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Product: Book - Hardcover
Title: Solaris Internals: Core Kernel Architecture
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Authors: Jim Mauro, Richard McDougall, Sun Microsystems Press
Rating: 4/5
Customer opinion - 4 stars out of 5
Great book on the guts of Solaris!!


While I am not a programmer I loved this book on what makes Solaris tick. As a sysadmin the book covered more details on memory, filesystems and internals to the OS than anything I've seen before. Plus its a great brain teaser for Solaris stuff to stump interview candidates!



Product: Book - Paperback
Title: Sams Teach Yourself SQL in 10 Minutes, Third Edition
Publisher: Sams
Authors: Ben Forta
Rating: 5/5
Customer opinion - 5 stars out of 5
Short and Sweet.


SQL is not a topic you want to jump headlong into. An intro as concise and comprehensive as SQL in 10 minutes is worth it's weight in Gold. I know, because I read several "developers" SQL books first, and found myself overwhekmed and confused. This book cleared things up and opend my eyes. Thanks Ben Forta!



Product: Book - Paperback
Title: Teach Yourself Sap R/3 in 24 Hours
Publisher: Sams
Authors: Danielle Larocca
Rating: 1/5
Customer opinion - 1 stars out of 5
Waste of space


First of all nobody can learn SAP in 24 hours and this book will not do it. This book definitely give you very general and very basic overview of SAP functionality. In my opinion this book is for people like system annalists, technical annalists, IT specialists etc. with no SAP knowledge who would like to start working with SAP. It is however not for ordinary SAP user - subjects (hours) are mostly technical and language is also technical.



Product: Book - Paperback
Title: BSD Hacks
Publisher: O'Reilly
Authors: Dru Lavigne
Rating: 5/5
Customer opinion - 5 stars out of 5
The best BSD book on the shelves, PERIOD.


Whether you are a beginner or an advanced user, you will find this book extremely practical. Dru's solutions make building a BSD server from start to finish a snap. Buy this book as a supplement at the very least. 5 stars!