Facebook said this week that it has reached 140 million users, and in recent weeks its growth has accelerated to 600,000 new users a day. Read More
Facebook provides details on how it has used memcached to scale its capacity to 200,000 UDP requests per second. Yep, per second. Read More
Executives of Facebook and Twitter recently ended several weeks of serious talks, in which Facebook was offering to acquire Twitter for $500 million of its stock. Read More
Facebook is reportedly spending more than $1 million a month on power for its data centers as it deals with an enormous volume of user-generated content. Read More
Facebook now hosts 10 billion photos, and is adding 2 terabytes a day of photo storage. That will mean more servers and more data center space. Read More
Last week we picked up on a report of what appeared to be a significant pending announcement that Facebook and Dell are “working together on a project that will represent ‘the next generation of cloud computing,’” noting that although there’s “lots of hype around cloud projects, this is one to watch.”… Read More
Facebook and Dell (DELL) are working together on a project that will represent “the next generation of cloud computing.” This can’t be good news for Rackable (RACK).
Facebook engineer Jason Sobel provides some background on the company’s data center expansion in Ashburn, Virginia. Read More
Facebook engineer Jason Sobel provides some background on the company’s data center expansion in Ashburn, Virginia.
Who has the best cloud server? Microsoft (MSFT) and Facebook have huge requirements, and vendors are taking notice.
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- Facebook Now Running 10,000 Web Servers
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- Facebook Scales Up its Data Center Space
- Facebook: We Maxed Out Our Data Centers
- Facebook Effect? Rackable Server Sales Soar
- Facebook Growth Boosts Results at Rackable
- Facebook Expands Data Center Space