The cloud is young: much to do, many left to reach…

Interesting read…

It was a tweet that fired the imagination like few others. On May 10, 2011, at 1:35 in the afternoon, Eric Brewer told the world he was redesigning the most important operation on the internet.

Brewer, a professor of computer science at the University of California, Berkeley, was headed for Google, where he would help build a brand-new computing platform that could span dozens of data centers across the globe and instantly process requests from billions of people in a matter of milliseconds. “I will be leading the design of the next gen of infrastructure at Google,” he wrote. “The cloud is young: much to do, many left to reach.”

via Meet the Man Who’s Rewiring Google From the Inside Out | Wired Enterprise | Wired.com.

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