From vertical to horizontal: infrastructure and scalability challenges in the cloud



As cloud adoption rises, new infrastructure pattern emerges. The volatility of nodes and the ephemeral nature of storage in on-demand environments challenges the way we reason about application design and architecture.

The road to scalability is paved with pitfalls that this talk will highlight as much as possible.

Following the evolution of a pretend application, a design built for the cloud will be proposed and explained.