Book Review

Eliminating “Us And Them”: Making IT and the Business One

Eliminating “Us And Them”: Making IT and the Business One is for anyone who is interested in knowing the divide between IT and business. It is a must read for IT professionals and business persons in your company. This book has 25 chapters, they are: 1.  Us and Them 2. When IT is “Us” and …

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The Art of Scalability: Scalable Web Architecture, Processes, and Organizations for the Modern Enterprise

The Art of Scalability: Scalable Web Architecture, Processes, and Organizations for the Modern Enterprise—A must read for technical and business persons in your company, if you are looking to scale your business, whether you are a startup or Fortune 500. Scalability is widely used term, often, refers to scaling a specific technology—for most technical people. …

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Relational Database Index Design and the Optimizers

Relational Database Index Design and the Optimizers (Wiley, July 2005) is an excellent book on how indexes work in general in a relational database. The authors focused on principles and not any particular database vendor. The book focuses on two things; first, the database optimizer of the relational system has to decide how to find …

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Software Performance and Scalability: A Quantitative Approach

Software Performance and Scalability: A Quantitative Approach (Wiley, May 2009) is for people involved in designing, developing, testing, implementing and managing enterprise applications. This book provides the necessary quantitative foundation, analytical and measurement aspects of performance and scalability –  effective blend of studies and practical examples, which makes it thorough, it easier to read and informative. …

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Data Quality: The Accuracy Dimension

Data quality is an important element in data management; it is a larger topic by itself. If you are looking for a book on data quality, don’t look further. Get a copy of Data Quality: The Accuracy Dimension (Morgan Kaufmann; 1st Edition, 2003). This book is about data accuracy, divided into three parts – Part …

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