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Best Practices for Dealing With Data Consistency in Modern Application Architectures

Published: 15 May 2013

ID: G00245357

Analyst(s): Daniel Sholler


Customer- and partner-facing applications will experience availability, scalability, throughput and complexity challenges unless IT application leaders ensure that application designers and developers treat data consistency explicitly within their application architecture.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Manage Data Consistency Explicitly Within Applications
  • Expose Data Only Through Services With Defined Service Levels That Include the Consistency of the Data
  • Change the User Experience to Make the Consequences of Occasional Data Inconsistency Part of an Expected Experience

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