Video: Inside Facebook's Server Room

On Friday Facebook opened the doors of its Prineville facility. This video tour provides a look inside the data halls housing thousands of servers that power Facebook, including a closer look at the custom servers, racks and UPS units.

The server room at the new Facebook data center in Prineville, Oregon, featuring a hot aisle containment system. (Photo credit: Alan Brandt)

Facebook has published photos and schematics of the design of the servers and systems powering its new data center in Oregon. On Friday we got a look at the real thing, as the company opened the doors of its Prineville facility to a group of journalists and local officials. Facebook Director of Datacenter Engineering Jay Park provided a tour of the data center, which we'll be presenting in two installments. Today's video provides a look inside the data halls housing thousands of servers that power Facebook, including a closer look at the custom servers, racks and UPS units the company created for the facility. This video runs about 8 minutes.

See part two of our video tour, which looks at the custom cooling system Facebook created for the Prineville facility. For more about this data center, see our previous coverage:

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