New open access title from Apress and Intel provides a systematic methodology of parallel program optimization for Intel platforms. High performance computing (HPC)—also known as supercomputing—involves solving complex problems across a range of disciplines in business and science using sophisticated supercomputers. This fast-growing sector is in need of more resources for the application scientists who are not experts in code optimization but aim to maximize the performance of Read More
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New open access book from Apress and Intel is a comprehensive, up-to-date survey of the field of information security. As the public continues to deal with endless reports of security breaches around the globe, the IT community battles to stay ahead of the hackers. The field of information security is vast and rapidly changing to keep up with technological advancement. Engineers at every skill level are in need of a comprehensive and practical guide to keep abreast of this field Read More
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New open access books from Apress and Intel lay out the tools needed to create rich applications for the growing number of Android devices with Intel processors. Since late 2011, Google and Intel have been working together to optimize future versions of the Android mobile operating system for Intel Atom processors. The number of Android devices running on Intel processors has gradually increased as a result and are being produced by such notable manufacturers as Samsung, Lenovo, and Read More
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A new ApressOpen book sheds light on the hardware-embedded security mechanisms behind most Intel devices. The age of constant cybersecurity breaches and online fraud has caused hardware and software providers to increasingly focus on ways to build security into the foundations of their products. The superior robustness of hardware-embedded solutions is leading more companies to adopt these technologies rather than protections rooted in software. Intel Corporation’s achievements in Read More
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New open access book provides a comprehensive survey of the design and mathematics at play in the emerging field of computer vision. One of the most exciting frontiers being explored in the digital age, computer vision is rapidly changing the way society produces and consumes visual media. Current literature on the subject covers the range of “how-to” source code, tutorial discussions, performance analysis and other instructional material. The new book “Computer Vision Metrics: Read More
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Creative options for adapting and enhancing IBM zPDT environments that are more multiuser-enabled and multiuser-friendly, more stable, and more reusable than those envisaged or taught by IBM are explored and detailed in this new title. CA Technologies announces the availability of “Running Mainframe z on Distributed Platforms: How to Create Robust Cost-Efficient Multiplatform z Environments” the latest book published by CA Press. Co-authors Kenneth Barrett and Stephen Norris wrote Read More

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New open access book from Apress and BlackBerry guides application developers through the BlackBerry 10 operating system. BlackBerry 10, the latest incarnation of the BlackBerry mobile operating system, features plentiful upgrades from its predecessors and gives developers the chance to create truly innovative applications. It includes the new Cascades framework which is based on QML, a powerful declarative language for designing UIs. “Learn BlackBerry 10 App Development: A Read More
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New open access book from Apress and Intel examines the next generation of cloud security for IT professionals. Cloud security is an increasingly pressing concern as more and more businesses depend on the cloud for their applications and data storage. Organizations that do not adopt cloud computing largely cite security as the primary inhibitor. More cloud service providers are now treating security as a foundational part of their infrastructures along with performance, power Read More
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