Scalability

MDA Episode #13 - Why You Must Scale

MDA Episode #13 - Why You Must Scale

Episode #13 – Why You Must Scale We often hear that being able to scale your application is important. But why is it important? Why do we need to be able to suddenly, and without notice, scale our application to handle double, triple, or even ten times the load it is currently experiencing?

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Are You Ready to Scale Your Digital Business

Are You Ready to Scale Your Digital Business

We often hear that being able to scale your application is essential. But why is it important? Why do we need to be able to suddenly, and without notice, scale our application to handle double, triple, ten times the load it is currently experiencing?

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Meet the Expert Lee Atchison on the Cloud

Meet the Expert Lee Atchison on the Cloud

Did you think moving to the cloud would be easy? You’re not alone. Countless CTOs admit now that they had no idea how hard it would be and that they would make many mistakes along the way.

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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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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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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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Why SaaS is the best way to monitor on-premise environments

Why SaaS is the best way to monitor on-premise environments

It’s past time to debunk an idea that’s somehow still kicking around in application performance monitoring circles. Put simply, just because you have an on-premise technology environment does not mean you need an on-premise monitoring solution.

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Lee Atchison to Present at  Cloud EXPO NY 2018

Lee Atchison to Present at Cloud EXPO NY 2018

Join me in New York on Nov 13 for the 10th annual Cloud Expo at the Javits Center where I will be giving my talk “Dynamic Infrastructure and The Cloud Adventures in Keeping Your Application Running…at Scale”. This will be my second appearance and third presentation at this conference.

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Key Takeaways from Continuous Discussions Podcast: The DevOps Toolchain

Key Takeaways from Continuous Discussions Podcast: The DevOps Toolchain

On July 17th, I was fortunate enough to take part in a podcast jointly sponsored by Electric Cloud and DZone titled “Continuous Discussions: The DevOps Toolchain”. The podcast was a panel discussion with a variety of DevOps experts from around the industry. I was fortunate enough to be included on this panel.

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