Spanner, the Google Database That Mastered Time, Is Now Open to Everyone

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Spanner, the Google Database That Mastered Time, Is Now Open to Everyone

About a decade ago, a handful of Google’s most talented engineers started building a system that seems to defy logic. Called Spanner, it was the first global database, a way of storing information across millions of machines in dozens of data centers spanning multiple continents, and it now underpins everything from Gmail to AdWords, the company’s primary moneymaker.

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