Data Storage

  • 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’s Best Hacks of 2015

    …. Marra noted that Boomerang was the first app globally launched by Instagram on Android and iOS simultaneously. Warp Speed Data Transfer, an embeddable library and command line tool for transferring data between two distributed, replicated databases as quickly as possible. The ability for users to add the OpenPGP public key to their profiles and encrypt notification emails from Facebook. Readers: Which 2015 hack was your favorite? …

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  • OCP U.S. Summit 2015 Set for March 10, 11

    … By David Cohen on Feb. 19, 2015 - 4:30 PM Registration is now open for OCP U.S. Summit 2015, which will be held March 10 and 11 at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, Calif. Facebook launched the Open Compute Project in 2011, and its mission is described as “to design and enable the delivery of the most efficient server, storage…

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  • VIDEOS: Data @Scale Boston

    Featuring: Ryan Mack, Facebook Boston Site Lead Description: @Scale is a series of technical conferences for engineers who build or maintain systems that are designed for scale.   Building applications and services that scale to millions or even billions of people presents a complex set of engineering challenges, many of them unprecedented. The @Scale community is ...

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  • VIDEOS: Facebook’s @Scale 2014, Data Track

    Anshul Jaiswal, Engineering Manager at Facebook; Weizhe Shi, Software Engineer at Facebook and Will Wirth, Product Analyst at Facebook Facebook has grown tremendously on mobile. In this talk we’ll discuss how realtime mobile analytics helped accelerate the growth by enabling faster feedback loops du ...

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  • Facebook Acquires Secure Server Technology Provider PrivateCore

    … to services like Facebook. We finished implementing HTTPS encryption by default over a year ago, and have also been working to secure all data center traffic with additional protections. In that vein, I'm really excited that Facebook has entered into an agreement to acquire PrivateCore. PrivateCore, founded in 2012 and based in Palo Alto, Calif., develops…

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  • Wedge, FBOSS Aimed At ‘Disaggregation’ Of Facebook’s Data Centers

    … information-technology personnel to better manage switches, servers, and storage. And FBOSS is a Linux-based operating system that allows for optimal management of Wedge and easy deployment of software solutions to boost the performance of the network. It also provides information to Facebook on performance metrics including cooling fan behavior…

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