What is Vertical Scaling and Horizontal Scaling?

For novice system administrators probably it will be probably unclear what is the difference between Horizontal and Vertical Scaling. In the following article we have tried to simplify the two terms- Vertical Scaling Vertical scaling refers to adding more resources (CPU/RAM/DISK) to your server (database or application server is still remains one) as on demand. Vertical Scaling is most commonly used in applications and products of middle-range as well as small and middle-sized companies. One of the most common examples of Virtual Scaling is to buy an expensive hardware and use it…

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