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Planning for a successful integration

by Gary P. Gauvin | March 2013 | Enterprise Articles

This article by Gary P. Gauvin, author of Instant Team Foundation Server 2012 and Project Sever 2010 Integration How-to helps us examine what's needed to ensure that that your integration is successful. It covers the prerequisites and the planning needed to begin, scenarios for various environments, and a few tips to set you up for success. Planning is the most important part in a successful integration of the two servers so that there are no undue errors during the integration process. The article gives a very systematic step-by-step approach for planning and getting all set for integration which is not difficult to understand.

We will examine what's needed to ensure that your integration is successful. We'll cover the prerequisites and the planning needed to begin, the scenarios for test or production environments, and the different types of synchronization that are possible.

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Inter-process Communication

by Mark Nelson Tanya Williams | March 2013 | Enterprise Articles Oracle

In this article by Mark Nelson and Tanya Williams, the authors of Oracle BPM Suite 11g: Advanced BPMN Topics , you will learn to convert a video into any of the formats needed for HTML5 Video playback.

Inter-process Communication introduces us to the theory of how processes can communicate with each other and with other components. A number of topics are covered such as: conversations—what they are, and the default conversation.

Welcome to our exploration of some of the advanced topics in BPMN. When we set out to write this book, we chose the areas where we see the most confusion and difficulty in understanding how to use BPMN. We will present theory and also build practical exercises together so that you can see how the theory is applied. Let's start our journey by building an understanding of inter-process communication.

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The XenDesktop architecture

by Mahmoud Magdy | March 2013 | Enterprise Articles

There are so many types of desktop virtualizations that you can easily get confused with each type, its use, and its architecture. In this article by Mahmoud Magdy, author of Instant Citrix XenDesktop 5 Starter , we will explore each type and we will also explore the XenDesktop architecture.

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Asynchrony in Action

by Joel Martinez | March 2013 | .NET Enterprise Articles

In this article by Joel Martinez the author of C# 5 First Look , we will explore features which are new to C# in the 5.0 release.

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2D Graphics

by Brecht Kets Thomas Goussaert | March 2013 | Enterprise Articles Games

In this article by Brecht Kets and Thomas Goussaert, the authors of Building your First Mobile Game using XNA 4.0 we create a basic framework for our game and add content to it.

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Integrating Microsoft Dynamics GP Business Application fundamentals

by Leslie Vail | March 2013 | Enterprise Articles Microsoft

This article by Leslie Vail, author of Developing Microsoft Dynamics GP Business Applications, will present a series of questions developers should ask themselves, and answer, before beginning development. You will learn about the various tools available for customizing Dynamics GP along with the skills required to use them. You will learn what you should have in your development-tool arsenal and where to get it.

The key topics in this article include:

  • Defining the project

  • Overview of available tools

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Core .NET Recipes

by A P Rajshekhar | March 2013 | .NET Cookbooks Enterprise Articles Microsoft

This article by A.P. Rajshekhar, author of .Net Framework 4.5 Expert Programming Cookbook , will cover recipes related to core concepts in .NET, which will include the following:

  • Metadata-driven programming: The first six recipes will cover how to use attributes as metadata for specific purposes such as validation and localization.

  • Reflection: The Processing custom attributes via reflection recipe will tell you how to use reflection to create metadata processors such as applications or libraries that can understand custom attributes and provide the output based on them.

  • Asynchronous file I/O: This is a new feature for file input/output introduced in .NET 4.5. The Using asynchronous file I/O for directory-to-directory copy recipe will cover this feature.

  • Dynamic programming: .NET 4.0 introduced the concept of dynamic programming, in which blocks of code marked as dynamic will be executed directly, bypassing the compilation phase. We will look at this in the last recipe, Accessing JSON using dynamic programming.

 

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Types of services in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

by Kenny Saelen Klaas Deforche | February 2013 | Enterprise Articles Microsoft

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 already provides a number of services out-of-the-box. These services together with additional services that can be developed can be divided into three types. Each of the service types has its own characteristics and a different approach to create them.

This article by Klaas Deforche and Kenny Saelen authors of Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Services discusses about these services in detail.

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Getting Started with InnoDB

by Matt Reid | February 2013 | Enterprise Articles Oracle

In the simplest terms, InnoDB is a transactional database information processing engine. It is the most commonly used engine currently available for the MySQL database application and was the first transactional engine offered with the application.

Different versions of MySQL ship with varying levels of InnoDB support and corresponding default settings for the InnoDB engine. Knowing which version of MySQL we're using will help us identify the baseline settings for the engine prior to going into development or production use of the database.

In this article by Matt Reid, author of Instant InnoDB, we'll cover the following topics:

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An Introduction to Risk Analysis

by Aaron Woody | June 2013 | Architecture & Analysis Enterprise Articles

Security is a process that requires the integration of security into business processes to ensure enterprise risk is minimized to an acceptable level. Security as a process is an approach that highlights the integration of security and business initiatives to reduce the security impact of implementations and changes to the enterprise environment. This article by Aaron Woody, author of Enterprise Security: A Data-Centric Approach to Securing the Enterprise, will introduce the concept of using risk analysis to drive security decisions.

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