Posted 30 August 2006 - 05:32 PM
Here's some stats, as of Oct. 2004
To provide sufficient service capacity, Google's physical structure consists of clusters of computers situated around the world known as server farms. These server farms consist of a large number of commodity level computers running Linux based systems that operate with GFS, or the Google file system, with the largest of these farms have over 1000 storage nodes and over 300 TB of disk storage (Ghemawat, S., Gobioff, H., and Leung, S. T., 2003, pp 2).
It has been speculated that Google has the world's largest computer. The estimate states Google as having up to:
316,448 Ghz of processing power
158,224 Gb of RAM
6,180 Tb of Hard Drive space
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