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Facebook unveils its data centre scale open-source switch


Facebook might not be the first company that you think of when it comes to data centre hardware, but over the last few years hardware engineering is something that the social network has started to take very seriously, something that happens naturally when your company deals with 890 million daily active users. Today …

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Samsung plans to release caching SSDs for hyperscale datacentres

Samsung Electronics this week acquired Proximal Data, a provider of server-side caching software with I/O intelligence that works within virtualized systems. Thanks to Auto Cache software from Proximal Data, Samsung will be able to offer specialised caching solid-state drives for hyperscale datacentres. This will improve Samsung’s competitive advantages over rivals and …

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NSA was mining Google, Yahoo servers

If you read tech news sites like ours with any frequency, chances are you’re well aware at this point that the NSA has its ear to a glass on every bedroom wall in the digital world. We’re well aware that companies like Google and Facebook cooperate with it and we …

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