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Google Two Years Into Overhaul of the Google File System 217

El Reg writes "As its ten-year-old file system — GFS — struggles to keep up with Gmail, YouTube, and other apps it was never designed to support, Google is brewing a replacement. According to the company, it's two years into a GFS sequel designed specifically for customer-facing apps that require ultra low latency."

To do two things at once is to do neither. -- Publilius Syrus