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SlideshowFacebook in Production Testing of Open 'Wedge' Switch

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The Wedge switch incorporates 16 ports, scalable to 32; two power supplies, one fan; a main board made for CPU rather than graphics processor, and a microserver on top. Source: Facebook.
The Wedge switch incorporates 16 ports, scalable to 32; two power supplies, one fan; a main board made for CPU rather than graphics processor, and a microserver on top. Source: Facebook.

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Kruz
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Kruz,
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8/31/2014 | 6:00:36 PM
Re: FBOSS: The Forbin Project
This would be a great innovation in the os realm but I wonder if Facebook can pull this up. I wonder how successful was their last integration with linux: Facebook home.
Atlantis-dude
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8/29/2014 | 7:04:36 PM
Outside the DC
Where would its first application be?
jabailo
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jabailo,
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8/28/2014 | 11:19:34 AM
FBOSS: The Forbin Project
Sounds like Facebook is building an autonomous OS!

With "FBOSS," we can also leverage existing Facebook tools for environmental monitoring that give us insight into the systems' performance, like cooling fan behavior, internal temperatures, and voltage levels. These details allow us to accurately determine power usage and efficiency, performance, and predictive maintenance.

https://code.facebook.com/posts/681382905244727/introducing-wedge-and-fboss-the-next-steps-toward-a-disaggregated-network/

Eventually maybe they'll plug us all into it, along with our Friends!

 
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