Big processors or little processors, scale-up or scale-out, on-premise or in the cloud […] The plethora of choices for application architecture and delivery model are great if you like variety, but I don’t envy anyone tasked with choosing which system on which to spend their limited budget dollars.
Too little options is bad. Too many options are paralizing. Then what’s the solution? I think the only answer is to build experience. By trying, failing, learning, and sharing with everyone else.
Original title and link: The Server Architecture Debate Rages On ( ©myNoSQL)