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beginner | Mon, 12 Jun 2017 06:54:11 UTC


I read this post with a lot of interest, thank you for such a detailed example.

In reference to "assume an average input size of 256 KB per image, so that the system can process 10 conversions per second per CPU core"

I do not follow how you got 10 conversions per sec from the image size. Can you elaborate further. Thanks.

Sushil Birla | Fri, 31 May 2013 12:56:59 UTC

Referring to the full article, is the same meaning intended in the terms " these (business goals) into discrete services that have independent fault boundaries...," "...Decompose the business application into discrete services on the boundaries of fault domains...," "...building a distributed system requires a methodical approach to requirements along the boundaries of failure domains..." What are the definitions of "fault" and "failure" that distinguish these two terms?

Loïc Prieto | Sun, 12 May 2013 15:49:25 UTC

Very insightful text. I thank you a lot for a sneak peek into what considerations must one ponder when building a distributed system.

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