2
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2answers
123 views

Should we always create web application scalable? [on hold]

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 ...
2
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1answer
128 views

Website as an API client vs using the API only when needed?

I'm developing a website (using Django) which will depend on an API for it's main functionality which is create/update/delete objects. But the API also provides: User sign up and login User ...
1
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2answers
229 views

Proper way to measure the scalability of web Application

Let's say that I have a web Application where i'm going to have 300 users and each one have to see data on real time, imagine that each client make an ajax call to the server to see in real time ...
8
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5answers
514 views

Most common website scalability pitfalls

We are designing a website/web application where we hope to to achieve high user counts and, in general, lots of use. More specifically, we intend to be using PHP as the programming/scripting language ...
7
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6answers
400 views

Starting up in a basement and scaling

So I have this 'great' idea in my head that I want to start working on and build a company around it. Been working on desktop development for 5+ years and the idea revolves around the web. My exposure ...
7
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4answers
8k views

Java or Python for internet application? [closed]

In choosing a technology for internet applications where the number of users may scale over time, which one should we consider: Java or Python? What are the considerations in choosing one and not the ...
3
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7answers
2k views

Web framework able to handle many concurrent users [closed]

Social networking sites needs to handle many concurrent users e.g. for chat functionality. What web frameworks scales well and are able to handle more than 10.000 concurrent users connected with ...
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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 ...