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The Art of Scalability: Scalable Web Architecture, Processes, and Organizations for the Modern Enterprise, Second Edition by Michael T. Fisher, Martin L. Abbott

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Chapter 30. Making Applications Cloud Ready

And if we are able thus to attack an inferior force with a superior one, our opponents will be in dire straits.

—Sun Tzu

In Chapter 29, Soaring in the Clouds, we covered the history, pros and cons, and typical uses of cloud computing. In this chapter, we continue our discussion of cloud computing but focus on ensuring your applications are ready for the cloud. Attempting to move a monolithic application into the cloud often results in extremely poor performance and a scramble to get back into a colocation or data center facility. This chapter outlines how to evaluate and prepare your application so that moving into the cloud will be a positive experience and not a disaster.

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