Peek inside Facebook’s massive data centers

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If you open Facebook on your phone for 30 seconds, your activity most likely touches more than 1,000 servers.

Much of that “magic” happens in the social network’s own massive data centers.

Since 2011, Facebook has built centers in Oregon, Iowa, North Carolina, and Sweden with innovative, environmentally conscious designs that it has made available to the public through its Open Compute Project.

In July, it began constructing a fifth in Fort Worth, Texas.

Take a peek inside those centers and see where all your Facebook data “lives.”

See entire article at Business Insider.


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