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Mission Critical Systems Management


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  • Copyright 1997
  • Dimensions: 7" x 9-1/4"
  • Pages: 480
  • Edition: 1st
  • Book
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-240292-0
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-240292-7


Straight from Wall Street: The complete guide to managing mission-critical distributed systems.

For nearly a decade, Yuval Lirov and a team of experts at top Wall Street investment house Lehman Brothers have worked to develop production standards that combine the value and flexibility of distributed systems with the reliability of traditional mainframes. In Mission-Critical Systems Management, you'll see the powerful results they've achieved—and learn how to leverage their ideas in your own organization to:

  • Improve performance
  • Increase availability
  • Reduce costs

For the distributed systems manager, Mission-Critical Systems Management is an unparalleled idea book, bringing together state-of-the-art industry experience in systems administration, database administration, production batch cycles, and much more. You'll discover how to effectively restructure systems support through consolidation, outsourcing, insourcing, and automation. You'll learn design techniques for building more effective systems management tools. The book also includes:

  • Architectures and code excerpts for system developers
  • Frameworks for system integrators
  • Practical advice on purchasing and support
  • New ideas for aligning IS with the requirements of users

Mission-Critical Systems Management includes contributions from experts at Sun Microsystems, Hewlett-Packard, Cray, MIT, and other leading-edge institutions, making it your single source for the world's best ideas in distributed systems management. If you're in the trenches, battling to manage distributed systems of unprecedented complexity, this book can save your career—and your sanity.


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