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Distributed Database Review 1: Oracle RAC

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I found some typical structures of distributed database systems and I want to write short reviews in the following posts. Database systems on a single machine suffers from low availability (single point failure), low concurrency (one query per core), low reliability (no replication) and low scalability (computing resources limitation). Therefore… Read more »

Understanding Nginx Performance

Nginx is a tiny web server that features high concurrency support and multi-functionality. Nginx Market Share Its continually increasing market share tells you it may be a good choice to switch to Nginx. Apache and Windows Server are losing market while Nginx keeps gaining more. Nginx is currently the second most widely used web… Read more »