Facebook dumps AWS, moves Instagram’s images to own bit barns

Facebook has migrated Instagram’s colossal collection of images out of Amazon Web Services and into its own bit barns. News of the move comes in this interview with Facebook infrastructure engineer and Open Compute Foundation program development chap Charlie Manese conducted by Australian hyperscale compute appliance startup Infrx . At about the 7:45 mark of the video, Manese says Instagram has moved onto Facebook infrastructure and now uses about a third fewer servers, “obviously reducing our costs from when we had it on the Amazon platform.”

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/06/27/facebook_migrates_instagram_images_from_aws_to_own_data_centres/

Posted on 29/06/2014, in Altoona, Charlie Manese, Data Center, Facebook, Instagram. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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