Performance is one of the most critical attributes for enterprise applications. Even though not mentioned explicitly, properties such as response time or throughput are key issues that decide about user acceptance.Leonid Grinshpan, PhD and Consulting Director at Oracle Corporation, has dedicated his book "Solving Enterprise Applications Performance Puzzles" to this topic.
"The CERT Oracle Secure Coding Standard for Java" book covers the rules for secure coding using Java programming language and its libraries with the goal to help Java developers eliminate insecure coding practices that can lead to vulnerable code. InfoQ spoke with book authors about how the security rules discussed in the book compare to other security coding frameworks.
In his latest book "Programming Concurrency on the JVM" author Venkat Subramaniam talks about the concurrency techniques using different JVM programming languages. He also discusses Software Transactional Memory (STM) and Actor-based Concurrency. InfoQ spoke with Venkat about his new book.
Scalability Rules is a handy reference for experienced and novice IT personnel containing a compilation of 50 rules for scaling based on experience garnered at eBay and Salesforce among others. 1
"DTrace: Dynamic Tracing in Oracle Solaris, Mac OSX and FreeBSD" is written by Brendan Gregg and Jim Mauro, both expert users in DTrace and the Solaris Internals from Prentice Hall.
Ken Howard and Barry Rogers have written a book that focuses on the first value from the Agile Manifesto. They provide advice, tools and techniques to help teams and individuals improve interactions. 2
CMMI for Services(CMMI-SVC)is a process improvement framework for service providers. InfoQ spoke to Eileen Forrester, co-author of CMMI for Services: Guidelines for Superior Service Edition 2.
InfoQ spoke with Rich Caralli from SEI's Resilient Enterprise Management Team about Resilience Management Model used for managing operational resilience in complex, risk-evolving environments.
In this article, InfoQ spoke with Dan Haywood, author of Domain-Driven Design Using Naked Objects book, about the book, Naked Objects framework and its recent submission to be part of Apache. 5
A new "100 SOA Questions Asked and Answered " book by Kerrie Holley and Ali Arsanjani covers a lot of topics around SOA design and implementation. InfoQ spoke with authors about their book.
Just Enough Software Architecture book, by author George Fairbanks, focuses on a risk-driven approach to software architecture development. InfoQ spoke with George about the book and his thesis. 6
The Joy of Clojure is a book that tries to take the reader beyond the language syntax, and show how to write fluent, idiomatic Clojure code. 4