The Keys to a Scalable Architecture
Scalability simply means the number of users, sessions, transactions, and operations, which can be accommodated by the entire system or application without changing the code or sacrificing data affinity service level that the users demand. There is no doubt that architecting scalable application or service can be a significant challenge as it is really hard to know where the stress points are in your application until your application fail, though more and more businesses are building applications that require greater uptime and high-load tolerance.
Why is scalability important?
Scalability is important; as in the end, you might want to have an application that is capable of serving millions of users with zero downtime. These days, many organizations are building a substantial number of applications that do not touch the set standards and do not have a cohesive deployment pattern, so they create a lag in the respective business. If you want to solve this problem, you need to adopt a scalable architecture.
The key to a scalable architecture is to give consideration to each and every aspect of the application’s design so that the runtime of hard-hit areas can be reduced or the catching can be made just a bit smaller to ease the memory footprint. So you can understand that it is an art to develop scalable platform architecture. And you should always choose a vendor that can provide you with a scalable architecture that meets your needs.
Hilal is currently heading the Business Development division at RNF Technologies. A passionate individual always abreast with emerging technologies, he can often be found reading up on Techcrunch & Speckyboy. When not negotiating deals with clients, he will most certainly be found playing a few strings on his guitar.