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First Look: Facebook’s Oregon Cold Storage Facility

First Look: Facebook’s Oregon Cold Storage Facility

October 16th, 2013 By: Jordan Novet fb-hdds-470 Tweet PRINEVILLE, Ore. – Last Thursday, Facebook began migrating data – primarily pictures – to its newly constructed cold storage facility, within walking distance from its two huge data halls containing thousands of servers. On Tuesday, it opened the facility to reporters, […]

What I learned at Facebook’s big data bootcamp

FORTUNE — You may have heard of Facebook’s engineering bootcamp, a six-week onboarding program for new hires to learn the ins and outs of the company’s code base and culture. But over the last few months, the social networking giant has quietly rolled out another program that’s not just for […]