This chapter covers the following subjects:
• Implement Scalability and Elasticity: This section of the chapter ensures you know the tools and techniques for ensuring that your cloud technologies can grow with demand. This means it is scalable. This section of the chapter also ensures your cloud tech can shrink on-demand as well. The ability to grow and shrink dynamically is termed elasticity.
• Highly Available Versus Reliable and Resilient Environments: This part of the chapter discusses the interesting differences between highly available cloud technologies and highly resilient ones.
High availability, or HA, is the desire of everyone (at least partially) in IT. How much HA you can offer is often limited by factors ...