[ILUG] Google Job
mush_keithd at yahoo.co.uk
Thu Apr 1 20:10:57 IST 2004
> That, and a terabyte of cheap storage can be had for under a grand these days
> (assuming you're not buying large arrays in bulk, which I'd imagine google
> is). A million users? Before the groin-grabbingly nice hardware bulk discount
> google almost certainly get, you're talking a couple hundred grand, max.
> That's assuming a milion users, each using their full gig. Which will not be
> happening for a long, long time.
> - DoC
Also, don't forget san virtualization. You can serve up 1 tb of storage
without having the disk and only add the disk as you need it. So as disk
gets cheaper you can add it. Your application server never knows the
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