Great article have a read!
Imagine a person who needs to go downtown every work day and buys a bus (instead of a small car or motorbike) to drive to and from work being the only passenger on that bus. The other 40+ seats on the bus are empty most of the time (except when relatives come to visit from out of town). In real life this is too ridiculous to be considered, yet in corporate data centers this happens all the time.
If you are lucky enough to get into a realm of solving scalability problem for your on-prem Java app (hopefully because your business is booming), chances are you are doing static JVM provisioning. For example, you configure and start hundreds of JVMs and keep them all running at all times regardless of the workload. If workload goes to 100% of its peak, then you are using resources to their full capacity (the…
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