You’re probably already know that Google Inc’s got a ridiculous number of servers working for them. That doesn’t make it any less mind-blowing when visualized. Get ready for a lot of scrolling. Image Source: gizmodo.com
A lot of people do not understand that part of their business. It is hard to duplicate that kind of infrastructure and information access. Amazon and Microsoft are the other big guns in that race.
Google and Apple both built huge server farms in Hickory, N.C. a few hours south of me.
Interesting - important difference between Servers based on a Technology and Server Ownership -- this chart confuses the 2 - where is Amazon & Microsoft as owners? Intel doesn't own Amazon servers!