Brice Towns

  • Facebook Data Center in Altoona, Iowa, Getting Third Building

    … By David Cohen on Jun. 3, 2015 - 9:00 AM Facebook’s data center in Altoona, Iowa, continued its rapid growth pace, as the social network announced that work will begin on a third building this summer. Plans for the second building on the site were revealed last April, and the data center went online last November. Site manager Brice Towns…

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  • Facebook’s Altoona, Iowa, Data Center Goes Live

    … allows for a dramatic increase in network capacity and scalability — especially important for the social network’s large volumes of “machine-to-machine” traffic. Alexey Andreyev offered more details on the company’s new networking fabric in a post on its engineering blog. Our previous data-center networks were built using clusters. A cluster…

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