Tools for High Performance Computing 2011

Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Parallel Tools for High Performance Computing, September 2011, ZIH, Dresden

Author: Holger Brunst,Matthias S. Müller,Wolfgang E. Nagel,Michael M. Resch

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642314759

Category: Computers

Page: 156

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The proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Parallel Tools for High Performance Computing provide an overview on supportive software tools and environments in the fields of System Management, Parallel Debugging and Performance Analysis. In the pursuit to maintain exponential growth for the performance of high performance computers the HPC community is currently targeting Exascale Systems. The initial planning for Exascale already started when the first Petaflop system was delivered. Many challenges need to be addressed to reach the necessary performance. Scalability, energy efficiency and fault-tolerance need to be increased by orders of magnitude. The goal can only be achieved when advanced hardware is combined with a suitable software stack. In fact, the importance of software is rapidly growing. As a result, many international projects focus on the necessary software.

SCSP SNIA Certified Storage Professional All-in-One Exam Guide (Exam S10-110)

Author: Eric Vanderburg

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 1260011089

Category: Business & Economics

Page: N.A

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This effective self-study guide offers 100% coverage of the challenging SCSP SNIA Certified Storage Professional exam Get complete coverage of all the SCSP exam objectives inside this comprehensive resource. Written by Eric Vanderburg, a leading expert on storage certification and training, this authoritative guide covers exam S10-110 in full detail. You’ll find learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter, exam tips, and practice exam questions with in-depth explanations. Designed to help you pass the exam with ease, this definitive volume also serves as an essential on-the-job reference. COVERS ALL EXAM TOPICS, INCLUDING: • Spinning disk and flash • RAID • Fibre Channel and iSCSI • SANs, NAS, DAS, and storage arrays • Virtualization • Cloud storage and cloud services • Storage management • Software defined storage • Business continuity, backup, and recovery • Security, access control, and encryption • Information lifecycle management • Storage heating, cooling, and power • Data migration and replication • Compliance • Storage tiering • Deduplication and compression

Computer Literacy for IC3 Unit 2

Using Productivity Software

Author: Sally Preston,John Preston,Robert Ferrett

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780133028614

Category: Computers

Page: 608

View: 4499

Written to provide all students with an opportunity to learn and demonstrate computer and Internet literacy. Computer Literary for IC3 was written to align with a certification called "Internet and Computing Core Certification (IC3)". This certification is for users who want to demonstrate critical computer and Internet skills valued in today's academic and professional environments. The Computer Literacy for IC3 text is written to meet the certification standards and provide students with a broad understanding of the key components of computer literacy in order to prepare for the exam. This certification has 3 units: * Unit 1: Computing Fundamentals (computer concepts) * Unit 2: Using Productivity Software * Unit 3: Living Online (the Internet) Each of these units is available as a separate Computer Literacy for IC3 text. This text contains: Unit 2: Using Productivity Software covers productivity software based on Microsoft® Office 2010, including word processing, spreadsheets, presentation software, and (new for GS4) databases. The second edition of Computer Literacy for IC3 has been revised to keep up with the IC3 program's evolution, which reflects the recent changes in computers and technology. Instead of publishing one large, comprehensive text, the three units are now available as separate, smaller texts.

Microsoft Windows Security Essentials

Author: Darril Gibson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118114575

Category: Computers

Page: 336

View: 2913

Windows security concepts and technologies for IT beginners IT security can be a complex topic, especially for those new to the field of IT. This full-color book, with a focus on the Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) program, offers a clear and easy-to-understand approach to Windows security risks and attacks for newcomers to the world of IT. By paring down to just the essentials, beginners gain a solid foundation of security concepts upon which more advanced topics and technologies can be built. This straightforward guide begins each chapter by laying out a list of topics to be discussed, followed by a concise discussion of the core networking skills you need to have to gain a strong handle on the subject matter. Chapters conclude with review questions and suggested labs so you can measure your level of understanding of the chapter's content. Serves as an ideal resource for gaining a solid understanding of fundamental security concepts and skills Offers a straightforward and direct approach to security basics and covers anti-malware software products, firewalls, network topologies and devices, network ports, and more Reviews all the topics you need to know for taking the MTA 98-367 exam Provides an overview of security components, looks at securing access with permissions, addresses audit policies and network auditing, and examines protecting clients and servers If you're new to IT and interested in entering the IT workforce, then Microsoft Windows Security Essentials is essential reading.

Modern Cryptography Primer

Theoretical Foundations and Practical Applications

Author: Czesław Kościelny,Mirosław Kurkowski,Marian Srebrny

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642413862

Category: Computers

Page: 238

View: 4642

Cryptography has experienced rapid development, with major advances recently in both secret and public key ciphers, cryptographic hash functions, cryptographic algorithms and multiparty protocols, including their software engineering correctness verification, and various methods of cryptanalysis. This textbook introduces the reader to these areas, offering an understanding of the essential, most important, and most interesting ideas, based on the authors' teaching and research experience. After introducing the basic mathematical and computational complexity concepts, and some historical context, including the story of Enigma, the authors explain symmetric and asymmetric cryptography, electronic signatures and hash functions, PGP systems, public key infrastructures, cryptographic protocols, and applications in network security. In each case the text presents the key technologies, algorithms, and protocols, along with methods of design and analysis, while the content is characterized by a visual style and all algorithms are presented in readable pseudocode or using simple graphics and diagrams. The book is suitable for undergraduate and graduate courses in computer science and engineering, particularly in the area of networking, and it is also a suitable reference text for self-study by practitioners and researchers. The authors assume only basic elementary mathematical experience, the text covers the foundational mathematics and computational complexity theory.

The One Page CV

Create your own high impact CV. Clever, clear, and comprehensive. Get noticed and beat the competition.

Author: Paul Hichens

Publisher: Pearson UK

ISBN: 1292001496

Category: Education

Page: 240

View: 511

Say less and stand out more. About six seconds – that’s how long your CV will be considered before it’s consigned to the bin forever. If you don’t grab attention quickly, you’ll be rejected without a second thought. Your CV must be high impact, concise and optimised if it’s to do its job, and The One Page CV shows you exactly how to do it. It’s proven to work. It’s tried and tested. It’s written by an expert. · Avoid the pitfalls that your competition will be making · Transform your CV into a targeted, high-impact, job-winning tool · Spotlight your professional skills, qualifications and experience · Write smartly and persuasively so recruiters want to read your CV Remember – you’ve got six seconds. That’s all. Why waste it?

Afternoons with Mr. Hogan

Author: Jody Vasquez

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101117941

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 176

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Ben Hogan's former ball shagger recounts firsthand stories of the golf legend—andreveals, for the first time, Hogan's Swing Secret, a source of mystery to golfers for more than fifty years. Ben Hogan's pro golf record is legendary. A four-time PGA Player of the Year, he celebrated sixty-three tournament wins and became known as a man of few words and fewer close friends. Most of what we know about Hogan has been based on myth and speculation. Until now. In the 1960s, though Hogan's competitive career was over, he kept the practice habits that made him famous and remade modern competitive golf. He hired seventeen-year-old Jody Vasquez to help. Each day, after driving to a remote part of the course at Shady Oaks Country Club, Hogan would spend hours hitting balls and Vasquez would retrieve them. There, and over the course of their twenty-year friendship, Hogan taught Jody the mechanics of his famous swing and shared his thoughts on playing, practicing, and course management—unknowingly revealing much about his character, values, and beliefs, and the events that shaped them. In Afternoons with Mr. Hogan, Jody Vasquez shares dozens of stories about Hogan, from the way he practiced, selected his clubs, and interacted with other star players to his little-known humor and generosity. Combining the gentle insight of Tom Kite's A Fairway to Heaven (which recalls Kite's golf education under Harvey Penick) with the sage perspective of Penick's own Little Red Book, Vasquez's tribute is funny, poignant, and full of advice for golfers of all levels.

Lean Safety

Transforming your Safety Culture with Lean Management

Author: Robert Hafey

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1439816433

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 186

View: 3192

While worker safety is often touted as a company’s first priority, more often than not, safety activity is driven by compliance to legislation rather than any safety improvement initiative. Lean takes a proactive approach – it is not contingent on legislation. A serious Lean effort will tear apart an old inefficient entitlement-riddled culture and build it into something effective. Lean Safety: Transforming your Safety Culture with Lean Management takes lessons learned from Lean and applies them to the building of a world-class safety-first organization. Based on 30 years of experience with successful implementation of continuous improvement, Robert Hafey focuses the power of Lean improvement on the universal topic of safety. In doing so, he shows how Lean and safety are linked; that the achievement of one is often dependent upon achievement of the other. In this book, written for managers and executives as well as workers on the line, Hafey: Challenges each stakeholder to think proactively and accept individual responsibility for safety Emphasizes that the building of a top safety program requires the building of a world-class safety culture Demonstrates how basic Lean tools are as applicable to safety as they are to Lean, such as the A3 problem-solving process and the facilitated kaizen blitz Removes fear from the accident investigation process so that root causes are addressed rather than hidden Establishes standards and metrics for safety management that are clearly definable and measurable Any lasting improvement must become both institutionalized and perpetually capable of adaptation. World class safety is not about writing correct rules, but more about righting the culture responsible for the well-being of its stakeholders. Listen to what Robert Hafey has to say about Lean Safety.

101 Best Ways to Land a Job in Troubled Times

Author: Jay A. Block

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071713514

Category: Education

Page: 208

View: 3305

THE PROVEN FIVE-STEP STRATEGY FOR FINDING THE JOB OF YOUR DREAMS! “If you are serious about landing a quality job quickly in today’s job market, this book will practically guarantee your success.” –Bob Burg, bestselling author of Endless Referrals and The Go-Giver “Jay Block has taken his place as one of the career coaching industry’s most innovative thinkers and contributors.” —Frank X. Fox, Executive Director, Professional Association of Résumé Writers & Career Coaches “A must-read for all job seekers in today’s highly competitive job market.” —Sherry Zylka, Associate Dean of Continuing Education and Workforce Development, Schoolcraft College (Michigan) “Jay has written a unique and highly effective book combining motivational techniques with job search innovation.” —Susan Leventhal, Manager, Professional Placement Network, Workforce One, Florida About the Book: In 101 Best Ways to Land a Job in Troubled Times, Jay Block helps you approach your job transition strategically—not as a one-time search, but as a campaign of discovery through which you’ll achieve your career objectives. Follow his easy five-step process to: Manage fear and negative emotions that impede success Carefully define clear job and career goals Create effective and high-impact self- marketing tools that make job seekers STAND OUT professionally Develop strategic, structured action plans that will become the job seeker’s GPS to their next job Take action and “enjoy the process” of landing a job in troubled times quickly and effectively Block’s proven method is the only way to truly seize control of your future, land the job you want, and earn the pay you deserve.

Managing Group Risk Attitude

Author: Dr David Hillson,Ms Ruth Murray-Webster

Publisher: Gower Publishing, Ltd.

ISBN: 1409458210

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 190

View: 937

This book builds on the authors' previous title Understanding and Managing Risk Attitude but this time looks exclusively at the challenges of understanding and managing those attitudes adopted by groups of people when faced with making decisions that they perceive as risky and important. The book makes the link between risk management and decision-making explicit, building on existing work from the economic and risk psychology schools but taking a pragmatic, practitioner-focused approach that is relevant to all decision-making groups in any situation. The insights in Managing Group Risk Attitude are derived from the authors' own applied research. Details of the research methods and findings are included in the book in support of a practical model and steps to manage risk attitude using applied emotional literacy. Ruth Murray-Webster and David Hillson have written a practical book for all decision-makers, supported by actual research by practitioners and underpinned by the seminal research of leading academics.

Jobs that Matter

Find a Stable, Fulfilling Career in Public Service

Author: Heather Krasna

Publisher: Jist Works

ISBN: 9781593577872

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 292

View: 9980

Interest in public service careers has mounted substantially because thousands of people have shifted their focus away from corporate America to pursue jobs that are more secure and meaningful. Jobs That Matter empowers students, job seekers, and career changers to pinpoint the right public service careers for their interests and abilities. Readers will learn how to find great jobs in the local, state, and federal government, as well as in nonprofit or corporate organizations serving the public good. To help readers score these jobs, this guide provides practical, results-oriented strategies on how to build and maintain a network; write powerful resumes and cover letters; stand out during the interview process; and more. In addition, this guide provides profiles of people in various public service careers, showing how they scored their jobs and what their jobs are like.

Declaring Breakdowns

Powerfully Creating a Future That Matters, Through 6 Simple Steps

Author: Sameer Dua

Publisher: SAGE Publications India

ISBN: 9351509826

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 264

View: 652

The best way to predict the future is to create it. Each one of us, in every area of our life, has an almost certain, probable, default future. But is this future acceptable? This book provides a simple 6-step framework to actively create a future of one’s choice. It gives an insight into several generative leadership distinctions which, when practised, have the potential of having a significant positive impact on performance.

Virtue, Vice, and Value

Author: Thomas Hurka

Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

ISBN: 0195158652

Category: Philosophy

Page: 272

View: 3090

Hurka's book puts forth a comprehensive theoretical account of moral virtue and vice. More specifically, it gives an account of the intrinsic goodness of virtue, and intrinsic evil of vice, that can fit into a consequentialist moral theory.

Computers in the Human Interaction Loop

Author: Alexander Waibel,Rainer Stiefelhagen

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1848820542

Category: Computers

Page: 376

View: 6129

This book integrates a wide range of research topics related to and necessary for the development of proactive, smart, computers in the human interaction loop, including the development of audio-visual perceptual components for such environments; the design, implementation and analysis of novel proactive perceptive services supporting humans; the development of software architectures, ontologies and tools necessary for building such environments and services, as well as approaches for the evaluation of such technologies and services. The book is based on a major European Integrated Project, CHLI (Computers in the Human Interaction Loop), and throws light on the paradigm shift in the area of HCI that rather than humans interactive directly with machines, computers should observe and understand human interaction, and support humans during their work and interaction in an implicit and proactive manner.

Top Notch Executive Resumes

Creating Flawless Resumes for Managers, Executives, and CEOs

Author: Katharine Hansen

Publisher: Red Wheel/Weiser

ISBN: 1601637926

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

View: 598

Branded resumes that illuminate the candidate's unique value proposition and ROI are a must in today's quest for the executive suite. Top Notch Executive Resumes not only explains how to integrate branding into career-marketing communication, but also how to craft resumes that address your fit with the organization's mission and meet an employer's specific business needs. Hansen instructs high-level professionals in framing past accomplishments so that the employer can visualize the executive's strategic vision and industry insights, as well as what he or she can contribute. Highlights of the book include: A huge collection of resume samples in cutting-edge formats, organized by profession for easy navigability. Examples of a wide variety of complementary documents—including leadership profiles and executive bios—that top-level professionals need to round out their executive portfolios. Special additional features, including the preferences and peeves of hiring decision-makers, guidelines for working with recruiters, frequently asked questions, and case studies detailing complete job-search marketing campaigns. Let Top Notch Executive Resumes get you into that corner office!

Your Company Culture Ecosystem

Growing a Vibrant Business

Author: Kristin E. Robertson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780982341414

Category:

Page: N.A

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Finally, there is a practical, operationally-oriented book on building a great company culture. Kristin Robertson introduces a culture model the encompasses all aspects of running a company, declaring that culture is a result of everything you do in your organization. Your Company Culture Ecosystem, Robertson's model, mandates that company culture is more than just foosball tables, bean bag chairs and free massages. To grow a vibrant company culture, embed your core values into every operational practice and hold leaders accountable for modeling the values.

The Complete Guide for CPP Examination Preparation

Author: James P. Muuss, CPP,David Rabern, CPP

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1420004425

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 592

View: 6173

For those preparing for the Certified Protection Professional® program and designation, The Complete Guide for CPP Examination Preparation provides a thorough foundation of essential security concepts and practices in a single volume. This guide does more than impart the information required for you to pass the CPP exam, it also delivers insight into what taking the exam is like, and provides an appreciation for the work and knowledge needed to gain CPP certification. The book addresses ten critical areas: security management, investigations, protection of sensitive information, substance abuse, physical security, personnel security, emergency planning, management of a guard force, legal aspects of security, and the role of a security professional as a liaison with both management and law enforcement. The authors include sample test questions for you to take after completing each of the areas of study. Although these are not questions that appear on the actual exam, they do convey the principles and concepts that the exam emphasizes, and are valuable in determining if you have mastered the required information.

Perfectly Able

How to Attract and Hire Talented People with Disabilities

Author: Lighthouse International,

Publisher: AMACOM

ISBN: 0814415652

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 272

View: 9452

More than 22 million of the almost 173 million working-age individuals in the United States have one or more disabilities. Perfectly Able offers practical guidance for companies large and small on how to hire and retain talented and motivated people from within this largely untapped pool of potential employees. Illustrated with enlightening personal stories, this one-of-a-kind book provides insight into what it’s like to seek employment as an individual with a disability. Readers will discover how to: • Evaluate how suited their workplace environment is for disabled or different employees and what needs to be changed • Improve and sustain their workforce by hiring the best people, regardless of any disability or diversity issue • Effectively recruit, place, and develop individuals with disabilities who can contribute to their company’s success • Embrace the differences among their workforce to add value to the organization

Quantum Topology and Global Anomalies

Author: R A Baadhio

Publisher: World Scientific

ISBN: 9814498777

Category: Science

Page: 284

View: 1168

Anomalies are ubiquitous features in quantum field theories. They can ruin the consistency of such theories and put significant restrictions on their viability, especially in dimensions higher than four. Global gauge and gravitational anomalies are to date, one of the scant powerful and probing tools available to physicists in the pursuit of uniqueness. This monograph is one of the very few that specializes in the study of global anomalies in quantum field theories. A discussion of various issues associated to three dimensional physics — the Chern–Simons–Witten theories — widen the scope of this book. Topics discussed here comprises: the ongoing quest for three-manifolds invariant, the role of the mapping class groups in (a) the detection and cancellation of global anomalies, (b) formulating three-manifolds invariant; the geometric quantization of Chern-Simons-Witten theories; deformation quantization; study of chiral and gravitational anomalies; anomalies and the Atiyah-Patodi-Singer Index theorem; exotic spheres; global gravitational anomalies in some six and ten dimensional supergravity and superstring theories, with an additional case study of Witten SU(2) Global Gauge Anomalies. In addition, five chapters lay out the mathematical basis for a thorough use of the topics above. One chapter focuses on the relationship between Teichmüller spaces, moduli spaces and mapping class groups. Another chapter is devoted to mapping class groups and arithmetic groups. Gauge theories on Riemann surfaces are studies in well over two chapters, the first one centered on the theory of bundles and the second on connections. Many readers will find this a useful book, especially theoretical physicists and mathematicians. The material presented here will be of interest to both the experts who will find complete, detailed and precise descriptions of important topics of current interest in mathematical physics, and to students and newcomers to the field, who will appreciate the vast amount of information provided here, especially on global anomalies. Contents:The Ongoing Quest for Three-Manifold InvariantsMapping Class Groups and 3-Manifold InvariantsTeichmüller Spaces and Mapping Class GroupsMapping Class Groups and Arithmetic GroupsWeil-Petersson Geometry of Teichmüller SpacesGauge Theories on Riemann Surfaces I: BundlesGauge Theories on Riemann Surfaces II: ConnectionsGeometric Quantization of Chern–Simons–Witten TheoriesDeformation QuantizationChiral and Gravitational AnomaliesAnomalies and the Index TheoremGlobal AnomaliesMapping Class Groups and Global AnomaliesExotic Spheres Readership: Mathematicians and physicists. keywords: