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View Resource Redbooks

The IBM Redbooks, produced by IBM's International Technical Support Organization, are useful technical publications written by and for technical and marketing professionals. Full versions of these publications detail features, configurations, and uses of a wide range of IBM hardware and software systems. The Redpieces area offers not-yet-published versions of Redbooks that provide detailed...

http://www.redbooks.ibm.com/
View Resource Redpieces Index

The IBM Redbooks, produced by IBM's International Technical Support Organization, are useful technical publications written by and for technical and marketing professionals. Full versions of these publications detail features, configurations, and uses of a wide range of IBM hardware and software systems. The Redpieces area offers not-yet-published versions of Redbooks that provide detailed...

http://publib-b.boulder.ibm.com/Redbooks.nsf/Redpieces/
View Resource Mindshare: PC System Architecture

Mindshare is a company that specializes in technical training for a variety of computer technologies. Five short courses can be accessed from the Mindshare home page at no charge, after completing a quick registration. The online courses give an overview of the "PCI-X System Architecture, Rambus, USB 2.0, PCI Power Management, and Infiniband System Architecture." Each of these technologies is...

https://www.mindshare.com/
View Resource Computer Architecture Tutorial

Students in computer science or engineering will find this tutorial on computer architecture very useful and enlightening. Contributed by Professor Prabhu at Iowa State University, the material covers beginning and intermediate topics. Beginning with an overview of basic theorems, like Amdahl's Law, Prabhu explains the most important considerations for processor performance. He then goes into more...

http://web.cs.iastate.edu/~prabhu/Tutorial/title.html
View Resource Karbosguide.com

A prodigious author of computer science books presents several introductions to computers and computer-related technologies at this site. Eight different guides are available, which cover topics including digital data, motherboard logic, and the computer input/ output interface. The text and accompanying illustrations are not overly technical in nature, and are therefore suitable for almost any...

http://www.karbosguide.com/
View Resource Technik.net: Tons of Hardware Information

Although most of the resources on this site will probably only be used by experienced hardware designers, a substantial amount of other information is provided that is ideal for beginners. An impressive collection of how-to guides and tutorials covers everything from mouse cleaning to basic soldering to printed circuit board fabrication. A complete online handbook, titled Batteries in a Portable...

https://technick.net//?aiocp_dp=_main
View Resource Linux/UNIX Tutorial Site

Anyone who needs to become familiar with a UNIX-based operating system will find this Web site very valuable. Through a series of ten key lessons, the user will learn the basics of logging in and browsing the directory structure as well as more advanced concepts such as networking utilities and system administration. Following step-by-step procedures, users can practice fundamental operations...

http://www.ctssn.com/