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Mastering Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V
Build a seamless, flexible, full-service datacenter solution
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Cryptography and Network Security: Principles and Practice (5th Edition)
In this age of universal electronic connectivity, of viruses and hackers, of electronic eavesdropping
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SQL Primer: An Accelerated Introduction to SQL Basics
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A Practical Introduction to Enterprise Network and Security Management
Computer networking and cybersecurity are challenging subjects, partly because of the constant rise and fall of related technologies and IT paradigms. As the title implies, much focus of this book is on providing the audience with practical, as well as, theoretical knowledge necessary to build a solid ground for a successful...
Mastering Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2
One-of-a-kind guide from Microsoft insiders on Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2!
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