Definition of distributed
1 : characterized by a statistical distribution of a particular kind a normally distributed random variable
2 : of, relating to, or being a computer network in which at least some of the processing is done by the individual workstations and information is shared by and often stored at the workstations
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The big idea for the solution to scale comes from Scott Crosby and from my past time as a software CEO – the distributed network effect.
Baca said growth in the small, distributed market has slowed as the industry has matured.
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