First there were servers. Each server had a single purpose. In some cases, 90% of the time, they ran idle — a big waste of resources (processor, disk, memory, etc.) Then there were server farms, which were groups of servers distributing loads for single applications. Distributing loads to multiple servers allowed for higher loads […]
Monthly Archives: June 2014
What constitutes a great leader?
A leader is a driver, meaning that leaders must be good decision makers and must be capable of choosing a destination. When judged in hindsight, the destination must be meaningful and productive. Just like a driver of a car, a great driver will act upon the passenger-spoken words, “We need to take the next exit.” […]