Friday, September 23, 2011

Web application scaling punch list

Sean Hull posts a punch list of do-nots for web application scalability:

  1. Object Relational Mappers
  2. Synchronous, Serial, Coupled or Locking Processes
  3. One Copy of Your Database
  4. Having No Metrics
  5. Lack of Feature Flags

A good introduction for intermediate web developers looking to broaden their perspective: read the whole thing.

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