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Akhilesh Trivedi
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What do terms "scale-up" and "scale-out" mean? Also what is horizontal and vertical scaling?
 
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scalability#Scale_horizontally_vs._vertically
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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