4
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3answers
167 views

Risks of Network Partitioning When a Split Brain Creates a Security Flaw

I'm looking to create a high-availability, scalable networking solution by using a distributed system of data. A node here, describes a network that has control over one copy of the data. These nodes ...
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1answer
719 views

How do I calculate my bandwidth requirements?

We have a facility that needs to upload approximately 20 3MB photos per minute to Amazon S3. These are coming from 10 different machines on our local network. We need to do this continuously for 16 ...
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1answer
291 views

Virtualbox development network using FreeBSD

I want to setup virtual network with 3 guest OS(FreeBSD) for testing scalable webapp. The first one should be only MySQL master server. Second and Third will be slaves with read only MySQL's and ...
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3answers
801 views

What would cause Memcached to Hang for 2+ seconds?

I'm going nuts trying to scale memcached. From their site: Memcached operations are almost all O(1). Connecting to it and issuing a get or stat command should never lag. If connecting lags, you ...
2
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1answer
306 views

Suggested or Best practices for network architecture for ASP.net web application

Currently I have one server that runs an ASP.net web application (on IIS) and this is also running a SQL Server database. I am getting more and more traffic and soon I will need to increase the ...
0
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2answers
346 views

Where could I find some network architecture courses or good books?

The best source that I found is not really a course, is most like a blog with short stories about succed cases of architecture strategies in highscalability.com My concern is if is there any good ...
5
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4answers
1k views

Best way to improve resilience?

One of the major projects I have lined up for 2010 is attempting to mitigate some of the Single Point of Failures (SPOFs) in a network I currently manage. We currently have a single datacentre rack ...
3
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4answers
240 views

Is it normal to get bandwidth as the first scalability bottleneck with a 100 Mbps connection?

I'm stress testing a site that we're making, and we're finding a very surprising result compared to my expectations: Our site starts to load very slow with a few hundred simultaneous people, even ...
0
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1answer
172 views

Avg AntiVirus Professional Scalability?

With the Network editions of AVG Anti virus for business, how well does it scale? How many users can it support on one network? I have heard a few stories of business's with about 3000 computers under ...