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Linux and Solaris Recipes for Oracle DBAs, 2nd Edition

Linux and Solaris Recipes for Oracle DBAs, 2nd Edition

Linux and Solaris Recipes for Oracle DBAs, 2nd Edition is an example-based book on managing Oracle Database under Linux and Solaris. The book is written for database administrators who need to get work done and lack the luxury of curling up fireside with a stack of operating-system documentation. What this book provides instead is task-or...
Oracle RMAN Database Duplication

Oracle RMAN Database Duplication

RMAN is Oracle's flagship backup and recovery tool, but did you know it's also an effective database duplication tool? Oracle RMAN Database Duplication is a deep dive into RMAN's duplication feature set, showing how RMAN can make it so much easier for you as a database administrator to satisfy the many requests from developers and testers...
Oracle Solaris 11: First Look

Oracle Solaris 11: First Look

Understand the new Solaris packaging system. Master the role of zones in Solaris 11 with some new utilities, new features, and some mandatory differences in basic setup and usage. Get started with some security features and improvements. Discover features of the ZFS file system in Solaris 11....
Mercurial: The Definitive Guide

Mercurial: The Definitive Guide

This instructive book takes you step by step through ways to track, merge, and manage both open source and commercial software projects with Mercurial, using Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Solaris, and other systems. Mercurial is the easiest system to learn when it comes to distributed revision control. And it's a very flexible tool that's ide...
Pluggable Authentication Modules

Pluggable Authentication Modules

PAM-aware applications reduce the complexity of authentication. With PAM you can use the same user database for every login process. PAM also supports different authentication processes as required. Moreover, PAM is a well-defined API, and PAM-aware applications will not break if you change the underlying authentication configuration.The ...
Unix in a Nutshell, 4th Edition

Unix in a Nutshell, 4th Edition

As an open operating system, Unix can be improved on by anyone and everyone: individuals, companies, universities, and more. As a result, the very nature of Unix has been altered over the years by numerous extensions formulated in an assortment of versions. Today, Unix encompasses everything from Sun's Solaris to Apple's Mac OS X and more...
Beginning Unix

Beginning Unix

The Unix operating system is the basis for some of today's most-used platforms, including Mac OS X and Linux. This book covers Unix basics for these as well as the more commonly recognized Sun Solaris and BSD.First, you will learn Unix terminology, core concepts, methodology, and how to log in and out. You'll progress to customizing your ...
Mastering Unix Shell Scripting

Mastering Unix Shell Scripting

Provides readers with end-to-end shell scripts that can be used to automate repetitive tasks and solve real-world system administration problems.Targets the specific command structure for four popular UNIX systems: Solaris, Linux, AIX, and HP-UX.Illustrates dozens of example tasks, presenting the proper command syntax and analyzing the pe...
Web Services Essentials

Web Services Essentials

As a developer new to Web Services, how do you make sense of this emerging framework so you can start writing your own services today? This concise book gives programmers both a concrete introduction and a handy reference to XML web services, first by explaining the foundations of this new breed of distributed services, and then by demons...
Essential System Administration, 3rd Edition

Essential System Administration, 3rd Edition

Essential System Administration,3rd Edition is the definitive guide for Unix system administration, covering all the fundamental and essential tasks required to run such divergent Unix systems as AIX, FreeBSD, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Tru64 and more. Essential System Administration provides a clear, concise, practical guide to the real-worl...
Managing NFS and NIS, 2nd Edition

Managing NFS and NIS, 2nd Edition

A modern computer system that's not part of a network is even more of an anomaly today than it was when we published the first edition of this book in 1991. But however widespread networks have become, managing a network and getting it to perform well can still be a problem.Managing NFS and NIS, in a new edition based on Solaris 8, is a g...

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