With growing communities and on-line activity, application developers need to cope with problems related to concurrency and scalability. The market moves quickly, and the ability to scale quickly is crucial for a business’ existence. With today’s elastic cloud solutions, companies are able to be flexible in how they scale their hardware, and the Axon Framework hereby makes sure your software solution scales too! While many applications are built in a traditional style, they still expect the databases to take on the scalability task. Axon Framework addresses these issues right in the core architecture. That’s why, once an application is built, scaling up an Axon based application is merely a matter of configuration. Axon Framework’s software architecture approach doesn’t only address scalability, it addresses five common challenges that applications very often face. Not just as a side effect or add-on, but right from its core.