Server Scalability

As the company grows, more demand and load will be put on the server. How can you scale a server to meet new demands? This section discusses different methods to scale the server to meet increased demand. This section is under construction and currently covers:

Bonding of Ethernet Ports - creates a larger pipeline to your server. Bonding in this example uses the LACP (Link Aggregation Control Protocol) and requires a compatible Ethernet switch.

How to create a RAID array using an existing live Linux OS - This webpage documents how to create a RAID array from a live bootable operating system. The basic procedure is to install your Linux OS on the first drive or have a running system already installed. Update to the latest settings. Install the RAID tools and the hard-drive parameter utility if required. Install the RAID configuration tool raider and create the array.

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