The Other Watson: The Grace Chronicles Volume 1 Book 1

By Grace Watson

Sherlock Holmes and John Watson, the main well-known duo in all of literature and perhaps all of leisure. Sherlock thinks he is familiar with every thing he must learn about John and John's lifestyles, even if whilst he unearths out that Harriet isn't John's purely sister, issues may well take a drastic flip as Sherlock discovers a few new issues approximately himself as well.

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Letters to Milena (The Schocken Kafka Library)

By Franz Kafka

In no different paintings does Franz Kafka show himself as in Letters to Milena, which starts as a company correspondence yet quickly develops right into a passionate yet doomed epistolary love affair. Kafka's Czech translator, Milena Jesenská, was once a gifter and charismatic twenty-three-year-old who was once uniquely in a position to realize Kafka's complicated genius and his much more advanced personality. For thirty-six-year-old Kafka, she used to be "a dwelling hearth, equivalent to i have not seen." It was once to Milena that he printed his so much intimate self and, ultimately, entrusted his diaries for safekeeping.

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SQL Server MVP Deep Dives, Volume 2

By Louis Davidson, Greg Low


SQL Server MVP Deep Dives, quantity 2 is a different e-book that permits you to research from the simplest within the enterprise - sixty four SQL Server MVPs supply thoroughly new content material during this moment quantity on subject matters starting from trying out and coverage administration to integration prone, reporting, and function optimization techniques...and extra.

About this Book

To develop into an MVP calls for deep wisdom and bold ability. jointly, the sixty four MVPs who wrote this ebook lead to 1,000 years of expertise in SQL Server management, improvement, education, and layout. This fabulous booklet captures their services and fervour in 60 concise, hand-picked chapters and provides important insights for readers of all levels.

SQL Server MVP Deep Dives, quantity 2 choices up the place the 1st quantity leaves off, with thoroughly new content material on issues starting from trying out and coverage administration to integration providers, reporting, and function optimization. The chapters fall into 5 elements: structure and layout, Database management, Database improvement, functionality Tuning and Optimization, and enterprise Intelligence.

buy of the print ebook comes with a proposal of a unfastened PDF, ePub, and Kindle publication from Manning. additionally on hand is all code from the ebook.

What's Inside

  • Discovering servers with PowerShell
  • Using commonplace expressions in SSMS
  • Tuning the Transaction Log for OLTP
  • Optimizing SSIS for dimensional data
  • Real-time BI and masses more

Manning guides and the authors of this publication help the kids of Operation Smile, a global kid's scientific charity that plays unfastened reconstructive surgical procedure for kids being affected by facial deformities akin to cleft lips and cleft palates via mobilizing scientific volunteers who offer schooling and coaching courses to neighborhood medical professionals at the newest surgical techniques.


Table of Contents

    PART 1 structure Edited through Louis Davidson
  1. Where are my keys? by Ami Levin
  2. "Yes, we're all participants" a glance at distinctiveness on the planet of SQL by Rob Farley
  3. Architectural progress pains by Chris Shaw
  4. Characteristics of a superb relational database by Louis Davidson
  5. Storage layout issues via Denny Cherry
  6. Generalization: the major to a well-designed schema by Paul Nielsen
  7. PART 2 DATABASE management Edited by means of Paul Randal and Kimberly Tripp
  8. Increasing availability via checking out by Allan Hirt
  9. Page restores by Gail Shaw
  10. Capacity making plans by Greg Larsen
  11. Discovering your servers with PowerShell and SMO by Joe Webb
  12. Will the genuine Mr. Smith please rise up? by John Magnabosco
  13. Build your personal SQL Server 2008 functionality dashboard by Pawl Potasinski
  14. SQL Server price restoration by Peter Ward
  15. Best perform compliance with Policy-Based administration by Rod Colledge
  16. Using SQL Server administration Studio to the fullest by Rodney Landrum
  17. Multiserver administration and application Explorer - top instruments for the DBA by Satya Shyam okay. Jayanty
  18. Top 10 SQL Server admin scholar misconceptions by Tibor Karaszi
  19. High availability of SQL Server within the context of carrier point Agreements by Tobiasz Janusz Koprowski
  20. PART three DATABASE improvement Edited through Paul Nielsen
  21. T-SQL: undesirable conduct to kick by Aaron Bertrand
  22. Death by means of UDF by Kevin Boles
  23. Using common expressions in SSMS by John Paul Cook
  24. SQL Server Denali: what is coming subsequent in T-SQL by Sergio Govoni
  25. Creating your individual facts kind by Hugo Kornelis
  26. Extracting information with standard expressions by Matija Lah
  27. Relational department by Peter Larsson
  28. SQL FILESTREAM: to BLOB or to not BLOB by Ben Miller
  29. Writing unit assessments for Transact-SQL by Luciano Moreira
  30. Getting asynchronous with provider dealer by Mladen Prajdic
  31. Effective use of HierarchyId by Denis Reznik
  32. Let provider dealer assist you scale your software by Allen White
  33. PART four functionality TUNING AND OPTIMIZATION Edited via Brad M. McGehee
  34. Hardware 201: picking and sizing database server by Glenn Berry
  35. Parameter sniffing: your most sensible friend...except whilst it's not by provide Fritchey
  36. Investigating the plan cache by Jason Strate
  37. What are you looking ahead to? An advent to waits and queues by Robert Pearl
  38. You see units, and that i see loops by Linchi Shea
  39. Performance-tuning the transaction log for OLTP workloads by Brad M. McGehee
  40. Strategies for unraveling tangled code by Jennifer McCown
  41. Using good friend to investigate SQL Server functionality by Tim Chapman
  42. Tuning JDBC for SQL Server by Jungsun Kim
  43. PART five enterprise INTELLIGENCE Edited through Greg Low
  44. Creating a proper Reporting companies record half library by Jessica M. Moss
  45. Improving document structure and visualization by Greg Low
  46. Developing sharable controlled code expressions in SSRS by William Vaughn
  47. Designing stories with customized MDX queries by Paul Turley
  48. Building a scale-out Reporting providers farm by Edwin Sarmiento
  49. Creating SSRS experiences from SSAS by Robert Cain
  50. Optimizing SSIS for dimensional information lots by Michael Coles
  51. SSIS configurations administration by Andy Leonard
  52. Exploring types of enumerators within the SSIS Foreach Loop box by Abolfazl Radgoudarzi and Shahriar Nikkhah
  53. Late-arriving dimensions in SSIS by John Welch
  54. Why automate initiatives with SSIS? by Ted Krueger
  55. Extending SSIS utilizing the Script part by Tim Mitchell
  56. ETL layout record by Rafael Salas
  57. Autogenerating SSAS cubes by Johan Ahlen
  58. Scripting SSAS databases - AMO and PowerShell, greater jointly by Darren Gosbell
  59. Managing context in MDX by Boyan Penev
  60. Using time intelligence capabilities in PowerPivot by Thiago Zavaschi
  61. Easy BI with Silverlight PivotViewer by Gogula Aryalingam
  62. Excel as a BI frontend device by Pedro Perfeito
  63. Real-time BI with StreamInsight by Allan Mitchell
  64. BI resolution improvement layout issues by Siddharth Mehta

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GQ Men

GQ has develop into synonymous with variety, yet “to be GQ” is much more than simply being outwardly trendy. It additionally skill to be cultured, to have flavor, to have panoramic pursuits. GQ males captures the essence of what it skill to seem sharp and imagine smart—the magazine’s mantra—by showcasing the lads who include the GQ spirit: from display legends to younger sizzling photographs, musicians, political and social leaders, plus artists, athletes, and funnymen. Mining this iconic magazine’s large photographic documents, GQ males celebrates the entire features of the fashionable American man—smart and fashionable either in and out. advent through Jim Nelson,
gq editor in chief

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Animal Camouflage: Mechanisms and Function

By Martin Stevens, Sami Merilaita

Within the final decade, examine at the formerly dormant box of camouflage has complex quickly, with various experiences demanding conventional ideas, investigating formerly untested theories and incorporating a better appreciation of the visible and cognitive structures of the observer. utilizing stories of either actual animals and synthetic platforms, this publication synthesises the present country of play in camouflage examine and figuring out. It introduces the differing kinds of camouflage and the way they paintings, together with heritage matching, disruptive color and obliterative shading. It additionally demonstrates the methodologies used to check them and discusses how camouflage pertains to different topics, rather in regards to what it may well let us know approximately visible notion. the aggregate of fundamental learn and studies indicates scholars and researchers the place the sphere at the moment stands and the place interesting and demanding difficulties stay to be solved, illustrating how the examine of camouflage is probably going to growth sooner or later.

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Olive, the Other Reindeer

By Vivian Walsh

Olive is merrily getting ready for Christmas while unexpectedly she realizes "Olive... the opposite Reindeer... i assumed i used to be a puppy. Hmmm, i need to be a Reindeer!" So she speedy hops aboard the polar show and heads to the North Pole. And whereas Santa and the opposite reindeer are a piece shocked puppy desires to subscribe to the their crew, in any case Olive and her strange reindeer talents are only what Santa and his veteran reindeer staff desire. colourful photo illustrations accompany this zany puppy tale from the well known writer and artist workforce, Vivian and J.otto Seibold. cute Olive and her hilarious adventures are bound to make anyone's Christmas merry.

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Professional Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Administration

By Adam Jorgensen, Steven Wort, Ross LoForte, Brian Knight

An crucial how-to consultant for skilled DBAs at the most important product unlock due to the fact that 2005!

Microsoft SQL Server 2012 may have significant alterations during the SQL Server and may influence how DBAs administer the database. With this booklet, a group of recognized SQL Server specialists introduces the various new positive factors of the newest model of SQL Server and deciphers how those adjustments will have an effect on the tools that directors were utilizing for years. Loaded with certain counsel, methods, and workarounds for dealing with the main tricky SQL Server admin concerns, this how-to advisor deciphers issues akin to functionality tuning, backup and restoration, scaling and replication, clustering, and security.

  • Serves as vital how-to consultant at the new positive factors of the 2012 unlock of Microsoft SQL Server
  • Walks you thru how one can deal with and video display SQL Server and automate management
  • Guides you thru SQL Azure for cloud computing, information replication, and information warehouse functionality advancements
  • Addresses client-connectivity improvements, new positive aspects that ascertain excessive availability of mission-critical functions, and tighter integration with Excel and SharePoint for info research and reporting
  • Highlights significant alterations to the suite of SQL Server BI instruments, together with integration, reporting, and research companies
  • Includes real-world case examples and most sensible practices from Microsoft insiders

if you are a database administrator desirous to start with the latest model of SQL Server, then this ebook is vital reading.

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Spy's, love and heart acre

By S.L.Bird

Hannah has been informed from a tender age love isn't what she was hoping males in basic terms are looking to get in her pants then pass so she by no means supply herself to anyone.

William knew his neighbour used to be the only she was once appealing shrewdpermanent and William couldn't cease contemplating her, he used to be to busy more often than not away in a diffient nation doing his activity.

One evening they either move of broke and wish of the simplest yet somethings existence is tough and issues cross wrong

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A Guide to Kernel Exploitation: Attacking the Core

A consultant to Kernel Exploitation: Attacking the center discusses the theoretical ideas and methods had to increase trustworthy and potent kernel-level exploits, and applies them to diverse working platforms, specifically, UNIX derivatives, Mac OS X, and home windows. innovations and strategies are awarded categorically in order that even if a in particular targeted vulnerability has been patched, the foundational details supplied can assist hackers in writing a more recent, larger assault; or support pen testers, auditors, and so on enhance a extra concrete layout and protective constitution.
The booklet is equipped into 4 elements. half I introduces the kernel and units out the theoretical foundation on which to construct the remainder of the e-book. half II specializes in diversified working structures and describes exploits for them that focus on quite a few trojan horse sessions. half III on distant kernel exploitation analyzes the results of the distant state of affairs and provides new suggestions to focus on distant concerns. It features a step by step research of the improvement of a competent, one-shot, distant take advantage of for a true vulnerabilitya malicious program affecting the SCTP subsystem present in the Linux kernel. ultimately, half IV wraps up the research on kernel exploitation and appears at what the long run may possibly hold.

  • Covers a variety of working process households ― UNIX derivatives, Mac OS X, Windows
  • Details universal situations resembling time-honored reminiscence corruption (stack overflow, heap overflow, etc.) matters, logical insects and race conditions
  • Delivers the reader from user-land exploitation to the area of kernel-land (OS) exploits/attacks, with a specific concentrate on the stairs that result in the production of winning strategies, with a purpose to provide to the reader anything greater than only a set of tricks

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