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Google launches Compute Engine to compete with Amazon

In the .com boom of the 1990s, companies building a presence on the nascent commercial web bought servers and put them in data centers. In many cases, this costly approach was a necessity.

Fast forward to today. Some of the most popular sites on the internet -- run by large, established companies and young startups alike -- don't own servers, and they've never set foot inside a data center thanks to cloud services like Amazon AWS.

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