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This is a group for those interested in discussing software scalability.

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What is Scalability?

In telecommunications and software engineering, scalability is a desirable property of a system, a network, or a process, which indicates its ability to either handle growing amounts of work in a graceful manner or to be readily enlarged.[1] For example, it can refer to the capability of a system to increase total throughput under an increased load when resources (typically hardware) are added. More on Wikipedia...

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Time for a Rewrite in Java or Erlang? 2 Replies

Not surprisingly the Super Bowl killed Twitter, as many popular events tend to do. Facebook seemed to have fared better, although there were intermittent errors.Continue

Tags: erlang, java, twitter, facebook

Started by Daniel Leuck. Last reply by Cameron Souza Feb 8, 2010.

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