08 Apr '11, 3pm

Facebook Data Center Slashes Energy Use

Now the company has announced the formation of the Open Compute Project , an industry-wide initiative that it says will share best practices for creating the most economical and energy-efficient data centers. Facebook will start by publishing specifications and mechanical designs for hardware including motherboards, power supply, server chassis, server racks and battery cabinets.

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Facebook Pushes For Efficient Data Centers

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