Microsoft’s Second-Gen Open Compute Server Design Now Open Source

Microsoft-Campus-RedmondMicrosoft has released the second-generation server design specification created to support all of its 200-plus cloud services into the public domain. This is the second server spec the company has contributed to the Open Compute Project, a Facebook-led initiative to bring the ethos of open source software development to hardware and data center design. Microsoft became the second data center operator to open source its server design specs (first one was Facebook) in January, when it joined OCP and announced its first OCP server.

http://www.datacenterknowledge.com/archives/2014/10/30/microsofts-second-gen-open-compute-server-design-now-open-source/

Posted on 30/10/2014, in Microsoft, Server. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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