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Site Reliability Engineering: How Google Runs Production Systems
by , Niall Richard Murphy

Language

English

Pages

552

Publication Date

March 23, 2016

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<div><p>The overwhelming majority of a software system’s lifespan is spent in use, not in design or implementation. So, why does conventional wisdom insist that software engineers focus primarily on the design and development of large-scale computing systems?</p><p>In this collection of essays and articles, key members of Google’s Site Reliability Team explain how and why their commitment to the entire lifecycle has enabled the company to successfully build, deploy, monitor, and maintain some of the largest software systems in the world. You’ll learn the principles and practices that enable Google engineers to make systems more scalable, reliable, and efficient—lessons directly applicable to your organization.</p><p>This book is divided into four sections:</p><ul><li><b>Introduction</b>—Learn what site reliability engineering is and why it differs from conventional IT industry practices</li><li><b>Principles</b>—Examine the patterns, behaviors, and areas of concern that influence the work of a site reliability engineer (SRE)</li><li><b>Practices</b>—Understand the theory and practice of an SRE’s day-to-day work: building and operating large distributed computing systems</li><li><b>Management</b>—Explore Google's best practices for training, communication, and meetings that your organization can use</li></ul></div>
Python (2nd Edition): Learn Python in One Day and Learn It Well. ...
by , Jamie Chan

Language

English

Pages

174

Publication Date

May 10, 2017

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<h2>(2nd Edition: Covers Object Oriented Programming) Learn Python Fast and Learn It Well. Master Python Programming with a unique Hands-On Project</h2><br /><br />Have you always wanted to learn computer programming but are afraid it'll be too difficult for you? Or perhaps you know other programming languages but are interested in learning the Python language fast?<br /><br />This book is for you. You no longer have to waste your time and money learning Python from lengthy books, expensive online courses or complicated Python tutorials. <br /><br /><h2>What this book offers...</h2><br /><b>Python for Beginners</b><br /><br />Complex concepts are broken down into simple steps to ensure that you can easily master the Python language <b>even if you have never coded before</b>.<br /><br /><b>Carefully Chosen Python Examples</b><br /><br />Examples are carefully chosen to illustrate all concepts. In addition, the output for all examples are provided immediately so you do not have to wait till you have access to your computer to test the examples.<br /><br /><b>Careful selection of topics</b><br /><br />Topics are carefully selected to give you a broad exposure to Python, while not overwhelming you with information overload. These topics include object-oriented programming concepts, error handling techniques, file handling techniques and more.<br /><br /><b>Learn The Python Programming Language Fast</b><br /><br />Concepts are presented in a "to-the-point" style to cater to the busy individual. With this book, you can learn Python in just one day and start coding immediately. <br /><br /><h2>How is this book different...</h2><br />The best way to learn Python is by doing. This book includes a complete project at the end of the book that requires the application of all the concepts taught previously. Working through the project will not only give you an immense sense of achievement, it"ll also help you retain the knowledge and master the language.<br /><br />Are you ready to dip your toes into the exciting world of Python coding? This book is for you. <br /><br />With the first edition of this book being a <b>#1 best-selling programming ebook on Amazon for more than a year</b>, you can rest assured that this new and improved edition is the perfect book for you to learn the Python programming language fast.<br /><br />Click the BUY button and download it now.<br /><br /><h2>What you'll learn:</h2><br />- What is Python?<br />- What software you need to code and run Python programs?<br />- What are variables?<br />- What are the common data types in Python?<br />- What are Lists and Tuples?<br />- How to format strings<br />- How to accept user inputs and display outputs<br />- How to control the flow of program with loops<br />- How to handle errors and exceptions<br />- What are functions and modules?<br />- How to define your own functions and modules<br />- How to work with external files<br />- What are objects and classes<br />- How to write your own class<br />- What is inheritance<br />- What are properties<br />- What is name mangling<br /><br />.. and more...<br /><br />Finally, you'll be guided through a hands-on project that requires the application of all the topics covered.<br /><br />Click the BUY button and download the book now to start learning Python. Learn it fast and learn it well.<br /><br />Tags:<br />------------<br />Python, Object-oriented Python, Python course, Python book, learning Python, Python language, Python examples, Python tutorials, Python programming language, Python coding, Python programming for beginners, Python for Dummies
Domain-Driven Design: Tackling Complexity in the Heart of Softwar...
by Eric Evans

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English

Pages

563

Publication Date

August 22, 2003

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<P style="MARGIN: 0px"> <B> <I>Domain-Driven Design</I> </B> fills that need. This is not a book about specific technologies. It offers readers a systematic approach to domain-driven design, presenting an extensive set of design best practices, experience-based techniques, and fundamental principles that facilitate the development of software projects facing complex domains. Intertwining design and development practice, this book incorporates numerous examples based on actual projects to illustrate the application of domain-driven design to real-world software development.</P> <P style="MARGIN: 0px"> </P> <P style="MARGIN: 0px">Readers learn how to use a domain model to make a complex development effort more focused and dynamic. A core of best practices and standard patterns provides a common language for the development team. A shift in emphasis–refactoring not just the code but the model underlying the code–in combination with the frequent iterations of Agile development leads to deeper insight into domains and enhanced communication between domain expert and programmer. <B> <I>Domain-Driven Design</I> </B> then builds on this foundation, and addresses modeling and design for complex systems and larger organizations.Specific topics covered include:</P> <P style="MARGIN: 0px"> </P> <P style="MARGIN: 0px">With this book in hand, object-oriented developers, system analysts, and designers will have the guidance they need to organize and focus their work, create rich and useful domain models, and leverage those models into quality, long-lasting software implementations.</P>
Fintech in a Flash: Financial Technology Made Easy (2018 edition)
by Agustin Rubini

Language

English

Pages

302

Publication Date

April 20, 2017

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<h1><strong></strong><strong>The best guide to financial technology! (now updated for 2018) </strong><br /></h1><strong></strong><p><strong>Welcome to the exciting world of Fintech! </strong>The financial services technology industry is booming, with investment in excess of $20 billion just in the last year. There are more than 5000 fintech startups operating, and 50 of them have already reached a billion-dollar valuation. The scope of this market goes way beyond online payments. Financial technology promises to change the way we manage our money online, disrupting the landscape of the financial services industry is being disrupted. Understanding its many facets is the key to navigating the complex nuances of this global industry.</p><p><br /><strong>Fintech in a Flash</strong> is your comprehensive guide to the future of banking and insurance. The book aims to break down the key concepts in a way that will help you understand every aspect so that you can take advantage of new technologies. Inside you’ll find an array of hot topics such as online payments, crowdfunding, challenger banks, online insurance, digital lending, big data, and digital commerce. It will make you rethink the way that you manage your money online, and even find new ways of making online payments. Comprehensive, organized, and detailed, this guide is your go-to source for everything you need to confidently navigate the ever-changing scene of this booming industry.</p><p>If you decide to buy this book now, you'll get:</p><ul><li><strong>Easy to understand explanations of the 14 main areas of fintech</strong></li><li>The author's view on the future of each of these areas</li><li><strong>Insight into the main fintech hubs in the world</strong></li><li>Insight into the so called Unicorns, the fintech firms that have made it past a $1 billion valuation</li><li><strong>More than 100 upcoming fintech companies to watch</strong></li></ul><p><br /></p><h3><strong>About the Author:</strong><br /></h3><p>Agustín Rubini is an argentinean-born economist, master in international business, and Director at Banking Innovations. Passionate about building the future of financial services, Agustín spends much of his time speaking and writing on financial technology and advising businesses on innovation and digital transformation. He is a specialist in driving changes in top class banks that want to lead in how customers manage their money online.</p><h2><strong>Tags:</strong><br /></h2><p>fintech, financial technology, financial services technology, money online, online payment, online insurance, insurtech, investing online, wealth management online, wealthtech, regtech, cybercrime, digital lending, digital commerce, ecommerce, e-commerce.</p><h2><strong>Get started immediately</strong></h2><p><br />Download now and take the first step on your very own road to mastering fintech. <br />Scroll to the top of the page and hit the buy button.</p><br />
Python Programming for Beginners: An Introduction to the Python C...
by Jason Cannon

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English

Pages

164

Publication Date

August 28, 2014

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<h2>Learn Python the Easy Way, Complete with Examples and Exercises</h2><br /><p>Knowing where to start when learning a new skill can be a challenge, especially when the topic seems so vast. There can be so much information available that you can't even decide where to start. Or worse, you start down the path of learning and quickly discover too many concepts, commands, and nuances that aren't explained. This kind of experience is frustrating and leaves you with more questions than answers.</p><br /><p><em>Python Programming for Beginners</em> doesn't make any assumptions about your background or knowledge of Python or computer programming. You need no prior knowledge to benefit from this book. You will be guided step by step using a logical and systematic approach. As new concepts, commands, or jargon are encountered they are explained in plain language, making it easy for anyone to understand.</p><br /><h2>Here is what you will learn by reading <em>Python Programming for Beginners</em>:</h2><br /><ul><br /><li>When to use Python 2 and when to use Python 3.</li><br /><li>How to install Python on Windows, Mac, and Linux. Screenshots included.</li><br /><li>How to prepare your computer for programming in Python.</li><br /><li>The various ways to run a Python program on Windows, Mac, and Linux.</li><br /><li>Suggested text editors and integrated development environments to use when coding in Python.</li><br /><li>How to work with various data types including strings, lists, tuples, dictionaries, booleans, and more.</li><br /><li>What variables are and when to use them.</li><br /><li>How to perform mathematical operations using Python.</li><br /><li>How to capture input from a user.</li><br /><li>Ways to control the flow of your programs.</li><br /><li>The importance of white space in Python.</li><br /><li>How to organize your Python programs -- Learn what goes where.</li><br /><li>What modules are, when you should use them, and how to create your own.</li><br /><li>How to define and use functions.</li><br /><li>Important built-in Python functions that you'll use often.</li><br /><li>How to read from and write to files.</li><br /><li>The difference between binary and text files.</li><br /><li>Various ways of getting help and find Python documentation.</li><br /><li>Much more...</li><br /></ul><br />Every single code example in the book is available to download, providing you with all the Python code you need at your fingertips!<br /><h2>Scroll up, click the Buy Now With 1 Click button and get started learning Python today!</h2>
Algorithms
by , Kevin Wayne

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English

Pages

952

Publication Date

February 21, 2011

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<P>This is the eBook version of the printed book.</P><B> <P style="MARGIN: 0px">Essential Information about Algorithms and Data Structures</P> <P style="MARGIN: 0px"></B> </P><I> <P style="MARGIN: 0px">A Classic Reference</P> <P style="MARGIN: 0px"></I>The latest version of Sedgewick’s best-selling series, reflecting an indispensable body of knowledge developed over the past several decades. </P> <P style="MARGIN: 0px"> </P><I> <P style="MARGIN: 0px">Broad Coverage</P> <P style="MARGIN: 0px"></I>Full treatment of data structures and algorithms for sorting, searching, graph processing, and string processing, including fifty algorithms every programmer should know.</P> <P style="MARGIN: 0px"> </P><I> <P style="MARGIN: 0px">Completely Revised Code</P> <P style="MARGIN: 0px"></I>New Java implementations written in an accessible modular programming style, where all of the code is exposed to the reader and ready to use.</P> <P style="MARGIN: 0px"> </P><I> <P style="MARGIN: 0px">Engages with Applications</P> <P style="MARGIN: 0px"></I>Algorithms are studied in the context of important scientific, engineering, and commercial applications. Clients and algorithms are expressed in real code, not the pseudo-code found in many other books.</P> <P style="MARGIN: 0px"> </P><I> <P style="MARGIN: 0px">Intellectually Stimulating</P> <P style="MARGIN: 0px"></I>Engages reader interest with clear, concise text, detailed examples with visuals, carefully crafted code, historical and scientific context, and exercises at all levels.</P> <P style="MARGIN: 0px"> </P><I> <P style="MARGIN: 0px">A Scientific Approach</P> <P style="MARGIN: 0px"></I>Develops precise statements about performance, supported by appropriate mathematical models and empirical studies validating those models.</P> <P style="MARGIN: 0px"> </P> <P style="MARGIN: 0px"> </P> <P style="MARGIN: 0px"><B>Contents</B></P> <P style="MARGIN: 0px">Chapter 1: Fundamentals</P> <P style="MARGIN: 0px">Programming Model</P> <P style="MARGIN: 0px">Data Abstraction</P> <P style="MARGIN: 0px">Bags, Stacks, and Queues</P> <P style="MARGIN: 0px">Analysis of Algorithms</P> <P style="MARGIN: 0px">Case Study: Union-Find</P> <P style="MARGIN: 0px"> </P> <P style="MARGIN: 0px">Chapter 2: Sorting</P> <P style="MARGIN: 0px">Elementary Sorts</P> <P style="MARGIN: 0px">Mergesort</P> <P style="MARGIN: 0px">Quicksort</P> <P style="MARGIN: 0px">Priority Queues</P> <P style="MARGIN: 0px">Applications</P> <P style="MARGIN: 0px"> </P> <P style="MARGIN: 0px">Chapter 3: Searching</P> <P style="MARGIN: 0px">Symbol Tables</P> <P style="MARGIN: 0px">Binary Search Trees</P> <P style="MARGIN: 0px">Balanced Search Trees</P> <P style="MARGIN: 0px">Hash Tables</P> <P style="MARGIN: 0px">Applications</P> <P style="MARGIN: 0px"> </P> <P style="MARGIN: 0px">Chapter 4: Graphs</P> <P style="MARGIN: 0px">Undirected Graphs</P> <P style="MARGIN: 0px">Directed Graphs</P> <P style="MARGIN: 0px">Minimum Spanning Trees</P> <P style="MARGIN: 0px">Shortest Paths</P> <P style="MARGIN: 0px"> </P> <P style="MARGIN: 0px">Chapter 5: Strings</P> <P style="MARGIN: 0px">String Sorts</P> <P style="MARGIN: 0px">Tries</P> <P style="MARGIN: 0px">Substring Search</P> <P style="MARGIN: 0px">Regular Expressions</P> <P style="MARGIN: 0px">Data Compression</P> <P style="MARGIN: 0px"> </P> <P style="MARGIN: 0px">Chapter 6: Context</P>
Kubernetes: Up and Running: Dive into the Future of Infrastructur...
by , Joe Beda

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English

Pages

202

Publication Date

September 07, 2017

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<div><p>Legend has it that Google deploys over two billion application containers a week. How’s that possible? Google revealed the secret through a project called Kubernetes, an open source cluster orchestrator (based on its internal Borg system) that radically simplifies the task of building, deploying, and maintaining scalable distributed systems in the cloud. This practical guide shows you how Kubernetes and container technology can help you achieve new levels of velocity, agility, reliability, and efficiency.</p><p>Authors Kelsey Hightower, Brendan Burns, and Joe Beda—who’ve worked on Kubernetes at Google and other organizatons—explain how this system fits into the lifecycle of a distributed application. You will learn how to use tools and APIs to automate scalable distributed systems, whether it is for online services, machine-learning applications, or a cluster of Raspberry Pi computers.</p><ul><li>Explore the distributed system challenges that Kubernetes addresses</li><li>Dive into containerized application development, using containers such as Docker</li><li>Create and run containers on Kubernetes, using the docker image format and container runtime</li><li>Explore specialized objects essential for running applications in production</li><li>Reliably roll out new software versions without downtime or errors</li><li>Get examples of how to develop and deploy real-world applications in Kubernetes</li></ul></div>
Orchestrating Experiences: Collaborative Design for Complexity
by , Patrick Quattlebaum

Language

English

Pages

336

Publication Date

May 01, 2018

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<p>Customer experiences are increasingly complicated—with multiple channels, touchpoints, contexts, and moving parts—all delivered by fragmented organizations. How can you bring your ideas to life in the face of such complexity? Orchestrating Experiences is a practical guide for designers and everyone struggling to create products and services in complex environments.</p>
Designing Distributed Systems: Patterns and Paradigms for Scalabl...
by Brendan Burns

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English

Pages

166

Publication Date

February 20, 2018

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<div><p>In the race to compete in today’s fast-moving markets, large enterprises are busy adopting new technologies for creating new products, processes, and business models. But one obstacle on the road to digital transformation is placing too much emphasis on technology, and not enough on the types of processes technology enables. What if different lines of business could build their own services and applications—and decision-making was distributed rather than centralized?</p><p>This report explores the concept of a digital business platform as a way of empowering individual business sectors to act on data in real time. Much innovation in a digital enterprise will increasingly happen at the edge, whether it involves business users (from marketers to data scientists) or IoT devices. To facilitate the process, your core IT team can provide these sectors with the digital tools they need to innovate quickly.</p><p>This report explores:</p><ul><li>Key cultural and organizational changes for developing business capabilities through cross-functional product teams</li><li>A platform for integrating applications, data sources, business partners, clients, mobile apps, social networks, and IoT devices</li><li>Creating internal API programs for building innovative edge services in low-code or no-code environments</li><li>Tools including Integration Platform as a Service, Application Platform as a Service, and Integration Software as a Service</li><li>The challenge of integrating microservices and serverless architectures</li><li>Event-driven architectures for processing and reacting to events in real time</li></ul><p>You’ll also learn about a complete pervasive integration solution as a core component of a digital business platform to serve every audience in your organization.</p></div>
Domain-Driven Design Distilled
by Vaughn Vernon

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English

Pages

168

Publication Date

June 01, 2016

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<p style="margin:0px;">Domain-Driven Design (DDD) software modeling delivers powerful results in practice, not just in theory, which is why developers worldwide are rapidly moving to adopt it. Now, for the first time, there’s an accessible guide to the basics of DDD: What it is, what problems it solves, how it works, and how to quickly gain value from it.</p> <p style="margin:0px;"> </p> <p style="margin:0px;">Concise, readable, and actionable, <b> <i> <b>Domain-Driven Design Distilled</b> </i> </b> never buries you in detail–it focuses on what you need to know to get results. Vaughn Vernon, author of the best-selling <i>Implementing Domain-Driven Design,</i> draws on his twenty years of experience applying DDD principles to real-world situations. He is uniquely well-qualified to demystify its complexities, illuminate its subtleties, and help you solve the problems you might encounter.</p> <p style="margin:0px;"> </p> <p style="margin:0px;">Vernon guides you through each core DDD technique for building better software. You’ll learn how to segregate domain models using the powerful Bounded Contexts pattern, to develop a Ubiquitous Language within an explicitly bounded context, and to help domain experts and developers work together to create that language. Vernon shows how to use Subdomains to handle legacy systems and to integrate multiple Bounded Contexts to define both team relationships and technical mechanisms.</p> <p style="margin:0px;"> </p> <p style="margin:0px;"> <b> <i> <b>Domain-Driven Design Distilled</b> </i> </b> brings DDD to life. Whether you’re a developer, architect, analyst, consultant, or customer, Vernon helps you truly understand it so you can benefit from its remarkable power.</p> <p style="margin:0px;"> </p> <p style="margin:0px;">Coverage includes</p> <ul> <li> <div style="MARGIN: 0px">What DDD can do for you and your organization–and why it’s so important</div> </li> <li> <div style="MARGIN: 0px">The cornerstones of strategic design with DDD: Bounded Contexts and Ubiquitous Language</div> </li> <li> <div style="MARGIN: 0px">Strategic design with Subdomains</div> </li> <li> <div style="MARGIN: 0px">Context Mapping: helping teams work together and integrate software more strategically</div> </li> <li> <div style="MARGIN: 0px">Tactical design with Aggregates and Domain Events</div> </li> <li> <div style="MARGIN: 0px">Using project acceleration and management tools to establish and maintain team cadence</div> </li> </ul>

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