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    Server Farms vs Mainframes

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    Need help understanding the difference between server farms and mainframes. Does one have an advantage over the other? Does the application matter; if yes, in what way?

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    Hi,

    A server farm is a group of server computers set up in a company to address the company's large need for server applications in which one server computer cannot accomplish. An example of which is the Yahoo!'s server, which is a server farm to accommodate large number of client computers at one time, and for data storage, like storing web mails in the Yahoo! ...

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