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MIT, Facebook Create Low-Latency Fastpass TCP Replacement

Data scientists from MIT and Facebook have proposed a centralized datacenter network that chucks the traditional Internet architecture used for packet transmission and path selection, replacing it with a ...Full Article

Convey-Dell FPGA Appliance Accelerates Hyperscale Image Resizing

Convey Computer, a maker of hybrid supercomputers based on a mix of X86 processors and field programmable gate array (FPGA) chips, is teaming up with Dell’s Data Center Solutions ...Full Article

Facebook Datacenters Boosting Swedish Economy

Facebook says its first European datacenter in northern Sweden is generating jobs as well as conserving energy. The social media giant broke ground on the facility in Lule√•, Sweden ...Full Article

Google Rethinks The Datacenter

With its vastly profitable search engine and advertising empire, it might seem that Google no longer has to worry about controlling capital expenditures. This is not the case. Google ...Full Article

Facebook Datacenters Fuel Oregon’s Economy

Facebook is taking a familiar tack among technology companies: It wants to move beyond the public perception that it is only a social media company to be seen as ...Full Article

ADP, Dow Jones Help Mainstream Node.js

The one thing that all enterprises are always on the hunt for is a hardware or software technology that can significantly speed up an existing process or, in some ...Full Article

Open Compute In Full Bloom At Facebook North Carolina Datacenter

The Facebook culture is one of hacking bits of software together to make a complex system and constantly tweaking it to improve its performance, efficiency, and scale. This is ...Full Article

AMD Sets “Seattle” ARM Server Chip Launch For Q4

Datacenters that are eager to test out 64-bit ARM server chips with their workloads are going to have to wait a bit longer than they might otherwise like to. ...Full Article

How Facebook Compresses Its 300 PB Data Warehouse

When you have a 300 PB data warehouse running atop Hadoop, you do everything in your power to keep from adding another rack of disk drives to this beast. ...Full Article

Greenpeace Sees Progress Toward ‘Green’ Datacenters

We can’t do much without power, and cloud computing services are using a growing share of the world’s electrical power. That trend is expected to accelerate as emerging markets ...Full Article