1 Million users.. I can't Scale!!
jeffrey.schwab at rcn.com
Thu Sep 29 19:54:07 CEST 2005
> In article <o82dnXzljuOk16beRVn-iA at rcn.net>,
> Jeff Schwab <jeffrey.schwab at rcn.com> wrote:
>>Sure, multiple machines are probably the right approach for the OP; I
>>didn't mean to disagree with that. I just don't think they are "the
>>only practical way for a multi-process application to scale beyond a few
>>processors," like you said. For many (most?) applications in need of
>>serious scalability, multi-processor servers are preferable. IBM has
>>eServers available with up to 64 processors each, and Sun sells E25Ks
>>with 72 processors apiece. I like to work on those sorts of machine
>>when possible. Of course, they're not right for every application,
>>especially since they're so expensive.
> Do these use shared memory?
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