…asynchronicity, task dispatch, event buffering, and process separation. But they are such basic components - the High Scalability blog likens them to an arch or beam in building design - that they should be built into architectures from the start.
Incorporating additional computing resources into your IT stack ensures you not only have immediate scalability at hand but also a robust mesh of response services that communicate over loose APIs. This allows you to swap out, modify, or upgrade individual …
As a little trip down memory lane this was the first post on High Scalability, an unbelievable five years ago. The purpose of the site as laid out here has not really changed at all. The goal is to help people do their jobs better and I think more times than not that's what has happened...
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* High Scalability compiles a list of the top 20 performance bottlenecks .
* Sasha Goldstein describes how to fit time for performance in the software development .
* Steve Sounders explains why you should start creating your mobile presence as a web presence .
* how good . keeps you shipping your product, of at , has some interesting insights into
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I owe High Scalability a great deal of credit for the idea behind my latest software project. I was reading about how an older tool I helped create, Tumblr , and it kicked some ideas into gear. This article is about what happened from that idea., was used at
My observation, which the article reinforced, was that many shops end up using a configuration management tool (, , ), a separate deployment tool ( , Fabric) and yet another separate ad-hoc …
2.1 High Scalability
Ability to add nodes incrementally to support more users and data
Achieved via partitioning
Increasing number of nodes should not result in a diminishing return beyond a threshold
No single point of failure
Data should be available even as some nodes go down
Achieved via replication since data is duplicated
Also achieved via partitioning since at least some data continues to be available
2.3 High Performance
* High Scalability describes the architecture behind .
* Steve Sounders explains the techniques he used to improve the performance of the Archive.
* In this interesting post, find out why the open source their . workengineering team has decided to
* The Dodgy Coder shares lessons in scalability he's learned from , , Twitter, , , , and Instagram.
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…Collecting 20+ Billiona Day " by , High Scalability, July 18, 2011. Brian takes a detailed look at 's architecture.
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