Data Centers

  • Facebook’s Eighth Data Center to Be Located in Odense, Denmark

    … Odense, Denmark, will be the site of Facebook’s eighth data center and its third one in Europe. Co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg made the announcement in a Facebook post Thursday (embedded below): We just announced that we’re building our eighth data center–and our third in Europe–in Odense, Denmark. Like the data center I visited in Fort…

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  • Facebook’s Favorite Hacks of 2016

    …, please give it a try and send feedback our way so we can make it even better for you in the future! Posted by David Marcus on Monday, December 19, 2016 They also exposed the multiway service via Facebook’s Graph API to allow Messenger calling from any third-party WebRTC client. Oculus built a voice-over-Internet-protocol feature…

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  • Facebook, Google Team Up on Subsea Cable Across Pacific Ocean

    … estimated design capacity of 120 tbps. PLCN will also be one of the longest direct cable systems in the world, connecting Los Angeles and Hong Kong. Most Pacific subsea cables go from the U.S. to Japan, and this new direct route will give us more diversity and resiliency in the Pacific. As the number of people using Facebook applications and services continues to grow in the region, PLCN will help further connect Asia and our data centers in the U.S. Readers: What are your initial thoughts on PLCN? …

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  • Facebook Eyes Data Center in Odense, Denmark (Report)

    …. And Reuters added that the data center itself will occupy 184,000 square meters and spur the creation of some 1,200 jobs to build it. Facebook announced last month that it will build a data center in Los Lunas, N.M., joining four others in the U.S.—Fort Worth, Texas; Altoona, Iowa; Prineville, Ore.; and Forest City, N.C.—as well as facilities in Clonee, Ireland; and Luleå, Sweden. Image courtesy of Shutterstock. …

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  • Facebook’s Next Data Center Will Be in Los Lunas, N.M.

    … By David Cohen on Sep. 14, 2016 - 6:00 PM Los Lunas, N.M., will be the site of Facebook’s seventh data center, the social network announced Wednesday. The new data center in Los Lunas is scheduled to go online in late 2018, joining four others in the U.S.—Fort Worth, Texas; Altoona, Iowa; Prineville, Ore.; and Forest City, N.C.–as well…

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  • Facebook Develops Custom 360-Degree Video Stabilization Technology

    … storage engine based on RocksDB. Facebook said in an email to SocialTimes that current video-stabilization technology is generally designed for videos with narrow frame views, such as those captured via smartphones, and for 2-D motion models, which is inadequate for 360 video, adding of its new technology: This new approach combines 2-D and 3-D…

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  • Area 404: Facebook’s New 22,000-Square-Foot Hardware Lab

    … to more rapidly prototype hardware in-house for initiatives including Oculus VR, Facebook Connectivity Lab, Building 8 and general infrastructure. Burns and Greaves said the hardware lab has two main areas: electrical engineering labs and prototyping workshops. The electrical engineering labs allow various teams to test and debug their designs…

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  • How Facebook Sees How Thousands of Devices React to Code Changes

    … Why is there a wall featuring thousands of mobile devices, older and newer, in Facebook’s data center in Prineville, Ore.? It’s not there for decoration. Facebook production engineer Antoine Reversat described how Facebook examines the impact of code changes on thousands of devices in a blog post. Reversat wrote: Initially, engineers tested…

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  • Open Compute Project, Telecom Giants Form OCP Telco Project

    … Telekom, EE, SK Telecom, Verizon Communications, Equinix and Nexius have joined the organization and helped launch the OCP Telco Project. Taylor said the three main goals of the OCP Telco Project are: Communicating telco technical requirements effectively to the OCP community. Strengthening the OCP ecosystem to address the deployment and operational…

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  • 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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