The social network has increasingly embraced an “everything custom” approach to its data facilities.
The new “Eurora” machine outperforms the current leader by 26 percent, thanks to warm-water cooling.
The 451 Group looks at some of the most power-efficient data centers, and digs into what makes them work.
Four Japanese companies, led by NEC, are developing a modular server that uses warmer inlet air to save power.
Facebook says its Forest City, N.C. data center runs on a combination of outside air and misting.
Non-profit group makes the case that higher inlet temperatures can reduce the importance of mechanical chillers in a data center.
Intel and Korea Telecom are testing the feasibility of high-temperature data centers for warm-weather climates.
Facebook offers its first water utilization efficiency measurements.
Google is expanding its European data-center footprint, even as archrival Apple continues to expand its own infrastructure.