2
votes
2answers
129 views

Should we always create web application scalable? [closed]

Fact that now a days everyone is moving to cloud due to ease in scalability, configuration and maintenance. But my question is should we develop all web application scalable event if it is not ...
6
votes
1answer
370 views

Free cloud web service development [closed]

I am looking for a free (as in beer) combination of services, for learning "cloud SW development" and very small scale private use (say, a private streamlined web shopping&todo list with simple ...
15
votes
6answers
736 views

What is “the Cloud” and how does it relate to development?

I keep hearing about Cloud technology, although mostly in social networking development, etc. I heard about it today again, and now I'm very curious: what is the 'Cloud' and how does it relate to me ...
6
votes
3answers
765 views

New cloud development workflow using Github, Cloud9ide and CloudFoundry

So time is changing towards cloud development/computing. I'm trying to get the new "cloud" workflow based on the services I'm going to use: Github, Cloud9ide and CloudFoundry. Here is what is on my ...
2
votes
1answer
618 views

I'm creating my own scalable, rapid prototyping web server. How should I design it?

I'm going to create my own web server that focuses on scalability, rapid prototyping and the use of JavaScript as the server's scripting language, much like node.js. It will use a ...
5
votes
2answers
336 views

I'm working on a PaaS similar to Heroku or Google App Engine, and was curious which pricing structure users prefer. Ideas?

My current project is a cloud deployment platform similar to GAE or Heroku. I'm trying to figure out what pricing method works best for us and the users. Assuming that I cannot currently provide a ...
3
votes
4answers
104 views

What's the better way to charge for a cloud platform, simple but more expensive, or complicated but cheaper for most?

I'm working on a cloud platform, and was curious what people prefer in terms of paying for web services. There's the option of very simple pricing (tiers and such), which is easy to project costs on, ...
12
votes
5answers
2k views

What should I do to scale out an high-traffic website?

What Best Practices should be undertaken for a Website that needs to "scale out" to handle capacity? This is especially relevant now that people are considering the cloud, but may be missing out on ...