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CouchDB: The Definitive Guide CouchDB: The Definitive Guide
Time to Relax

J. Chris Anderson, Jan Lehnardt, Noah Slater
Three of CouchDB's creators show you how to use this document-oriented database as a standalone application framework or with high-volume, distributed applications. With its simple model for storing, processing, and accessing data, CouchDB is ideal for web applications that handle huge amounts of loosely structured data. You'll learn how to work with CouchDB through its RESTful web interface, and become familiar with key features such as simple document CRUD (create, read, update, delete), advanced MapReduce, deployment tuning, and more.

MongoDB: The Definitive Guide MongoDB: The Definitive Guide
Powerful and Scalable Data Storage

Kristina Chodorow, Michael Dirolf
Discover how MongoDB can help you manage a huMONGOus amount of data collected through your web application. With this authoritative introduction, you'll learn the many advantages of using document-oriented databases, and discover why MongoDB is a reliable, high-performance system that allows for almost infinite horizontal scalability. Written by engineers from 10gen, the company that develops and supports this open source database, MongoDB: The Definitive Guide provides guidance for database developers, advanced configuration for system administrators, and an overview of the concepts and use cases for other people on your project.

Cassandra: The Definitive Guide Cassandra: The Definitive Guide

Eben Hewitt
With this hands-on guide, you'll learn how Apache Cassandra handles hundreds of terabytes of data while remaining highly available across multiple data centers -- capabilities that have attracted Facebook, Twitter, and other data-intensive companies. Cassandra: The Definitive Guide provides the technical details and practical examples you need to assess this database management system and put it to work in a production environment.

Programming Amazon EC2 Programming Amazon EC2
Run Applications on Amazon's Infrastructure with EC2, S3, SQS, SimpleDB, and Other Services

Jurg van Vliet, Flavia Paganelli
If you plan to build applications to run on Amazon's Web Services, the end-to-end approach in this book will save you needless trial and error. You'll find practical guidelines for designing and building applications with Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) and a host of supporting AWS tools, with a focus on critical issues such as load balancing, monitoring, and automation.

Google Analytics Google Analytics
Understanding Visitor Behavior

Justin Cutroni
Take advantage of Google Analytics' powerful and free tools to understand exactly how users behave when they visit your website or use your web application. This hands-on guide shows you how to probe general traffic, marketing, and ecommerce information with these tools, and teaches you how to supplement them with add-ons and external tools when you want to dig even deeper. You'll also learn how to create custom reports to analyze specific issues.

Programming the Google App Engine Programming the Google App Engine
Build and Run Scalable Web Apps on Google's Infrastructure

Dan Sanderson
Google App Engine does more than provide access to a large system of servers. It also offers you a simple model for building applications that scale automatically to accommodate millions of users. With this book, you'll get expert practical guidance that will help you make the best use of this powerful platform. Google engineer Dan Sanderson shows you how to design your applications for scalability, including ways to perform common development tasks using App Engine's APIs and scalable services.

Cloud Security and Privacy Cloud Security and Privacy
An Enterprise Perspective on Risks and Compliance

Tim Mather, Subra Kumaraswamy, Shahed Latif
You may regard cloud computing as an ideal way for your company to control IT costs, but do you know how private and secure this service really is? Not many people do. With Cloud Security and Privacy, you'll learn what's at stake when you trust your data to the cloud, and what you can do to keep your virtual infrastructure and web applications secure. This book offers you sound advice from three well-known authorities in the tech security world.

Learning PHP, MySQL, and JavaScript Learning PHP, MySQL, & JavaScript

Robin Nixon
With this simple, streamlined guide, non-programmers will quickly learn how to create responsive, data-driven websites with PHP, MySQL, and JavaScript. Discover how the powerful combination of PHP and MySQL provides an easy way to build modern websites complete with dynamic data and user interaction. You'll also learn how to add JavaScript to create rich Internet applications and websites.

Beautiful Data Beautiful Data

Toby Segaran, Jeff Hammerbacher
With this insightful book, you'll learn from the best data practitioners in the field just how wide-ranging -- and beautiful -- working with data can be. Join 39 contributors as they explain how they developed simple and elegant solutions on projects ranging from the Mars lander to a Radiohead video.

High Performance MySQL, Second Edition High Performance MySQL, Second Edition

By Baron Schwartz, Peter Zaitsev, Vadim Tkachenko, Jeremy Zawodny, Arjen Lentz, Derek J. Balling
High Performance MySQL is the definitive guide to building fast, reliable systems with MySQL. Written by noted experts with years of real-world experience building very large systems, this book covers every aspect of MySQL performance in detail, and focuses on robustness, security, and data integrity. Learn advanced techniques in depth so you can bring out MySQL's full power. The second edition is completely revised and greatly expanded, with deeper coverage in all areas.

SQL and Relational Theory SQL and Relational Theory

C. J. Date
Understanding SQL's underlying theory is the best way to guarantee that your SQL code is correct and your database schema is robust and maintainable. In SQL and Relational Theory, author C.J. Date demonstrates how you can apply relational theory directly to your use of SQL, with numerous examples and clear explanations of the reasoning behind them. Anyone with a modest to advanced background in SQL will benefit from the many insights in this book.

MySQL in a Nutshell, Second Edition MySQL in a Nutshell, Second Edition

By Russell Dyer
Need to find something in MySQL? This convenient reference offers you all the details you need, day in and day out, in one concise and extremely well organized book. The new edition contains all the commands and programming information for version 5.1, including new features and language interfaces. It's ideal for anyone using MySQL, from novices who need to get up to speed to advanced users who want a handy reference.

Head First Data Analysis Head First Data Analysis

Michael Milton
How can you learn to manage and analyze all kinds of data? Turn to Head First Data Analysis, where you'll learn how to collect and organize your data, sort the distractions from the truth, find meaningful patterns, draw conclusions, predict the future, and present your findings to others. The unique approach in Head First Data Analysis is by far the most efficient way to learn what you need to know to convert raw data into a vital business tool.

Cloud Application Architecture Cloud Application Architecture

George Reese
If you're involved in planning IT infrastructure as a network or system architect, system administrator, or developer, this book will help you adapt your skills to work with these highly scalable, highly redundant infrastructure services. Cloud Application Architectures will help you determine whether and how to put your applications into these virtualized services, with critical guidance on issues of cost, availability, performance, scaling, privacy, and security.

Cloud Security and Privacy Cloud Security and Privacy

Tim Mather, Subra Kumaraswamy, Shahed Latif
You may regard cloud computing as an ideal way for your company to control IT costs, but do you know how private and secure this service really is? Not many people do. With Cloud Security and Privacy, you'll learn what's at stake when you trust your data to the cloud, and what you can do to keep your virtual infrastructure and web applications secure. This book offers you sound advice from three well-known authorities in the tech security world.

Hacking: The Next Generation Hacking: The Next Generation

Nitesh Dhanjani, Billy Rios, Brett Hardin
With the advent of rich Internet applications, the explosion of social media, and the increased use of powerful cloud computing infrastructures, a new generation of attackers has added cunning new techniques to its arsenal. For anyone involved in defending an application or a network of systems, Hacking: The Next Generation is one of the few books to identify a variety of emerging attack vectors.

Web 2.0 Architectures Web 2.0 Architectures

James Governor, Dion Hinchcliffe, Duane Nickull
This fascinating book puts substance behind Web 2.0. Using several high-profile Web 2.0 companies as examples, authors Duane Nickull, Dion Hinchcliffe, and James Governor have distilled the core patterns of Web 2.0 coupled with an abstract model and reference architecture. The result is a base of knowledge that developers, business people, futurists, and entrepreneurs can understand and use as a source of ideas and inspiration.

Beautiful Architecture Beautiful Architecture

Diomidis Spinellis, Georgios Gousios
What are the ingredients of robust, elegant, flexible, and maintainable software architecture? Beautiful Architecture answers this question through a collection of intriguing essays from more than a dozen of today's leading software designers and architects. In each essay, contributors present a notable software architecture, and analyze what makes it innovative and ideal for its purpose.

High Performance JavaScript High Performance JavaScript

Nicholas C. Zakas
Do you want to fix performance bottlenecks in your JavaScript code to help your website function better? With this book, you'll examine the typical code problems that cause JavaScript to run slow. High Performance JavaScript teaches you how to identify inefficient structures and patterns, and replace them with better-performing alternatives.

Building Web Reputation Systems Building Web Reputation Systems

Randy Farmer, Bryce Glass
What do Amazon's product reviews, eBay's feedback score system, Slashdot's Kharma System, and Xbox Live's Achievements have in common? They're all examples of successful reputation systems that enable consumer websites to effectively manage and present user contributions. With this book, you'll learn how a reputation system can enhance your business, and what it takes to design and develop your own.

Apprenticeship Patterns Apprenticeship Patterns

Dave Hoover, Adewale Oshineye
Are you doing all you can to further your career as a software developer? With today's rapidly changing and ever-expanding technologies, being successful requires more than technical expertise. To grow professionally, you also need soft skills and effective learning techniques. Apprenticeship Patterns cataloges dozens of behavior patterns to help you perfect essential aspects of your craft. Compiled from years of research, many interviews, and feedback from O'Reilly's online forum, these patterns address difficult situations that programmers, administrators, and DBAs face every day.

Beautiful Testing Beautiful Testing

Adam Goucher, Tim Riley
Successful software depends as much on scrupulous testing as it does on solid architecture or elegant code. Beautiful Testing offers 23 essays from 27 leading testers and developers that illustrate the qualities and techniques that make testing an art. Through personal anecdotes, you'll learn how each of these professionals developed ideas of beauty in testing a wide range of products -- valuable knowledge that you can apply to your own projects.

jQuery Cookbook jQuery Cookbook

Cody Lindley
Getting started with the jQuery library is easy, but it can take years to fully realize its breadth and depth; jQuery Cookbook shortens the learning curve considerably. You'll learn patterns and practices from 19 leading developers who use jQuery for everything from integrating simple components into websites and applications to developing complex, high-performance user interfaces. The recipes start with the basics and then move into practical use cases with tested solutions to common web development hurdles.

Windows 7: The Definitive Guide Windows 7: The Definitive Guide

William R. Stanek
This book provides everything you need to manage and maintain Windows 7. You'll learn all of the features and enhancements in complete detail, along with specifics for configuring the operating system to put you in full control. Bestselling author and Windows expert William Stanek doesn't just show you the steps you need to follow, he also tells you how features work, why they work, and how you can customize them to meet your needs.

Windows® 7 Resource Kit Windows® 7 Resource Kit

Mitch Tulloch, Tony Northrup, Jerry Honeycutt
This official Microsoft RESOURCE KIT delivers in-depth technical guidance from those who know the technology best—Microsoft MVPs and the Windows 7 team. Covers new features, deployment, administration, security, and other essential topics.

Head First PHP & MySQL Head First PHP & MySQL

By Lynn Beighley, Michael Morrison
If you're ready to create web pages more complex than what you can build with HTML and CSS, Head First PHP & MySQL is the ultimate learning guide to building dynamic, database-driven websites using PHP and MySQL. Packed with real-world examples, this book teaches you all the essentials of server-side programming, from the fundamentals of PHP and MySQL coding to advanced topics such as form validation, session IDs, cookies, database queries and joins, file I/O operations, content management, and more.

Domain-Driven Design Using Naked Objects Domain-Driven Design Using Naked Objects

Dan Haywood
Domain-driven design (DDD) focuses on what matters in enterprise applications: the core business domain. But applying the DDD principles can be easier said than done. Enter Naked Objects: an open-source Java framework that lets you build working applications simply by writing the core domain classes while Naked Objects takes care of the rest of the application infrastructure for you. This book shows how you can rapidly develop and test domain applications, and then deploy to either conventional architectures or onto Naked Objects itself. Get ready to write some of the best business software of your career.

Microsoft® ASP.NET and AJAX: Architecting Web Applications Microsoft® ASP.NET and AJAX: Architecting Web Applications

Dino Esposito
Written by Web development expert Dino Esposito, this guide introduces a new way to think about and design application architecture that’s optimized for Rich Internet Applications (RIAs) and tomorrow’s Web.

Metaprogramming Ruby Metaprogramming Ruby

Paolo Perrotta
As a Ruby programmer, you already know how much fun it is. Now see how to unleash its power, digging under the surface and exploring the language's most advanced features: a collection of techniques and tricks known as metaprogramming. Once the domain of expert Rubyists, metaprogramming is now accessible to programmers of all levels--from beginner to expert. Metaprogramming Ruby explains metaprogramming concepts in a down-to-earth style and arms you with a practical toolbox that will help you write great Ruby code.

Programming Cocoa with Ruby Programming Cocoa with Ruby

Brian Marick
Programming Cocoa with Ruby brings together two enthusiastic development communities. Ruby programmers will tell you how productive they are with just the right amount of code. Cocoa developers know the importance of a clean, intuitive interface.

Data Warehousing with SAP BW7 BI in SAP Netweaver 2004s Data Warehousing with SAP BW7 BI in SAP Netweaver 2004s

Christian Mehrwald, Sabine Morlock
BI in SAP NetWeaver 2004s is the official abbreviation for the successor of the Business Information Warehouse (BW) which has been completely revised by SAP with its latest release. Core elements of this comprehensive suite for decision making applications are functions for extraction, transformation and data management. With this new release, these functions aim more heavily at company-wide data warehousing.

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