More hardware will open up — it’s inevitable. Hardware in the data center is no exception. Hardware in the data center is no exception. As Tim O’Reilly said in his keynote at the Open Compute Summit, innovation in the data center is critical for keeping up with the Internet’s pace of innovation. A first step is opening the hardware so people can hack it and adapt it to the data that flows at an… → Read More
“Open” this, “open” that: It seems like everything is “open” these days. Well hello, people, Bill Gates’ gravy boat has run aground. It’s time to get out the Starship and fly in those open clouds. → Read More
We’re live today at a Facebook event at their headquarters in Palo Alto. They’ve already noted that this event won’t be about a consumer facing product, but instead will be about the underlying technology that powers the service. And to that end, they’ve announced a new iniative, The Open Compute Project.
So what is it? Facebook is opening up the specifications and design documents that went into… → Read More