By Hari Doredla
Star Interactive platform is a web application that provides for interactive exchange of messages between a celebrity and fans. Some changes are brought out into this game. The celebrities tweet messages that should reach their millions of fans across the globe and the fans start tweeting back the messages to the celebrity. As the fans started tweeting back the messages , the load on the web server spiked very and the web server was not responding to the requests from the massive number of fans.
We chose the AWS cloud as the best platform to build web applications to get better performance with minimal cost and high availability (fault-tolerant) rather than scaling up the web servers using squid as Load Balancer.
AWS: Amazon Web Services is a collection of remote computing services that make up a cloud computing platform, offered over the Internet by Amazon.com… (more…)