Lee@Scale

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MDA Episode #8 - The Great Serverless Debate, Redux - Part 2

MDA Episode #8 - The Great Serverless Debate, Redux - Part 2

Episode #8 – The Great Serverless Debate, Redux – Part 2 July 9th, 2018 was the launch of a podcast episode from the “Modern Software Podcast”, a podcast sponsored by New Relic, and hosted by New Relic’s Fredric Paul and Tori Wieldt.

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Architecting for Scale Second Edition Is Now Available

Architecting for Scale Second Edition Is Now Available

It’s now available! The second edition of my book, Architecting for Scale, is now available for purchase! The e-book version and the Safari online versions are immediately available. The paperback version will be shipping on March 17th.

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MDA Episode #7 - The Great Serverless Debate, Redux - Part 1

MDA Episode #7 - The Great Serverless Debate, Redux - Part 1

Episode #7 – The Great Serverless Debate, Redux – Part 1 July 9th, 2018 was the launch of a podcast episode from the “Modern Software Podcast”, a podcast sponsored by New Relic, and hosted by New Relic’s Fredric Paul and Tori Wieldt.

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Can't Scale? Time to Go Out of Business

Can't Scale? Time to Go Out of Business

Why is it essential that your application scale? Why is it necessary that you architect your application in such a way that nothing is more important than keeping your systems highly available?

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MDA Episode #6 - Modernizing and Dynamic Infrastructures

MDA Episode #6 - Modernizing and Dynamic Infrastructures

Episode #6 – Modernizing and Dynamic Infrastructures In this episode, modern web applications have a lot riding on them. Our customers depend on them, and our business depends on them. Without modern web applications, many businesses would not survive.

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MDA Episode #5 - Modernizing Your Web Applications

MDA Episode #5 - Modernizing Your Web Applications

Episode #5 – Modernizing Your Web Applications In this episode, modern web applications have a lot riding on them. Our customers depend on them, and our business depends on them. Without modern web applications, many businesses would not survive.

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The Fundamentals: Examples of Hybrid Cloud Deployment Models

The Fundamentals: Examples of Hybrid Cloud Deployment Models

Cloud-based solutions have become the norm for companies across the globe. More specifically, a recent Forrester study indicates 88% of organizations are adopting a hybrid IT approach, and 89% acknowledge that adoption includes a dedicated hybrid cloud strategy.

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MDA Episode #4 - Avoiding Downtime While Migrating Data to the Cloud

MDA Episode #4 - Avoiding Downtime While Migrating Data to the Cloud

Episode #4 – Avoiding Downtime While Migrating Data to the Cloud In this episode, the hardest part of your cloud migration is moving your data to the cloud. Moving your data to the cloud, without suffering planned or unplanned downtime, can be a challenge.

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Availability Versus Reliability

Availability Versus Reliability

Availability and reliability are two similar but very different concepts. When building a highly scaled, highly available web application, it is important to understand the difference between them. Reliability generally refers to the quality of a system.

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Scaling via Data Partitioning Be Very Careful

Scaling via Data Partitioning Be Very Careful

Data partitioning is a common practice to make use of multiple databases to store larger datasets or datasets accessed at a higher frequency than a single database can handle. It’s a common practice used in large Software as a Service (SaaS) systems for scaling to handle larger quantities of traffic.

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