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Architecting Scalable Enterprise Web Applications

Scalability of an enterprise application is critical to the success of its online strategy and business. Business needs its online platform to be scalable to sustain the growth, and this requires the enterprise web applications to efficiently handle the increased user traffic and input data volume with acceptable performance.

In this chapter, we will look at various aspects of scalability such as scalability dimensions, key tenets, scalability challenges, scalability best practices, scalability patterns, and a comprehensive process to achieve scalability. A deep-dive analysis of scalability is elaborated, which includes layer-wise scalability, fault tolerance, distributed computing, sizing and ...

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