The Challenges of Horizontally Scaling Messaging

When it comes to increasing the capacity of IT systems you can either scale “vertically” by increasing the power or storage of a given device or piece of software, or “horizontally’ by adding new devices or instances of that software. In this 12-minute video, Solace CTO Shawn McAllister explains why horizontally scaling message brokers doesn’t work as well as horizontally scaling other assets like applications, and why our high-capacity appliance provides you with a better solution.