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The Story of Google and Its 3500 Linux Computers

Jul 12, 2007, 15:45 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Bogdan Popa)

"Back in 2001, the famous open source encyclopedia Wikipedia was just a website that provided access to a considerable amount of information. Because the page evolved a lot, Wikipedia archived the entire collection of old articles and posted them on a separate domain entitled Nostalgia Wikipedia. The information displayed by Google is at least interesting because the Mountain View giant is described as a company that owns 3500 computers equipped with Linux platforms. As Google Blogoscoped reports, the current number of Google's computers is not known but the users are talking about hundreds of thousands.

"Google is an Internet search engine founded in 1998 by Larry Page and Sergey Brin, two Stanford candidates, who developed a technologically advanced method for finding information on the Internet..."

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