Google's cluster

Dean Johnson dtj at uberh4x0r.org
Sat Mar 15 22:20:20 EST 2003


On Sat, 2003-03-15 at 15:11, Tom A Krewson wrote:
> Does anyone know what software/hardware/interconnect they are using on the
> linux cluster running at the Google search engine company? In their help
> wanted adds they say that have a linux cluster with more than 10,000
> servers. This would make it one the largest linux clusters in the world
> but I never see their cluster in any of the top 500 cluster lists.
> 

I don't think its a cluster in the traditional computational cluster
sense. I think its just a big pile of boxes on cleverly designed
networks. They also probably don't run anything remotely scientific,
which is what the top500 list type things are made up of.

-- 

	-Dean

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