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  • Area 404: Facebook’s New 22,000-Square-Foot Hardware Lab

    … in the testing process, the networking team worked with the FSO (free space optical communication) team on breakthroughs in wireless transmission of data, and so on. We wanted to create more opportunities for these teams to come together; we needed a big, open space to complement our custom labs. So we built one, and we call it Area 404—named for our…

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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…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Facebook- 22 readers -
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