13 disasters for production website and their solutions – Omar AL Zabir, Many Variety of Posts (MVP)

Se state lavorando ad una grossa applicazione Web (2.0), su cui prevedete traffico molto elevato (2 milioni di hits al giorno) etc. etc. etc., io una lettura a questo articolo la darei! 

When we first went live with Pageflakes back in the year 2005, most of us did not have experience with running a mass consumer high volume web application on the Internet. We went through all types of difficulties a web application can face as it grows. Frequent problems with software, hardware, and network were part of our daily life. In the last 2 years, we have overcome a lot of obstacles and established ourselves as one of the top most Web 2.0 applications in the world. From a thousand user website, we have grown to a million user website over the years. We have learnt how to architect a product that can withstand more than 2 million hits per day and sudden spikes like 7 million hits on a day. We have discovered under the hood secrets of ASP.NET 2.0 that solves many scalability and maintainability problems. We have also gained enough experience in choosing the right hardware and Internet infrastructure which can make or break a high volume web application. In this article, you will learn about 13 disasters than can happen to any production website anytime. These real world stories will help you prepare yourself well enough so that you do not go through the same problems as we did. Being prepared for these disasters upfront will save you a lot of time and money as well as build credibility with your users.

We have gone through many disasters over the years. Some of them are:….

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