Facebook Open Sources Its Servers and Data Centers (via GigaOM)


this is pretty interesting stuff! It is great that facebook is doing this to help everyone else who hasn’t figured it out yet.

Facebook Open Sources Its Servers and Data Centers Facebook has shared the nitty-gritty details of its server and data center design, taking its commitment to openness to a new level for the industry by sharing its infrastructure secrets much like it has shared its software code. The effort by the social network will bring web scale computing to the masses and is a boon for AMD (s amd) and Intel (s intc) and the x86 architecture. Sorry ARM (s armh). At a news event today Facebook is expected to r … Read More

via GigaOM

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