What is vertical scaling?

Vertical scaling refers to adding more computational resources such as RAM, CPU, etc. to the server (either database or application server) as per the demand. Vertical scaling is done to increase the input/output operations, amplification of CPU/RAM capacity as well as the disk capacity.

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What is horizontal scaling?

Horizontal scaling refers to adding more processing units or physical machines to the server or database. It is involved with the growth in the number of nodes in the cluster, which reduces the responsibilities of each node in the cluster. The load is reduced by providing additional end-points for client connections. Horizontal scaling is done […]

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What are the benefits of auto-scaling?

The benefits of auto-scaling include- •Better fault tolerance: Auto-scaling helps in determining and detecting which of the instances present on the server is unhealthy. Once established, the unhealthy instance is quickly terminated, and another healthy instance is sent as a replacement for the unhealthy one. •Better availability: Auto-scaling helps in ensuring that the application has […]

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What is auto-scaling?

Auto-scaling or automatic scaling is a method used in cloud computing, where the number of computational resources is scaled automatically based on the load present at the server. The concept of auto-scaling is closely related to load balancing.

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What is cloud scaling?

Cloud scaling refers to the process of adding or removing the cloud computing resources as per the requirements of the user. Cloud infrastructure and platforms are priced on a utility model, i.e. the user is billed for the used resources at a very granular and level. This enables cloud services, systems, and application to be […]

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