eCommerce in the Cloud

Bringing Elasticity to eCommerce



Is your eCommerce solution ready for the cloud? This practical guide shows experienced and aspiring web architects alike how to adopt cloud computing incrementally, using public Infrastructure-as-a-Service and Platform-as-a-Service. You will learn how to marshal as much capacity as you need to handle peak holiday or special-event traffic.

Written by eCommerce expert Kelly Goetsch, this book helps architects leverage recent technological advances that have made it possible to run an entire enterprise-level eCommerce platform from a cloud.

This eBook covers:

  • Explore cloud service models: IaaS, SaaS, PaaS
  • Overview of deployment models: Public, Private, Hybrid
  • The impact of omnichannel retailing on different architectures
  • Real-time traffic auto-scaling solutions
  • Choosing the right data center(s) for your eCommerce platform
  • Using SaaS platforms, CDNs, and global load balancing for eCommerce