Book Reviews

Foundations of CentOS Linux

This book, written by two Red Hat Certified Engineers, teaches the busy sys admin how to use CentOS, the popular and powerful Red Hat clone. They cover installing and configuring CentOS servers, attaching and integrating clients, designing security, setting up directory services, and virtualization to prepare you for the RHCE exam or simply for the know-how.

Foundations of CentOS Linux: Enterprise Linux on the Cheap

Chivas Sicam, Ryan Baclit

Apress, 2009

ISBN 1-4302-1964-5

US$ 42.99

Developing Web Applications with Apache, MySQL, memcached, and Perl

Galbraith teaches readers how to use cache to enhance web application development by easing the database load. He focuses on the benefit of a "base perl library for code re-use" and provides practical samples for each of the four systems. Galbraith also provides solutions to common monitoring, performance, and security problems.

Developing Web Applications with Apache, MySQL, memcached, and Perl

Patrick Galbraith

Wiley, 2009

ISBN: 978-0-470-41464-4

US$ 49.99

The Semantic Web

The semantic web is set to become a "practical reality." In this book, readers learn to use current standards and technologies to develop semantic web applications. A single technology is described and demonstrated in each chapter to solve actual problems and instill a knowledge of semantic standards, how they support portability, and how to merge data in new ways.

Programming the Semantic Web

Toby Segaran, Colin Evans, Jamie Taylor

O'Reilly, 2009

ISBN 0-596-15381-3

US$ 39.99

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