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Faster, Leaner, Smarter, Better Data Centers

Mar 7th, 2014   In the media
Source: Open Compute

Four years ago, Facebook broke ground on its first greenfield data center project in Prineville, Oregon. In the years since, we’ve deployed six iterations of that design, culminating in the first building currently under construction at our new campus in Altoona, Iowa. With facilities around the w Read more…

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Facebook Announces First Data Center with Rapid Deployment Design

Mar 7th, 2014   In the media
Source: The Next Web

Facebook today announced plans to build the first data center using its new “rapid deployment data center” (RDDC) design, its most efficient method to build a data center yet. It will be located in a second building at the company’s existing campus in Luleå, Sweden, the location of the social Read more…

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Fittingly, Facebook is building an Ikea-style data center in Sweden

Mar 7th, 2014   In the media
Source: Gigaom

In a move hinted at during a keynote at January’s Open Compute Summit, Facebook is building a data center using new techniques that make it akin to building a giant Ikea desk. The company will use these new “rapid deployment data center” techniques on its forthcoming second data ce Read more…

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Facebook to build second data center

Mar 7th, 2014   Press release

Less than a year after setting up a first data center in Sweden, Facebook now reveals plans of starting construction of a second data center shortly. The second building will be situated adjacent to the existing center and house some of the latest innovations within technology and energy efficiency.

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Facebook bygger sitt andra datacenter i Luleå

Mar 6th, 2014   Press release

Mindre än ett år efter att Facebooks första datacenter i Luleå invigdes offentliggör nu bolaget att de startar bygget av ett andra datacenter i inom kort. Den andra byggnaden kommer ligga i anslutning till den befintliga och vara i framkant när det gäller teknik och energieffektivitet.

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