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Tarsnap Mastery: Online Backups for the Truly Paranoid
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 31,030. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015 by Tilted Windmill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » System administration / disaster & recovery, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » System administration / Linux & UNIX administration
Online Backup you can Trust and Verify! Tarsnap, the secure online backup service for Unix-like systems, raised the bar for online backups. It’s inexpensive. It’s reliable. And you don’t need to trust the Tarsnap service—they can’t access your backups even if they wanted to. Tarsnap Mastery teaches everything you need to know to master Tarsnap!
Networking for Systems Administrators
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 45,420. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015 by Tilted Windmill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Networking / network protocols, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Information technology
If basic TCP/IP was hard, network administrators couldn’t do it. Servers give sysadmins a incredible visibility into the network—once they know how to unlock it. A systems administrator doesn’t need to know the innards of TCP/IP, but knowing enough to diagnose your own network issues will transforms a good sysadmin into a great one.
FreeBSD Mastery: Storage Essentials
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,560. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014 by Tilted Windmill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Operating systems, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Information technology
FreeBSD is one of the oldest and most featureful open-source Unix-like operating systems. FreeBSD Mastery: Storage Essentials takes you on a deep dive into FreeBSD’s disk management systems.
Immortal Clay
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,550. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2014 by Tilted Windmill Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Duplicate. Infiltrate. Exterminate. Liberate? The alien ate its way out of Antarctica, devouring and duplicating every living thing it found. Humanity turned continents to glass and oceans to poison in a desperate effort to stop it—and failed. Nobody expected that once the alien copied everyone, once it owned the world, it would set the copies free...
Sudo Mastery: User Access Control for Real People
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 33,830. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013 by Tilted Windmill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Security, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Operating systems
Unix-like operating systems have a primitive access control system. The root account can do anything. Other users are peasants with only minimal system access. Sudo lets you divide root’s monolithic power between the people who need it, with accountability and auditability. While many people use sudo, most use only a small part of it’s features. Master sudo with Sudo Mastery.
Sticky Supersaturation
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,620. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013 by Tilted Windmill Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A whole universe to explore, and security officer Redding is babysitting tempermental, egotistical scientists arguing over a handful of dirt. But even a petty argument can escalate into a threat to the entire team. And a mere handful of dirt can threaten the Earth they’ve left behind…
No More Lonesome Blue Rings
Price: Free! Words: 8,690. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013 by Tilted Windmill Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Incurable prion disease eating your nervous system? Abandon everyone you love. Go to a clinic in a universe where prions can't replicate. When aliens attack, prion disease patient Sherry Rogers finds herself behind enemy lines. Nobody can save Sherry. Except herself. And nobody at all can keep the aliens from massacring everyone... except -- maybe -- Sherry.
DNSSEC Mastery: Securing the Domain Name System with BIND
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,840. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013 by Tilted Windmill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Internet / security, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Networking / security
DNS is one of the oldest protocols on the Internet, and was designed for a network without hostile users. Anyone who wants to break into a network starts by investigating the target's Domain Name Service. DNS Security Extensions, or DNSSEC, hardens DNS and brings it into the 21st century.
Lavender
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,830. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013 by Tilted Windmill Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Horror » Undead
When their family dies in the opening days of the next civil war, brothers Kyle and Jimmy join the loyalists. A raid against the rebels succeeds, but traps them between enemy troops. But Jimmy knows things nobody should know. Horrible things. Knowledge that can save them all, or destroy everything.
SSH Mastery: OpenSSH, PuTTY, Tunnels and Keys
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,320. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012 by Tilted Windmill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » System administration / general, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Security
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Secure Shell (SSH) lets systems administrators securely manage remote systems. But most people only use the bare minimum SSH offers. Used properly, SSH simplifies your job. This book saves you from sifting a decade of obsolete online tutorials and quickly gets you running:SSH with the OpenSSH server and the PuTTY and OpenSSH clients. Master SSH with SSH Mastery.
Vicious Redemption: Five Horror Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,280. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012 by Tilted Windmill Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Occult
A man trapped with a zombie, on a rock amid the ocean. A hospital worker plagued by a dog's murderous ghost. An addict unable to score, unable to survive without a hit. A young girl learns she's a werewolf, the hard way. An adult survivor of child abuse's inner nightmares come real, and take the whole world with them. Five stories that will drill their way into you.
Pax Canina
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,000. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2011 by Tilted Windmill Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Matthew Keith barely controls his anger over the brutality he witnesses as an emergency room housekeeper. Then a murderous spirit attaches itself to Matt and slaughters those who anger him. Matt must fight an intangible enemy that acts on his own worst impulses. Nobody deserves to die. Except when they do.
Wednesday's Seagulls
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011 by Tilted Windmill Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
His plane crashed against a rocky Pacific island inhabited only by seagulls and a walking dead man. If he stops moving, the zombie will eat him. If he sleeps more than a couple hours, the zombie will eat him. But trying to trap the dead man might only make things worse.
Opening the Eye
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,330. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011 by Tilted Windmill Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Horror » General
Street drug drought. Mindless need chews your bones. No way to feed it. An unthinkable solution to satisfy the hunger. Forever. If you can live that way...
Breaking the Circle
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011 by Tilted Windmill Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Horror » General
Twelve-year-old Chris learned that lycanthropy ran in her family. The hard way. On the desolate family farm dominated by her father’s alcoholism, everyone hides problems. As Chris grows, she spends one night a month locked in the basement and clawing at the door. She yearns for freedom, but can even transforming into a werewolf break the chains in Chris’ own mind?


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