Autoscale: How Facebook Makes Its Software Infrastructure More Energy-Efficient

by David Cohen
Facebook's energy-conservation efforts aren't limited to the hardware at its data centers: The social network aims to make its software infrastructure more energy-efficient, as well, and one of the ways it is doing so is via Autoscale, a system for power-efficient load balancing. Every day, Facebook Web clusters handle billions of page requests that increase server utilization ...Read the full article