noun 1. See La Scala scala sca·la (skā’lə) n. pl. sca·lae (-lē) Any of the spiral cavities of the cochlea winding around the modiolus of the ear.
noun 1. the ability of something, esp a computer system, to adapt to increased demands How well a solution to some problem will work when the size of the problem increases. For example, a central server of some kind with ten clients may perform adequately but with a thousand clients it might fail to meet […]
adjective 1. capable of being scaled: the scalable slope of a mountain. adjective 1. capable of being scaled or climbed 2. (computing) (of a network) able to be expanded to cope with increased use
- Scalable coherent interface
hardware, protocol (SCI) The ANSI/IEEE 1596-1992 standard that defines a point-to-point interface and a set of packet protocols. The SCI protocols use packets with a 16-byte header and 16, 64, or 256 data bytes. Each packet is protected by a 16-bit CRC code. The standard defines 1 Gbit/second serial fiber-optic links and 1 Gbyte/second parallel […]