Facebook has reported today that it has plans to set up a new data center in Clonee, Ireland named EU2, because it will be the second data center in the Europe Union, the first one was set up at Luela in Sweden.
Including this new data center, Facebook is going to accomplish sixth of its data center which mirrors the organization’s perpetual developing need to assemble more framework to handle each one of those photographs, videos and ‘likes’
But it is unique than others one, and it is going to make approaches to other high profile tech organization to stare on it.
There are two significant about this information is, it will step on 100% fresh, renewable wind power and the Facebook will be the first data center within EU2. Furthermore, consequently on the planet, it eyes to be 100% powered by Open Compute Project technology.
The Open Compute Project, or OCP, is primarily launched by Facebook in 2011 to totally change how servers and organizing equipment is created to better suit the Internet age. It makes Facebook the unusually vanguard of a development to reconsider extensive scale computing and shiver up a $141 billion business platform.
It has made many matured companies exceptionally nervous, as the OCP can possibly give the lucrative venture market with a less expensive, more relax able different option for their exclusive accomplishment. In the interim, organizations such as Microsoft is in the field to act some of the OCP’s idea into their products.
Presently, Facebook is as of now a client of organizations such as Cisco and Arista Networks in its current server farms, however it’s been attempting to utilize OCP-based tech to lessen its dependence. In mid-2015, Facebook said that OCP tech had officially spared it $2 billion in working expenses.
With EU2, however, Facebook has no less than one information office that is totally and completely fabricated without any preparation utilizing OCP tech. On the off chance that it works, and there’s no motivation to think it won’t, more will presumably take after. And after that different organizations will probably emulate Facebook’s example.