A look behind the Google scenes

Posted on Thursday, Mar 03 2005 @ 22:57 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
A key engineer from Google revealed some secrets about Google at the EclipseCon 2005 conference.
In a keynote Wednesday titled "A Look Behind the Scenes at Google," Urs Hoelzle, vice president of engineering, essentially described the company's secret sauce as "the return of batch computing." Large numbers of cheap hardware, plus networking and intelligent software to support fault tolerance and other key functions, have gone a long way with the Mountain View, Calif., company, he said.
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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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