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Advise before my Apache / Tomcat course

We want our customers to get the very best from their courses, and we're deligheted when they ask about preparations they can do (reading, etc) ahead of time. In fact, this is such a good question that I'm pasting (below) a copy of an answer that I have just emailed to one of the delegates coming on our Apache httpd and Tomcat Deployment course in a few weeks time.




The main "before course" advise we give to people is to arrive in good time and refreshed - coming the evening before which you are doing, I understand, is ideal. And also to ensure that they won't have a constant string of messages to answer ... most people find it very hard to (say) exchange contracts on a house purchase one minute, then learn to program the next ;-). I know that's pretty non-technical and not really what you were asking, but it's about all we ask before the course - our typical customers are very busy with other things before they come along, and rarely have much of a chance to do pre-reading so we cannot assume it would happen, and we present our courses based on delegates meeting any pre-requisites but no more.

You're an ex-unix sys admin and DBA ... which should stand you in good shape for the course. I note that you're going to be running Apache / Tomcat on Windows; if you get a chance to brush up one anything (and need to) the sys admin aspects of Windows could be the most helpful.

There is a wide range of books on the Apache and Tomcat subject and many of them are available during the course. I would suggest that you find which are best for YOU during the course, then order the current edition from someone like Amazon of any that you want to refer to again later. That's better than you spending based purely on my recommendation, not having (yet) met you or knowing the details of your application and what makes you tick.

If you're arriving in Melksham by train, please let me know and I'll pick you up from the station. Otherwise I'll probably see you on the morning of the course, with Chris, Sharon or Sarah checking you in the evening before.
(written 2009-01-16)

 
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