I’ve always been amazed by the numbers YouTube releases around its service.
At the time of writing the latest (and greatest) has them receiving over 100 hours of content every minute; and serving up around 6 Billion hours of content per month.
That’s just about one hour of online video for almost everyone on the planet.
For fun I plugged these numbers into the Amazon AWS Pricing Calculator to see what it would take for YouTube to run itself on Amazon AWS.
Here’s what I got: