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  • SSH Mastery

    OpenSSH, PuTTY, Tunnels, and Keys - 2nd edition

    by Michael W. Lucas

    series IT Mastery #12
    The seminal text on SSH, newly revised and updated!Secure Shell (SSH) lets sysadmins securely manage remote systems. It’s powerful, complicated, and confusing.Lose the confusion.SSH Mastery: OpenSSH, PuTTY, Tunnels and Keys rescues you from sifting through decades of obsolete online tutorials and quickly makes you an SSH journeyman. You’ll learn toeliminate passwordsmanage access by users, groups, ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • FreeBSD Mastery: Storage Essentials

    by Michael W. Lucas

    series IT Mastery
    FreeBSD is one of the oldest and most featureful open-source Unix-like operating systems. FreeBSD Mastery: Storage Essentials takes you on a deep dive into FreeBSD’s disk management systems.You’ll learn about:identifying your storage hardwarethe Common Access MethodGEOM–FreeBSD’s powerful and flexible stackable storage systemGUID Partition Tables, the modern disk partitioning standardMBR/disklabel ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • FreeBSD Mastery: Jails

    by Michael W. Lucas

    series IT Mastery #15
    CONFINE YOUR SOFTWAREJails are FreeBSD’s most legendary feature: known to be powerful, tricky to master, and cloaked in decades of dubious lore. Deploying jails calls upon every sysadmin skill you have, and more—but unleashing lightweight virtualization is so worth it.FreeBSD Mastery: Jails cuts through the clutter to expose the inner mechanisms of jails and unleash their power in your service. ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • FreeBSD Mastery: ZFS

    by Allan Jude and 1 more

    series IT Mastery #7
    21st-Century Data StorageZFS, the fast, flexible, self-healing filesystem, revolutionized data storage. Leveraging ZFS changeseverything about managing FreeBSD systems. With FreeBSD Mastery: ZFS, you’ll learn to:understand how your hardware affects ZFSarrange your storage for optimal performanceconfigure datasets that match your enterprise’s needsrepair and monitor storage poolsexpand your storage ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Relayd and Httpd Mastery

    by Michael W. Lucas

    series IT Mastery #11
    “I think we’re gonna need a bigger web server.”OpenBSD has a solid reputation for security and stability. It’s well known for the OpenSMTPd mail server, the LibreSSL cryptography library, and the PF packet filter. But nobody ever talks about the load balancer, or the web server.Until now.The httpd web server provides a fast, stable, secure environment for your web applications. The relayd load ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Networking for Systems Administrators

    by Michael W. Lucas

    series IT Mastery
    Stop waiting for the network team!If basic TCP/IP was hard, network administrators couldn’t do it. Servers give sysadmins a incredible visibility into the network—once they know how to unlock it.Most sysadmins don’t need to understand window scaling, or the differences between IPv4 and IPv6 echo requests, or other intricacies of the TCP/IP protocols. You need only enough to deploy your own ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • FreeBSD Mastery: Specialty Filesystems

    by Michael W. Lucas

    series IT Mastery #8
    Filesystems for every need!FreeBSD includes many special-purpose filesystems. FreeBSD Mastery: Specialty Filesystems takes you through these filesystems, helping you solve problems you didn’t know you have. These filesystems underlie everything from application servers to jails.With Specialty Filesystems you’ll learn to manage:removable mediaMSDOS and Linux filesystemsCD, DVD, and Blu-Ray ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • FreeBSD Mastery: Advanced ZFS

    by Allan Jude and 1 more

    series IT Mastery #9
    ZFS improves everything about systems administration. Once you peek under the hood, though, ZFS’ bewildering array of knobs and tunables can overwhelm anyone. ZFS experts can make their servers zing—and now you can, too, with FreeBSD Mastery: Advanced ZFS.This small book teaches you to:Use boot environments to make the riskiest sysadmin tasks boringDelegate filesystem privileges to ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • DNSSEC Mastery

    Securing the Domain Name System with BIND

    by Michael W. Lucas

    series IT Mastery
    DNS is one of the oldest protocols on the Internet, and was designed for a network without hostile users. Anyone who wants to break into a network starts by investigating the target's Domain Name Service. DNS Security Extensions, or DNSSEC, hardens DNS and brings it into the 21st century. But learning DNSSEC requires wading through years of obsolete tutorials, dead ends, and inscrutable standards ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Absolute FreeBSD, 3rd Edition

    The Complete Guide to FreeBSD

    by Michael W. Lucas

    This updated edition of Michael W. Lucas' definitive volume on FreeBSD-based systems adds coverage of modern disks, the ZFS filesystem IPv6, redesigned jail and packaging systems, and virtualization, among dozens of new features added in the last 10 years.FreeBSD is the muscle behind companies like Netflix and EMC. Any place where someone does heavy lifting on the Internet, you'll find FreeBSD. ... Read more

    $35.99 USD

  • It Happened in a Flash: An Anthology of 64 Bite-Sized Stories

    by Katharina Gerlach and 63 more

    Solve a mermaid's problem…Step off the edge of a roof…Dig up a grave at midnight…Take advice from a fortune cookie…Visit the last library…Meet a bridge troll…And more…In one instant, like a bolt of lightning, a single impossible event changes a person's life. And like the trace of lighting in the sky, each is unique and interesting.These wildly different flash stories delight, astonish, scare, and ... Read more

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  • Tarsnap Mastery

    Online Backups for the Truly Paranoid

    by Michael W. Lucas

    series IT Mastery #6
    Online Backup you can Trust and Verify!Tarsnap, the secure online backup service for Unix-like systems, raised the bar for online backups. It’s inexpensive. It’s reliable. And you don’t need to trust the Tarsnap service—they can’t access your backups even if they wanted to.With Tarsnap Mastery you’ll learn to:install and manage Tarsnap on Linux, Unix, Windows, and OS Xfully exploit features like ... Read more

    $9.99 USD