This is an invaluable roadmap for meeting the rapid demand to deliver scalable applications in a startup environment. With a focus on core concepts and best practices rather than on individual languages, platforms, or technologies, Web Scalability for Startup Engineers describes how infrastructure and software architecture work together to support a scalable environment.
You'll learn, step by step, how scalable systems work and how to solve common challenges. Helpful diagrams are included throughout, and real-world examples illustrate the concepts presented. Even if you have limited time and resources, you can successfully develop and deliver robust, scalable web applications with help from this practical guide.
Ch 1. Core Concepts of Scalability
Ch 2. Principles of Good Software Design
Ch 3. Front End Technologies
Ch 4. Web Services
Ch 5. The Data Layer
Ch 6. Cache
Ch 7. Asynchronous Processing
Ch 8. Search Engines
Ch 9. Other Dimensions of Consideration