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Princeton's WordNet

  1. scalability(noun)

    the quality of being scalable

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  1. scalability(Noun)

    The property of being scalable.

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  1. Scalability

    In electronics, scalability is the ability of a system, network, or process to handle a growing amount of work in a capable manner or its ability to be enlarged to accommodate that growth. For example, it can refer to the capability of a system to increase total throughput under an increased load when resources are added. An analogous meaning is implied when the word is used in an economic context, where scalability of a company implies that the underlying business model offers the potential for economic growth within the company. Scalability, as a property of systems, is generally difficult to define and in any particular case it is necessary to define the specific requirements for scalability on those dimensions that are deemed important. It is a highly significant issue in electronics systems, databases, routers, and networking. A system whose performance improves after adding hardware, proportionally to the capacity added, is said to be a scalable system. An algorithm, design, networking protocol, program, or other system is said to scale if it is suitably efficient and practical when applied to large situations. If the design or system fails when a quantity increases, it does not scale. In practice, if there are a large number of things n that affect scaling, then n must grow less than n². An example is a search engine, that must scale not only for the number of users, but for the number of objects it indexes. Scalability refers to the ability of a site to increase in size as demand warrants.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of scalability in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

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    The numerical value of scalability in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of scalability in a Sentence

  1. Anthony Atala:

    The printing gives you scalability, because you can scale a technology up instead of making them by hand, it gives you reproducibility, because you can print them in the same manner every time, and it gives you precision, because it can precisely place the cells where you need them, it will eventually decrease the cost of the production of these technologies, because you're automating the process.

  2. Robbert Vorhoff:

    It’s rare you’re going to see a very successful services company that’s taking market share and enjoying disproportionate growth that is not in some way leveraging technology either to differentiate their service, or to enable scalability.

  3. Blaine Pfeifer:

    One of our primary reasons for choosing to work with E. coli in the first place is that it provides numerous technical advantages including a rapid growth rate, ease of genetic manipulation, scalability for process development and production and safety. The strains we work with are all safe.

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