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Play Framework Essentials by Julien Richard-Foy

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Scaling up your server

The previous section raises the question of how to handle a higher number of concurrent requests, as depicted in the following diagram:

Scaling up your server

A server under an increasing load

The previous section explained how to avoid wasting resources to leverage the computing power of your server. But actually, there is no magic; if you want to compute even more things per unit of time, you need more computing power, as depicted in the following diagram:

Scaling up your server

Scaling using more powerful hardware

One solution could be to have a more powerful server. But ...

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