Hacker News new | past | comments | ask | show | jobs | submit login

Maybe its just me but I don't consider "scaling up" as scaling. In my mind scaling means running on more then one machine.

Don't get me wrong though, throwing a bigger hardware box at a problem is a totally viable solution to most problems, up-to a point.

Guidelines | FAQ | Support | API | Security | Lists | Bookmarklet | Legal | Apply to YC | Contact