The Game Believes in You

The Game Believes in You

What if schools, from the wealthiest suburban nursery school to the grittiest urban high school, thrummed with the sounds of deep immersion? More and more people believe that can happen – with the aid of video games. Greg Toppo’s The Game Believes in You presents the story of…

CentOS System Administration Essentials

CentOS System Administration Essentials

CentOS is widely respected as a very powerful and flexible Linux distribution, and it can be used as a web server, file server, FTP server, domain server, or a multirole solution. It is designed to handle the more demanding needs of business applications such as network and system…

How Linux Works: What Every Superuser Should Know, 2nd Edition

How Linux Works, 2nd Edition

Unlike some operating systems, Linux doesn’t try to hide the important bits from you-it gives you full control of your computer. But to truly master Linux, you need to understand its internals, like how the system boots, how networking works, and what the kernel actually does. In this…

Expert Oracle RAC Performance Diagnostics and Tuning

Expert Oracle RAC Performance Diagnostics and Tuning

Expert Oracle RAC Performance Diagnostics and Tuning provides comprehensive coverage of the features, technology and principles for testing and tuning RAC databases. The book takes a deep look at optimizing RAC databases by following a methodical approach based on scientific analysis rather than using a speculative approach, twisting…

Expert Oracle Database Architecture, 3rd Edition

Expert Oracle Database Architecture, 3rd Edition

Now in its third edition, this best-selling book continues to bring you some of the best thinking on how to apply Oracle Database to produce scalable applications that perform well and deliver correct results. Tom Kyte and Darl Kuhn share a simple philosophy: “you can treat Oracle as…

Pro Grunt.js

Pro Grunt.js

Pro Grunt.js gets you quickly up-to-speed with this popular JavaScript-based task runner. Author James Cryer takes you from initial installation all the way through to authoring successful plugins. Using hands-on examples you will learn about CSS linting, combination, compilation and minification; JavaScript linting, AMD modules, and templates; image…

Beginning Amazon Web Services with Nodejs

Beginning Amazon Web Services with Node.js

Beginning Amazon Web Services with Node.js teaches any novice Node.js developer to configure, deploy, and maintain scalable small to large scale Node.js applications in Amazon Web Services. Hosting a Node.js application in a production environment usually means turning to PaaS hosting, but this approach brings problems. Deploying Node.js…

Foundation HTML5 with CSS3

Foundation HTML5 with CSS3

If you want to get into developing web sites, the most important thing you’ll need is a solid understanding of Hypertext Markup Language, or HTML—the most common language used to write web site content. The most recent version of the language is HTML5, and it contains a whole…