O'Reilly logo

Learning AWS - Second Edition by Amit Shah, Aurobindo Sarkar

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Defining scalability objectives

Achieving scalability requires the underlying application architecture to be scalable in order to fully leverage the highly scalable infrastructure services provided by AWS cloud.

Setting scalability objectives for an application will depend on many factors, such as the nature of the application, the number of users (peak and average), the growth rate, the business model (subscription based, free, paid, or freemium model), SLAs, the nature of customers (businesses or the general public), and so on. It is very important to set some scalability objectives, however, as operating on the cloud doesn't require you to be absolutely accurate about hard-to-estimate parameters. On the cloud, you can always respond quickly ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required