Chapter 14. Sharing Hardware and Software
Plan the layout of how the hardware and software are to be deployed
Ensure the e-commerce applications can coexist on the same hardware in the same environment
Anticipate both typical and peak demand for each site
Avoid single point of failure
Plan for maintenance
Sharing the same infrastructure among multiple sites invariably creates technical problems that need to be solved. After all, inherently the reason the sites are different from each other is because they have different requirements, and fitting them onto the same platform can be a challenge.
From a technical point of view, there can be three forms of sharing: sharing hardware, sharing software, and sharing data. With ...