Big Daddy Knocks

By Ben Charny  |  Posted 2006-05-09 Print this article Print

There's a disturbance in the Google Force. Webmasters complain that the super-secret Big Daddy upgrade is choking off Google's indexing performance.

That explains why sites disappear, for instance, a few days or weeks at a time. It's Big Daddy knocking, say several posters at this search industry forum (password and username are required).

Another theory about the disruptions is based on comments about a Google "server crisis" from Google CEO Eric Schmidt to the New York Times. From those words comes the idea Google's plumb out of data storage. That too explains the indexing issues.

Read the full story on eWEEK.com: Is 'Big Daddy' Choking Google?


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