Facebook is beefing up its high performance computing horsepower with Big Basin, an AI server powered by eight NVIDIA GPU accelerators. Big Basin was introduced at today’s Open Compute Summit.
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)
The Open Compute Project U.S. Summit will be held on March 8-9, 2017 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in San Jose, California.
Aquila Systems and cooling specialist Clustered Systems introduced a new server offering warm-water liquid cooling for hyperscale data centers using Open Compute designs.
Schneider Electric and Emerson Network Power are actively engaging with the Open Compute Project, introducing racks, power equipment and even new business units designed to build upon the community’s progress.
Facebook is building a new generation Open Compute hardware, part of its vision for powerful data centers that will use artificial intelligence and virtual reality to deliver experiences over the Internet. Here’s how they’re doing it.
The hyperscale data center of the future will run on 48 volt DC power, according to Google, which unveiled the custom design powering its servers and joined the Open Compute Project to evangelize this vision to the world.
Managed cloud specialist Rackspace has played a key role in adapting Open Compute project designs for multi-tenant data center environments. The Rackspace team provides a look inside its data centers and the process of integrating OCP equipment.