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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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