Systems Architecture: Most read books
"Every developer working with the Web needs to read this book." -- David Heinemeier Hansson, creator of the Rails framework > "RESTful Web Services finally provides a practical roadmap for constructing services that embrace the Web, instead of trying to route around it." -- A...
Leading Thinkers Reveal the Hidden Beauty in Software Design
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, c...
Hypermedia and Systems Architecture
Why don't typical enterprise projects go as smoothly as projects you develop for the Web? Does the REST architectural style really present a viable alternative for building distributed systems and enterprise-class applications? In this insightful book, three SOA experts provi...
Building Applications and Infrastructure in the Cloud
by 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. > While analysts hotly debate the adv...
**Your guide to planning and executing a complete mobile web strategy** Revisit your approach to the mobile web--and deliver effective solutions that reach customers and clients on a variety of mobile devices. In this practical guide, web development luminary Dino Esposito sh...
**What people are saying about _The New How_** > "How are you going to get rid of your Air Sandwich if you don't even know what it is? Provocative and practical at the same time." > --Seth Godin, author of _Linchpin_ > "_The New How_ is informative and provides exciting in...
The Missing Manual
by J.D. Roth
Keeping your financial house in order is more important than ever. But how do you deal with expenses, debt, taxes, and retirement without getting overwhelmed? This book points the way. It's filled with the kind of practical guidance and sound insights that makes J.D. Roth's Ge...
With scores of step-by-step solutions, this cookbook helps you work with VMware ESXi in a wide range of network environments. You'll not only learn the basics--how to pool resources from hardware servers, computer clusters, networks, and storage, and then distribute them among...
Run your entire corporate IT infrastructure in a cloud environment that you control completely--and do it inexpensively and securely with help from this hands-on book. All you need to get started is basic IT experience. You'll learn how to use Amazon Web Services (AWS) to bui...
By providing common vocabularies and taxonomies, patterns enable software developers and architects to share important architectural, design, and implementation discoveries they make while solving commonly recurring technical challenges. Now you can take advantage of Microsoft...
Get expert, pragmatic guidance on how to design and build smart client solutions that combine the benefits of traditional, rich-client applications with the manageability of thin clients. Software architects and developers will learn how to evaluate whether a smart client solu...
by Steve Fox
**Your expert guide to building Microsoft® SharePoint® applications in the cloud** Deliver custom, cloud-based business solutions using SharePoint 2010 and Windows Azure™ together. By applying hands-on techniques from Microsoft cloud development expert Steve Fox, you'll learn...
Want to make your Ajax apps more dynamic? This Short Cut shows you how. It covers: * Using the Apache 2.2.x framework to build MVC applications incorporating design patterns * Building custom Apache modules that handle Ajax requests using JSON * Solving the page refre...
by Harish Gaur
This book is a compilation of ten real-world case studies, originally published on Oracle Technology Network, and shows how to design and develop business processes efficiently. Throughout the book the authors discuss the revolutionary solutions that are behind the changing fa...
Get the focused, in-depth technical expertise you need to implement and optimize your Microsoft directory services infrastructure. As two Active Directory® experts guide you through advanced design and deployment issues for the Windows® Server 2003 environment, you’ll develop ...