Scalability Killers (The art of scalability)

Top 10 scalability killers from The Art of scalability: Scalable Web Architecture, Processes, and Organizations for Modern Enterprise

The Art of Scalability: Scalable Web Architecture, Processes, and Organizations for the Modern Enterprise

  1. Thinking Scalability is just about technology
  2. Overuse of Synchronous calls
  3. Failure to weed or seed soon enough
  4. Inappropriate use of databases
  5. Cesspools instead of swim lanes
  6. Reliance on Vertical scale
  7. Failure to Learn from History
  8. Changing Development methodologies to fix problems
  9. Too little caching, too late
  10. Overreliance on Third parties to scale