Facebook’s Luleå data centre is a Swedish model of efficiency

mcentegartWhen Facebook opened its data centre in Luleå in northern Sweden, the first it had built outside of the US, it raised more than a few eyebrows – and questions. Why Sweden? Why so far away from any major population centre? And isn’t it something of a risk to fill it with bespoke equipment based on the Open Compute Project, rather than conventional, off-the-shelf servers from HP or Dell?


Posted on 27/09/2013, in Data Center, Energy, Facebook, Lulea. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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