Video: How Facebook Manages Data Centers at Scale


When you’re adding servers and data centers as fast as Facebook, standardization and automation are your best friends. At the Open Compute Summit in January, Facebook’s Delfina Eberly provided an overview of how the company uses standardization and automation to manage data centers at Internet scale. Read More

Facebook Now Hosts 220 Billion Photos


Facebook now hosts 220 billion photos, with another 300 million photos being uploaded every single day, which works out to more than 208,000 photo uploads every minute of the day. The company’s data centers house more than 100 petabytes of photos and videos. Read More

The Evolution of Facebook’s Data Center Cooling


Facebook is making some changes in a phase of its fresh air cooling system that manages humidity and heat removal. The Facebook’s data center team provided a walk through the company’s two data centers in North Carolina to illustrate the differences between the old and new systems. Read More

Video: Facebook’s Next-Generation Servers


Last week Data Center Knowledge got a tour of Facebook’s North Carolina campus, which now houses two huge data centers. This video takes you into the data halls of both buildings in Rutherford County to demonstrate how the company’s Open Rack, server and storage designs have evolved. Read More

Inside Facebook’s NC Data Center Campus

Facebook's North Carolina campus. The 300,000 square foot facility features the social network’s latest technology. (Photo: Rich Miller)

Facebook has invested $450 million to build two enormous data centers in Rutherford County, North Carolina.to power its growing Internet infrastructure. We’ve got photos that provide a closer look at the campus. Read More

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