[Beowulf] CAP Theorem

Deepak Singh mndoci at gmail.com
Tue Aug 4 06:52:25 PDT 2015

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> On Aug 4, 2015, at 06:34, John Hearns <John.Hearns at xma.co.uk> wrote:
> I have been reading two interesting articles on Docker:
> http://blog.circleci.com/its-the-future/
> http://blog.circleci.com/it-really-is-the-future/
> The first one is a good laugh and was meant as a parody.
> I guess there may have have been discussions on CAP Theorem with relevance to HPC, and especially exascale systems.
> However the term is new to me.  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CAP_theorem
> I realise that it is relevant to distributed databases, but how about distributed computation?
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