Shutterfly Interview Question for Software Engineer / Developers

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I explained rack-awareness and its benefits in terms of local switches and spatial locality but could not explain the value of not doing it.

After returning home, I realized that failure mode scenarios might have been what was expected for that part.

- edoc0code August 08, 2012 | Flag Reply
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An application where there is a lot of communication between peers it is recommended that they are physically close to each other.

- Anonymous March 26, 2013 | Flag
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1. redundancy - You don't want to save duplicate data in the same rack to make sure it is available when one of the different racks go down
2. Network bandwidth - You want nodes to be as close as possible for a better network bandwidth

- chaitu.jil September 04, 2014 | Flag Reply

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