Google’s ‘bigdaddy’ datacenter

Matt Cutt’s, Google’s infamous Blogger, has written about “bigdaddy“, Google’s new datacenter which will become the default in the next 1-2 months:

Q: What’s new and different in Bigdaddy?
A: It has some new infrastructure, not just better algorithms or different data. Most of the changes are under the hood, enough so that an average user might not even notice any difference in this iteration.

At the moment, Google is requesting feedback on the quality of search results at “bigdaddy”. Specifically, they want feedback about canonicalization, redirects, duplicate urls, www vs. non-www, spam and similar issues.

Check out to preview how your Website might rank in Google in the near future.

  • Use this form to report spam and put in “bigdaddy” in the additional details section
  • If you have other feedback, click on the “Dissatisfied? Help us improve” link on the search results page and use the keyword “bigdaddy” in your feedback so that your comments go to the right people.