Can You Keep Up?

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Can You Keep Up?

Is your app growing faster than you can keep up with? You’re not alone. Many startups face this issue at some point. Here is how to develop an app with scaling in mind:

When building an app, it’s important to think about how the app will scale. This means considering things like how the app will handle increased traffic, how it will store data, and how it will manage resources. 

  • One way to help an app scale is to use a microservices architecture. This means breaking the app up into small, independent services that can each be scaled separately. This can be more complex to set up and manage, but it can be more effective in the long run. 
  • Another way to scale an app is to use a content delivery network (CDN). A CDN can help reduce the load on your server by caching static resources like images and stylesheets. This can be a helpful way to improve performance, especially for users who are located far from your server. 
  • Finally, it’s important to consider how your app will handle traffic spikes. If you expect a spike in traffic, you can scale your app in advance by provisioning more resources. This way, you won’t have to worry about your app going down when traffic increases. 
  • When you’re scaling an app, it’s important to consider the impact on performance. Scaling an app too quickly can cause it to become sluggish. As you scale an app, keep an eye on its performance and make sure it’s still providing a good user experience. 

And there you have it; Scaling an app is a complex process, and there’s no one-size-fits-all solution. Here at Azul Arc we focus on creating web and mobile applications following these best practices and working with our clients to create a plan for growth from the beginning to ensure that your app can scale successfully.

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