Networking Fabric

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

    … the Wellsburg wind farm, as tracked by renewable energy certificates. This wind farm adds 140 megawatts of new renewable energy to the grid and is enough to match our projected load. We’ve built the Altoona data center to be efficient and sustainable. Like our other data centers, Altoona is cooled by 100 percent outside air and features the latest…

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

    … of new renewable energy to the grid in Iowa — more than what our data center will require for the foreseeable future. Facebook said its new data-center fabric is a novel, “disaggregated” approach to networking where the data-center network is broken up into small, identical server pods with uniform connectivity, adding that this modular approach…

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