Subject

Internet

Designing and Architecting for Internet Scale: Sharding

By Jothy Rosenberg and Arthur Mateos
This article is taken from the book The Cloud at Your Service. The authors discuss the concept of sharding, a term invented by and a concept heavily employed by Google that is about how to partition databases so they scale infinitely. They show how Yahoo!, Flickr, Facebook, and many other sites that deal with huge user communities have been using this method of database partitioning to enable a good user experience concurrently with rapid growth.

Designing and Architecting for Internet Scale: Sharding (PDF)

When are Private Clouds a Good Idea?

By Jothy Rosenberg and Arthur Mateos
This article is taken from the book The Cloud at Your Service. The authors define the term private cloud and discuss issues to consider before opting for private clouds and concerns about deploying a private cloud.

When are Private Clouds a Good Idea? (PDF)

Adding a map to an application

By Brandon Trebitowski
This article is taken from the book iPhone and iPad in Action.

Adding a map to an application (PDF)

Flex 4 in Action

By Tariq Ahmed, Dan Orlando, and John C. Bland II
This green paper is taken from the forthcoming book Flex 4 in Action from Manning Publications.

Flex 4 in Action (PDF)

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