Scaling High Traffic Web Applications

Most users expect web pages to load within two seconds. As users multiply, this expectation does not change. For that reason, scalability is important in order to maintain response times and grow your application; however, scaling a high traffic web application can be challenging.

What makes an application scale? What should you worry about early on and what can wait?

Achievers learned many lessons and gained fundamental knowledge on scaling our SaaS platform. In this Achievers Tech Talk, CTO Dr. Aris Zakinthinos discusses our journey from Java to PHP and the decisions we made including language choice, server architecture, and much more; join us for tips, tricks, and things to absolutely avoid.


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