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Facebook Opens Up Datacentre Design

May 11, 2011, 19:11 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rory MacDonald)

[ Thanks to Linux User & Developer magazine for this link. ]

"The company is publishing specifications and mechanical designs for the hardware used in the datacentre under an Open Web Foundation Final Specification Agreement (OWFa 1.0) license. Initially, these will include motherboards, power supply, server chassis, server rack, and battery cabinets. In addition, Facebook is sharing its datacentre electrical and mechanical construction specifications."

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