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Scaling Distributed Systems Is Hard

Stumbled upon a hilarious description of challenges encountered when trying to scale distributed systems (cluster of controllers running centralized control plane comes to mind).

It starts with “If someone tells you that scaling out a distributed system is easy they are either lying or drunk, and possibly both,” and gets better and better. Enjoy!

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  1. See also , part of his much larger series on Fun with Distributed Systems (my term), which may be familiar to you


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