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there's physical limit as what algorithms and tricks can do. Their numbers are incredible though.



And there's much new fun to be had when you have this many servers around. For example - once you start shuffling around tens of petabytes a day you quickly notice that bit flips are very real. Computers do what we tell them to do with incredibly high probability, but it is always below 1.


Which is exactly my point: no one cares about the absolute number each cloud has. They care about the capacities.




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