Apache Solr 3.1 Cookbook

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 300 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook (July 22, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1849512183
  • ISBN-13: 978-1849512183

eBook Description:

Over 100 recipes to discover new ways to work with Apache’s Enterprise Search Server

  • Improve the way in which you work with Apache Solr to make your search engine quicker and more effective
  • Deal with performance, setup, and configuration problems in no time
  • Discover little-known Solr functionalities and create your own modules to customize Solr to your company’s needs
  • Part of Packt’s Cookbook series; each chapter covers a different aspect of working with Solr

In Detail

Apache Solr is a fast, scalable, modern, open source, and easy-to-use search engine. It allows you to develop a professional search engine for your ecommerce site, web application, or back office software. Setting up Solr is easy, but configuring it to get the most out of your site is the difficult bit.

The Solr 3.1 Cookbook will make your everyday work easier by using real-life examples that show you how to deal with the most common problems that can arise while using the Apache Solr search engine. Why waste your time searching the Internet for solutions when you can have all the answers in one place?

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Amazon Web Services: Migrating your .NET Enterprise Application

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 336 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook (July 22, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1849681945
  • ISBN-13: 978-1849681940

eBook Description:

Evaluate your Cloud requirements and successfully migrate your .NET Enterprise Application to the Amazon Web Services Platform

  • Get to grips with Amazon Web Services from a Microsoft Enterprise .NET viewpoint
  • Fully understand all of the AWS products including EC2, EBS, and S3
  • Quickly set up your account and manage application security
  • Learn through an easy-to-follow sample application with step-by-step instructions
  • Ultimately map, migrate, and extend your .NET application with AWS

In Detail

Amazon Web Services is an Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) platform in the Cloud, which businesses can take advantage of as their needs demand. The Amazon Cloud provides the enterprise with the flexibility to choose whichever solution is required to solve specific problems, ultimately reducing costs by only paying for what you use.

While enterprises understand moving their applications among infrastructure they own and manage, the differences in Amazon’s infrastructure bring up specific business, legal, technical, and regulatory issues to get to grips with.

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vtiger CRM Beginner’s Guide

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 248 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook (July 11, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1849511861
  • ISBN-13: 978-1849511865

eBook Description:

Record and consolidate all your customer information with vtiger CRM

  • Take control of your sales operations and customer relationships
  • Make your sales team more productive and cohesive
  • Organize sales processes better and automate them
  • Create a custom interface specific to your business and empower your sales and customer service staff

In Detail

vtiger CRM is free, full-featured, 100% Open Source CRM software ideal for small and medium businesses, with low-cost product support available to production users. It is used widely in dozens of countries with localization available in over 15 languages. If you want to manage your customer relationships successfully using one of the most dynamic CRM systems that is truly open source then this is the right book for you.

vtiger CRM Beginner’s Guide will show you how to unlock the power of the Open Source vtiger CRM system, to reorganize your sales processes and manage customer relationships better. It explains the basics of a CRM, going on to explain how to create a CRM using vtiger, adding extensions, plug-ins, and theming.

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Sakai CLE Courseware Management: The Official Guide

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 456 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook (July 5, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1849515425
  • ISBN-13: 978-1849515429

eBook Description:

Take your e-learning, research, and collaboration experience to the next level

  • A practical, step-by-step approach with examples, screenshots, and helpful advice
  • Explore how Sakai CLE is used by many millions of students in the real world through case studies
  • Create instructional materials and design students’ activities

In Detail

Sakai is a Collaboration and Learning environment that provides the means to manage users, courses, instructors, and facilities, as well as a spectrum of tools including assessment, grading, and messaging. Sakai is loaded with many handy features and tools, which make it uniquely the Learning system of the present as well as the future.

This book is the officially endorsed Sakai guide and is an update to the previous book, Sakai Courseware Management: The Official Guide. From setting up and running Sakai for the first time to creatively using its tools and features, this book delivers everything you need to know.

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Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Master Data Services

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 360 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook (July 19, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1849680507
  • ISBN-13: 978-1849680509

eBook Description:

Manage and maintain your organization’s master data effectively with Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Master Data Services

  • Gain a comprehensive guide to Microsoft SQL Server R2 Master Data Services (MDS) with this book and eBook
  • Explains the background to the practice of Master Data Management and how it can help organizations
  • Introduces Master Data Services, and provides a step-by-step installation guide
  • Covers all features of Master Data Services, including hierarchy management, importing/exporting data, the MDS API, and business rules
  • Includes practical examples that guide the reader on how to use each feature of the product

In Detail

Microsoft SQL Server Master Data Services (MDS) enables organizations to manage and maintain business data used to make critical business decisions. MDS is a Master Data Management (MDM) application, which standardizes and streamlines the critical data entities of an organization, essentially centralizing your master data.

A focused, practical tutorial, this book will show you how to manage and maintain your organization’s master data and improve data quality with Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Master Data Services. Using credible techniques and an end-to-end approach, this book will take you through the steps required to implement Master Data Management, enabling business users to standardize and streamline their business data.

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