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16.02.3 Horizontally and\or vertical scaling

Scalability means increasing or decreasing the properties of a system depending on requirements and needs.
The Aruba Cloud Computing system can be horizontally and vertically scaled.
  • Horizontal scaling: is the possibility of intervening on the specific structure by adding or removing Cloud Servers.
     
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  • Vertical scaling: is the possibility of intervening on a single Cloud Server by increasing or reducing the individual components (vCPU, RAM, HD, etc.).
     
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These two modes of intervention form the basis of Cloud Computing.