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The Art of Capacity Planning: Scaling Web Resources

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Success on the web is measured by usage and growth. Web-based companies live or die by the ability to scale their infrastructure to accommodate increasing demand. This book is a hands-on and practical guide to planning for such growth, with many techniques and considerations to help you plan, deploy, and manage web application infrastructure.

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Paperback, 156 pages
Published September 30th 2008 by O'Reilly Media (first published January 1st 2008)
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Nat
Jun 05, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I loved this book, I skimmed a lot of sections, but in general it has great content on running cloud services.
Ivan
Dec 31, 2018 rated it liked it
Не так хорошо как "Web Operations". Ну и не так актуально, при современном засилье облаков.
ezequiel orbe
I was expecting more from this book. It's a basic book although good for those who doesn't know anything about the topic. The Reading and Reference sections are pretty good though.
Paul
Aug 04, 2020 rated it liked it
It's a Good introduction to capacity planning, but you'll find nothing new if you have already read Google SRE book or Performance: Enterprise and cloud by Brendan Gregg.
Elene Latsoshvili
Aug 16, 2010 rated it really liked it
Shelves: programming
Quite interesting book. The author gives examples and problems that they had to solve while working on Flickr. I came to the conclusion that there was no exact answer how to plan capacity, because every application is specific.. but examples and reviews of what might get into your way was still helpful
Dave
Jun 20, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I first read this in 2009 and realized on rereading that this book has had a tremendous influence in my career. I don't think the term "DevOps" shows up anywhere in this book, but if you want to start bootstrapping a new developer into that way of thinking, Allspaw shows instead of telling what it means to pay attention to the operational side of house.
Mark McGranaghan
Jan 12, 2014 rated it liked it
The author says "a good deal of the information in this book will seem a lot like common sense", which I'd agree with. It all seems eminently reasonable, but you may not find many net-new things in reading it if you're experienced with basic systems administration and operations.
Viirak
Nov 20, 2011 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Great inside of how Flickr grow
Mark
Jun 08, 2010 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Good information about planning a large website's capacity needs based on pre-Yahoo Flickr's experiences.
Phil Chen
Jul 06, 2010 rated it really liked it
Excellent Book
Johan
Apr 18, 2016 rated it liked it
Decent intro to capacity planning but I wish it would go deeper into the capacity planning process, challenges, patterns/anti-patterns etc. It's a bit too general.
Sanji
Apr 08, 2009 rated it it was amazing
Great book on where to get started in Web Services Capacity Planning
Horacio
Oct 05, 2012 rated it really liked it
Shelves: kindle, pdf
Simple y al callo. Se lee mas como una serie de blogs semi independientes que como un libro. Punto de partida desde el cual se puede profundizar en varios temas segun el interes y la necesidad.
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