Lessons from Giant-Scale Services


W eb portals and ISPs such as AOL, Microsoft Network, and Yahoo have grown more than tenfold in the past five years. Despite their scale, growth rates, and rapid evolution of content and features, these sites and other “giant-scale” services like instant messaging and Napster must be always available. Many other major Web sites such as eBay, CNN, and Wal… (More)
DOI: 10.1109/4236.939450
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