Tom Carpenter – SysEdCo http://www.sysedco.com Systems Education and Consulting Sun, 16 Aug 2015 06:25:41 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.6.10 Microsoft Windows Operating System Essentials http://www.sysedco.com/2012/01/26/microsoft-windows-operating-system-essentials/ http://www.sysedco.com/2012/01/26/microsoft-windows-operating-system-essentials/#comments Thu, 26 Jan 2012 14:56:12 +0000 http://www.sysedco.com/?p=24 Tom’s new book, Microsoft Windows Operating System Essentials, is now available at Amazon.com: http://www.amazon.com/Microsoft-Windows-Operating-System-Essentials/dp/1118195523/ref=sr_1_3?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1386168788&sr=1-3

The book covers the following: Learn Windows Quickly and Easily

This full-color guide covers the basics of the Microsoft Windows 7 operating system and prepares you to take the Microsoft Technology Associate Exam 98-349, Windows Operating System Fundamentals. The book starts with a practical overview, before walking you through such essentials as clean installs versus upgrades, configuration, security, file and device management, Group Policy, and more. Whether you’re preparing for the exam or just brushing up, this is the solid grounding you need to be successful managing Windows Desktop environments.

Learn these Windows networking essentials—and more:

  • Windows OS basics—history, architecture, installation
  • Using the desktop, gadgets, shortcuts, and the Aero interface
  • Viewing configuration settings and managing the Control Panel
  • Working with PowerShell navigation and cmdlets
  • Using Group Policy and understanding virtualization
  • Setting up devices, file sharing, security, and storage
  • Handling troubleshooting, backup and recovery, and updates
  • Preparing for MTA Exam 98-349, Windows Operating System Fundamentals

View full-color images of key Windows 7 features

Practical illustrations help reinforce learning objectives

This striking Essentials book features:

  • Chapter-opening learning objectives
  • Full coverage of all exam topics
  • Four-color screenshots and illustrations
  • Essentials and Beyond—summaries and additional suggested exercises
  • Chapter review questions
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Microsoft Windows Server Administration Essentials http://www.sysedco.com/2011/08/27/microsoft-windows-server-administration-essentials/ http://www.sysedco.com/2011/08/27/microsoft-windows-server-administration-essentials/#respond Sat, 27 Aug 2011 14:53:52 +0000 http://www.sysedco.com/?p=22 The Microsoft Windows Server Administration Essentials book, written by Tom Carpenter, has been published and is now available here at Amazon.com: http://www.amazon.com/Microsoft-Windows-Server-Administration-Essentials/dp/1118016866/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1386168788&sr=1-1

The book covers the following:

Learn Windows Server Administration Quickly and Easily

This full-color guide covers the basics of Microsoft Windows Server administration and prepares you to take the Microsoft Technology Associate Exam 98-365, Windows Server Administration Fundamentals. You’ll get up to speed on core concepts and technologies, including Active Directory, Group Policy, installation, troubleshooting, storage, and more. Whether you’re preparing for the exam, starting a new career, or just brushing up on the basics, this is the fast and thorough grounding you need.

Learn these Windows Server administration essentials—and more:

  • Choosing the right installation option
  • Installing Windows Server, on real and virtual machines
  • Managing Active Directory and Group Policy
  • Exploring application servers and IIS
  • Managing remote access technologies
  • Tuning, troubleshooting, and maintaining Windows Server
  • Deciphering system logs and alerts
  • Preparing for MTA Exam 98-365, Windows Server Administration Fundamentals

View full-color images of popular Server administration tools

Practical illustrations help reinforce learning objectives

This striking Essentials book maximizes skill acquisition and knowledge retention with:

  • Chapter-opening learning objectives
  • Full coverage of all exam topics
  • Four-color screenshots and illustrations
  • Essentials and Beyond—summaries and additional suggested exercises
  • Chapter review questions
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Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Administration: Real World Skills http://www.sysedco.com/2011/04/21/microsoft-sharepoint-2010-administration-real-world-skills/ http://www.sysedco.com/2011/04/21/microsoft-sharepoint-2010-administration-real-world-skills/#respond Thu, 21 Apr 2011 14:58:44 +0000 http://www.sysedco.com/?p=27 Tom’s new SharePoint 2010 book is now available at: http://www.amazon.com/Microsoft-SharePoint-2010-Administration-Certification/dp/0470643986/ref=la_B001H6MLPS_1_4?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1386169102&sr=1-4

The book covers the following:

Take Your Career to the Next Level with This Practical Reference

Here’s the information you need to not only prepare for the MCITP certification exam as a SharePoint 2010 administrator, but also to excel in your job. While covering all exam objectives for Exam 70-668, this book shows you how to design, deploy, implement, administer, and maintain a SharePoint infrastructure. Explore real-world tasks and scenarios that you’ll face on the job and learn step by step how to handle them.

  • Design the physical architecture, including services and capacity
  • Map out strategies for business continuity, including availability and recovery
  • Plan farm communications, farm deployment, and sandbox strategies
  • Determine service application server roles, and design web applications and parts
  • Set up search, collaboration, and business intelligence
  • Build a plan for upgrading, migrating, and scaling

Covers the exam objectives for:

MCITP: Microsoft SharePoint 2010, Administrator (Exam 70-668)

FEATURED ON THE CD

VIDEO DEMONSTRATIONS See video walk-throughs for some of the more challenging tasks you’ll face on the job.

PRACTICE EXAM Test your knowledge with a practice exam that helps you prepare for certification.

ELECTRONIC FLASHCARDS Take advantage of electronic flashcards to reinforce your understanding of key concepts.

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CWNA & CWSP All-in-One Exam Guide http://www.sysedco.com/2010/05/19/cwna-cwsp-all-in-one-exam-guide/ http://www.sysedco.com/2010/05/19/cwna-cwsp-all-in-one-exam-guide/#respond Wed, 19 May 2010 15:00:35 +0000 http://www.sysedco.com/?p=29 NOTE: While this book covers the previous version of the CWNA and CWSP exams, it is still useful for certification preparation and general Wi-Fi knowledge. In fact, it still covers more than 95% of what you need to know for the exam.

Tom’s CWNA Certified Wireless Network Administrator & CWSP Certified Wireless Security Professional All-in-One Exam Guide book is now available at:http://www.amazon.com/Certified-Wireless-Administrator-Security-Professional/dp/0071713883/ref=la_B001H6MLPS_1_5?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1386169102&sr=1-5

The book covers the following:

Get complete coverage of all the material included on the CWNA and CWSP exams inside this comprehensive resource. Written by a wireless systems expert, this authoritative guide covers exams PW0-104 and PW0-204 in full detail. You’ll find learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter, exam tips, practice exam questions, and in-depth explanations. Designed to help you pass these challenging exams with ease, this definitive volume also serves as an essential on-the-job reference.

Covers all exam topics, including:

  • Wireless standards, organizations, and applications
  • Radio frequency
  • Wireless network antennas
  • Spread spectrum technologies
  • IEEE 802.11
  • Hardware, software, and client devices
  • Wireless network design and site surveys
  • Installing and administering WLANs
  • Performance tuning and troubleshooting
  • Wireless network attacks and threat analysis
  • Security policies
  • 802.1X authentication solutions
  • Fast and secure roaming
  • Wireless intrusion monitoring and prevention

CD-ROM features:

  • Practice exams for PW0-104 & PW0-204
  • Video training segment
  • E-book
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