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Timothy L. Warner

Timothy Warner, author of Sams Teach Yourself Windows PowerShell 5 in 24 Hours, shares the advantages of the PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC) for keeping your network configuration from being changed inadvertently (or intentionally).

The data volume, velocity, variety, and need to perform analytics on data from multiple different sources are disrupting business. The authors of Virtualizing Hadoop discuss how big data solutions such as Hadoop, in-memory, distributed search, and NoSQL are solutions for addressing the data disruption.

This chapter from Toad for Oracle Unleashed covers various aspects of the SQL Editor window, such as various modes to compile and execute code, using Toad history for past SQL, enhancing the interface to best fit your needs, using little-known items within the SQL Editor, code templates, and building SQL without typing.

Steven Haines

Steven Haines concludes his three-part series on Neo4j with an overview of Cypher, Neo4j's custom query language. Learn by example how to build basic single-element queries, and then move on to structuring multiple-level queries that are surprisingly readable.

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Blogs

John  Traenkenschuh

I have several types of mobile devices, both low-cost Android tablets and iPads and smartphones of all types and vendors. Maybe you've discovered problems similar to these I list?

John  Traenkenschuh

Smartphones on sale! Heavily discounted! Get a smartphone free with your dataplan two-year contract! And an order of fries!!

John  Traenkenschuh

The Cloud is mighty!  All Hail the Cloud, The Slayer of PCs!

John  Traenkenschuh

Windows 8 was envisioned as a desktop OS capable of fighting the consumers' fling with Tablets. Now that the war is against Tablets AND PC's, can Windows 10 draw consumers to it?

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