In May 2013, Facebook launched the Open Computer Project (OCP) with an aim to make the building blocks of their own data centers and publicly share under a free license with other companies. The OCP was launched with the aim of reducing hardware costs of Facebook and since then, the company [...]

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Facebook has announced a new way of designing and building data centers from a panel approach, which the company says would save months in the process of building new data centers. This model came to Facebook after building its data center in Altoona Iowa, where Facebook unveiled its new “rapid deployment data center” [...]

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Facebook’s Open Compute Project started back in April 2011 and the social media giant actively supports the Open Compute project. The aim of the initiative is to improve the capacity, energy and cost of data centers worldwide, following the example of the open source software movement.

Because of the Facebook’s [...]

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On the occasion of the Open Compute Summit which was held from January 16 to 17 in Santa Clara, the giants of the computer industry have strides toward the goal of setting standards for the most efficient server, storage and data center hardware.

The Open Compute Project (OCP) draft initiated [...]

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Cloud computing is increasingly becoming a land of opportunities for companies in various industries. It is clear that we are migrating from the PC era (all information stored and available in one place) to the era of Cloud (information moved and accessed from any location and device), and in this process many [...]

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The Open Source solutions provider announced the availability of Red Hat Storage Server 2.0, an open source storage scalable solution designed to manage unstructured data.

Red Hat Storage Server 2.0 is the first system to combine the innovations of the open source community and the benefits of capacity and cost effectiveness of [...]

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Facebook’s gigantic userbase, which is made up of 901 million users, requires an equally huge number of servers, datacenters and assorted storage and networking gear. Such large needs is expected of a company that has enough clout to go toe to toe with Google. However, unlike Google, Facebook has not relied on [...]

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