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Good book for a software developer doing part-time (Linux) system administration work [closed]

In many smaller organisations, developers often end up doing some system administration work (for obvious reasons). A lot of the time, they have great developer skills, but few system administration ...
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any good networking book recommended? [closed]

i have wanted to learn about networking and how they work. Are there books or websites that are good for them? Some things I wanted to learn about: how to write a program that works like ...
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What is “The” book for database design? [closed]

In programming, there is often a canonical book for a particular topic, like the dragon book for compilers, K&R for C, etc. Is their a book regarding modern database design that simply must be ...
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Good Books About Scaling Up Databases/Servers/etc.? [closed]

I've applied for an internship at a startup company that expects its user base to grow by a large factor in a small amount of time, and so part of their project is to scale everything up so that ...
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Can anyone recommend a book on Kerberos that mentions AD 2008?

I've got a nice O'Reilly book on Kerberos from our library, but it was last updated in 2003. I'm pretty sure there have been changes and improvements since then, especially with AD 2008. Are there ...