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May 23 2011   5:19PM GMT

Our newest IT titles, ready for review


We have some great titles sitting on our bookshelves, just waiting to be read and reviewed. If you’re interested in receiving an IT book for review, please contact me at for more information. Peruse our most recent titles to see if anything strikes your fancy. Contact me for a full list of available titles.

1. Scalability Rules: 50 Principles for Scaling Web Sites: Filed under “web programming,” this is a great reference for “every architect, developer, web professional, and manager.” Whether you’re experiencing hypergrowth in a front end or back end system, Martin Abbott and Michael Fisher’s book can provide you with 50 rules for scalability and practical guides for application.

Pages: 245 Publisher: Addison-Wesley/Pearson Education

2. Building Applications in the Cloud: Filed under “cloud computing,” this title will help you “use cloud architectural patterns that deliver superior performance, scalability, and availability…whether you’re building new solutions or adapting existing code.” Christopher Moyer demonstrates the “Design Patterns” format through code and case study applications for Python and Amazon Web Services (AWS).

Pages: 296 Publisher: Addison-Wesley/Pearson Education

3. DTrace: Dynamic Tracing in Oracle Solaris, Mac OS X, and FreeBSD: The DTrace feature in Oracle Solaris has changed operating systems and application debugging. This book can serve as your “comprehensive, authoritative guide” to using DTrace in any supported UNIX environment including Oracle Solaris, OpenSolaris, Mac OS X, and FreeBSD.

Pages: 1068 Publisher: Prentice Hall/Pearson Education

4. Drupal’s Building Blocks: Quickly Building Web Sites with CCK, Views, and Panels: Get insider access to Drupal’s external modules with an “authoritative tutorial, reference, and cookbook for Drupal’s most valuable modules.”

Pages: 300 Publisher: Addison Wesley

5. Multicore Application Programming: For Windows, Linux, and Oracle Solaris: This is your comprehensive, practical guide to “high-performance multicore programming that any experienced developer can use.” Get practical examples of the leading approaches to parallelization on Windows, Linux, and Oracle Solaris.

Pages: 416 Publisher: Addison Wesley

Take a look at the latest IT book giveaway in the IT Knowledge Exchange forums for more information on how you can score these titles. Interested in writing a review? Send me an email!

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