A list of book releases compiled by Dr. Dobb's to keep you up-to-date on parallel programming and multicore technology.
Joe Celko's SQL for Smarties, 4th Edition
by Joe Celko
This edition features new examples to reflect the ANSI/ISO Standards so anyone can use it. Updates also include data element names to meet new ISO-11179 rules and expanded coverage of SSD, parallel processors, and how new hardware will change how SQL works, all with the same experience-based teaching style that made the previous editions the classics they are today.
Grids, Clouds and Virtualization
edited by Massimo Cafaro and Giovanni Aloisio
This text/reference introduces the fundamental principles and techniques underlying grids, clouds and virtualization technologies, as well as reviewing the latest research and expected future developments in the field. Readers are guided through the key topics by internationally recognized experts, enabling them to develop their understanding of an area likely to play an ever more significant role in coming years.
Software Automatic Tuning: From Concepts to State-of-the-Art Results
edited by Ken Naono, Keita Teranishi, John Cavazos, and Reiji Suda
Automatic Performance Tuning is a technology paradigm that enables software to tune itself to its environments so that it performs well on any computer, even on computers unknown to the programmer. This book summarizes the research efforts to date and state of the art of automatic performance tuning. Software developers and researchers in the area of scientific and technical computing, optimized compilers, high performance systems software, and low-power computing will find this book to be an invaluable reference to this powerful new paradigm.