e-Business and Distributed Systems Handbook
From Strategies to Working Solutions
Amjad Umar, (www.amjadumar.com)

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For a detailed table of contents (PDF),  CLICK HERE

For a book preface (PDF) with book objcetives, intended audience,  sample course outlines, and acronyms  CLICK HERE
 


BOOK OUTLINE

MODULE (OVERVIEW): The Big Picture and Case Studies

Book Preface: Objectives, intended audience, suggested course outlines
Acronyms and Glossary of Terms
Detailed Table of Contents
Chapter 1: e-Business and Distributed Systems From Strategies to Working Solutions
Chapter 2: Case Studies  and Examples

EBUSINESS  APPLICATIONS, ARCHITECTURES, AND INTEGRATION

MODULE (APPLICATIONS): e-Business Strategies and Applications

Chapter 1: e-Business-- From  Strategies to Applications
Chapter 2: e-Business Applications (CRMs, ERPs, eMarkets, SCM, ASPs, Portals)
Chapter 3: From Strategies to Solutions A Planning Methodology
Chapter 4: IT Infrastructure Overview of Enabling Technologies
Chapter 5: Applications State of the Practice, Market, and Art

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MODULE (ARCHITECTURES): Solution Architectures Through Components

Chapter 1: Solution Architecture Overview
Chapter 2: Enterprise Application Architectures - A Component-based Approach
Chapter 3: Enterprise Data Architectures in Web-XML Environments
Chapter 4: Architecture Implementation: Concepts and Examples
Chapter 5: Architectures  State of the Practice,  Market, and Art

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MODULE  (INTEGRATION): Enterprise Application Integration and Migration

Chapter 1: Integration with Existing (Including Legacy) Applications -- An Overview
Chapter 2: Enterprise and Inter-Enterprise Application Integration (EAI/eAI)
Chapter 3: Data  Warehouses and Data Mining for Integration
Chapter 4: Migration Strategies and Technologies
Chapter 5: Integration  State of the Practice,  Market, and Art

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ENABLING  IT INFRASTRUCTURE  (NETWORKS AND MIDDLEWARE)

MODULE  (NETWORKS):  Network Services and Architectures in the Internet World

Chapter 1: Principles of Communication Networks
 Chapter 2: Network Architectures and Interconnectivity
Chapter 3: Wireless and Broadband  Networks -- Next Generation Networks:
Chapter 4: IP-based Networks and the Next Generation Internet
Chapter 5: Networks State of the Practice,  Market, and Art

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MODULE (MIDDLEWARE) : Application Intreconnectivity Through Middleware

Chapter 1: Middleware Principles and Basic Middleware Services
Chapter 2: Web, XML, Semantic Web, and Web Services
Chapter 3: Distributed Objects, CORBA, J2EE, .NET, SOAP, and EJB
Chapter 4: Enterprise Data and Transaction Management
Chapter 5: Middleware State of the Practice, Market, and Art

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MODULE (PLATFORMS): Platforms for Mobile and EC/EB Applications

Chapter 1: Mobile Application Servers
Chapter 2: e-Commerce Platforms for C2B Trade -- The Commerce Servers
Chapter 3: B2B Platforms and Standards -- The B2B Servers
Chapter 4: Platforms for Multimedia and Collaboration
Chapter 5: Application Servers State of the Practice, Market, and Art

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MANAGEMENT AND SUPPORT

MODULE (MANAGEMENT): Management and Security

Chapter 1: e-Business Management in Practice
Chapter 2: Management Platforms for Network and Systems Management
Chapter 3: Security Management-- Approaches and Technologies
Chapter 4: Security Solutions -- Using Technologies to Secure Systems
Chapter 5: Management State of the Practice, Market, and Art

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MODULE (TUTORIALS): Tutorials and Detailed Discussions on Special Topics
Chapter 1: Network Technologies -- A Tutorial
Chapter 2: Object-Orientation, Java, and UML -- A Tutorial
Chapter 3: Database Technologies and SQL -- A Tutorial
Chapter 4: Web Engineering and XML Processing -- A Closer Look
Chapter 5:  CORBA -- A Closer Look
 

Overview Module

If you want a better understanding of the book,  you may want to download the the following  FREE Overview Module(a zipped PDF file -1 MB)

MODULE (Overview): The Big Picture and Case Studies :This Module contains the following material (Roughly 150 pages).

        Book Preface: Objectives, intended audience, suggested course outlines
        Acronyms and Glossary of Terms
        Detailed Table of Contents
        Chapter 1:  eBusiness and Third Generation Distributed Systems  -- An Overview
        Chapter 2: Case Studies and Examples


Pricing Information (If You Really Want to Know)


The Overview and Tutorial modules are free.  You can buy other modules ($12 per module) or the whole handbook ($60) and save a bunch of money. .


THE IMPRESSIVE FRAMEWORK




The book is based on the framework  shown below: The framework represents the major building blocks (network services, middleware services for general and specialized purposes, applications, and management/support services). Each module of the book, as illustrated,  covers a building block with an overall emphasis on synthesis and interrelationships. .