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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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The Director-General of the Department of Finance - Abdulrahman Saleh Al Saleh has stated that the oversubscription by three times indicates that it signifies the first release for a 15-year period.
The highest oversubscription was seen in the IPOs of Career Point ( with 32 times) and Persistent Systems ( with 22 times).
We determined oversubscription was both economically inefficient and couldn't keep pace with traffic growth, resulting in poor performance," Baudet says.
VKernel's new white paper, "Best Practices for Oversubscription of CPU, Memory and Storage in vSphere Virtual Environments," discusses methods for effectively managing oversubscription of CPU, memory and storage resources.
EGT Entertainment Holding Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Melco International Development Limited ("Melco") and the Company's largest stockholder, subscribed for 27,777,673 shares by exercising its basic and oversubscription privileges.
7 percent of our shareholders with an additional 50 percent oversubscription,' he said, adding, 'This is evidence of the investors' long term confidence in our bank.
Within some statistical bounds, bandwidth oversubscription is a legitimate way to increase network use without necessarily compromising the quality of the service.
Liberty expects the subscription agent to distribute the shares purchased in the rights offering, the refund checks for unfulfilled oversubscriptions and the checks for the sale of proceeds of rights sold by the subscription beginning on or about Tuesday, October 16, 2012.
The huge oversubscription that the company enjoys makes it at the forefront of some of the most successful IPOs that has appealed to the investors.
The eleven lending institutions participating in the facility provided a commitment oversubscription of $80 million.
The ICPs received strong investors' demand with an oversubscription rate of 1.
The demand for shares in the oversubscription portion of the rights offering was approximately 225,952 shares (of which 104,915 are guaranteed delivery), exceeding the approximately 112,417 shares remaining available for oversubscription.