Architecting Scalable Applications in the Cloud
A really interesting point of view article by
"Over the course of the last several years and hundreds of customer conversations, a few common threads of discussion always come up. New topics also arise (for example, since the public cloud outages over the last 18 months or so, a lot more discussion has focused around disaster recovery architectures), but there are a few key items that I consistently advise our customers on. This post is the first in a series on these common conversations that revolve around the techniques for building scalable and highly available applications in the cloud."