The hot-shot techies at Google are schooling IT shops once again, and this time the company is discussing some tuning and testing it has done to boost the performance of its applications running on multiprocessor servers with non-uniform memory access (NUMA) clustering to lash together two or four processors together into a …
But can we please avoid meaningless superlatives such as hyperscale web application. I'm happy for something from the Register Standards bureau explaining how many (flip-)FLOPS this means. Ideas?
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