See Inside Google's Brain and How It Works

See Inside Google's Brain and How It Works
Fri Aug 21, 2015 16:25:42

Search giant reveals how massive network that delivers every search request, YouTube video view and Gmail works.


Council Bluffs, Iowa: Inside our campus network room, routers and switches allow our data centers to talk to each other, Google says. ic networks connecting our sites can run at speeds that are more than 200,000 times faster than a typical home Internet connection. The fiber cables run along the yellow cable trays near the ceiling

Google data centre in Douglas County, Georgia: Google is opening a virtual window into the secretive data centers that serve as its nerve centre, revealing how it developed the hardware in them itself

In a highly technical paper, the firm outlined how its Jupiter network runs at such high speeds using network switches it developed itself.

Another of Google's server farms. As Google blossomed from its roots in a Silicon Valley garage, company co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin worked with other engineers to develop a system to connect low-cost computer servers in a way that would help them realize their ambition to provide a digital roadmap to all of the world's information


The search giant revealed it now runs over 100,000 servers worldwide, and that they communicated at a blisteringly fast 10Gb/s



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