- Paperback: 408 pages
- Publisher: Packt Publishing; Revised ed. edition (March 30, 2010)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1847196128
- ISBN-13: 978-1847196125
- Product Dimensions: 7.5 x 0.9 x 9.2 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.9 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars See all reviews (8 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,858,199 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.
To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.
Oracle Coherence 3.5 Revised ed. Edition
Use the Amazon App to scan ISBNs and compare prices.
Customers who bought this item also bought
About the Author
Aleksandar Seovic is a founder and Managing Director at S4HC, Inc., where he has worked in the architect role on both .NET and Java projects and has led development effort on a number of engagements for Fortune 500 clients, mostly in the pharmaceutical and financial services industries. Aleksandar led the implementation of Oracle Coherence for .NET, a client library that allows applications written in any .NET language to access data and services provided by Oracle Coherence data grid, and was one of the key people involved in the design and implementation of Portable Object Format (POF), a platform-independent object serialization format that allows seamless interoperability of Coherence-based Java, .NET, and C++ applications. Aleksandar frequently speaks about and evangelizes Coherence at industry conferences, Java and .NET user group events, and Coherence SIGs. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. Mark Falco is a Consulting Member of Technical Staff at Oracle. He has been part of the Coherence development team since 2005 where he has specialized in the areas of clustered communication protocols as well as the Coherence for C++ object model. Mark holds a B.S. in computer science from Stevens Institute of Technology. Patrick Peralta is a Senior Software Engineer for Oracle (formerly Tangosol) specializing in Coherence and middleware Java. He wears many hats in Coherence engineering, including development, training, documentation, and support. He has extensive experience in supporting and consulting customers in fields such as retail, hospitality, and finance. As an active member of the Java developer community he has spoken at user groups and conferences across the US including Spring One and Oracle Open World. Prior to joining Oracle, Patrick was a senior developer at Symantec, working on Java/J2EE based services, web applications, system integrations, and Swing desktop clients. Patrick has a B.S. in computer science from Stetson University in Florida. He currently maintains a blog on Coherence and other software development topics at http://blackbeanbag.net.
If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?
Top Customer Reviews
I like that the book always shows code examples. For a developer, a snippet of code is worth a thousand words of explanation. The book also provides some utility code that will be useful in many applications plus a link to more free utilities.
The tone of the book is very approachable. You feel like Aleks Seovic sat down to explain Coherence to you; it's not like reading a textbook.
I wouldn't even try to use Coherence for C++ without first reading "Chapter 11: Accessing Coherence from C++".
My only quibbles are that some of the code formatting seems a bit odd and there are some minor wording errors.
Overall, this is an excellent book that is always pragmatic. It will help developers solve real problems in the real world using Coherence.
2. There should be a 2nd version of this book with latest features that are available. it just barely touched the new details of 3.5 .Would be nice if the 2nd edition of this is available
So the book is not just listing APIs but how to use them together with an explicit attempt to provide quality code.
The author seems experimented on finding workaround for design/APIs issue of Coherence, so he provided many packaged extra classes to help simplify usages.
What is missing in the book is coverage about transaction based application, like J2EE application using JTA/Hibernate, and how locking and rollback fit with lifecycle of cache modifications.
In other words, there is no discussion how Coherence integrates and helps when it is used as the second level cache for Hibernate.
It's a must read for all Coherence users. It's a useful read for anybody involved with local cache or in cluster.
Great book -- thanks Aleks!
This is the reason why local-server is no longer the best solution for a growing business. The "cloud" has become the byword for many businesses simply because it provides unlimited expansion to a business also experiencing the same expansion. But the challenge of an ever-expanding data is on maintaining it to be easily accessible online.
This is where Oracle Coherence tries to provide an answer. In gist, it is a data management system from Oracle that eases loading of database without compromising user's experience on working with the data online. Oracle Coherence can be used with different servers located around the world so that data transmission to different users will be stable. The tool provides a fully scalable solution for businesses and industries that deals with massive data.
The authors of the book are not just banking on their experience with programming languages in order to write a book. The main author, Aleksandar Seovic, is one of the leading developers of .Net for Oracle Coherence. His expertise is based not just on the IT industry but specifically in Oracle Coherence. The co-authors, Mark Falco and Patrick Peralta are also working with Oracle and have been part of Coherence for many years. Mark Falco has been with Coherence since 2005 and Patrick Peralta has vast experience in real world application of Coherence in various industries worldwide.
Oracle Coherence 3.5 is a highly recommended book for those who want to start using the system from Oracle. The detailed instructions along with codes and screenshots improve understanding especially on the final chapters of the book. Because of these samples and suggested solutions, the book can also be used as a reference guide for advanced users.