Usually startup projects grow gradually starting as prototypes. The load increase unnoticed, so at one point your server might lay down, because it didn’t manage to handle the number of incoming requests. Fine. We can hide a web application behind an http-server/servers to optimize work with static content. Additionally, we can create several instances of our web application for load balancing and fault tolerance. Some more options to improve performance of AWS Java cloud app is described in my colleague’s article. But what to do if your database is a bottleneck? If you have a lot of information frequently asked, which can be cached in the memory, then it’s worthwhile to try Memcached.
The cloud is becoming more and more important, so organizations need to make sure they reach performance optimization. This article shares some challenges with the cloud and offers solutions.
More and more companies are embracing the flexibility, low barrier-to-entry, and collaboration that the cloud offers. The Infrastructure as a Service market has been growing by more than 40% in revenue every year since 2011, according to Gartner. This trend is only expected to continue to grow more than 25% per year through 2019.
The cloud, which has been dismissed as a fad, is quickly becoming the default method for delivering IT solutions. Everything from infrastructure design to Java application development needs to take the cloud into account.