[time-nuts] Google's Spanner uses GPS and atomic time
jfor at quikus.com
Tue Oct 2 20:26:46 EDT 2012
Seems like a good reason to have LORAN-C or some other backup/sanity check.
> In case anyone here hasn't seen this article:
> Google is using GPS and atomic time synchronization across its data
> centers to ensure database consistency in innovative ways. Apparently
> there's a paper out on the system now but I haven't read it (yet).
> I wonder what happens if someone parks a truck outside a data center
> with a GPS spoofing device.
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