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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Scalability Primer

    1. Scalability Defined

    2. Resource Contention Limits Scalability

    3. Scalability is a Business Concern

    4. The Cloud-Native Application

    5. Summary

  2. Chapter 2 Horizontally Scaling Compute Pattern

    1. Context

    2. Impact

    3. Mechanics

    4. Example: Building PoP on Windows Azure

    5. Summary

  3. Chapter 3 Queue-Centric Workflow Pattern

    1. Context

    2. Impact

    3. Mechanics

    4. Example: Building PoP on Windows Azure

    5. Summary

  4. Chapter 4 Auto-Scaling Pattern

    1. Context

    2. Impact

    3. Mechanics

    4. Example: Building PoP on Windows Azure

    5. Summary

  5. Chapter 5 Eventual Consistency Primer

    1. CAP Theorem and Eventual Consistency

    2. Eventual Consistency Examples

    3. Relational ACID and NoSQL BASE

    4. Impact of Eventual Consistency on Application Logic

    5. Summary

  6. Chapter 6 MapReduce Pattern

    1. Context

    2. Impact

    3. Mechanics

    4. Example: Building PoP on Windows Azure

    5. Summary

  7. Chapter 7 Database Sharding Pattern

    1. Context

    2. Impact

    3. Mechanics

    4. Example: Building PoP on Windows Azure

    5. Summary

  8. Chapter 8 Multitenancy and Commodity Hardware Primer

    1. Multitenancy

    2. Commodity Hardware

    3. Summary

  9. Chapter 9 Busy Signal Pattern

    1. Context

    2. Impact

    3. Mechanics

    4. Example: Building PoP on Windows Azure

    5. Summary

  10. Chapter 10 Node Failure Pattern

    1. Context

    2. Impact

    3. Mechanics

    4. Example: Building PoP on Windows Azure

    5. Summary

  11. Chapter 11 Network Latency Primer

    1. Network Latency Challenges

    2. Reducing Perceived Network Latency

    3. Reducing Network Latency

    4. Summary

  12. Chapter 12 Colocate Pattern

    1. Context

    2. Impact

    3. Mechanics

    4. Example: Building PoP on Windows Azure

    5. Summary

  13. Chapter 13 Valet Key Pattern

    1. Context

    2. Impact

    3. Mechanics

    4. Example: Building PoP on Windows Azure

    5. Summary

  14. Chapter 14 CDN Pattern

    1. Context

    2. Impact

    3. Mechanics

    4. Example: Building PoP on Windows Azure

    5. Summary

  15. Chapter 15 Multisite Deployment Pattern

    1. Context

    2. Impact

    3. Mechanics

    4. Example: Building PoP on Windows Azure

    5. Summary

  1. Appendix Further Reading

    1. Page of Photos (PoP) Sample

    2. Resources From Preface and Chapters