6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
This is the third in the series of books Illiad. The selection of comic strips from online is yet again fantastic, with the Columbia Internet gang going off on a camping trip.
The continuing tension between Miranda and AJ leads to some screamingly funny incidents on the trip - the book is worth buying for this section alone.
One of the minor problems with userfriendly is that some of the jokes (especially the topical ones) don't carry well onto paper, but we are reminded amongst other things of the I LOVE YOU virus.
You might ask why bother to buy the book when you can read it online. Two reasons really, one: a book is far comfortable on the loo, and second, by buying the… Read more
6 of 8 people found the following review helpful
This is not a bad book. The first part deals with Server Load Balancing theory - the second with architecture and the third with the specifics of a number of products.
The book doesn't deal with the issues in enough depth - although it summarises the issues, it doesn't discuss them. It also barely mentions the use of SLB in environments other than websites (which is a pity, as I learned SLB to provide a resilient mail infrastructure).
This does provide some useful information though - a good clear description of some terminology. Recommended reading if you can't find anything else.