The Production Environment at Google

Stephen Thorne
Mar 8, 2017 · 11 min read
A photo of the interior of a real Google Datacenter in North Carolina. Seen here are rows of racks containing machines.

The Production Environment at Google, from the Viewpoint of an SRE

Hardware

System Software That “Organizes” the Hardware

A hardware operations tech replacing components in a failed machine.

Managing Machines

Storage


Stephen Thorne

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Stephen is a Staff Site Reliability Engineer at Google, where he works on the Google Cloud Platform.

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