Mainframe Handbook is a single-point reference book
for mainframe professionals, designers, developers,
project leaders, and team members. The book is not meant
for only the experienced mainframe professionals, but
also caters to the novice. It provides details on IBM
mainframes and the programming environment for mainframe.
Under this section, the author deals with topics like
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languages like VS COBOL II, JCL, REXX, VSAM, CICS, DB2,
and IMS. An
interesting section that will be useful to the reader
is a question bank listing more than 100 questions on
IBM mainframes. Readers can use the question bank to
prepare themselves for interviews as well as check their
knowledge on IBM mainframes.
IBM Mainframe Handbook
Author: Alexis Leon
Publisher: Vikas Publishing House Pvt. Ltd.
Price: Rs 495
Security Bible is a guide to equip networking professionals
with the knowledge required to install, configure, operate,
and manage Cisco network security products. The book
begins by explaining network security, the need to formulate
and evaluate a security policy, and security measures
that need to be considered at transport, network, and
data link layers of the OSI model. It explains the methods
of securing the network infrastructure with an overview
of Cisco network security products like firewalls, AAA
mechanisms, and intrusion detection systems. The book
provides the reader with a background of real-world
origins of security threats and scenario-based examples,
to give an insight and methods to keep a network secure.
Title: Cisco Security Bible
Author: Rajesh Kumar Sharma
Publisher: WILEY Dreamtech India
Price: Rs 429
Q: What happens when you put a bunch of hubs on a
Q: Why don't network administrators like the SLIP
A: Because it trips up their network!
Q: Why do guys like to go to the Macromedia website?
A: To get flashed.
Q: What does a computer nerd say when he can't understand
something you just told him?
A: "Bad command or file name."
Q: Who is a computer user's least favorite military
A: General Protection
(Ed: General Protection Fault is an old Windows/DOS
Q: Why is it wrong to update your BIOS?
A: Because you have to flash it!
Q: How do you steal a PDA?
A: You palm it!
Q: What do you call a druggie network administrator?
A: A packet sniffer!
Q: What did the router do when it was mad at the network
A: He SPID on him!