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Using vps for large scale apps (instead of aws or gcp) [closed]

I've deployed until now several production apps on vps (linode), until now all was ok because my projects were small enterprise apps and everything is working perfectly. The main selling point is that ...
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Scaled services and order of events sent as messages (using a broker)

How would you go about making sure that "events" sent as messages to any sort of broker (Kafka, RabbitMQ etc) from multiple instances of the same service (load balanced) are actually added ...
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Application layer scaling while depending on a single DB

How can running multiple instances of my backend improve performance if they are all backed with a single Database (served with the same database instance) Because I think that most of the latency of ...
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Operate on data that doesn't fit into JVM

We have a service where we have billions of key-value data stored in some storage. Before actually querying the data, we query the bloom filter to determine if the key may exist or definitely does not ...
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Why can't we vertically scale a system infinitely?

When talking about scaling a system, it's often said that vertical scaling has limitations. So after a point, we need to scale the system horizontally. What are the limitations of: Main memory - ...
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How microservices db are updated and sync when scale? [closed]

Scenario: In Case I have MS "MS-1" Orchestration detect high volume Orchestration create additional node with cloned MS "MS-2" "MS-2" get request and update its DB Question : How MS "MS-1" will ...
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Alternative architecture for multi-instance, client-to-client message relay/broker

Research leads me to believe the most common architecture for a multi-instance (horizontally-scaling) message relay service (the typical example being an instant messenger/chat service) is to ...
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How to handle concurrent updates for the same record in a distributed system

I'm trying to figure out the best solution for the below. Any help would be great. So basically I have a service (that can be scaled horizontally), which listens on a queue. Every message received ...
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Efficiency of horizontal scaling when Multiple Deployment of same container on a single Host

Do we get efficiency in terms of load handling when the same container (in this case the container has a apache server and a php application) is deployed 5 or more times (i.e. 5 or more containers are ...
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Scaling an overgrown SCRUM team

Backstory A scrum team is well defined. They have a PO, scrum master, clearly defined scope. The workload increases, as more and more projects are covered and need to be maintained, but it is still ...