The Production Environment at Google (part 2)


A Jupiter Switch, which provides high speed inter-machine networking in Google Datacenters

Other System Software

Lock Service

I think this section misses the point about what chubby is useful for or why it’s important.

Monitoring and Alerting

Our Software Infrastructure

Our Development Environment

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Shakespeare: A Sample Service

At Google, things that should be easy are medium-hard. But we make up for it because things that should be impossible are medium-hard.

This MapReduce as described will happily scale to index any corpus you throw at it of nearly any size.

Life of a Request

Figure 2–4

Job and Data Organization



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Stephen Thorne

Stephen Thorne


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