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  1. In telecommunications and software engineering, scalability is a desirable property of a system, a network, or a process, which indicates its ability to either handle growing amounts of work in a graceful manner, or to be readily enlarged

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  2. For example, it can refer to the capability of a system to increase total throughput under an increased load when resources (typically hardware) are added

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  3. a system's capacity to adapt to changes in size and complexity

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  4. An analogous meaning is implied when the word is used in a commercial context, where scalability of a company implies that the underlying business model offers the potential for economic growth within the company

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  5. as a property of systems, is generally difficult to define and in any particular case it is necessary to define the specific requirements for scalability on those dimensions which are deemed important

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