Not just networking: How Facebook plans to deconstruct the data center.

Facebook’s giant user base of 901 million is served by an equally impressive number of servers, data centers and assorted networking and storage gear. And unlike Google, which also has built its own hardware designed to promote its infrastructure advantage, Facebook has taken steps to open much of its thinking on hardware IP to the world, creating the Open Compute Project.

Posted on 05/06/2012, in Data Center, Disaggregation, Facebook. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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