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The space elevator

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1 min, 101 words

This is a beautiful interactive webpage to illustrate the height/altitude of different things and how a potential future space elevator would relate to them.

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Categories: misc

Load balancing algorithms

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1 min, 149 words

Sometimes you come across a post that is so brilliantly put together you have to share it - and I am not talking about any of my posts.

This post walks the reader through the different algorithms used by load balancers and the pros and cons of each approach. A load balancer takes requests and splits them between different processes (or servers) that can handle them. It's aim is to balance the load between them, hence its name.

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Categories: technology