I don’t think there has been a better year than 2020 to read. With most of us confined to our homes at some point during the year due to pandemic, books (and Netflix!) have become more popular than ever.
In this post, I’m reviewing all the books I have read in the year. Hopefully you’ll enjoy these quick reviews, plus I’ve also added a favorite quote from each.
In no particular order- let’s go!
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A Novel about Developers, Digital Disruption, and Thriving in the Age of Data
Over a month ago, I read the book “The Phoenix Project” and published a review on my blog. The book was certainly amazing as it touched on so many important aspects of software development, DevOps and my own IT career. To my surprise, I found that the book also has a sequel “The Unicorn Project“.
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I’ve been working as a database engineer for over a decade, engineering enterprise data platforms. During the beginning of my career in early 2000, I chose the ‘safe’ path of being a DBA believing that relational systems being universal containers for storing critical data will never change. I started learning relational technologies like Oracle, MS-SQL, and eventually also learned Open Source systems including PostgreSQL & MySQL.
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A Novel about IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business Win
Some people are lucky to find books that changes their life. While I’m yet to find my life-changing novel, I do come across books that make me think, question my beliefs and push me to learn. The Project Phoenix is that book for me.
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