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Aster Data Database Administration by Todd Wilson, Tom Coffing

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Chapter 1 – The Aster Data Architecture

“Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.”

- Steve Jobs

What is Parallel Processing?

“After enlightenment, the laundry”

- Zen Proverb

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“After parallel processing the laundry, enlightenment!”

-Aster Zen Proverb

Two guys were having fun on a Saturday night when one said, “I’ve got to go and do my laundry.” The other said, “What?!” The man explained that if he went to the laundry mat the next morning, he would be lucky to get one machine and be there all day. But, if he went on Saturday night, he could get all the machines. Then, he could do all his wash and dry in two hours. ...

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