Making Sense of NoSQL – A balanced, well-written overview – #bigdata #bookreview

Making Sense of NoSQL A Guide for Managers and the Rest of Us Dan McCreary and Ann Kelly (Manning, paperback) This is NOT a how-to guide for learning to use NoSQL software and build NoSQL databases. It is a meaty, well-structured overview aimed primarily at “technical managers, [software] architects, and developers.” However, it also is … Continue reading Making Sense of NoSQL – A balanced, well-written overview – #bigdata #bookreview

Introducing Windows Server 2012 – A guide to what’s coming in a much-anticipated release – #bookreview #microsoft

Introducing Windows Server® 2012 Mitch Tulloch with the Microsoft Server Team (Microsoft Press, paperback, list price $14.99; Kindle edition, list price $0.00)  The anticipated release date for the new version of Microsoft Server®  is sometime between the third quarter of 2012 and early 2013. And this book’s introduction hails it as “probably the most significant release … Continue reading Introducing Windows Server 2012 – A guide to what’s coming in a much-anticipated release – #bookreview #microsoft

Three new specialized how-to books for SharePoint, JQuery & Mac OS X Lion Server – #bookreview #in #programming

Here are three new books for those with at least some basic to intermediate experience with Microsoft SharePoint, or web development, or Mac OS X Lion. Microsoft SharePoint 2010: Creating and Implementing Real-World Projects By Jennifer Mason, Christian Buckley, Brian T. Jackett, and Wes Preston (Microsoft Press, paperback, list price $34.99; Kindle edition, list price $27.99) If … Continue reading Three new specialized how-to books for SharePoint, JQuery & Mac OS X Lion Server – #bookreview #in #programming

Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Pocket Consultant – Just add LARGE pocket – #bookreview #sxswi #in

Microsoft© SQL Server© 2012 Pocket Consultant By William P. Stanek (Microsoft Press, paperback, list price $39.99; Kindle edition, list price $31.99) Yes, you will need a big pocket to carry around this 558-page “practical, portable guide.” It’s intended for: (1) SQL Server administrators; (2) those making the transition to administrator status; and (3) anyone with … Continue reading Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Pocket Consultant – Just add LARGE pocket – #bookreview #sxswi #in

Configuring Microsoft SharePoint 2010 – Self-Study Guide for MCTS exam 70-667 – #microsoft #bookreview

Configuring Microsoft SharePoint 2010 By Dan Holme and Alistair Matthews (Microsoft Press, list price $69.99, paperback) If one of your goals in life is to deploy and manage Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 farms, here’s your book. You definitely need it if you are already involved in configuring, customizing and supporting SharePoint and want to take … Continue reading Configuring Microsoft SharePoint 2010 – Self-Study Guide for MCTS exam 70-667 – #microsoft #bookreview