Open Compute

Open source software has been the basis of most of the innovation in IT the past years: virtualization, the new mobile OS (Android and IOS), the lionshare of new apps, Big Data analytical software, new storage software, Internet of Things... have all been inspired or even build upon open source software. Could open hardware be a similar powerful source for a steady stream of improvements in hardware and datacenter design?

Facebook's "Open Compute" Server tested

Facebook had 22 Million active users in the middle of 2007; fast forward to 2011 and the site now has 800 Million active users, with 400 million of them...

63 by Johan De Gelas on 11/3/2011

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