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  • adj. Able to be burst.
  • adj. Having the ability to exceed the normal maximum bandwidth for short periods.


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burst +‎ -able


  • That said, I didn't write The French Revolution in short, burstable, Twitterific sentences.

    Matt Stewart: Why I'm Releasing My Novel on Twitter

  • Network managers whose intranets are already running near capacity should warn their finance department about possibly having to pay "burstable" fees to their hosting service, or companies "may want to make plans to provide central locations in the office where the inauguration can be watched," says Parker.

    Surge in Web traffic expected for Obama inauguration

  • Liquid Web takes advantage of the Parallels Virtuozzo Containers 'architecture to offer "burstable" memory - for example, temporarily adding more memory to a container during a short period of high activity - so clients may have access to more server resources than they actually pay for.

    Latest News from WebSphere Journal

  • Walter will also manage the launch of a distributed "burstable" IP transit port product.

    iTnews Australia

  • "burstable" clouds that automatically scale resources up and down based on demand, shifting hardware resources to where they are most needed and powering them down for maximum power savings when not needed. - Virtualization Technology News and Information for Everyone

  • Specifically he asked,how much bandwidth per month his Department purchases; how much of this is burst bandwidth; what the maximum burstable rate is; what resiliency has been purchased; how many servers host the website; and what backup solution is in place.

    Want to host a taxpayer funded website?

  • According to Paul MUrphy, uses 1 megabit per second, none of which is burst, although the maximum burstable rate is 2 megabits per second.

    Want to host a taxpayer funded website?

  • As part of the multi-year agreement, tw telecom will offer Business Ethernet and Internet connections with burstable capability to connect Arsalon data centers to tw telecom's nationwide fiber infrastructure and IP backbone network with multiple 10 Gbps connectivity.

  • The platform has a guaranteed bandwidth of 500kb/s, with 1Mb/s burstable, according to the company.

    Manufacturingtalk - manufacturing industry news

  • The model enables customers whose traffic is more burstable in nature to realize greater costs savings and usability than per port models.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper


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