Performance Engineering Books

Books are the ocean of wisdom.

To continue this thought, some of the best books related to performance engineering have been listed below. You can grab the knowledge from these books either by buying them or you can also read them as an e-book. Please note that “Read for Free” option is also available for some of the books.

Performance Engineering Books:

1. Foundations of Software and System Performance Engineering: Process, Performance Modeling, Requirements, Testing, Scalability, and Practice

Author: André B. Bondi

Foundations of Software and System Performance Engineering

2. Systems Performance: Enterprise and the Cloud

Author: Brendan Gregg


3. Performance Modeling and Engineering

Zhen Liu and Cathy H. Xia

Performance Modeling and Engineering

4. Software Engineering for Real-time Systems Volume 3: Implementation and Performance Issues (The engineering of real-time embedded systems)

Author: Jim Cooling


5. System Performance Tuning

Author: Mike Loukides



6. Excellence in Performance Testing and Engineering Handy Book

Author: Suryanarayana Raju Kosuri


7. The Art of Capacity Planning: Scaling Web Resources in the Cloud

Authors: John Allspaw and Arun Kejariwal

The Art of Capacity Planning: Scaling Web Resources in the Cloud

8. Java Performance: The Definitive Guide

Author: Scott Oaks


9.Optimizing Java: Practical Techniques for Improving JVM Application Performance

Authors: Benjamin Evans, James Gough, Chris Newland

Optimizing Java: Practical Techniques for Improving JVM Application Performance

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