In Systems Performance, expert and best-selling author Brendan Gregg covers concepts, strategy, tools, and tuning for operating systems and applications, using Linux-based operating systems as the primary example. Implementing the strategies described in this thoroughly revised and updated edition can lead to a better end-user experience and lower costs, especially for cloud computing environments that charge by the OS instance.
Professional Coaching for Agilists: Accelerating Agile Adoption
Damon Poole and Gillian Lee draw on their experience with thousands of Agile coaches and practitioners to show you how to use Professional Coaching to accelerate your Agile adoption. The authors' approach of "learning by doing" teaches by using well-honed exercises, real-life stories, and example coaching conversations. This guide is framework-independent and has been designed for Agile Coaches, Scrum Masters, and any Agilist involved in Agile adoption.
Database Design for Mere Mortals
Michael J. Hernandez's best-selling Database Design for Mere Mortals has earned worldwide respect as the simplest way to learn relational database design. Now, he has made this hands-on, software-independent tutorial even clearer and easier to use—demonstrating how to design modern databases that are soundly structured, reliable, and flexible, even in the latest online applications.