Calculating a Pi world record with virtual machines

Scripts used to calculate Pi →
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Welcome back to season three of VM End-to-End, where a VM enthusiast and a VM skeptic team up to cover what’s happening in the world of VMs. In this episode, Developer Advocates Carter Morgan and Brian Dorsey chat with Mission Control SRE Emma Haruka Iwao, the first person to ever know what the 100 trillionth digit of pi was! Watch to see this huge leap for virtual machines and learn how this world record was achieved with VMs!

0:00 – Intro
0:46 – Overview of Pi calculation record
2:32 – What did you learn from this?
4:30 – Architecture and bottlenecks
7:15 – What was easy? What was hard?
9:13 – What is the future of calculating Pi?
11:25 – Wrap up

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Duration: 00:11:56
Publisher: Google Cloud
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