"We're talking about 5000 Opteron processors and 3.5 petabytes of disk storage that can be dropped-off overnight by a tractor-trailer rig. The idea is to plant one of these puppies anywhere Google owns access to fiber, basically turning the entire Internet into a giant processing and storage grid."
Very interesting nerd reading...
- Google Mart: Sam Walton Taught Google More About How to Dominate the Internet Than Microsoft Ever Did.
- The Google Cube: Taking over the digital world four ounces at a time.
- The Sweet Spot: By Choosing Where NOT to Compete, Google Can Win the Broadband Game.