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February 2010

Scalability Testing with Virtual Machines

by Colin Miller, on development, Scalability, Virtual Machines

Making a service based, distributed application is a good way to help your scalability goals. If you can compartmentalize the different aspects of your application into separate processes that can host services through either web services or plain sockets, you'll gain the ability to make asynchronous and parallel calls between services. When you're developing an application you generally use a single development machine. You can run into problems when trying…