E-Book : Microsoft Azure Essentials: Fundamentals of Azure, Second Edition

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The “Microsoft Azure Essentials” series helps you advance your technical skills with Microsoft Azure.

This book covers the fundamentals of Azure you need to start developing solutions right away. It concentrates on the features of the Azure platform that you are most likely to need to know rather than on every feature and service available on the platform.

This book also provides several walkthroughs you can follow to learn how to create VMs and virtual networks, websites and storage accounts, and so on. In many cases, real-world tips are included to help you get the most out of your Azure experience. In addition to its coverage of core Azure services, the book discusses common tools useful in creating and managing Azure-based solutions. Continue reading “E-Book : Microsoft Azure Essentials: Fundamentals of Azure, Second Edition”

Selfie to beat pancreatic cancer

Now, You May Stand a Chance!

Pancreatic cancer, a silent killer. Let’s find out what disease is this, and perhaps the latest technology research may help us to save more lives.

We have little known about pancreatic cancer in Malaysia as it’s not common, which also reflects diagnostic capacity rather than the actual incidence. But, the good news is that this cancer is relatively rare form of cancer, but in most cases, the cancer has already metastasized by the time of diagnosis. It’s a silent killer as the symptoms and signs are vague and very difficult to detect in the early stage. Therefore, this is one of reasons for high mortality rate of pancreatic cancer.

It’s estimated this cancer hits 2 per 100,000 (men) and 1.2 per 100,000 (women) and it develops so quietly that many patients don’t stand a good chance of survival. Medical researchers claimed that it’s also a disease affected older people and there was a male preponderance. According to the experts or consultants in the study of pancreatic cancer, the disease can consider quite aggressive cancer due to usually it shows at a late stage. The worst part is it may lead the patient going around and round to seek advice and treatment before they get the correct diagnosis and it has a high mortality rate. Continue reading “Selfie to beat pancreatic cancer”

Seven Rules of Creating A Successful Global IT Service Organization

Presently, global companies can see the advantages of an integrated IT environment where all employees around the globe can work with identical information that is supported by the best, relatively inexpensive IT services. All opportunities for offshoring and globalization should be explored. Quint has supported many of these local and global projects, and we have developed seven rules that have worked for us on both a global and local scale.

Quint has shared the seven rules below in helping you to see how integrated IT environment of an organization. The experts admits change in management can take time but it will worth it when all employees around the globe can work with identical information that is supported by the best, relatively inexpensive IT services. The rules are :

  1. Have an agile and resilient strategy
  2. Define your business IT services
  3. Use one service management system and process
  4. Define and execute your sourcing strategy
  5. Balance between business goals and personal goals
  6. Be transparent and honest
  7. Prepare your people

Check out the whitepaper and read more in detail.

Source: Quint Wellington Redwood

E-book : Introducing Windows 10 for IT Professionals, Technical Overview

This guide, by award-winning journalist and Windows expert Ed Bott, introduces new Windows 10 features and capabilities, providing a practical, high-level overview for IT professionals ready to begin deployment planning now.

This edition was written after the release of Windows 10 version 1511 in November 2015 and includes all of its enterprise-focused features. The goal of this book is to help you sort out what’s new in Windows 10, with a special emphasis on features that are different from the Windows versions you and your organization are using today, starting with an overview of the operating system, describing the many changes to the user experience, and diving deep into deployment and management tools where it’s necessary.

Check out the e-book here and learn something new today.

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E-Book : Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2016: Mission-Critical Applications, Deeper Insights, Hyperscale Cloud, Preview 2

With Microsoft SQL Server 2016, a variety of new features and enhancements to the data platform deliver breakthrough performance, advanced security, and richer, integrated reporting and analytics capabilities. In this Preview 2 ebook, we introduce three new security features: Always Encrypted, Row-Level Security, and dynamic data masking; discuss enhancements that enable you to better manage performance and storage: TempDB configuration, query store, and Stretch Database; review several improvements to Reporting Services; and also describe AlwaysOn Availability Groups, tabular enhancements, and R integration.

This book is a preview edition because it’s not complete; the final edition will be available Spring of 2016. Download the e-book here.

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