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"I wish I had a book like this eight years ago. You’ll want to be sure to have enough copies for both your development and database folks."
—Jon Kern, Founding Member of the Agile Alliance
"You will find workable, real-world advice here."
—Doug Barry, Author, Web Services and Service-Oriented Architectures and The Object Database Handbook
An agile database administrator (DBA) has the difficult task of focusing on data-oriented issues, including traditional database administration as well as any application development involving data. Agile DBAs also collaborate with enterprise professionals to ensure that the efforts of the project team reflect enterprise realities. Scott Ambler has written this invaluable book from the point of view of an agile DBA, enabling you to learn the techniques that agile DBAs use to work effectively on evolutionary (iterative and incremental) software projects.
With every chapter you’ll be introduced to essential facets of data-oriented activities such as:
SCOTT AMBLER is president and a senior consultant of Ronin International (www.ronin-intl.com), a software services consulting firm that specializes in software process mentoring and object/component-based software architecture and development. He is a contributing editor for Software Development magazine and a columnist for Computing Canada. His personal Web site is www.ambysoft.com.
If you are looking for a broad overview of how to develop applications that use databases (typically relational DBs), then this is a great start. Read morePublished on July 23 2005 by Nicholas Roeder
Scott Ambler is uniquely qualified to write this book. He started his software life as a data modeler, and is now an industry thought-leader in agile, object-oriented software... Read morePublished on Dec 16 2003 by Gary K. Evans