distributed system

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Scalability problems: Hidden challenges of growing a system

Two main challenges of scaling distributed systems: centralization and synchronization. When scaling up, the system can run into computational limitations, storage limitations, and network limitations.…


Three strategies for designing the caching in large-scale distributed system

Always design the distributed systems to be ‘two mistakes high’. Place the web cache container in a side-car arrangement with each instance of your server/web service container.…


Scalability: growing a system in different directions

A scalable distributed system continues to perform effectively as its users and/or resources grow in different directions.Usually, a system grows in terms of more…