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Automation in Programming and Network Management

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Go, PowerShell, and Postman for Streamlined Automation

This bundle combines "Mastering Go Network Automation," "PowerShell SysAdmin Crash Course," and "Mastering Postman," providing a comprehensive approach to programming and network management automation.

The PowerShell book automates system administration, the Go book enhances network efficiency and security, and the Postman book is dedicated to API development and testing.

This collection of resources is perfect for developers looking to improve their automation and scripting abilities in multiple languages, system and network administrators, and anyone else interested in automating various IT tasks.

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    • Go
    • Networking
    • Docker
    • DevOps
    • Cloud Computing
    • PowerShell
    • System Integration
    • Microsoft Azure
    • Operating System Development
    • APIs
    • API Design
    • Python
    • Event-Driven Architecture

About the Books

Mastering Go Network Automation

Automating Networks, Container Orchestration, Kubernetes with Puppet, Vegeta and Apache JMeter
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"Mastering Go Network Administration" is a structured beginning for network administrators looking to improve network efficiency, scalability, and security. This book provides a one-stop solution for all of your network administration needs, with comprehensive coverage of automation, security, containerization, monitoring, and performance testing.

Beginning with the fundamentals of creating a network automation lab with the EVENG network simulator and the Go programming language, readers will learn the step-by-step process of installing EVE-NG, followed by the importance of service mesh in automation and how it can simplify network operations.

The book delves deeply into critical topics such as deploying ingress controllers and implementing service mesh with Linkerd. Readers will learn about container-native storage, container storage management with Docker, and automated SSL certificates, firewall configuration, and network policies. Monitoring and performance tuning are also covered in the book, including how to monitor container performance and automatically roll out updates. The book covers a series of performance testing strategies like load testing, stress testing, and scalability testing. It shows readers how to find performance bottlenecks and optimise their network with the help of tools like Vegeta and Apache JMeter through the use of real-world examples.

Key Learnings

  • Setting up an EVE-NG network simulator, VIM IDE, kubeadm, and a comprehensive network automation lab to improve network efficiency, scalability, and security.
  • Configuring ports, hosts, and servers using Go scripting to streamline network automation.
  • Writing, testing, and validating network automation scripts to ensure smooth and reliable network administration.
  • Building Docker images, running containers, and managing container deployments for efficient containerization.
  • Automating load balancing, firewall configuration, and Kubernetes network policies for seamless network management.
  • Working with popular tools such as Puppet, Zookeeper, Traefik, Envoy, and various Go networking packages.
  • Automating SSL setup, container storage, container performance monitoring, and rolling updates.
  • Using powerful load testing tools like Vegeta and Apache JMeter for efficient load testing, stress testing, and scalability testing to identify and eliminate performance bottlenecks.

Table of Content

  1. Go Essentials for Networks
  2. Setting Up Network Automation Environment
  3. Configuring Modern Networks
  4. Write, Test and Validate Automation Scripts
  5. Automation of Configuration Management
  6. Networking with Container and Docker
  7. Orchestrating Containers and Automating Workloads
  8. Automate SSL, Container-native Storage and Performance
  9. Kubernetes Automation
  10. Service Mesh, Firewall and Network Policies
  11. Network Performance Testing


If you're a network administrator who wants to level up your game, "Mastering Go Network administration" is the book for you. This book will help you become a more efficient, effective, and confident network administrator by providing clear explanations, practical examples, and comprehensive coverage.

PowerShell SysAdmin Crash Course

Unlock the Full Potential of PowerShell with Advanced Techniques, Automation, Configuration Management and Integration
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Say goodbye to complicated IT tasks and embrace efficient system administration with "PowerShell SysAdmin Crash Course." With hands-on experience and over 50 examples and demonstrations, you will build a strong understanding of PowerShell and gain confidence in its application.

"PowerShell SysAdmin Crash Course" is the ultimate guide for system administrators and PowerShell users. This comprehensive resource teaches you everything to know about PowerShell, from the console and cmdlets to scripting, modules, and more. You will learn essential topics like Active Directory Management, Windows Server, PowerShell Remoting, DSC, SCCM, and administering software updates.

In addition, you will discover advanced techniques such as working with JSON and XML data, parallel processing, multithreading, and creating custom cmdlets and modules. You get to learn how to integrate PowerShell with automation and configuration management tools like Ansible, Puppet, and Chef, and how to use CI/CD tools like Jenkins. The book also covers integrating PowerShell with Bash and Python scripting and utilizing PowerShell Universal for running automation scripts through a single platform.

Key Learnings
  • Learn everything about PowerShell, from console to cmdlets to scripting and modules.
  • Manage Active Directory, PowerShell Remoting, DSC, SCCM, and software updates.
  • Discover advanced techniques like JSON and XML data, parallel processing, and multithreading.
  • Create custom cmdlets and modules for automation and configuration management.
  • Integrate PowerShell with Ansible, Puppet, Chef, Jenkins, Bash, and Python scripting.
  • Use PowerShell Universal to run automation scripts through a single platform.
Table of Content
  1. Beginning with PowerShell
  2. PowerShell Basics
  3. Cmdlets, Aliases, and Functions
  4. Up and Running with Scripting Basics
  5. Working with PowerShell Modules
  6. PowerShell Scripting
  7. Windows Management with PowerShell
  8. Active Directory Management
  9. PowerShell Remoting
  10. PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC)
  11. PowerShell and System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
  12. PowerShell Security and Best Practices
  13. Advanced PowerShell Techniques
  14. PowerShell and Automation Frameworks
  15. Extending PowerShell and Interoperability
  16. Working with PowerShell Universal

This book is ideal for you if you want to build a strong understanding of PowerShell and its application, from the basics to advanced techniques. It is also suitable for you if you want to integrate PowerShell with automation and configuration management tools and other scripting languages.

Mastering Postman

A Comprehensive Guide to Building End-to-End APIs with Testing, Integration and Automation
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"Mastering Postman" is the ultimate guide for anyone looking to streamline their API development process. Whether you're a seasoned developer or just starting, this book will take you through every step of the API lifecycle and equip you with the knowledge and tools to create better APIs faster.

Starting with API design, the book covers the best practices for creating intuitive, easy-to-use, and scalable APIs. Before deploying, you'll learn how to use Postman to test your APIs thoroughly and ensure they're working as intended. The book then delves into API documentation and mocking, showing you how to create comprehensive documentation that's easy to understand and use. You'll also learn how to use Postman to mock your APIs, allowing you to test your code in a safe environment before deploying it to production. Focusing on Python, Flask, and JavaScript coding, "Mastering Postman" teaches you how to build powerful, efficient, and easy-to-use APIs. You'll also learn about implementing API governance, integration, publishing, and the Postman CLI in detail.

Throughout the book, you'll find practical examples, real-world scenarios, and tips and tricks to help you become more productive and efficient as you work on your APIs. Whether you're a developer, a product manager, or a technical writer, "Mastering Postman" will give you the skills and knowledge you need to create APIs that are robust, reliable, and easy to use. With this book as your guide, you'll be able to streamline your API development process and deliver better APIs faster than ever before. Key Learnings
  • Streamline API development process with Postman for faster delivery.
  • Learn API design, testing, documentation, and mocking with real-world examples.
  • Build APIs using Python, Flask, and JavaScript for better performance.
  • Master API governance, integration, and publishing with Postman.
  • Leverage Postman CLI for advanced API testing and automation.
  • Collaborate efficiently using Postman collections, environments, and workspaces.
Table of Content
  1. API LifeCycle and Postman
  2. API Design
  3. API Development
  4. API Testing
  5. API Security
  6. Using Postman CLI
  7. API Documentation & Publishing
  8. API Integration
  9. API Performance
  10. API Governance
  11. Advanced API Developer Skills

Mastering Postman is ideal for developers and software engineers who want to build end-to-end APIs efficiently and effectively. It is suitable for both beginners new to API development and experienced developers who want to master their API development, testing, debugging and integration skills.

Before reading this book, you should understand web development, HTTP protocol, and API concepts.

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