Top-Of-Rack Switches

  • Facebook’s Best Hacks of 2015

    … Facebook’s famous hackathons have spawned many a new product and feature, and emerging markets product manager Chris Marra looked back at the social network’s favorite hacks of 2015. Marra said in a blog post: Every year, we host a number of hackathons across the globe, where teams come together for a few days to brainstorm, build for fun…

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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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