Another quote on my wall

Just added…

"A service is said to be scalable if when we increase the resources in a system, it results in increased performance in a manner proportional to resources added.

An always-on service is said to be scalable if adding resources to facilitate redundancy does not result in a loss of performance."

– Werner Vogels, CTO – Amazon.com

Here is Werner’s full post:
http://www.allthingsdistributed.com/2006/03/a_word_on_scalability.html

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