Top-Of-Rack Switches

  • Facebook’s Best Hacks of 2015

    … were: A prototype for Facebook-owned Oculus VR and other virtual reality systems that uses the standard React library to allow developers to write code while wearing VR headsets. Moving optics to the middle of top-of-rack switch boards, making cooling easier, improving signal integrity and reducing power consumption. The rainbow filter…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Facebook- 10 readers -
  • Facebook’s Altoona, Iowa, Data Center Goes Live

    … is a large unit of deployment, involving hundreds of server cabinets with top-of-rack switches aggregated on a set of large, high-radix cluster switches. More than three years ago, we developed a reliable layer-three “four-post” architecture, offering 3+1 cluster switch redundancy and 10 times the capacity of our previous cluster designs…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Facebook- 9 readers -
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