Assignment 1: Application Scalability and Its Purpose
In this assignment you will use your knowledge of scalability and your ability to communicate that knowledge to explain its meaning to an individual who does not understand it. Your explanation should take into account the meaning of scalability and diminishing returns bottlenecks and load balancing.
Your company has just completed a migration of its main application to the cloud. Your manager has received a report from the IT department stating that the application is experiencing a bottleneck i.e. it cannot handle the current customer load and may not be scalable. The manager does not understand the report and has asked you for an explanation on what a bottleneck is what the phrase unable to handle the customer load means and what scalability is.
Note: Your response should rely upon at least two sources from professional literaturearticles from peer-reviewed journals and relevant textbooks. Write in a clear concise and organized manner; demonstrate ethical scholarship in accurate representation and attribution of sources; and use accurate spelling grammar and punctuation.
BySaturday April 1 2017 in a minimum of 400 words post your response to the appropriateDiscussion Area. ThroughWednesday April 5 2017 review and comment on at least two of your classmates’ responses. Consider the following in your response:
Discussion Grading Criteria and Rubric
All discussion assignments in this course will be graded using a rubric. This assignment is worth 40 points. Download the discussion rubric and carefully read it to understand the expectations.