Eight out of ten of the top web outages in 2012 were causes by spikes in traffic that took down the servers. Eight out of ten! The flood of mobile devices is rapidly increasing the pressure on a wide range of sites, making performance tuning and scalability absolutely critical.
We'll look at technologies that are emerging from a range of industries – from banking to entertainment – to handle sudden surges in traffic. We'll look at system architectures for mobile services that scale and show how to build them in a range of back-end languages.
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Building mobile services that scale
Richard Clark, M.A. (@rdclark) manages Kaazing University and is an experienced software developer and instructor. He has taught for Apple and Hewlett-Packard, written immersive simulations, developed multiple high-performance web applications for the Fortune 100, and has published Apple iOS applications.