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    • Facebook’s Favorite Hacks of 2016

      With 2016 coming to an end, Facebook shared its favorite hacks for the year from the many hackathons it hosted. The social network pointed out that its initial hackathon of 2016 was also its 50th companywide hackathon, so it was dubbed the Global Hack Jubilee. Facebook also highlighted its Voyager transponder, saying in a blog post that it was built on the data-center tech ...

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  • Facebook’s Next Data Center: Fort Worth, Texas

    … and sustainable data centers in the world. It will feature the latest in our Open Compute Project hardware designs—including Yosemite, Wedge and 6-pack—and it will be cooled using outdoor air instead of energy-intensive air conditioners. (Yes, we can make that work even in the middle of the kinds of summers we have here in Texas.) Readers: What do you think of Facebook’s selection of Fort Worth? Fort Worth Stock Yards image courtesy of Shutterstock. …

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  • Wedge, FBOSS Aimed At ‘Disaggregation’ Of Facebook’s Data Centers

    … Facebook Vice President of Infrastructure Engineering Jay Parikh introduced two new data-center technologies, Wedge and FBOSS, in a post on the Facebook Engineering blog. Wedge was described as a new top-of-rack network switch, embedded with a full microserver module, enabling it to look, feel, and operate more like a server and enabling…

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