Scalability


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Scalability

The ability to increase the size of a business while either maintaining or increasing its profit margin.
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First-generation out-of-band solutions looked to resolve the scalability of their in-band competitors.
Buckley, CEO of StayinFront, said, "There's an ever-growing number of devices, touchpoints and data sources involved in the typical CRM implementation, necessitating superior scalability and data synchronization.
The server simulated an airline reservations transaction processing environment and demonstrated the linear scalability of Unisys CMP architecture.
Management believes that the CATs(TM) technology is the first and only such software technology which is relatively easily programmable that has exhibited real scalability and enhanced performance.
Industry leading networking companies recognize that system scalability and resiliency are built upon a secure, solid and portable software foundation," said Alistair Crooks, president of the NetBSD Foundation.
While the cluster approach can be an extremely expensive way to scale, parallelism is certainly the key to scalability.
Internet applications and data running over Giganet VI-enabled networks experience greater performance and scalability, delivering more data to more users, faster.
For instance, the product's data management enhancements broaden capabilities for extremely large table support such as the ability to grow database tables to upwards of trillions of rows, which assures customers that their data is always available and accessible, and that it provides increased data scalability and availability.
Initial deployments of SAN have focused on displacing SCSI interconnects mainly in single server or two-node cluster environments where extended distances and higher storage scalability is required.
So how do you measure and plan for scalability in a high-transaction environment?
Efficient and predictable scalability is an essential attribute of commercial grade messaging and presence platforms," said Dave Uhlir, vice president of marketing at Jabber, Inc.
For larger clusters and grids, as the environment scales, reliability, scalability and performance become increasingly important.