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A common method is split-and-stitch where the file is cut into pieces and sent to multiple servers for transcode. That way you can transcode a file of any length in a fixed amount of time. Telestreams Episode Engine can do this, but I'm sure Google uses something custom coded.
No. There's no such thing. Vimeo will show you a gauge as soon as it starts processing your video.
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