Earlier this year the book club of our company has studied excellent book: Martin Kleppmann - Designing Data-Intensive Applications This is the best book I have read about building complex scalable software systems. 💪 As usually (to better learn) I prepared an overview and mind-map. Chapter 1: Building blocks of the apps What is Reliability, Scalability and Maintainability. Examples and definitions. Faults and Failures Performance, Load, Latency and Response Time Operability, Simplicity, Evolvability Why you should randomly kill your servers 😅 How Twitter delivers 12,000 tweets per second to 300,000 readers per second.
CBINSIGHTS has published this year interesting research The Top 12 Reasons Startups Fail
They analyzed 110+ startup failure post-mortems and defined top 12 root causes.
I think it’s worth knowing reasons and their prior probabilities.