Definitive, Comprehensive SCEA Exam Prep–Straight from Sun’s Exam Developers!
This book delivers complete, focused review for Sun’s new Sun Certified Enterprise Architect (SCEA) for Java EE certification exam–straight from two of the exam’s creators! SCEA lead developer/assessor Mark Cade and SCEA lead developer/assessor Humphrey Sheil offer powerful insights, real-world architectural case studies, and challenging sample questions that systematically prepare you for the actual exam. For every question, the authors show why the right answers are right–and why the other answers are wrong. Cade and Sheil cover every SCEA exam topic, skill, and technique, including:
Understanding system architecture and its goals
Decomposing larger systems into components organized by tiers or layers
Addressing requirements for scalability, maintainability, reliability, availability, extensibility, performance, and security
Building effective web (presentation) tiers, and analyzing tradeoffs associated with using web frameworks
Leveraging EJB 3’s enhancements for business tier development
Covering new enhancements in the JEE 5 platform
Choosing and architecting the best integration and messaging components for your system
Using the Java security model to enforce confidentiality, integrity, authorization, authentication, and non-repudiation
Using the most powerful and useful Java EE architecture patterns
Documenting Java EE architectures through visual models and narratives
The authors also present detailed guidance for handling every element of the SCEA exam–including your development and defense of a complete real-world architectural solution.
The Graphic Design Idea Book: Inspiration from 50 Masters
This book serves as an introduction to the key elements of good design.
Broken into sections covering the fundamental elements of design, key works by acclaimed designers serve to illustrate technical points and encourage readers to try out new ideas. Themes covered include form, narrative, color, type and image, ornament,...
Microsoft Office Access 2007: The Complete Reference The Ultimate Microsoft Office Access 2007 Resource
Build a highly responsive a database so you can track, report, and share information and make more informed decisions. This comprehensive resource shows you how to design and develop custom Access 2007 databases--even if you have little or no programming experience. You'll...
Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III Digital Field Guide
Essential, no-fail photography techniques in a full-color, portable guide
Confidently create beautiful photographs with the powerful features on your Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III camera and this essential guide. A workhorse camera for photojournalists and sports and wildlife photographers, the 1Ds Mark III yields spectacular results, once you...
The Portable MBA in Project Management This book is intended for the leaders of this emerging entity known as the
project-based organization. CIOs, department managers, program managers,
and senior project managers being challenged to implement project management—
to formalize the processes of managing projects—will find strategies
and standards for...
Side Bias: A Neuropsychological Perspective
`Rather than being an esoteric aspect of brain function, lateralization is a fundamental characteristic of the vertebrate brain essential to a broad range of neural and behavioral processes.' Professor Lesley J. Rogers, Chapter 1 of Side Bias: A Neuropsychological Perspective. This volume contains 14 chapters from a...
Attitudes and Opinions
Notable advances resulting from new research findings, measurement approaches, widespread uses of the Internet, and increasingly sophisticated approaches to sampling and polling, have stimulated a new generation of attitude scholars. This extensively revised edition captures this excitement, while remaining grounded in scholarly research....