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The Art of Scalability: Scalable Web Architecture, Processes, and Organizations for the Modern Enterprise, 2nd Edition

The Art of Scalability

In The Art of Scalability, Second Edition, leading scalability consultants Martin L. Abbott and Michael T. Fisher cover everything you need to know to smoothly scale products and services for any requirement. This extensively revised edition reflects new technologies, strategies, and lessons, as well as new case studies from the authors' pioneering consulting practice, AKF Partners.

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In this chapter from DevOps: A Software Architect's Perspective, the authors discuss how DevOps achieves its goals partially by replacing explicit coordination with implicit and often less coordination, and how the architecture of the system being developed acts as the implicit coordination mechanism. They begin by discussing whether DevOps practices necessarily imply architectural change.

This chapter from Implementing Cisco IP Switched Networks (SWITCH) Foundation Learning Guide: (CCNP SWITCH 300-115) begins the journey of exploring campus network design fundamentals by focusing on a few core concepts around network design and structure and a few details about the architecture of Cisco switches.

If you have a good grasp of the basics of local access networks (LANs), it's time to step up your game. Sean Wilkins, co-author of CCNA Routing and Switching ICND2 200-101 Official Cert Guide, explores the concepts behind virtual LANs, how they differ from physical LANs, and why VLANs make sense for modern organizations.

The authors of Mastering iOS Frameworks: Beyond the Basics, 2nd Edition introduce their book and discuss prerequisites, organization, and sample code.

This chapter from Implementing Cisco IP Switched Networks (SWITCH) Foundation Learning Guide: (CCNP SWITCH 300-115) covers the following basic switching topics as a review to CCNA: hubs and switches, bridges and switches, switches of today, broadcast domains, MAC addresses, the basic Ethernet frame format, basic switching function, VLANs, the Spanning Tree Protocol, trunking, port channels, and multilayer switching (MLS).

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