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"The Linux Web Server CD Bookshelf, Version 2.0": A Bookshelf of LAMP Technology On a Single CD

September 2, 2003

Sebastopol, CA--If you knew in advance what questions you were going to have to answer in the course of your work, then easy access to reference books wouldn't be an issue. But as many web developers and programmers know, you're more likely to face a pop quiz than a test you've prepared for. The truth is that the information you need to do your job can easily fill a book--many books. When you need an answer quickly and don't want to manually search through volume after volume--or happen to be away from your bookshelf--The Linux Web Server CD Bookshelf, Version 2.0 (O'Reilly US $119.95) provides the solution. The latest addition to O'Reilly's popular CD Bookshelf series brings Linux users an up-to-date, exhaustive reference library of LAMP technologies (that is, Linux-Apache-MySQL-Perl/PHP/Python) on a single CD, so being without their favorite reference book is a not a situation they're likely to face.

Open source innovation has given rise to many valuable tools and technologies, including some of the most powerful and popular web development tools available. LAMP technologies provide a great application development platform, especially for robust web applications that run on Linux servers. Solid, reliable, and affordable, it's no wonder that LAMP is the platform of choice for web development.

For years, O'Reilly's bestselling LAMP books have helped programmers master the finer points of these open source tools. The new version of "The Linux Web Server CD Bookshelf" offers six top titles on one CD, providing programmers the tools they need to develop their own systems and get started with open source web development using LAMP technologies. This CD Bookshelf delivers more than 3,600 pages of easily searchable information in a convenient format accessible from any web browser. Included in the CD Bookshelf are the latest, unabridged versions of the following:

As a bonus, the paperback version of "Linux in a Nutshell, Fourth Edition," is included as well.

For the first time, this CD Bookshelf also includes valuable content straight from the O'Reilly Network. Some of the topics covered are: Cache Friendly Web, The Apache Toolbox, MySQL Best Practices, Internationalization and Localization with PHP, Choosing a Templating System, PostgreSQL's Multi-Version Concurrency Control, Embedded Linux, and more.

No one knows LAMP like O'Reilly. If you're a developer, you probably count on the O'Reilly affiliates Apacheweek.com, MySQL.com, and Perl.com as valuable sources of information, as well as the great Apache, MySQL, PHP, and Python content found on the O'Reilly Network. We're advocates of LAMP and use it extensively on the O'Reilly Network. If you want to get the most out of these important tools, then "The Linux Web Server CD Bookshelf, Version 2.0" delivers an entire library of expert knowledge to your computer desktop.

Praise for the previous edition:

"For every Linux consultant who goes to job sites with a four-pound computer and 15 pounds of books, O'Reilly & Associates has a solution: 'The Linux Web Server CD Bookshelf.' It's a searchable collection of six books on the subject of the Linux operating system and its role as a platform for web sites."
--David Wall, amazon.co.uk, January 2002

"The CD Bookshelf is a must-have compilation for anyone running a web server. Regardless of which Linux flavor you run, you'll find something in this bundle that will make you wonder how you ever lived without it."
--Jon Holman, UnixReview.com, December 2001

Additional reviews of the previous edition

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The Linux Web Server CD Bookshelf, Version 2.0
By O'Reilly & Associates, Inc.
ISBN 0-59600-529-6, 928 pages, $119.95 (US), $185.95 (CA), 85.50 (UK)
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