Scaling Applications Using Azure Cloud Services Poster Links
Updated: May 2, 2014
This document provides additional information and guidance related to the Scaling Applications Using Azure Cloud Services Poster, which is based on Best Practices for the Design of Large-Scale Services on Azure Cloud Services. For an example of a highly scalable application running on Azure, see this press release.
For more guidance about designing Azure applications, see Architecture.
Left Pane – Benefits and Three Reasons
NOTE: "Demand peaks" is referred to as Elastic Demand in Best Practices for the Design of Large-Scale Services on Azure Cloud Services.
Plan and Design
Scale out with Scale Units
Chunky, Not Chatty (Batch Messages)
Retry for Fault Tolerance
Build and Deploy
Run and Tune