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Scale

Payment of different rates of interest on CDs of varying maturities. A bank is said to "post a scale." Commercial paper dealers also post scales.

Scale

The range of prices at which an underwriter offers to place with investors a serial bond, where the individual bonds have different maturities.

scale

The schedule of yields (or prices) at which a serial bond issue is offered to the public by the underwriter. The schedule reflects yields at the various maturities being offered. Also called offering scale. See also inverted scale, preliminary scale.

scale

The relationship between measurements on a plan or map and the dimensions of the physical object represented.One inch might represent 10 feet or 10 miles.Topographic maps contain two scales,one for distance and one for change in elevation.

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Sentinel 7 has the ability to scale horizontally or vertically to meet changing IT needs by simply adding computing capacity or virtual machines.
With the addition of Namespace Cluster, NexentaStor now can scale horizontally just as easily; it already blows through the technical and business model limitations to scaling legacy systems vertically.
Robson will discuss how NoSQL (non-relational) database engines provide non-traditional persistence solutions that scale horizontally.