Service-oriented or vertically integrated?
One of the success factors that helps Coldrift deliver qualitative applications with consistent reliability and latency is vertical integration. Vertically-integrated solutions are solutions that are much more tighly bound inbetween the layers.
An example of a vertically-integrated solution is an application that uses awareness of database-specific functions or database structure to speed up queries or implement failover functionality. Other examples of vertical integration are:
- boosting an application implemented in a higher-level language with modules written in lower-level language
- software that relies on specific functions of a specific operating system
- datacenter-aware …