The Berkeley DB Book is a practical guide to the intricacies of the Berkeley DB. This book covers in-depth the complex design issues that are mostly only touched on in terse footnotes within the dense Berkeley DB reference manual. It explains the technology at a higher level and also covers the internals, providing generous code and design examples.
In this book, you will get to see a developer's perspective on intriguing design issues in Berkeley DB-based applications, and you will be able to choose design options for specific conditions. Also included is a special look at fault tolerance and high-availability frameworks. Berkeley DB is becoming the database of choice for large-scale applications like search engines and high-traffic web sites.
About the Author
As a cofounder of Dextrus Prosoft, Inc., Himanshu Yadava is involved in various consulting and design projects based on Berkeley DB. Dextrus Prosoft is a technology partner of Sleepycat Software, Inc. He has previously worked for such companies as Oracle, Kineto Wireless, ProactiveNet, and Infosys. His interests include high-performance databases, monitoring, software management systems, identity management, and computer security.