1. Facebook to world: Clone your own data centers

    Facebook to world: Clone your own data centers
    Facebook today created a foundation to lead Open Compute, borrowing the open source software model to advance a set of freely available data center designs in order to speed hardware innovation and reduce the environmental impact of cloud computing. The company announced initial members and directors of the foundation at the second Open Compute Summit today in New York. It also intends to release details on its guiding principles and how projects will be proposed and handled. Facebook launched the Open Compute Project in April under the idea that the designs and specifications of its data centers can be shared to speed up innovation and improve the energy efficiency of data centers at Facebook and the industry at large.
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