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—— Forwarded Message From: Gordon Ross Organization: OpenRoad Communications Date: Thu, 24 Jan 2002 10:52:15 -0800 To: Ian Bell Subject: [Fwd: how the wayback machine works]

FYI.

Gord.

Darren Gibbons wrote:>
> http://www.oreillynet.com/pub/a/webservices/2002/01/18/brewster.html
>
> Summary:
>
> 10 billion web pages
> 100 terabytes
> 400 computers (Linux/FreeBSD/Solaris x86)
> Cost to build: $400,000
> 200 queries per second
> C and Perl
>
> They also have 1000 movies online:
> http://www.archive.org/movies/index.html
>
> And archives of every news broadcast in every country between September 11
> and September 18th:
> http://tvnews3.televisionarchive.org/tvarchive/html/
>
> The big story here is the massive parallelization [pinder, is that a word?]
> of computer systems using commodity hardware. 100 terabytes for $400,000 is
> incredibly cheap.
>
> Darren.
>
> —
> Darren Gibbons dgibbons [at] openroad [dot] ca
> OpenRoad Communications phone: 604.694.0554 x102
> Internet Business Solutions fax: 604.694.0558
> Vancouver, B.C. http://www.openroad.ca

— Gordon Ross gordonr [at] openroad [dot] ca OpenRoad Communications ph: 604.694.0554 ext 103 Internet Application Development fax: 604.694.0558 Vancouver, B.C. http://www.openroad.ca

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