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About Lee Atchison

Lee Atchison is a recognized industry thought leader in cloud computing. He has committed his career to architecting and building high scale, cloud-based, service-oriented, SaaS applications. He has specific expertise in building highly available systems. Lee is the author of the best-selling book Architecting For Scale, published by O’Reilly Media. The book, originally released in 2016, recently went through a major upgrade and was released as the second edition in 2020. Lee is a widely quoted thought leader in publications such as Diginomica, IT Brief, Programmable Web, CIO Review, and DZone. He has been a featured speaker at events across the globe from London to Sydney, Tokyo to Paris, and all over North America.

Is it SLA or SLO?

By |2021-04-12T19:52:03-07:00April 12th, 2021|Article|

In my mind, all service agreements are SLAs. Don't call them SLOs. What are SLAs? SLAs, or Service Level Commitments, are measuring a commitment to a given level of reliability and performance. In software terms, SLAs are usually described by commitments given to customers on the availability and operational readiness of a software application or

Why is Single Ownership so Important to a STOSA Organization?

By |2021-04-12T20:12:31-07:00March 31st, 2021|Article|

STOSA, or Single Team Oriented Service Architecture, is an important guiding principle for large organizations with many development teams that own and manage services comprising one or more applications. Modern organizations, operating modern applications at scale, require an ability to scale *their organization* as much as they require the ability to scale *their application*. As

What is a STOSA Organization?

By |2021-03-23T11:22:56-07:00March 23rd, 2021|Article|

STOSA, or Single Team Oriented Service Architecture, is an important guiding principle for large organizations with many development teams that own and manage services comprising one or more applications. Modern organizations, operating modern applications at scale, require an ability to scale *their organization* as much as they require the ability to scale *their application*. As

Welcome to Modern Applications/Modern Organizations!

By |2021-03-16T21:03:02-07:00March 14th, 2021|Announce|

I've been writing articles, recording podcasts and webinars, and presenting live keynotes and other talks for many years. My Lee@Scale blog started in 2016 and focused on building highly scalable, high-availability web applications. I thank everyone who has read my articles and wrote to me to ask questions or make comments on the ideas and thoughts

Lee Atchison

Lee Atchison is a recognized industry thought leader in cloud computing. He has committed his career to architecting and building high scale, cloud-based, service oriented, SaaS applications. He has a specific expertise in building highly available systems.

Lee is a widely quoted thought leader in publications such as Diginomica, IT Brief, Programmable Web, CIO Review, and DZone. He has been a featured speaker at events across the globe from London to Sydney, Tokyo to Paris, and all over North America.

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