21 - The Queue Based Load Levelling and Competing Consumers Pattern

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21 - The Queue Based Load Levelling and Competing Consumers Pattern

Do you have an application with some specific requirements around scalability, and continuity of service? What happens if your service is hit by heavy load? Could performance/reliability issues cause an impact to your solution? This is where both the queue-based load levelling and competing …

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Architecting for the cloud, one pattern at a time

Chris Reddington Will Eastbury Published on Fri, Jan 1, 2021

Deploying a multi-region Serverless API Layer (Part 1)

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Deploying a multi-region Serverless API Layer (Part 1)

In my spare time, I work on a pet project called Theatreers. The aim of this is a microservice based platform focused on Theatre / Musical Theatre (bringing a few of my passion areas together).

I’ve recently re-architected the project to align to a serverless technology stack. This includes: …

Azure Architecture Scalability Resilience DevOps ARM Templates Microservices Serverless

Chris Reddington Published on Sat, Jul 13, 2019

Are you thinking of scalability in your cloud application?

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Are you thinking of scalability in your cloud application?

Scalability is one of the common areas where I have seen common misconceptions, when customers begin building on the platform.

But before we jump into that topic, let’s first revisit the three main cloud operating models or paradigms:

  • Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) - Think of this as …

Azure Architecture Scalability IaaS PaaS SaaS

Chris Reddington Published on Thu, Sep 29, 2016

Building Solutions in the Cloud

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Building Solutions in the Cloud

By now, we should be aware of the benefits that the cloud can bring to any individual or organisation. There are plenty of case studies, talking about the scalable, flexible and economic benefits (See AzureAWS or Google for more information).

Companies see the cloud as a differentiator, and …

Azure Architecture Scalability Resilience Requirements

Chris Reddington Published on Thu, Aug 4, 2016