08 Apr '11, 4am

Facebook to share data centre secrets - TODAYonline

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg (picture) plans to share the social-networking site's data-centre and server designs with other companies to help the technology industry become more efficient. The effort, called the Open Compute Project, will provide access to technology Facebook developed with Intel, AMD, HP and Dell, the Palo Alto, California-based company said. By better regulating computer workloads, power consumption and cooling, Facebook says data centres can use 38 per cent less energy and cost 24 per cent less to build. "We're not the only ones who need the kind of hardware that we're building out," Mr Zuckerberg said yesterday. BLOOMBERG

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