开源服务器的时代真到了?

Facebook公司的数据中心运营总监,在昨天早晨发表了关于如何优化数据中心运维的演讲。从硬件方面看,为了满足它们巨大的用量,她们不得不把精力完全放到硬件的服务提供性上,说白了“黑猫,白猫,能捉到耗子的就是好猫”,因此她们被逼去自己从服务器硬件设计开始构造自己的数据中心神殿。

今天广为关注的的新闻末过Facebook的单人管理上万服务器。上网看了一下此新闻的出处:http://www.datacenterknowledge.com/archives/2013/11/20/facebook-ops-staffer-manages-20000-servers/  本文的描述如下:Delfina Eberly, Director of Data Center Operations, Facebook, presented the Tuesday morning keynote about optimizing data center operations. In terms of hardware, Facebook, because it runs such an enormous volume of servers, focuses on serviceability, including starting from the ground up by influencing server design to ensure easiest and least time consuming methods to repair equipment in the data hall.

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