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What make Google so special

  • Over four billion Web pages, each an average of 10KB, all fully indexed, and 1,000 search every second of every day, are performed on this data volume….
  • 104 search page frontend including Klingon and Tagalog,
  • Up to 2,000 PCs in a cluster and over 30 clusters,
  • One petabyte (10^15) of data in a cluster,
  • Sustained transfer rates of 2Gbps in a cluster,
  • An expectation that two machines will fail every day in each of the larger clusters
  • No complete system failure since February 2000

Read more Here: The magic that makes Google tick; Matt Loney, ZDNet UK

About The Author

Cédric Walter

I worked with various Insurances companies across Switzerland on online applications handling billion premium volumes. I love to continuously spark my creativity in many different and challenging open-source projects fueled by my great passion for innovation and blockchain technology.In my technical role as a senior software engineer and Blockchain consultant, I help to define and implement innovative solutions in the scope of both blockchain and traditional products, solutions, and services. I can support the full spectrum of software development activities, starting from analyzing ideas and business cases and up to the production deployment of the solutions.I'm the Founder and CEO of Disruptr GmbH.