Scalability

Definition(s)

  • The ability of a system to add hardware to increase power or performance without requiring any adjustments to the underlying system.  1
  • The capacity of a system to expand without requiring major reconfiguration or re-entry of data. Multiple servers or additional storage can be easily added.  2

Notes

  1. Legal Electronic Document Institute, Basic Principles of Automated Litigation Support (2005).
  2. Formerly American Document Management, Glossary of Terms, now 5i Solutions Glossary.
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