Google hosts more than 10 million websites on its servers
Google hosts more than 10 million websites! The study reveals that the company Netcraft, an expert on Internet and security. It regularly publishes market shares of software and operating systems used for hosting websites. For Netcraft, each domain or subdomain is a web site.
In October 2008, 182 million sites have responded to the analyst robots, almost a million more than the previous month. Of these, just under 74 million are active. In all, Apache leader rest of accommodation with 50.43% market share and 91.9 million hosted sites. The perennial challenger to Microsoft the following distance with 34.44% market share of Internet Information Services (IIS), or 62.8 million sites.
Newcomer to the ranking, Google, which has developed its own servers hosting. The software house of the Internet giant recorded a dramatic rise since entering the rankings in July 2007. With 10.5 million hosted sites, including 7.6 million so-called assets, Google represents 10.62% of assets. Google appears to have several different servers: one hosts the Blogger blogging service and shared documents via Google Docs, another hosts those of Google Groups, another web applications giant, accommodates the search engine itself.
It remains to consider the merits of such a centralization of information and knowledge.