Online platforms have become central to our daily lives. That’s why outages have become big news, a fact reflected in the year’s Top 10 stories at Data Center Frontier, which were topped by high-profile outages for Facebook and OVH.
As a social networking giant, Facebook has massive data center needs for all the vacation pictures, status updates, and funny videos that are uploaded every minute. These data demands have created spaces for Facebook to innovate, including networking, AI, hardware, and renewable energy generation.
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Altoona, Iowa will become Meta’s largest cloud campus with the addition of two new data centers. The new capacity will boost the Altoona campus to more than 5 million square feet of data center space,
Meta currently has 47 data centers under construction, the company said this week, reflecting the extraordinary scope of the ongoing expansion of world’s digital infrastructure.
As Meta begins building a digital metaverse to house a future version of the Facebook social network, it is rolling out new networking hardware and software to power its effort. Here’s a closer look at today’s announcements from the OCP Summit.
October was the busiest month ever for audience growth at Data Center Frontier, reflecting growing awareness of digital infrastructure. Here are the 10 most popular stories on Data Center Frontier in October 2021.
Facebook says that a configuration error broke its connection with a key network backbone, disconnecting Facebook from all of data centers and leaving its DNS servers unreachable, the company said.
Facebook’s growth and the industry’s approach to sustainability were the hot topics for September for readers of Data Center Frontier. Here are the 10 most popular stories in September 2021.
Facebook is pursuing a massive expansion of its data center infrastructure in Oregon, prompting developer QTS Data Centers to seek approvals for more renewable energy for its new campus in Hillsboro.
Facebook has invested $16 billion in building and operating its data centers in the United States, the company said yesterday as it unveiled a new web site showcasing its plans for 40 million square feet of global data center infrastructure.
Capital, climate and cooling were the major themes that DCF readers were tracking closely last month. Here are the 10 most popular stories on Data Center Frontier in August 2021.