A bottleneck refers to a point of congestion in a system, typically a place of limited resources, where workflow is prone to slow.
- For more information on bottlenecks see wikipedia.
Archivematica uses it's distributed, multi processing MCP system to mitigate the traditional problems of a processing system. However, this places higher importance on two other bottlenecks: Network and Disk activity.
In Archivematica processing, networking comes into play for two key reasons:
- distributing tasks
- central file store access