back to article Google reveals how its Borg clusters have evolved yet still only use about 60 percent of resources (Alibaba might do better)

Google has published a huge trove of new data describing the performance of the "Borg" clusters that deliver its services and the antecedent to Kubernetes. The ads-and-personal-data giant last revealed this sort of data in 2011 when it published 29 days’ worth of “every job submission, scheduling decision, and resource usage …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    In other words...

    It is only a matter of time before we know everything about everyone on the planet outside of PRC and NK.

    You will obey and buy stuff that we advertise to you or we will destroy you starting with your credit rating. Now be a good consumer(prole) and spend, spend and spend again.


  2. Shadow Systems

    And it's all run off a Raspberry Pi!

    *Runs away before someone throws a Google cluster at me*

  3. Bronek Kozicki


    ... for publishing this data. Job scheduling on large clusters is stupendously difficult and if there is any good research that can be based on the raw data, that will be useful for lots of people.

  4. David Beck


    In the past the 60% loading was attributed to temperature management in the data centres.

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