By Michael O'Neill (NVIDIA), Brandon Harrell (IBM), Deana Coble (IBM)
The word strength isn’t typically mentioned as a component when designing and building information systems. Words and phrases like fault tolerance , stability , consistency , robustness , or speed are often used to describe the goals of a design. However, this concept of strength is a characteristic that should be included in everything we do.
When architects build a skyscraper or a bridge, they consider and test the strength of the materials to insure against failures... [Continue Reading]