Prometheus: Up & Running

Prometheus: Up & Running

Get up to speed with Prometheus, the metrics-based monitoring system used by tens of thousands of organizations in production. This practical guide provides application developers, sysadmins, and DevOps practitioners with a hands-on introduction to the most important aspects of Prometheus, including dashboarding and alerting, direct code instrumentation, and…

Sams Teach Yourself Visual Basic 2015 in 24 Hours

Sams Teach Yourself Visual Basic 2015 in 24 Hours

In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, you’ll learn how to build complete, reliable, and modern Windows applications with Microsoft® Visual Basic® 2015. Using a straightforward, step-by-step approach, each lesson builds on what you’ve already learned, giving you a strong foundation for success with every aspect…

Pro Oracle SQL Development

Pro Oracle SQL Development

Write SQL statements that are more powerful, simpler, and faster using Oracle SQL and its full range of features. This book provides a clearer way of thinking about SQL by building sets, and provides practical advice for using complex features while avoiding anti-patterns that lead to poor performance…

Drupal Multimedia

Drupal Multimedia

Information for Drupal administrators and site developers on all aspects of multimedia in Drupal. This book will provide information for administrators and professional site developers who are required to embed multimedia into a Drupal site. The reader needs basic knowledge of Drupal operation, but no experience of how…

From Bash to Z Shell

From Bash to Z Shell

Some areas are covered in other books, but this one goes into some little-seen side streets and alleyways to show you the shortcuts to more efficient use of the shell. …The material here is invaluable: you’re not going to get it from the manual pages! I strongly recommend…

Data Center Fundamentals

Data Center Fundamentals

Master the basics of data centers to build server farms that enhance your Web site performance Learn design guidelines that show how to deploy server farms in highly available and scalable environments Plan site performance capacity with discussions of server farm architectures and their real-life applications to determine…

Continuous Delivery in Java

Continuous Delivery in Java

Continuous delivery adds enormous value to the business and the entire software delivery lifecycle, but adopting this practice means mastering new skills typically outside of a developer’s comfort zone. In this practical book, Daniel Bryant and Abraham Marín-Pérez provide guidance to help experienced Java developers master skills such…

RxJava for Android Developers

RxJava for Android Developers

RxJava for Android Developers teaches you how to build fast, fluid, and reactive mobile apps for Android with RxJava. About the Technology For Android developers, writing multithreaded apps can be as challenging as it is necessary. RxJava simplifies complex threading operations, maintaining proper synchronization as you switch seamlessly from…