Open Compute

Facebook To Build Its Own ‘Wedge’ Datacentre SDN Switch

One in the eye for Cisco! Facebook will make its own SDN switches using its own Open Compute server hardware

8 years ago

Rackspace Starts Work On New UK Data Centre

Rackspace's 130,000 sq. foot, ultra-sustainable data centre will be the centrepiece of 15 acre campus in Crawley

8 years ago

Microsoft Reveals Data Centre Secrets And Joins Open Compute Project

Facebook's Open Compute Project can share Azure, Bing and Office365 data centre designs now Microsoft has signed up

9 years ago

Open Compute Project Tests Three Open Switch Designs

In just six months, Broadcom, Intel and Mellanox have all submitted independent open switch proposals

9 years ago

Fusion-io Shares Secrets Of Flash-Aware Applications With Open Compute And MariaDB

The enterprise Flash pioneer makes its first official contribution to open source

9 years ago

Facebook To Use Chilly Arctic Air For New Data Centre

Facebook has opened its first data centre outside the United States with a green facility in Sweden

9 years ago

Facebook Data Centres Publish Real-Time Green Data

How green are Facebook's data centres? Check out the dashboards

9 years ago

Rackspace Confirms New 10MW UK Data Centre

Ultra-efficient Rackspace data centre on its way to London

9 years ago

Cisco’s Warrior: Unified Data Centres Are Still Best

Monolithic networks are great says Padmasree Warrior, especially if they include standard SDN interfaces

10 years ago

Can Facebook’s Open Compute Explode The Server Market?

Facebook's Open Compute could make traditional servers obsolete, says Peter Judge

10 years ago

EMC And ARM Dive Into Facebook’s Open Compute Club

EMC joins despite earlier saying Open Compute-defined systems are not ready for critical data centres

10 years ago

Open Compute: Facebook And Co Shake Up Data Centre Industry

Open Compute's latest initiatives might just re-define how the data centre industry works

10 years ago

AMD Open 3.0 Board Targets Energy-Hungry Data Centres

AMD has unveiled a new server motherboard, Open 3.0, designed for energy-efficient data centres

10 years ago

Open Compute Publishes Open Rack Data Centre Standard

The Open Compute Project has released its latest hardware specs for more power efficient data centres

10 years ago

EMC World: Gelsinger Says Facebook’s Open Compute Isn’t Reliable Enough

Facebook's Open Compute Project isn't reliable enough for critical storage, says EMC's Pat Gelsinger. Or is it just too open?

10 years ago

Facebook’s Wide Racks Show The Triumph Of The Cloud

Stop doubting the cloud, says Peter Judge. It has the power to alter one of the industry's fundamental assumptions

10 years ago

Facebook Introduces Open Rack Standard

Facebook's Open Rack spec looks to make data centres more efficient, as tech giants jump on the Open Compute train

10 years ago

Facebook To Tackle Open Source Storage Hardware

Social networking site plans to build own storage hardware to handle growing number of user uploads

10 years ago

Greenpeace And Facebook Decide To Friend One Another

Eco-warriors and social networkers decide to Like one another by joining forces to encourage green data centres

11 years ago

Facebook Expands Green Open Hardware Push

The Open Compute Project is looking deeper into green data centres, from storage to systems management

11 years ago

Red Hat Joins Facebook’s Open Compute Project

Red Hat has joined Facebook's project to make a greater use of open source hardware within new data centres

11 years ago

Slower Disk Drives Could Slash Data Centre Power

Disks that slow down when their data goes 'cold' could cut power in data centres, says a Facebook engineer

11 years ago

Facebook Data Centre Strategist Logging Out

Jonathan Heiliger, instigator of Facebook's green data centre initiative, is leaving at the end of summer

11 years ago

Facebook’s Open Compute Gets Discussion Going

When Facebook opened up its green data centre ideas, it also opened up a big discussion which could provide more…

11 years ago

Facebook Open Sources Green Data Centre Hardware

Facebook shared specs for its custom built low-energy servers, but Greenpeace is not impressed

11 years ago