Interesting FAQs about Google

Posted By: Matpal - April 02, 2018

Which web servers does Google use?  

Google uses an in-house developed web server that is - Google Web Server (GWS).Google has stated in the past that it is not based on Apache or any open source software. It was completely custom built from the ground up in-house.

In which programming language Google is written?

There is not one language in which Google is written. Google is written in a combination of C++, Java, and Python, with Javascript for UI. However, the core is mostly written in Python.

What database does Google use? 

Google uses Bigtable database. Bigtable is a compressed, high performance, and proprietary data storage system built on Google File System, Chubby Lock Service, SSTable (log-structured storage like LevelDB) and a few other Google technologies. BigTable is not a relational database. It does not support joins nor does it support rich SQL-like queries.


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