Java Collections: An Introduction to Abstract Data Types, Data Structures and Algorithms / Edition 1

Java Collections: An Introduction to Abstract Data Types, Data Structures and Algorithms / Edition 1

by David A. Watt, Deryck F. Brown
     
 

Java Collections is an introductory text on abstract data types, data structures, and algorithms using Java. Written at an appropriate level for a first course in algorithms and data structures, or a second course in programming using Java, this text concentrates on pratical matters like software design and the Jave Collections framework. Only essential supporting

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Java Collections is an introductory text on abstract data types, data structures, and algorithms using Java. Written at an appropriate level for a first course in algorithms and data structures, or a second course in programming using Java, this text concentrates on pratical matters like software design and the Jave Collections framework. Only essential supporting theory is included.
The text focuses on abstract data types (ADTs) that turn up again and again in software design. It uses these ADTs to introduce and motivate the data structures required to implement them and the algorithms associated with the data structures. This approach helps Java programmers to choose the most suitable collection classes for their applications.
Not only undergraduate students but also professional programmers retraining the program in Java will benefit form this even-paced and example-led text.
Key features of the text:
* emphasizes good object-oriented software design and implementation
* presents algorithms both in English and in Java, and shows how to analyze their efficiency (with only light mathematics)
* introduces the concept of an abstract data type, shows how to use a "contract" to specify the abstract data type's contract and its implementation in terms of a suitbale data structure and algorithms
* covers a variety of abstract data types (stacks, queues, lists, sets, maps, priority queues, trees, and graphs), compares alternative implementations of these abstract types, and relates them to the Java collection classes
* features numerous examples and case studies showing how the abstract data types are used in practical applciaitons
* contains numerous graded exercises, offering opportunities to explore alternatives to the designs and implementations presented in the text
* includes appendices summarizing the mathematics of algorithm analysis, the relevant features of the Java programming language, and the Java collection classes.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471899785
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/28/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
566
Product dimensions:
7.46(w) x 9.27(h) x 1.21(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part I: Ready, Set, Go with VMware Infrastructure 3 9

Chapter 1: Exploring VMware Infrastructure 3 as Your Virtual Solution 11

Chapter 2: Getting the Scoop on Capacity Planning 23

Chapter 3: Knowing Your Storage Options 39

Part II: Setting Up ESX Hosts 55

Chapter 4: ESX: The Brawn Behind the Brains 57

Chapter 5: ESX Installation — Now the Fun Begins 67

Part III: Connecting the Physical to Your Virtual Environment 81

Chapter 6: Embracing the Look and Feel of VMware Infrastructure Client 83

Chapter 7: Virtual Networking 95

Chapter 8: Connecting to Storage 119

Part IV: Fault Tolerance and Data Centers 137

Chapter 9: Getting VMware Virtual Center Running 139

Chapter 10: Making Virtual Machines 161

Chapter 11: Managing Virtual Machines 175

Chapter 12: Keeping Things Running with Virtual Clusters 193

Part V: Playing Virtual Adminstrator 209

Chapter 13: Securing Your System 211

Chapter 14: Swimming in Resource Pools 229

Chapter 15: Monitoring Your System 243

Chapter 16: Preparing for Disaster 259

Chapter 17: Troubleshooting 271

Part VI: The Part of Tens 281

Chapter 18: Ten Places to Discover More 283

Chapter 19: Ten Other VMware Products 295

Chapter 20: Ten Cool Virtual Appliances 307

Index 319

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