Facebook Data Center Server Board

Facebook engineer Joshua Crass holds up a server board he and his team installed at the new data center. The exact number of dual-socket boards is proprietary, but it's "many tens of thousands."

 

Intel Free Press story: A Peek Inside Facebook's Oregon Data Center. Tens of thousands of energy-efficient servers handle the deluge of data generated by more than 800 million users.

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    Facebook’s data centre are highly optimized; in just two years they managed to use 38% less energy thus reducing costs with around 24%. After all, Facebook needs capable data centres to deal with the 6 billion daily “Likes”.
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Taken on January 18, 2012
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