Objective-c Quick Syntax Reference (expert’s Voice In …

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Expert Oracle Sql: Optimization, Deployment, And Statistics

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Ultimate Expert Guide Mastering PostgreSQL Administration

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The Audio Expert, 2nd Edition by Ethan Winer

The Audio Expert, 2nd Edition by Ethan Winer
Requirements: .PDF reader, 22,4 MB
Overview: The Audio Expert is a comprehensive reference book covering all aspects of audio, with both practical and theoretical explanations. It is written for people who want to understand audio at the deepest, most technical level, but without needing an engineering degree. The Audio Expert explains how audio really works in much more depth than usual, using common sense plain-English explanations and mechanical analogies, with minimal math. It uses an easy to read conversational tone, and includes more than 400 figures and photos to augment the printed text. However, this book goes beyond merely explaining how audio works. It brings together the concepts of audio, aural perception, musical instrument physics, acoustics, and basic electronics, showing how they’re intimately related. It also describes in great detail many practices and techniques used by recording and mixing engineers, including video production and computers. This book is meant for intermediate to advanced recording engineers and audiophiles who want to become experts. There’s plenty for beginners too.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Educational

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Expert Python Programming by Tarek Ziadé

Expert Python Programming by Tarek Ziadé (Ziade)
Requirements: .PDF reader, 10.2 mb
Overview: Expert Python Programming shows how Python development should be done with best practices and expert design tips. This book is for Python developers who are already building applications, but want to build better ones by applying best practices and new development techniques to their projects. The reader is expected to have a sound background in Python programming.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Tech & Devices

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Expert Oracle Database Architecture by Thomas Kyte

Expert Oracle Database Architecture (2nd Edition) by Thomas Kyte
Requirements: .PDF reader, 6.4 mb
Overview: Now in its second edition, this best-selling book by Tom Kyte of Ask Tom fame continues to bring you some of the best thinking on how to apply Oracle Database to produce scalable applications that perform well and deliver correct results. Tom has a simple philosophy: you can treat Oracle as a black box and just stick data into it or you can understand how it works and exploit it as a powerful computing environment. If you choose the latter, then you’ll find that there are few information management problems that you cannot solve quickly and elegantly.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Tech & Devices

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Expert Oracle Database Architecture by Thomas Kyte

Expert Oracle Database Architecture (2nd Edition) by Thomas Kyte
Requirements: .PDF reader, 6.4 mb
Overview: Now in its second edition, this best-selling book by Tom Kyte of Ask Tom fame continues to bring you some of the best thinking on how to apply Oracle Database to produce scalable applications that perform well and deliver correct results. Tom has a simple philosophy: you can treat Oracle as a black box and just stick data into it or you can understand how it works and exploit it as a powerful computing environment. If you choose the latter, then you’ll find that there are few information management problems that you cannot solve quickly and elegantly.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Tech & Devices

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Expert Option Trading – David Vallieres

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Witchcraft: A Ladybird Expert Book by Suzannah Lipscomb

Witchcraft: A Ladybird Expert Book (The Ladybird Expert) by Suzannah Lipscomb
Requirements: EPUB Reader 12.54 MB
Overview: Part of the new Ladybird Expert series, Witchcraft is an accessible, authoritative and captivating introduction to the magical myths that have coloured the popular imagination for centuries.
Written by celebrated historian and broadcaster Dr Suzannah Lipscomb, Witchcraft explores the moment in history when witches were perceived to be especially dangerous: the famous witch hunts between 1450 and 1750.
You’ll learn how the figure of the witch remains culturally relevant. In horror films, TV shows and pop culture, the figure of the witch retains her potency to attract and repel.
Witch hunts in one form or another have persisted for thousands of years. Understanding why people were and continue to be persecuted for witchcraft matters now, more than ever.
Genre: Non-Fiction – Faith, Philosophy, Religion, Spirituality –

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The Expert Game by Terence Reese

The Expert Game by Terence Reese (Contract Bridge)
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 289 KB
Overview: John Terence Reese was a British bridge player and writer, regarded as one of the finest of all time in both fields. He was born in Epsom, Surrey, England to middle-class parents, and was educated at Bradfield College and New College, Oxford, where he studied classics and attained a double first, graduating in 1935. Reese had a successful career as a bridge author and journalist, a career that lasted throughout his life. He was one of the most influential and acerbic of bridge writers, with a large output (over ninety titles), including several books which remain in print as classics of bridge play. He was also the long-time bridge correspondent of The Lady, The Observer, the London Evening News and the Evening Standard, and a frequent contributor to The Bridge World magazine.
Aptly described by the late Guy Ramsey as ‘the new, true classic of bridge’, The Expert Game occupies a special place in the literature of bridge, having been hailed as one of the greatest bridge books of all time. Many world-famous stars have acknowledged the help it gave them on their way to becoming Grandmasters. Terms like ‘second-degree assumption’, ‘the principle of restricted choice’, ‘the vice’, ‘the winkle’, and ‘the stepping-stone’, which were introduced in this book, are today in common use among tournament players. The Expert Game has been published in America as Master Play, in, France as Bridge de Haute École, and in Scandinavia as Expert-Spelet.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Educational Contract Bridge

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Plato’s Republic: A Ladybird Expert Book by Angie Hobbs

Plato’s Republic: A Ladybird Expert Book (The Ladybird Expert) by Angie Hobbs
Requirements: EPUB Reader 12.45 MB
Overview: – Why do humans form societies and what is needed for them to thrive?
– How can women’s potential be actualized?
– How can we protect ourselves from demagogues and tyrants?
IMMERSE yourself in the strikingly relevant questions of Plato’s influential dialogue, exploring the age old dilemma: Why should I be just? What is a just society, and how can it be created?
ACCESSIBLE. AUTHORITATIVE. TIMELY.
Written by distinguished philosopher and professor Angie Hobbs, Plato’s Republic is the essential introduction to a text that helped shape all Western literature and philosophy.
Genre: Non-Fiction – Education

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Expert Oracle Exadata by Kerry Osborne+

Expert Oracle Exadata by Kerry Osborne, Randy Johnson, Tanel Põder
Requirements: .PDF reader, 7 MB
Overview: Throughout history, advances in technology have come in spurts. A single great idea can often spur rapid change as the idea takes hold and is propagated, often in totally unexpected directions. Exadata embodies such a change in how we think about and manage relational databases. The key change lies in the concept of offloading SQL processing to the storage layer. That concept is a huge win, and its implementation in the form of Exadata is truly a game changer. Expert Oracle Exadata will give you a look under the covers at how the combination of hardware and software that comprise Exadata actually work. Authors Kerry Osborne, Randy Johnson, and Tanel Põder share their real-world experience, gained through multiple Exadata implementations with the goal of opening up the internals of the Exadata platform. This book is intended for readers who want to understand what makes the platform tick and for whom-"how" it does what it is does is as important as what it does. By being exposed to the features that are unique to Exadata, you will gain an understanding of the mechanics that will allow you to fully benefit from the advantages that the platform provides. Will changes the way you think about managing SQL performance and processing Provides a roadmap to laying out the Exadata platform to best support your existing systems Dives deeply into the internals, removing the “black box” mystique and showing how Exadata actually works What you’ll learn Configure Exadata from the ground up Optimize for mixed OLTP/DW workloads Migrate large data sets from existing systems Connect Exadata to external systems Support consolidation strategies using the Resource Manager Configure high-availability features of Exadata, including real application clusters (RAC) and automatic storage management (ASM) Apply tuning strategies utilizing the unique features of Exadata Who this book is for Expert Oracle Exadata is for database administrators and developers who want to understand what makes Exadata unique so that they can take advantage of all the platform has to offer. It is also for anyone who needs to plan and execute migrations of systems to the Exadata platform. Finally, the book will be invaluable to those who support and maintain such systems. Table of Contents What Is Exadata? Offloading / Smart Scan Hybrid Columnar Compression Storage Indexes Exadata Smart Flash Cache Exadata Parallel Operations Resource Management Configuring Exadata Recovering Exadata Exadata Wait Events Understanding Exadata Performance Metrics Monitoring Exadata Performance Migrating to Exadata Storage Layout Compute Node Layout Unlearning Some Things We Thought We Knew
Genre: Non-Fiction > Tech & Devices

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Nelson: Battle of the Nile: Ladybird Expert Book by Sam Willis

Nelson: Battle of the Nile: A Ladybird Expert Book (The Ladybird Expert) by Sam Willis
Requirements: EPUB Reader 17.48 MB
Overview: – Why was the Battle of the Nile so decisive in the French Revolutionary Wars?
– Why did the French believe they were unassailable?
– And why did Nelson and the British win?
TRACK the revolutionary roots and dramatic turning points of the British Royal Navy’s glorious victory over the French naval expedition to Egypt. From Napoleon’s rise to prominence to Nelson’s celebrated tactical leadership, discover how this significant battle changed the face of the French Revolutionary Wars.
THE BATTLE THAT CHANGED THE BALANCE OF POWER IN EUROPE
Written by historian, archaeologist, and broadcaster Sam Willis, Nelson: Battle of the Nile is a thrilling and accessible account of the naval battle that established Nelson’s fame.
Genre: Non-Fiction – History

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Nuclear Deterrence: A Ladybird Expert by Lawrence Freedman (.ePub)

Nuclear Deterrence: A Ladybird Expert by Lawrence Freedman
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 52.47mb
Overview: Part of the new Ladybird Expert series, Nuclear Deterrence is an accessible and authoritative introduction to the deterrent tactics employed to prevent war, drawing on the unprecedented power of nuclear weapons.

Written by celebrated historian and professor of War Studies Sir Lawrence Freedman, Nuclear Deterrence explores the history behind the world’s most lethal weapon.

You’ll learn about the history of the arms race, the implications of mutual assured destruction, the consequences of nuclear proliferation, and why disarmament proved to be so difficult.

Written by the leading lights and most outstanding communicators in their fields, the Ladybird Expert books provide clear, accessible and authoritative introductions to subjects drawn from science, history and culture.

For an adult readership, the Ladybird Expert series is produced in the same iconic small hardback format pioneered by the original Ladybirds. Each beautifully illustrated book features the first new illustrations produced in the original Ladybird style for nearly forty years.
Genre: Non-Fiction > General

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