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Systems Analysis & Design

  • The Art of Capacity Planningby Arun Kejariwal; John Allspaw

    O'Reilly Media 2017; US$ 42.99

    In their early days, Twitter, Flickr, Etsy, and many other companies experienced sudden spikes in activity that took their web services down in minutes. Today, determining how much capacity you need for handling traffic surges is still a common frustration of operations engineers and software developers. This hands-on guide provides the knowledge... more...

  • Kubernetes: Up and Runningby Kelsey Hightower; Brendan Burns; Joe Beda

    O'Reilly Media 2017; US$ 36.99

    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... more...

  • The Virtual Mindby Niklas Hageback

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 49.95

    The Virtual Mind: Designing the Logic to Approximate Human Thinking , through an in-depth and multidisciplinary review, outlines and defines the underpinnings for modelling human thinking through approximating the mind. Whilst there are plenty of efforts underway trying to mimic the brain, its complexities have so far proven insurmountable. But... more...

  • Performance Testing with JMeter 3by Bayo Erinle

    Packt Publishing 2017; US$ 27.99

    A practical guide to help you undertand the ability of Apache jMeter to load and performance test various server types in a more efficient way. About This Book Use jMeter to create and run tests to improve the performance of your webpages and applications Learn to build a test plan for your websites and analyze the results Unleash the power... more...

  • Cognitive Systems Engineeringby Michael D. McNeese; Peter Kent Forster

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 64.95

    This book provides a framework for integrating complex systems that are problem-centric, human-centered, and provides an interdisciplinary, multi-methodological purview of multiple perspectives surrounding the human factors/human actors within living ecosystems. This book will provide useful theoretical and practical information to human factors,... more...

  • Smart Technologies in Healthcareby Bruno Bouchard

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 159.95

    Assistive technologies for the old and people with disabilities is now a very active field of research. It also constitutes a very profitable market (expected to reach US $60 billion p.a. by 2018). The book covers key aspects of this important field and provides guidelines for developing assistive technologies in smart environments. The book also... more...

  • Domain-Driven Design in PHPby Carlos Buenosvinos; Christian Soronellas; Keyvan Akbary

    Packt Publishing 2017; US$ 39.99

    Real examples written in PHP showcasing DDD Architectural Styles, Tactical Design, and Bounded Context Integration About This Book Focuses on practical code rather than theory Full of real-world examples that you can apply to your own projects Shows how to build PHP apps using DDD principles Who This Book Is For This book is for PHP developers... more...

  • Smart Energyby Jianping Liu; Shaoqiang Chen; Tao Liu

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 89.95

    Smart Energy: From Fire Making to the Post-Carbon World first traces the history of mankind's discovery and use of energy. It then reviews contemporary issues such as global warming, environmental deterioration, depletion of carbon energy sources, and energy disputes. Next, it evaluates technical innovations, system change, and international cooperation.... more...

  • Reliability Modeling with Computer and Maintenance Applicationsby Syouji Nakamura; Cun Hua Qian; Toshio Nakagawa

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2017; US$ 118.00 US$ 107.38

    The development of Reliability and Maintenance theory and applications has become major concerns of engineers and managers engaged in order to design and product systems that are highly reliable. This book aims to cover the ongoing research topics in computer system, reliability analysis, reliability applications and maintenance policies, so as to... more...

  • Control of Imperfect Nonlinear Electromechanical Large Scale Systemsby Luigi Fortuna; Arturo Buscarino; Mattia Frasca; Carlo Famoso

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2017; US$ 70.00 US$ 63.70

    -->. This book focuses on a class of uncertain systems that are called imperfect, and shows how much systems can regularly work if an appropriate control strategy is adopted. Along with some practical well studied examples, a formalization of the models for imperfect system is considered and a control strategy is proposed. Experimental case studies... more...