Release It!: Design and Deploy Production-Ready Software

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Whether it's in Java, .NET, or Ruby on Rails, getting your application ready to ship is only half the battle. Did you design your system to survivef a sudden rush of visitors from Digg or Slashdot? Or an influx of real world customers from 100 different countries? Are you ready for a world filled with flakey networks, tangled databases, and impatient users?

If you're a developer and don't want to be on call for 3AM for the rest of your life, ...

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Overview

Whether it's in Java, .NET, or Ruby on Rails, getting your application ready to ship is only half the battle. Did you design your system to survivef a sudden rush of visitors from Digg or Slashdot? Or an influx of real world customers from 100 different countries? Are you ready for a world filled with flakey networks, tangled databases, and impatient users?

If you're a developer and don't want to be on call for 3AM for the rest of your life, this book will help.

In Release It!, Michael T. Nygard shows you how to design and architect your application for the harsh realities it will face. You'll learn how to design your application for maximum uptime, performance, and return on investment.

Mike explains that many problems with systems today start with the design.

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"Agile development emphasizes delivering production-ready code every iteration. This book finally lays out exactly what this really means for critical systems today. You have a winner here."

—Tom Poppendieck, Poppendieck LLC.

"It’s brilliant. Absolutely awesome. This book would’ve saved [Really Big Company] hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of dollars in a recent release."

—Jared Richardson, Agile Artisans, Inc.

"Beware! This excellent package of experience, insights, and patterns has the potential to highlight all the mistakes you didn’t know you have already made. Rejoice! Michael gives you recipes of how you redeem yourself right now. An invaluable addition to your Pragmatic bookshelf."

—Arun Batchu, Enterprise Architect, netrii LLC

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780978739218
  • Publisher: Pragmatic Programmers, LLC, The
  • Publication date: 4/28/2007
  • Series: Pragmatic Programmers Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 326
  • Sales rank: 924,850
  • Product dimensions: 7.55 (w) x 8.99 (h) x 1.09 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 6, 2011

    A practical guide

    Mr. Nygard has managed to shed light on an often overlooked part of the lifecycle of development...the part where it is actually used to fulfill its purpose. By giving concrete examples of what to do and what to avoid, and mixing in relevant case studies throughout, he has crafted a wonderful guide.

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