Storage

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

    … By David Cohen on Sep. 14, 2016 - 6:00 PM Los Lunas, N.M., will be the site of Facebook’s seventh data center, the social network announced Wednesday. The new data center in Los Lunas is scheduled to go online in late 2018, joining four others in the U.S.—Fort Worth, Texas; Altoona, Iowa; Prineville, Ore.; and Forest City, N.C.–as well…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social Facebook- 29 readers -
  • Facebook Develops Custom 360-Degree Video Stabilization Technology

    …. Coming in future versions: Multi-threaded command line compression for even faster throughput on large data sets, similar to the pigz tool for zlib. New compression levels, in both directions, allowing for even faster compression and higher ratios. A community-maintained predefined set of compression dictionaries for common data sets such as JSON, HTML…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Facebook- 40 readers -
  • Facebook Opens Lab for Vendors to Test Software on OCP Gear

    … their software on three of Facebook’s open hardware components: dual-socket Leopard servers (below), Honey Badger storage enclosures (below) and Knox JBODs (just a bunch of disks) (above). Canonical and Red Hat deployed their most popular software packages to see if there were any compatibility challenges, and the results were what we had hoped…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 12 readers -
  • Facebook Messenger Integrated With Dropbox

    … movies and laugh-worthy memes with any of the 900 million people using Messenger—whether they’re Facebook friends or not. Facebook head of product for Messenger Stan Chudnovsky added in the Dropbox blog post: We want people to communicate just the way they want to on Messenger, with everyone they care about. Giving our users the ability to share…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 21 readers -
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