Thursday, February 05, 2009

The Canonical Cloud Architecture | High Scalability

This is a very nice and useful architecture with some "patterns" for cloud architectures - although I believe a lot of these patterns can be applied to any system of large enough size. I am particularly a fan of queuing as a great option for tying together loosely coupled system components in a way that can scale and perform. If you can handle delays in your system and don't need a lot of synchronized workflows, it is one architecture I personally would look at very seriously.

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