Real-time scaling in the realm of load balancing and application delivery has been long sought but hard to find.
The world of ADCs and load balancing has made real progress towards a real-time goal but is not there yet. Similarly, cloud native approaches to ADC have made strides but are not yet there. The reasons why are enlightening.
Scaling a service up or down very quickly remains exceptionally hard
The modern cloud was supposed to tackle this problem. So why is it still so hard? And how can we architect application delivery to rapidly scale while remaining within the budget?