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You won't guess how many servers Google has!

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by madoctopus, Nov 13, 2010.

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How many servers do you think Google has?

  1. 10,000

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  2. 100,000

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  3. 500,000

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  4. 1,000,000

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  5. 2,000,000

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  1. madoctopus

    madoctopus Supreme Member

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    How many do you think it has? First answer the poll, then follow this link to see the answer.

    Feel free to say thanks if you went "wow!" when you found the answer.
     
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  2. sksugo

    sksugo Junior Member

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    i wonder how many hostgator has ;)
     
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  3. Dumper

    Dumper Supreme Member

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    Not even close to google my friend (hostgator) but would be cool to know anyways...
     
  4. THUNDERELVI

    THUNDERELVI Elite Member

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    1M+ servers :eek: Holy Shit:eek:mfg:
     
  5. _Sunny_

    _Sunny_ BANNED BANNED

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    hostgator dsnt own servers.....they provide the service with the servers from "The Planet INC"
     
  6. CoderZero

    CoderZero Registered Member

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    thats insane over 1million servers wow!
     
  7. ThunderC

    ThunderC Power Member

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    it's just insane, but i guess they use a low of BW hehe
     
  8. Salvia1111

    Salvia1111 Newbie

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    I bet they are totally saturated in this forum. I bet it's an employee's job to read these forums every day, lol.
     
  9. saxgod

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    Its cool to see how their server farms work. It are just containers full of motherboards. They connect power, internet and water(cooling) and the container is 'one' entity in the farm. If more then xx% (don't know the exact number) of motherboards in a container fails, they simple swap out the container and a tech can work on it. Container failure is not really a problem since they have so much redundancy. When they build the serverpark in Belgium they build a watertreatment plant to cool down the servers with water from a river nearby. After the water is cooled again in special heat condensors its dumped back in the river, cleaner then ever.

    Google is currenlty working on a system where serverparks are only online at night. Since they have so much datacenters in different timezones its more ecological (and cheaper) to only have the datacenters online where it is nighttime. This way they use power that is much cheaper (night tariff rates) and ecological because at night less power is consumed but nuclear reactors still keep pumping out the same power (you can't turn a nuclear reactor off). Since it doesn't really mather on the internet where the servers are this is a very first and new green strategy being applied by a company. This means however they need twice as much servers as normal since half of them would be powered down at all times.
     
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  10. dumbodrop

    dumbodrop Regular Member

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    that is nuts i cannot believe the amont of bandwidth they use daily
     
  11. meathead1234

    meathead1234 Moderator Staff Member Moderator Premium Member

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    HG get their servers through ThePlanet - I'd imagine they account for a large chunk of them.
     
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  12. jack_nicholsan

    jack_nicholsan Registered Member

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    Yeah,..Holy M.F***** Shit
     
  13. bertbaby

    bertbaby Elite Member

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    Day or night, that's a hell of an electric bill.
     
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  14. voidale

    voidale Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    I guessed right :)
     
  15. m0nster

    m0nster Senior Member

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    jeeze. wonder how big that building is
     
  16. RingRingMeow

    RingRingMeow Newbie

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    Clearly not enough. :p
     
  17. tacopalypse

    tacopalypse Executive VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    it's over nine thousaaaaaaaaaaand!!!!!1
     
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  18. TwistedMarketing

    TwistedMarketing Regular Member

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    And I thought they were on shared hosting of Hostgator. They cant even provide more than 100 pages for a given keyword :rofl:
     
  19. vickygarg

    vickygarg Power Member

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    I got it right
     
  20. Swedish

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    Always wondered where their costs were ha.