Top-Of-Rack Switches

  • Facebook’s Best Hacks of 2015

    … for profile pictures in support of the Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage, which was developed in just 72 hours. Stetho, a debugging platform for Android that gives developers access to the Web-based Chrome Developer Tools. Boomerang, the stand-alone application from Instagram that converts groups of photos into high-quality videos…

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  • 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…

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