Facebook Open Compute Project: A history of the project that ate the hardware market – Business Insider

It started out as a controversial idea inside Facebook. In four short years, it has turned the $141 billion data-center computer-hardware industry on its head.Facebook’s extraordinary Open Compute Project is doing for hardware what Linux, Android, and many other popular products did for software: making it free and “open source.”

via Facebook Open Compute Project: A history of the project that ate the hardware market – Business Insider.

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