Pi in the sky: Calculating a record-breaking 31.4 trillion digits of Archimedes’ constant on Google Cloud | Google Cloud Blog

Blog Skip to content Blog Menu Latest Stories Product News Topics About RSS Feed × Latest stories Products Topics About RSS Feed Compute GWR_hero_alternative.png Emma Haruka Iwao Developer Advocate March 14, 2019 Get $300 free credit to spend over 12 months. Free Trial Ever since the ancient Babylonians, people have been calculating the digits of π, the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter that starts as 3.1415… and goes on forever. In honor of Pi Day, today March 14 (represented as 3/14 in many parts of the world), we’re excited to announce that we successfully computed π to 31.4 trillion decimal places—31,415,926,535,897 to be exact, or π * 10 13 . This has broken a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS TM title , and the first time the record was broken using the cloud, proving Google Cloud’s infrastructure works reliably for long and compute-heavy tasks. ...

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