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horizontal scaling

In multiprocessing, adding more computer systems to the environment. Contrast with vertical scaling.
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Typically, PaaS providers allow horizontal scaling, where customers deploy code on multiple servers and add more servers as they need them, with traffic distributed across the servers.
The new release also adds support for Mingle clustering, which facilitates horizontal scaling for larger organisations.
In addition, horizontal scaling means the virtual environment has no upper limit, making it more scaleable than an infrastructure composed of multiple physical servers.
Independence of these two layers--computation and storage--is achieved without sacrificing horizontal scaling of either layer.
Students grappled with a variety of typographical issues and learned to appreciate the importance of true condensed typefaces and the horizontal scaling commands when confronted with the narrow confines of this project.

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