10 things you should know about Open Compute
What do you do when you have one of the most widely used platforms on the planet — and you need to figure out the best way to make that platform efficient? You open source the project. Facebook, in an effort to scale its platform and do so in a much more efficient manner, has brought to life Open Compute. This project has a goal of helping the IT and data center industries scale beyond current limitations more efficiently and more cost effectively, with better adherence to industry-wide standards.