The Curious Autodidact

April 12, 2009

Goggle— Behind the Curtain

Filed under: cool internet stuff,media related — Honilima @ 8:27 am

Google server design

This is an amazing article about Google’s servers from CNET that takes you behind the scenes to explore their infrastructure.

“Most people buy computers one at a time, but Google thinks on a very different scale. Jimmy Clidaras revealed that the core of the company’s data centers are composed of standard 1AAA shipping containers packed with 1,160 servers each, with many containers in each data center.”


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