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In Search of Certainty The Science of Our Information Infrastructure

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ISBN-10: 1491923075

ISBN-13: 9781491923078

Edition: 2nd 2015

Authors: Mark Burgess

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Quite soon, the world’s information infrastructure is going to reach a level of scale and complexity that will force scientists and engineers to think about it in an entirely new way. The familiar notions of command and control are being thwarted by realities of a faster, denser world of communication where choice, variety, and indeterminism rule. As CFEngine creator Mark Burgess points out in this insightful book, the myth of the machine that does exactly what we tell it has come to an end.Information infrastructure such as computers, storage devices, and networks are by now relatively familiar; however, each generation of devices adds new ways to adapt to changing needs, and what happens…    
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Book details

List price: $34.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/28/2015
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 472
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.408
Language: English