“Our goal was to build a platform that would not only meet our needs today, but also scale to accommodate new modules for future growth.”
Bryce Canyon offers 20% higher density storage compared to Facebook’s first storage platform Open Vault, which was contributed to the Open Compute Project in 2013.
It also offers four times higher computing capacity than that of the Honey Badger storage server designed in 2015.
Facebook has also updated its multi-node compute platform Yosemite by including a hot service to enable servers to function even after the removal of the sled from the chassis.
Launched by Facebook in April 2011, Open Compute Project is an initiative to share the custom-engineered technology in its data centre in Prineville, Oregon. It is aimed at transforming the energy efficiency of global data centres.
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