Implementing a Data Warehouse with Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Ace your preparation for Microsoft Certification Exam 70-463 with this 2-in-1 Training Kit from Microsoft Press. Work at your own pace through a series of lessons and practical exercises, and then assess your skills with online practice tests - featuring multiple, customizable testing options. more »
Working with Microsoft FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint
Deliver powerful search tools to your clients - using Microsoft FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint. Led by three search experts, you'll learn how to deliver advanced intranet search capabilities and build custom, search-driven applications for your business. Use your skills as a SharePoint architect or developer to configure and program this server for different search scenarios, based on real-world examples. more »
MOS Study Guide for Microsoft Office 365
Demonstrate your expertise with Microsoft Office 365 by earning a MOS certification. This Study Guide is designed to help you prepare for MOS Exam 77-891: Microsoft Office 365, and features: Full objective-by-objective review; Easy-to-follow procedures and hands-on tasks; Exam-discount offer from Certiport.

Use the in-depth exam prep, practice, and review to help advance your proficiency with Office 365 - and earn the credential that proves it. more »
Microsoft Visual C# 2012 Step by Step
Teach yourself how to build applications with Microsoft Visual C# 2012 and Visual Studio 2012 - one step at a time. Ideal for those with fundamental programming skills, this tutorial provides practical, learn-by-doing exercises for mastering core C# language features and creating working applications and components for Windows. more »
Network Your Computers & Devices Step by Step
Teach yourself how to use the networking features in Windows 7 to connect your home computers, even if they use different operating systems. With Step by Step, you set the pace - building and practicing the skills you need, just when you need them!

Network your Windows 7-based PCs and set up security; Add a Mac or Linux-based computer; Share printers, devices, and files with everyone in your home; Stream media over your network or to a remote PC; Tweak your network and sharing settings; Troubleshoot problems and perform easy maintenance. more »
Microsoft Excel 2010 Step by Step
Experience learning made easy-and quickly teach yourself how to organize, analyze, and present data with Excel 2010. With STEP BY STEP, you set the pace-building and practicing the skills you need, just when you need them! Topics include creating formulas, calculating values, and analyzing data; presenting information visually with graphics, charts, and diagrams; building PivotTable dynamic views; using the new Excel Web App; reusing information from databases and other documents; creating macros to automate repetitive tasks and simplify your work; and other core topics. more »
Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010 Step by Step
Experience learning made easy-and quickly teach yourself how to use Microsoft SharePoint Foundation to enable effective team collaboration. With Step By Step, you set the pace-building and practicing the skills you need, just when you need them.

Build your own SharePoint site with easy-to-use templates; Create lists and libraries to store information; Add discussion boards, wikis, and blogs; Set up Document and Meeting Workspaces for easy collaboration; Share calendars, contacts, and data from Microsoft Office programs; Customize your pages with Web Parts. more »
Windows Server 2008 R2 Remote Desktop Services Resource Kit
n-depth and comprehensive, this official Microsoft Resource Kit delivers the information you need to plan, deploy, and administer Remote Desktop Services in Windows Server 2008 R2. You get authoritative technical guidance from those who know the technology best-leading industry experts and members of the Microsoft Desktop Virtualization Team. Coverage includes scenarios for Remote Desktop Services, virtualizing roles, setting up Remote Desktop Virtualization Host (RDVS), managing application compatibility, customizing and locking down the user experience, using Windows PowerShell for configuration and management, administering security features, deploying a farm, publishing resources, managing sessions, and other life cycle issues. more »
Parallel Programming with Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Step by Step
Teach yourself how to help improve application performance by using parallel programming techniques in Visual Studio 2010 - one step at a time. Ideal for experienced programmers with little or no parallel programming experience, this tutorial provides practical, learn-by-doing exercises for creating applications that optimize the use of multicore processors. more »
Parallel Programming with Microsoft Visual C++
Your CPU meter shows a problem. One core is running at 100 percent, but all the other cores are idle. Your application is CPU-bound, but you are using only a fraction of the computing power of your multicore system. Is there a way to get better performance?

The answer, in a nutshell, is parallel programming. Where you once would have written the kind of sequential code that is familiar to all programmers, you now find that this no longer meets your performance goals. To use your system's CPU resources efficiently, you need to split your application into pieces that can run at the same time. more »