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Scalable Internet Architectures
By Theo Schlossnagle
Publisher: Sams
Pub Date: July 21, 2006
Print ISBN-10: 0-672-32699-X
Print ISBN-13: 978-0-672-32699-8
Pages: 288

Table of Contents  | Index

   About the Author
   We Want to Hear from You!
   Reader Services
      What You'll Find Inside
      The Challenge
    Chapter 1.  Scaling Up (and Down)
      Defining Scalability
      Why Do We Need to Scale?
      What Goes Up Should Go Down
      Real-World Considerations
      Being a Good Architect
    Chapter 2.  Principles for Avoiding Failure
      Working in Production Environments
      The Dot Bomb and Its Effect on Building Large Systems
      Stability and Control
      Good Design
    Chapter 3.  Mission-Critical Environments
      High Availability
      Coping with Release Cycles
      The Cost of Complexity Shackled to Large Architectures
      Looking for Speed
      It's Not a One-Man Mission
    Chapter 4.  High Availability. HA! No Downtime?!
      Why High Availability and Load Balancing Are Different
      Traditional High AvailabilityThe Whitepaper Approach
      High Availability Rethought (Peer-Based)
      Diverging from the Web: High Availability for Email, DNS, and So On
    Chapter 5.  Load Balancing and the Utter Confusion Surrounding It
      Load Balancing Basics
      IP-Friendly Services
      Web Switches
      IP Virtual Servers
      Application Layer Load Balancers
      Abusing the Term
      The Web and Beyond
      Session Stickiness: A Fatal Misconception
      So, Which One Is the Best?
    Chapter 6.  Static Content Serving for Speed and Glory
      What's So Tricky?
      The Goal
      Building the Cluster
      Tackling Content Distribution
      Choosing a Web Serving Platform
      Examining Our Availability Requirements
      Choosing an OS
      Serving Content
      World Domination
      DNS Round-Trip Times
      AnycastShared IP
      A Final Review
    Chapter 7.  Static Meets Dynamic Adding Caches to Reduce Costs
      Types of Caches
      Deploying Caches
      Serving a News Site
      Caching Is Powerful
    Chapter 8.  Distributed Databases Are Easy, Just Read the Fine Print
      What Is a Distributed Database?
      Why Is Replication So Hard?
      Multimaster Replication
      Master-Master Replication
      Master-Slave Replication
      News Site Revisited
      Same Vendor Database Replication Is Easy
    Chapter 9.  Juggling Logs and Other Circus Tricks
      Why Is Logging a Challenge?
      Classic Solutions
      Logging Done Right
      The Architecture (Servers, Software, and Roles)
      Building It
      Understanding the Beauty of the Beast
      Visualizing Data with RRDtool
      Generic Uses
    Chapter 10.  The Right Tool for the Job
      Who's Online?
      Who's Online Reviewed
    Appendix A.  Appendix
      Group Communication
      Installation and Configuration
      Getting Started
      A Practical Example

Scalable Internet Architectures
Scalable Internet Architectures
ISBN: 067232699X
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2006
Pages: 114

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