How scaling affects the availability of your services Lambda platform
Principles of service-based application architecture and their role in reducing service failures and brownouts
How to create serverless applications by building a serverless API and data pipeline
Common design patterns for managing data in distributed applications
How to understand, measure, and mitigate risk in your systems
When and how to move to cloud infrastructure
The second edition of Architecting for Scale provides a pragmatic approach for building systems that can handle huge amounts of traffic, data, and demand. It includes a focus on modern architecture paradigms including microservices, service-based applications, and practical guidance for evaluating and moving towards cloud-based infrastructure.
This book is authored by cloud computing industry expert Lee Atchison. Atchison has 30+ years of experience and is currently the Senior Director for Cloud Architecture at New Relic, where he designed and led the build of the New Relic Platform. Architecting for Scale is #1 on the DevOps Reading List: Top 30 Best DevOps Books You Should Read.