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Need to install and patch 700 hard drives, hardware or software?

I have 700 laptops that need patching after being offline for an extended period, and need to be ready to go in a 3 day timespan start to finish. They are running windows 7. We have SCCM 2012 as an ...
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Scaling to millions of users with a Twitter tool [closed]

How do Twitter tools like Buffer scale to millions of users where they have to write thousands of tweets every second? I have a similar service where I am running a cron script however just going ...
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Horizontal Scaling Alternatives To GFSv2 (slowness)

I'm having an infrastructure design problem with an application. Right now we access a lot of small files (under 10MB) from a GFSv2 2-node cluster. 90% of file access is "random reads" to this GFSv2 ...
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increasing max connections on a single server (ubuntu) [duplicate]

I have a server with high cpu and ram, they are not getting hit hard. I am trying to hit 4,000 concurrent connections. I have done: 1) increase mysql max connections 2) update prefork settings in ...
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SSH access for hundreds of thousands of users

I need to setup a solution similar to GitHub, where users can SSH to their git repository. This should scale for hundreds of thousands of users, so my idea is to use a distributed filesystem for the ...
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Oracle application and DB scale out in private cloud

I have a client who was looking to migrate their Oracle environment to Amazon - probably Amazon RDS but were unable to get the SLA they wanted from it. I need to know if deploying something to ...
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munin / rrdtool how to create graph with Y axis has different down and up scales?

It is possible to tell MUMIN plugin draw graph with different up and down Y axis scales? I looked for this on Internet but found nothing. I read mumin docs, but this points to RRDtool docs. In last ...
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How to determine which direction to scale a web application

I am currently developing a web application and am trying to figure out the best way to host it. I've looked around, used dozens of different phrasings, read hundreds of posts and comments. but none ...
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Easiest way to scale php and mysql website [closed]

I have read many info about optimizing websites (varnish, caching...) All these look quite complex. I wonder if cloud hosting can help me. Are there automatic scaling solutions ? Simplicity is the ...
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which mail server is better suited for high volume? [closed]

I'm planning out a project (web/mobile app) that would require a mail server that could handle hundreds of thousands connections per hour (both IMAP/POP and SMTP) and has the ability to interface ...
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Best practice for scaling a single application source to multiple nodes

I have an application which needs to scale horizontally to cover web and service nodes (at the moment they're all on one) but interact with the same set of databases and source files (both application ...
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Database scale considerations [closed]

I've completed an application and have been researching hosting environments for it's deployment. The application is fairly heavy on queries, most pages of my application have several queries with ...
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Scale X software

I have a X software which only runs at 640x480. Now I have a Xvnc with XDMCP that runs on 320x240, and this result the software being "cropped" so only a 1/4th of the software is visible. Now I would ...
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Computer specs for a large database

What sort of computer specs (CPU, RAM, disk speed) should I use for running queries on a database of 200+ million records? The queries are for a research project, so there is only one "user" and only ...
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How to scale bandwidth of a startup website?

I would like to host a website using my home internet connection, with multiple computers acting as nodes of web server, db, apache cassandra clusters, and memcached clusters. When this website gets ...
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How to grow from single server setup

I'm looking for resources on how to grow our server setup. We currently have one dedicated server with Rackspace in the UK of the following spec: HPDL385_G2_PrevGen HP Single Dual Core Opteron 2214 ...