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Connecting more users to a system than can be fully supported if all of them were using it at the same time. Networks and servers are almost always designed with some amount of oversubscription, counting on the fact that not everybody needs the service at maximum speed simultaneously. If they do, delays are certainly the result, and outages may occur.

Also called "overbooking," oversubscription is common in the airline industry where more seats are sold than are available. The airline is expecting that some passengers will miss their flight or cancel at the last minute.
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Darshan Perera, CEO of NDBIB stated that "the level of oversubscription is highly commendable and will be challenged in the coming months with the numerous IPOs in the pipeline.
The highest oversubscription was seen in the IPOs of Career Point ( with 32 times) and Persistent Systems ( with 22 times).
The combination of the "many to few" nature of SANs, combined with high oversubscription ratios, often results in the storage network being a bottleneck to overall system performance during peak traffic loads.
A new white paper available today, "Best Practices for Oversubscription of CPU, Memory and Storage in vSphere Virtual Environments," details the benefits and challenges of virtualization resource management as well as the most effective way to leverage oversubscription practices.
In the event that the oversubscription option is not fully exercised, the unused portion will be made part of the remaining bonds in the shelf to be used within a three-year period.
The result reflects over five-fold oversubscription, signifying the huge appetite for the Ghanaian credit, according to a statement issued by the Finance Ministry of Ghana.
In a statement the bank said, 'The facility was upsized from the original amount of USD500m to USD700m to accommodate part of the oversubscription during syndication.
Oversubscription occurs when a network builder consciously overbooks network resources.
Following the allocation of shares to rightsholders exercising their basic subscription privilege, 202,652 shares of LVNTA were available for allocation among those who properly exercised their oversubscription privilege.
We continue to see oversubscription on both tenors as funds go back to the banking system after the holidays.
Due to the significant oversubscription, Ziraat Participation Bank increased the facility size to $155 million.