How did Google Instant become Faster with 5-7X More Results Pages?
Thursday, September 9, 2010 at 1:53PM
Todd Hoff

We don't have a lot of details on how Google pulled off their technically very impressive Google Instant release, but in Google Instant behind the scenes, they did share some interesting facts:

Although Google is associated with muscular data centers, they just didn't throw more server capacity at the problem, they worked smarter too. What were their general strategies?

We see here the merging of various caching strategies with the real-time web. A major evolution from the early days of long web crawling cycles and disk dominated storage. The world is faster now and fast requires memory and events working in perfect harmony. Hopefully over time we'll learn more of the nitty gritty details. It should be fascinating. 

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