Forest City Local Business
Friday May 8 | via Data Center Knowledge
One reason a service like Facebook grows and maintains popularity is by ensuring high performance for the users. If it took too long to upload or view photos on Facebook, for example, the social network would probably not be growing as quickly as it has been. Comment?
Thursday May 7 | via ITworld
For backup copies of older content, the social network is building " cold storage " facilities that are designed to keep data available without some of the expensive, power-sucking features found in a traditional data center. Facebook says it's built in strong protection against data loss while reducing the overhead of additional storage. Comment?
Thursday May 7 | via Light Reading
Facebook is using open hardware to redesign two of its data centers to accommodate "cold storage" for old photos shared by users. The company described its plans in a blog post Thursday. Comment?
Copyright © 2015 Topix LLC