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… projects focused on product, infrastructure, data and culture — some of which made it into the products over 1.3 billion people use every day. Here are some of our favorite hacks from 2014 — may they inspire your own hacks in the new year! Facebook highlighted four infrastructure hacks: Autoscale: We’ve worked on improving the energy efficiency…
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 ...