Web Crawling


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I’ve become a big fan of Google. Now before I start pouring in praises for the search giant, it’s quite amusing to note that their well-loved search routine begins with the modest process of web crawling performed by crawlers (aka spiders or bots) commonly referred to as Googlebots.

How they tested, tried and played with the crawled data has turned them into a massive unparalleled search sensation.

So what set them apart?