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The computer still sits at the centre of many people's lives. Fitting it in and around the multitude of other devices (smartphones, tablets, bluetooth connections, music and TV servers) makes it all the more important to know how to manage your computer. This straightforward new book helps answer those awkward questions -- why is my computer so slow? , How do I set up wi-fi in my home? -- and covers other essential tasks such as backing up, checking for viruses and dealing with child-protection measures.
A quick guide to better IT Service Management Many organisations rely on a mishmash of different technologies and ad hoc working practices to deliver products and services. This makes it very difficult to make changes, measure effectiveness and improve service levels. Better for you, better for your customers Employing a structured IT Service Management system will enable your organisation to identify how to improve the service you deliver to your customers. The international standard for IT Service management is ISO/IEC 20000. Achieving compliance with this standard brings real operational benefits and shows new and potential customers that your organisation is efficient, reliable and trustworthy. The ISO/IEC 20000 standard This pocket guide is a handy reference to the key information on ISO/IEC 20000. It features an overview of the purpose of the standard and shows how to use it. It explains qualification programmes, certification schemes and the interrelationship of ISO20000 with other standards, such as ISO27001. The overall emphasis of the guide is on ISO20000's customer-driven approach to ensure your IT service management processes align with the needs of your business.
Although backup and recovery seems as simple as copying bits from point to point, it is far more challenging to implement properly when considering the details involved. This book captures the decades of backup and storage experience that Gareth Fraser-King and Guy Bunker have in the industry and make them ideally suited to provide the insights and questions you should be asking of your backup vendor or provider. Pat Hanavan, Vice President, Symantec Corporation
Today's software production is increasingly distributed. Gone are the days of one-company,one-siteprojects;mostindustrialdevelopmentsinvolveteamssplit over locations, countries, and cultures. This distribution poses new challenges, for example, how to develop the software requirements speci?cation, and how to manage the project. These challenges are formidable; many failures have been reportedinoutsourcedanddistributedprojects,oftenduenottolackoftechnical expertise, but to di?culties in management and communication. SEAFOOD 2010, the fourth international conference on Software Engine- ing Advances For Outsourced and O?shore Development, was held in Peterhof (SaintPetersburg),Russia,on17-18June2010.SEAFOOD2010providedan- portunity for participants from academia and industry to confront experiences, ideas and proposals. The submissions received covered a wide range of topics, from country-wide reports from Russia and Argentina to global projectmana- ment. This volume includes 8 papers (4 full papers and 4 short papers) from the conference, selected after review by the Program Committee. The program also included two keynote presentations and the extended abstracts are included in this volume: A Smarter Way: The Software Engineering Method and Theory Initiative (Semat) , by Ivar Jacobson, and The Consortium for IT Software Quality , by Richard Mark Soley and Bill Curtis. Many people contributed to SEAFOOD 2010. We thank the Program C- mittee and the external reviewers for their excellent work in reviewing and - lecting the papers. The role of Andrei Voronkov's EasyChair conference system is gratefully acknowledged.
Cheryl Schmidt's The Complete A+ Guide to PC Repair presents the fundamentals of computer desktop and laptop installation, configuration, maintenance, and networking through simple, step-by-step instruction based on CompTIA A+ (R) 2009 Edition objectives. With a focused emphasis on security and customer service skills, this comprehensive book on computer repair introduces the most important tools students need to become professional, customer-friendly technicians using today's technology
Explores the full range of issues - moral, ethical, social, legal, and technological - involved in developing firm controls and best practices to secure the ever growing information infrastructure upon which societies and individuals depend.
Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. The Best Fully Integrated Study System Available for Exam LPI 199 With hundreds of practice questions and hands-on exercises, Ubuntu Certified Professional Study Guide covers what you need to know--and shows you how to prepare--for this challenging exam. 100% complete coverage of all official objectives for exam LPI 199 Exam Readiness Checklist at the front of the book--you're ready for the exam when all objectives on the list are checked off Inside the Exam sections in every chapter highlight key exam topics covered Simulated exam questions match the format, tone, topics, and difficulty of the real exam Covers all Ubuntu Certified Professional exam topics, including: Ubuntu Community Resources * Installation * Specialized Hardware and Power Management * Automated Installation and Diskless Clients * Basic Commands and File Systems * Updates and Repositories * Printer Configuration * Languages and Accounts * Network Interfaces and Profiles * Network Authentication and File Systems * Configured and Customized GNOME CD-ROM includes: Complete MasterExam practice testing engine, featuring: One full practice exam; Detailed answers with explanations; Score Report performance assessment tool Electronic book for studying on the go Bonus downloadable MasterExam practice test with free online registration
The Best Fully Integrated Study System Available With hundreds of practice questions and hands-on exercises, RHCE Red Hat Certified Engineer Linux Study Guide, Fifth Edition covers what you need to know--and shows you how to prepare--for this challenging exam. 100% complete coverage of all objectives for exam RH302 Exam Readiness Checklist at the front of the book--you're ready for the exam when all objectives on the list are checked off Inside the Exam sections in every chapter highlight key exam topics covered Real-world exercises modeled after hands-on exam scenarios Two complete lab-based exams simulate the format, tone, topics, and difficulty of the real exam Bonus content (available for download) includes installation screen review, basic instructions for using VMware and Xen as testbeds, and paper and pencil versions of the lab exams Covers all RH302 exam topics, including: Hardware installation and configuration The boot process Linux filesystem administration Package management and Kickstart User and group administration System administration tools Kernel services and configuration Apache and Squid Network file sharing services (NFS, FTP, and Samba) Domain Name System (DNS) E-mail (servers and clients) Extended Internet Services Daemon (xinetd), the Secure package, and DHCP The X Window System Firewalls, SELinux, and troubleshooting
The Maintenance Management Framework describes and reviews the concept, process and framework of modern maintenance management of complex systems; concentrating specifically on modern modelling tools (deterministic and empirical) for maintenance planning and scheduling. It will be bought by engineers and professionals involved in maintenance management, maintenance engineering, operations management, quality, etc. as well as graduate students and researchers in this field.
From the #1 Name in Professional Certification Get on the fast track to becoming CompTIA A+ certified with this affordable, portable study tool. Certification training guru Mike Meyers will guide you on your career path, providing expert tips and sound advice along the way. With an intensive focus on only what you need to know to pass the CompTIA A+ Essentials and 220-602 tests, this certification passport is your ticket to success on exam day. Featuring: Itineraries--List of official exam objectives covered ETAs--Amount of time needed to complete each lesson Travel Advisories--Expert advice on critical topics Local Lingo--Concise definitions of key terms and concepts Travel Assistance--Recommended resources for more information Exam Tips--Common exam pitfalls and solutions Checkpoints--End-of-chapter questions, answers, and explanations Career Flight Path--Career options mapped out to maximize the return from your IT journey Practice Exams on CD: Four complete practice exams A new collection of Mike's favorite shareware and freeware PC tools and utilities An electronic book