Archive For October 17, 2009

Jeff Dean: Design Lessons and Advice from Building Large Scale Distributed Systems

Jeff Dean of Google did an excellent keynote talk at LADIS 2009. Jeff’s talk is up at: and my notes follow: · A data center wide storage hierarchy: o Server: § DRAM: 16GB, 100ns, 20GB/s § Disk: 2TB, 10ms, 200MB/s o Rack: § DRAM: 1TB, 300us, 100MB/s § Disk: 160TB, 11ms, 100MB/s o Aggregate…

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