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Application Scalability: Still elusive for Enterprises Apps

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The advent of the Consumer Business application like Facebook, Twitter has changed the definition of Application Scalability. Decade back 10 million+ was a large user base, Facebook will touch 1Billion+ users by end of this year. There are hordes of applications in 100+ million user range. The techniques and approaches employed by these large Consumer Business Applications are different from ...

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Application Performance and Antipatterns

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Any application you pick up, there are some issues – big or small. There will be copy-paste code, mistakes, algorithms which could have better thought through. But what distinguishes an antipattern from these normal errors is that like patterns these antipatterns are recurring throughout the code base. In my recent experience in dealing with performance issues, I had observed certain ...

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High Performance Webapps – Data URIs

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I continue to write tips for perfomance optimization of websites. The last post was about jQuery objects. This post is about data URIs. Data URIs are an interesting concept on the Web. Read ” Data URIs explained” please if you don’t know what it does mean. Data URIs are a technique for embedding resources as base 64 encoded data, avoiding ...

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Building High Performance Applications

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Performance is one word which is used to describe multiple scenarios’ when talking about the application performance. When someone says, I need a High Performance Application; it might mean any/all of the following : Low Web latency Application ( meaning low Page Loading times)  Application that can serve ever increasing number of users (scalability)  Application that does not go down ...

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Building Scalable Enterprise Systems

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Successful enterprise are all about business agility and able to introduce new products and services in the market. All this business agility coupled with reduced IT overheads means, the enterprise need to find better ways to improve and transform their enterprise systems. The advent of Cloud, Social, Mobile and Consumerization of IT means enterprises applications need to be adapt to ...

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What is Akka?

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Before I delve into what is an Akka, let us take a step back to understand how the concept of concurrent programming has evolved in the application development world. The applications have evolved from being large monolithic procedures to a more object oriented model. With the advent of Java EE and Spring framework, the application design evolved into more of ...

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