Often, when developing cloud applications, whether web portals or mobile apps, critical constraints are only realized once usage starts to go up. A common myth is that one can “throw hardware” at problems of scale. But when things do not work well even after adding physical and virtual resources, a technology team may arrive at the costly realization that the app itself was not built in the right way. This can be a potentially fatal error for companies attempting to exploit a high risk opportunity as is the nature of technology innovation.
This whitepaper from Zymr provides 10 tips that will help you build applications that will scale without crashing, or compromising responsiveness.