Web Scalability for Startup Engineers by Artur Ejsmont
English | 14 July 2015 | ISBN: 0071843655 | 416 Pages | True AZW3 (Kindle)/(EPUB/PDF conv) | 39.01 MB
This is an invaluable roadmap for meeting the rapid demand to deliver scalable applications in a startup environment. With a focus on core concepts and best practices rather than on individual languages, platforms, or technologies, Web Scalability for Startup Engineers describes how infrastructure and software architecture work together to support a scalable environment.
You'll learn, step by step, how scalable systems work and how to solve common challenges. Helpful diagrams are included throughout, and real-world examples illustrate the concepts presented. Even if you have limited time and resources, you can successfully develop and deliver robust, scalable web applications with help from this practical guide.
Learn the key principles of good software design required for scalable systems
Build the front-end layer to sustain the highest levels of concurrency and request rates
Design and develop web services, including REST-ful APIs
Enable a horizontally scalable data layer
Implement caching best practices
Leverage asynchronous processing, messaging, and event-driven architecture
Structure, index, and store data for optimized search
Explore other aspects of scalability, such as automation, project management, and agile teams