Infrastructure

  • 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…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Facebook- 13 readers -
  • Trust in Social Media Security Is at an All-Time Low (Infographic)

    … In our ongoing coverage of security topics for Cybersecurity Awareness Month, it’s important to recognize that all parties play an important role in security infrastructure. Businesses need to provide adequate solutions and people need to utilize the solutions provided. Unfortunately, according to a recent infographic, user confidence…

    AllTwitterin Social- 13 readers -
  • The State of Social Commerce (Infographic)

    … Social commerce is on the cusp of going mainstream. Social sites are investing in infrastructure and systems, and users seem primed to take advantage of more shopping opportunities on social. An infographic from e-commerce solutions provider Sumo Heavy explores the evolution of social commerce and examines the current state of affairs. Social…

    AllTwitterin Social Facebook Twitter- 19 readers -
  • Area 404: Facebook’s New 22,000-Square-Foot Hardware Lab

    … Facebook announced the opening of a 22,000-square-foot hardware lab at its headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. CNC (computer numerical control) model maker Spencer Burns and mechanical and power manager Mikal Greaves said in a blog post that the new facility contains state-of-the-art machine tools and test equipment, which will enable Facebook…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Facebook- 11 readers -
  • Can Data Security Keep Up With Fraud, Bots and Hackers?

    … think 1,300 DBs is a decent sample size. According to Keen, part of the reason for the increase in breaches is the decided uptick in fraudulent or malicious activity overall. Everything from phishing attacks to more sophisticated bot traffic is leading to more security breaches and leaked data. Other factors include an increase in hackers…

    Inside Facebook- 12 readers -
  • Former Google Fiber GM Kevin Lo Joins Facebook

    … to make the world more open and connected–from partner oriented initiatives like OCP (Open Compute Project) and TIP (Telecom Infra Project) to new wireless connectivity technologies and long-haul fiber optic cables. I’m thrilled about the opportunity to work with like-minded colleagues in leveraging Facebook’s open and collaborative approach…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Google Facebook- 23 readers -
  • How Did Facebook Create and Deploy its Friends Day Videos?

    … them into videos and making sure those videos appeared atop users’ News Feeds on the social network’s 12th birthday, Feb. 4. Lai and Lu detailed Facebook’s efforts in areas including load testing, efficiency improvement, capacity planning, keeping the social network’s infrastructure safe, ranking the photos to be included and the rollout process…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook How To's- 10 readers -
  • F8 2016 Registration Is Open

    … content for everyone across Facebook’s family of applications and services. Interactive demos: Experience our immersive products for yourself with hands-on demos featuring Oculus Rift and Touch, 360 video and more. Innovation lab: Learn how we plan to improve connectivity, enhance infrastructure and scale artificial intelligence and virtual reality…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 27 readers -
  • 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…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Facebook- 12 readers -
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