Architecting for Scale
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Tags: Architecting for Scale, Scale
Publisher: O'Reilly Media
Publication Year: 2016
Length: 300 pages
ASIN: 1491943394
ISBN: 9781491943397
As web applications grow, two things begin to happen. They become significantly more complicated and hence brittle, and they handle significantly larger traffic volume requiring more novel and complicated mechanisms to handle this traffic. This can lead to a death spiral for an application that can lead to brownouts, blackouts, and other quality of service and availability problems.

This book helps you avoid this death spiral by teaching you basic techniques for building applications that can reliably handle huge quantities of traffic, as well as huge variability in traffic without impacting the quality your customers expect.

You’ll learn about:

Service Oriented Architectures, including services and microservices, for building distributed systems that are more resilient to localized failures Building systems with failures in mind to help you develop robust designs and systems emerge that reduce brittleness and result in higher availability Forward-looking risk management for identifying system problems Scaling your engineering team to build and manage web applications that scale successfully Monitoring and responsiveness to quickly identify problems when your application begins to act abnormally
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