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[21 Feb 2014 | Comments Off on How Airbnb Scales Infrastructure with AWS | ]

Since 2008, Airbnb has relied on AWS to grow its community-based, travel marketplace to over 9 million guests in five years. Find out how the five-person operations team can focus on building a successful travel business because AWS allows Airbnb to scale its infrastructure automatically to host up to 150,000 guests any day or night.

[30 Jul 2013 | Comments Off on Delivering Scalability in the Cloud | ]

Don’t you wish you could do more than one thing at a time? The same goes for your cloud. What’s the use of all this great raw computing power if your applications can’t adapt to load requirements as demand fluctuates? Now, with Platform-as-a-Service, elastic scalability is not only possible in the cloud, but practical and necessary as well.

[16 Apr 2013 | Comments Off on Real Time Apps on Cloud Foundry with Node.js and RabbitMQ | ]

Learn how to scale an Express and Socket.io based chat application that uses Redis as session store and RabbitMQ as PubSub service.

[10 Nov 2011 | Comments Off on The Secret to Doing Cloud Scalability Right | ]

Dynamically scaling applications in cloud computing environments is a fairly simple task. But doing it in a way that maintains performance while maximizing resources and minimizing costs well, that is not so trivial a task unless you have the right tools. This blog post explains that doing Cloud scalability right should be a balancing act that maximizes performance and efficiency while minimizing costs. While allowing “the cloud” to auto-scale encourages operational efficiency, it often does so at the expense of performance and higher costs.