High Scalability – High Scalability – Google’s Colossus Makes Search Real-time by Dumping MapReduce

High Scalability – High Scalability – Google’s Colossus Makes Search Real-time by Dumping MapReduce.

As the Kings of scaling, when Google changes its search infrastructure over to do something completely different, it’s news. In Google search index splits with MapReduce, an exclusive interview by Cade Metz with Eisar Lipkovitz, a senior director of engineering at Google, we learn a bit more of the secret scaling sauce behind Google Instant, Google’s new faster, real-time search system.