Latency vs scalability

Why is the below statement true?
As the traffic increases on a scalable application, the latency either stays the same or drops.

If the application is scaled well, shouldn’t latency stay the same? If it drops, that means the application has not been scaled well enough.

Hi @Akshata_V

First of all, over here, drop means that the response time has improved – the opposite of what you inferred. Secondly, in a well scalable application, the latency remains the same in the worst-case scenario or drops after the application is vertically or horizontally scaled up.

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