Data Storage

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

    … as facilities in Clonee, Ireland; and Luleå, Sweden. Facebook said in a blog post: Los Lunas will be outfitted with the latest Open Compute Project compute, storage and networking technologies and will be powered by 100-percent renewable energy, making it one of the most efficient and sustainable data centers in the world. To learn more about the new facility, visit the Los Lunas Data Center Facebook page.…

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  • Facebook’s Best Hacks of 2015

    … were: A prototype for Facebook-owned Oculus VR and other virtual reality systems that uses the standard React library to allow developers to write code while wearing VR headsets. Moving optics to the middle of top-of-rack switch boards, making cooling easier, improving signal integrity and reducing power consumption. The rainbow filter…

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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

    … Facebook announced the acquisition of secure server technology provider PrivateCore Thursday in a post by Chief Security Officer Joe Sullivan, in which Sullivan said PrivateCore's vCage technology will eventually be incorporated into the social network's server stack. I've seen how much people care about the security of data they entrust…

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

    …, and more efficient. This approach has guided Facebook from the beginning, as we've grown and expanded our infrastructure to connect more than 1.28 billion people around the world. Over the past three years, we've been working within the Open Compute Project to apply this principle to open designs for racks, servers, storage boxes, and motherboards…

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