Facebook’s Futuristic Data Center: Inside Tour

It rises out of the rocky central Oregon desert like a fortress, albeit an inviting one: Facebook’s first data center complex, located on a mesa on the outskirts of Prineville, population 10,000. This is what the data center of the future looks like: massive complexes built near cheap power supplies in climatically favorable settings, designed to power huge Internet-based applications with minimal staff. With Apple building a data center complex next door to Facebook’s facility, Prineville, Ore., might one day be known as one of the few mega-data center concentrations in the world.


Posted on 07/03/2013, in Data Center, Facebook, Prineville. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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