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Comment Re:Very Simple Solution (Score 1) 95

... which works great until you have a hardware failure. Or until you have to add yet more servers to cope with even heavier use and you then have to redistribute the m users that were distributed over n server over the now (n+p) servers.

A distributed approach may well be a good idea, but once you start to distribute, you have to consider what should happen if one of the machines falls down.

"Now this is a totally brain damaged algorithm. Gag me with a smurfette." -- P. Buhr, Computer Science 354