Google Earth’s photographer builds out infrastructure

Silicon Graphics News
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The company responsible for those cool satellite images accessed by millions of Google Earth users said this week that it has almost completed an enormous upgrade to its internal IT infrastructure to increase production and support the launch of two more imagery satellites over the next two years.
…..DigitalGlobe has also added numerous servers over the past year, ranging from 40 small-to-midlevel enterprise servers from Sun Microsystems (V210 through V1280) to several high-end servers, including a Sun Fire 6800, a Sun Fire 12000, three Sun Fire 15000s and five Origin 3000 supercomputers from Silicon Graphics.

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