Worth a Look: Pedro B. Ortiz on Metropolis Architecture

Categories: Architecture
Pedro B. Ortiz

Pedro B. Ortiz

BOOK: The Art of Shaping the Metropolis

POSTS:

What if Metros were Nations?

Metropolitan Governance Stripped Naked

Metropolises: Stop talking. Take action!

WEBSITE: Pedro Ortiz Online

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Apr 25

Jason Livesay: Tiny Villages – Horizontally Scaling Society

Jason Livesay

Jason Livesay

Tiny Villages: Horizontally Scaling Society

Cloud computing is about horizontally (as opposed to vertically) scaling systems. Instead of building one super-powerful server, you create many inexpensive servers that each contain a small part of the system. There are multiple advantages to “scaling out” rather than “scaling up”, such as incrementally improved capacity with little or no downtime and less expensive, more maintainable servers.

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Feb 19

Daniel Araya: Open Architecture for Self-Organization

Categories: Architecture
Daniel Araya

Daniel Araya

An Open Architecture for Self-Organization

and… what happens to managers in a self-organized environment?

Bonnitta Roy at Medium.com, 31 January 2016

There are three main reasons why organizations are looking for alternative architectures:

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Feb 3