Enterprise Applications Administration

Enterprise Applications Administration

The Definitive Guide to Implementation and Operations

1st Edition - November 25, 2013

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  • Author: Jeremy Faircloth
  • eBook ISBN: 9780124078871
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780124077737

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Enterprise Applications Administration prepares you for the full breadth of work associated with administering large enterprise applications. This book provides essential information on tasks such as operating systems administration, network design, system architecture, project planning, working within a team, protecting the network, and how to keep applications up and running. The book effectively bridges the gap between what is taught in the technology-specific literature and the real world of enterprise application administrators.

Key Features

  • Provides a general understanding of all key knowledge areas needed by enterprise application administrators
  • Bridges the gap between technology-specific literature and the actual work being performed by enterprise application administrators
  • Shows how to define and standardize processes and documentation to make enterprise application administration easier and more consistent


Administrators of enterprise applications, systems administrators, and database administrators. Used for high-level academic computer courses with a focus on large business systems.

Table of Contents

  • Dedication



    Book Overview and Key Learning Points

    Book Audience

    How This Book is Organized


    Chapter 1. Introduction to Enterprise Applications Administration

    Information in This Chapter

    Purpose of This Book

    Defining Enterprise Applications Administration

    Enterprise Applications Administrators


    Chapter 2. Networks

    Information in This Chapter

    Network Fundamentals

    Network Troubleshooting


    Chapter 3. Servers

    Information in This Chapter





    Chapter 4. Databases

    Information in This chapter

    Basic Concepts

    Database Design

    Access Control



    Chapter 5. Information Security

    Information in This Chapter

    Basic Concepts

    Authentication, Authorization, and Audit

    Administration of Access Control


    Defense in Depth


    Chapter 6. Architecture

    Information in This Chapter

    Architecture Concepts

    Enterprise Architecture

    Solution Architecture

    Application Architecture

    Technical Architecture

    Cloud-Based Architecture


    Chapter 7. Enterprise Applications Administration Teams

    Information in This Chapter

    Building a Team

    Team Standards

    Implementation Versus Support

    Team Budgeting and Cost Estimation


    Chapter 8. Automation and Monitoring

    Information in This Chapter

    Process Automation



    Chapter 9. Documentation

    Information in This Chapter

    Documentation Concepts

    Common Document Types



Product details

  • No. of pages: 400
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Morgan Kaufmann 2013
  • Published: November 25, 2013
  • Imprint: Morgan Kaufmann
  • eBook ISBN: 9780124078871
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780124077737

About the Author

Jeremy Faircloth

Jeremy Faircloth (CISSP, Security+, CCNA, MCSE, MCP+I, A+) is an IT practitioner with a background in a wide variety of technologies as well as experience managing technical teams at multiple Fortune 50 companies. He is a member of the Society for Technical Communication and frequently acts as a technical resource for other IT professionals through teaching and writing, using his expertise to help others expand their knowledge. Described as a “Renaissance man of IT” with over 20 years of real-world IT experience, he has become an expert in many areas including Web development, database administration, enterprise security, network design, large enterprise applications, and project management. Jeremy is also an author that has contributed to over a dozen technical books covering a variety of topics and teaches courses on many of those topics.

Affiliations and Expertise

(Security+, CCNA, MCSE, MCP+I, A+), Senior Principal IT Technologist, Medtronic, Inc.

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