Alphabet Soup

This is a collection of articles about experiences working SRE in the early days of Google. Sometimes amusing, sometimes informative, the intention is to capture the spirit of Google SRE and all of the crazy, chaotic, yet fun events of that era.

Alphabet Soup: Gmails Out of Space!

A story about the time that Gmail nearly ran out of storage space days before Christmas of 2007 and the heroic efforts that were taken to keep Gmail running.

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