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Scalability Rules: 50 Principles for Scaling Web Sites


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by: Martin L. Abbott, Michael T. Fisher

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50 practical rules for scaling technology platforms, organizations, and processes - with all the expert insights needed to apply them


  An indispensable resource for every engineer, architect, and manager who must ensure scalability


  Easy to read and use: demystifies scalability best practices that were previously too complex for many readers


  Technology agnostic: applicable in any environment


  By the world-class experts who wrote A-W's authoritative The Art of Scalability



Table of Contents

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Preface


    viii

Acknowledgments


xiii

About the Authors


    xiv

1 Reduce the Equation


    1

2 Distribute Your Work


    23

3 Design to Scale Out Horizontally


  35

4 Use the Right Tools


  53

5 Don't Duplicate Your Work


  71

6 Use Caching Aggressively


    87

7 Learn from Your Mistakes


    113

8 Database Rules


    129

9 Design for Fault Tolerance and Graceful Failure


  147

10 Avoid or Distribute State


    167

11 Asynchronous Communication and Message Buses


  179

12 Miscellaneous Rules


    193

13 Rule Review and Prioritization


    213

Index


    247



About the Authors

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Martin L. Abbott, formerly COO of Quigo, spent nearly six years at eBay, most recently as SVP of Technology/CTO. He has held engineering, management, and executive positions at Gateway and Motorola. Michael T. Fisher, a veteran software and technology executive, spent two years as CTO of Quigo. Previously, as VP of Engineering & Architecture for PayPal, he led 200+ developers. Abbott and Fisher co-authored The Art of Scalability (Addison-Wesley).