages
Publisher: Cisco Press (June 1, 2005)
Language: English
ISBN: 1587052059
List Price: $60.00

Prevent security breaches by protecting endpoint systems with Cisco Security Agent, the Cisco host Intrusion Prevention System
• Secure your endpoint systems with host IPS
• Build and manipulate policies for the systems you wish to protect
• Learn how to use groups and hosts in the Cisco Security Agent architecture and how the components are related
• Install local agent components on various operating systems
• Explore the event database on the management system to view and filter information
• Examine Cisco Security Agent reporting mechanisms for monitoring system activity
• Apply Application Deployment Investigation to report on installed applications, hotfixes, and service packs
• Collect detailed information on processes and see how they use and are used by system resources
• Create and tune policies to control your environment without impacting usability
• Learn how to maintain the Cisco Security Agent architecture, including administrative access roles and backups
Cisco Security Agent presents a detailed explanation of Cisco Security Agent, illustrating the use of host Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS) in modern self-defending network protection schemes. At the endpoint, the deployment of a host IPS provides protection against both worms and viruses. Rather than focusing exclusively on reconnaissance phases of network attacks a host IPS approaches the problem from the other direction, preventing malicious activity on the host by focusing on behavior. By changing the focus to behavior, damaging activity can be detected and blocked–regardless of the attack.

Cisco Security Agent is an innovative product in that it secures the portion of corporate networks that are in the greatest need of protection–the end systems. It also has the ability to prevent a day-zero attack, which is a worm that spreads from system to system, taking advantage of vulnerabilities in networks where either the latest patches have not been installed or for which patches are not yet available. Cisco Security Agent utilizes a unique architecture that correlates behavior occurring on the end systems by monitoring clues such as file and memory access, process behavior, COM object access, and access to shared libraries as well as other important indicators.

Cisco Security Agent is the first book to explore the features and benefits of this powerful host IPS product. Divided into seven parts, the book provides a detailed overview of Cisco Security Agent features and deployment scenarios. Part I covers the importance of endpoint security. Part II examines the basic components of the Cisco Security Agent architecture. Part III addresses agent installation and local use. Part IV discusses the Cisco Security Agent management console’s reporting and monitoring capabilities. Part V covers advanced Cisco Security Agent analysis features. Part VI covers Cisco Security Agent policy, implementation, and management. Part VII presents additional installation and management information.

Whether you are evaluating host IPS in general or looking for a detailed deployment guide for Cisco Security Agent, this book will help you lock down your endpoint systems and prevent future attacks.

“While there are still a lot of ways that security can go wrong, Cisco Security Agent provides a defense even when something is wrong. I remember the email that came around from our system administrator that said, ‘There’s something attacking our web server. We’re not sure what it is, but Stormwatch is blocking it.’ That was the Nimda worm–the first of a long line of attacks stopped by Cisco Security Agent.”
–Ted Doty, Product Manager, Security Technology Group, Cisco Systems®

This security book is part of the Cisco Press® Networking Technology Series. Security titles from Cisco Press help networking professionals secure critical data and resources, prevent and mitigate network attacks, and build end-to-end self-defending networks.

这些图书都是英文版本,专业性很强,因此我没有打包。我会长时期有源给大家下载,在Razorback 2服务器上,高ID,开机时间是下午5:30--10:30,希望下载完了的朋友将这些图书,特别是小文件的那些图书,放在共享文件夹内,多多帮忙分流,毕竟个人能力有限,非常感谢!






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