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May 18, 2003: Google Secrets Revealed!

IEEE Micro: Web Search for a Planet: The Google Cluster Architecture. [104K PDF]

The gritty details of how Google's 15,000 commodity-class PCs with fault-tolerant software achieve superior performance at a fraction of the cost of a system built from fewer, but more expensive, high-end servers.

Nothing all that new, but this arcticle goes into greater technical detail than what I've seen before.

Posted by Aaron Swartz on May 18, 2003 06:20 AM