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Release It!, 2nd Edition by Michael T. Nygard

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About the Case Studies

I included several extended case studies to illustrate the major themes of this book. These case studies are taken from real events and real system failures that I have personally observed. These failures were very costly and embarrassing for those involved. Therefore, I obfuscated some information to protect the identities of the companies and people involved. I also changed the names of the systems, classes, and methods. Only such nonessential details have been changed, however. In each case, I maintained the same industry, sequence of events, failure mode, error propagation, and outcome. The costs of these failures are not exaggerated. These are real companies, and this is real money. I preserved those figures to underscore ...

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