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Former Googlers Build Technology, CockroachDB, To Keep Servers Running

  • Wired, Monday, June 8, 2015 9:54 AM
A team of open-source developers, former Googlers, wants to make it easier for any company to build a resilient cloud computing system that run like Google. So they built a project called CockroachDB, after the bug that can live 45 minutes without air and more than a month without food. The idea came from technology, Spammer, Google build to keep its servers up and running. This means if a server powering Google search goes on the down, the technology can help keep search from going down completely. Wired explains.

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