Urs Hölzle serves in the capacity of the senior vice president of technical infrastructure at Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG). The top executive is entrusted with the various servers in data centers in different parts worldwide. They are these servers that are responsible for powering the provider’s ever growing range of top services on the global arena. As a matter of fact, there are those times when the rest of the engineers working with the company turn to him for assistance. This is especially when they reach that point when they feel that the computing power isn’t just enough.
This day will go down the records as a time of great transformation. Hölze went ahead to give an in-depth explanation on the company’s operations and the way it has been handling matters to get to where it is at the moment. He did not dispute the fact that the provider boasted of much in terms of resources. However, the official outlined that they at times felt very much compelled to economize their wide array of operations in a bid to attain the set goals.
Jeff Dean was 5 years ago the official running Google’s artificial intelligence group and sources indicate he did a remarkable job. He would constantly asses his team’s technique for speech recognition and eventually with time he came to realize that it was getting better. Hölzle and Dean struck an agreement that Google would later on realize the need for it to have more computing power. This was after they ran the numbers and came to the realization that every Android user globally averagely in a day used about three minutes of voice recognition. This put in much simpler terms meant that Google had to double in size. While addressing a press conference recently Hölzle said, “Even for Google that is not something you can afford, because Android is free, Android speech recognition is free, and you want to keep it free, and you can’t double your infrastructure to do that.”
According to sources, Google is said to have come up with a new kind of chip designed specifically for machine learning. The provider at the moment still has more progressive plans underway.