Caffeine: Google Tests New Search Infrastructure

by admin August 11, 2009 at 2:04 pm

Just as Facebook announces internal search for public notes, Google
counters with an effort to improve on its existing services. In
today’s blog post, the company unveiled its new Caffeine search infrastructure to web developers. The question is, will Caffeine enhance performance or lead to user anxiety?

“It’s the first step in a process that will let us push the envelope on size, indexing speed, accuracy, comprehensiveness and other dimensions,” says a joint post from engineers Matt Cutts and Sitaram Iyer. “Web developers and power searchers might notice a few differences, so we’re opening up a web developer preview to collect feedback.”

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