Introduction I either have time for reading or writing, but not both. Now that the first edition of High-Performance Java Persistence is done, I can catch up on the many books I planned on reading but didn’t have time to do so. In this post, I’m going to review High Performance MySQL by Baron Schwartz, Peter Zaitsev, and Vadim Tkachenkoa, which is a must-read book for anyone working with MySQL.
Introduction I’ve just finished the wonderful SQL Antipatterns book by Bill Karwin. The book is a must-have reference for any developer that has to interact with a relational database system. This post is a review of what this book is all about and why you should be interested in reading it.
Introduction Exactly one year ago, I bought Designing Data-Intensive Applications by Martin Kleppmann. However, since I was busy writing High-Performance Java Persistence, it took me over a year to find the time to read Martin Kleppmann’s book. This post is a review of what this book is all about and why you should be interested in reading it. Audience If you are a backend developer, a team leader or a software architect, this book must be on your reading list. While a junior developer might find the book interesting too, you got… Read More
The book The book’s author is Brian Ward, who has a Ph.D. in computer science and has written several books about Linux Kernel, Vim, and VMware. The book has 17 Chapters and covers many Linux aspects, from the Operating System architecture to Bash scripting and Package Managers.