Facebook today introduced Bryce Canyon, a new storage unit that adds density by inserting 72 disks vertically into a 4U enclosure, boosting Facebook’s storage capacity. (Photo: Facebook)
Facebook is teaming with Panasonic on Freeze Ray, a commercial version of Blu-Ray cold storage, designed to provide a new alternative for companies seeking to store massive amounts of data in long-term storage archives.
The Blu-Ray disks you use to watch movies can now store your Facebook photos and status updates. We take a look inside Facebook’s cold storage data center.