Facebook hopes to spur data-center innovation (photos)
In order to meet the extreme demands put on its servers, Facebook has designed its own data center setup. Now it's sharing those plans with partners and competitors alike.
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In order to meet the extreme demands put on its servers, Facebook has designed its own servers and data-center setup. Now, with a project called the Open Compute Project, it's sharing those plans with partners and competitors alike in the hopes that it will help push the evolution of data-center design. Here are a few photos from today's event, held in Palo Alto, Calif. For more details on the project, see our article here.