Wedge

  • Facebook’s Favorite Hacks of 2016

    … that it was built on the data-center technology it used for its Wedge 100 top-of-rack switch, and it was able to transmit Ethernet traffic at 200 gigabits per second over a single wavelength. Messenger was also a frequent topic during Facebook’s hackathons, and the social network said in its blog post: Hackathons often aren’t long enough to create…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 40 readers -
  • 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. …

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Facebook- 23 readers -
  • 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…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebook- 7 readers -
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