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“Adopting Lean and Agile software delivery methodologies is hard in enterprises with annual budgeting cycles, compliance concerns, legacy systems to maintain, and organizational silos. This book is a practical guide to the secrets of transforming non-startups so that they can develop new products and services faster and more cheaply.”
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“Virtualization is a technique for carving up physical computer resources into multiple pseudo machines, allowing multiple operating systems to run on a single hardware platform.”
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“This book got me through my Stats class. When the text book failed to make a concept understandable, Head First Statistics was there to help.”
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“Any objects the user can interact with can have (at least) three states:An invitation/default stateThis is when the user first finds the object. This is also where prepopulated data can be deployed.Activated stateWhat is the object doing while the user is interacting with it?Updated stateWhat happens when the user stops interacting with the object?”
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“Instead of giving technical advice about accessibility which is practically outdated before the book hits the presses, gives deeply compelling stories about why we need to prioritize accessibility. Audience is everyone involved in design, from management to implementer.”
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“Geeks -- as author Paul Glen refers to technology workers -- can be difficult to manage. Their work is often hard to understand. Their deliverables are always late. And they don't respond to traditional methods of command and control. If you want to successfully lead geeks, you'll need to reconsider much of what you already think about leadership. Whether you are leading a tech team for the first time or the fiftieth, this book is an essential resource.”
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Scala is a modern programming language for the Java Virtual Machine (JVM) that combines the best features of object-oriented and functional programming languages. Using Scala, you can write programs more concisely than in Java, as well as leverage the full power of concurrency. Since Scala runs on the JVM, it ...

“Customer relationship management (CRM) systems perform MDM for customer data, in addition to other business functions.”
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Need a quick and easy to understand introduction to MongoDB and NoSQL databases? MongoDB Basics, from The Definitive Guide to MongoDB, 2E, shows you how a document-oriented database system differs from a relational database, and how to install and get started using it. You'll also learn MongoDB design basics ...

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Optimizing Queries Mastering MariaDB by Federico Razzoli
“The query execution time is counted from the time the thread acquires the necessary locks. This means that, if a query takes too much time just because it is blocked by a slow query, it is not logged.”
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“This book provides a deeper look into Vagrant configuration and is a great companion to the web documentation. Thanks for Vagrant Mitchell!”
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