Facebook New Datacenter At Lulea – Sweden
Facebook built it’s new datacenter at icy cold location, Lulea – Sweden [Wiki Here]. Lulea have short mild summer with a long cold snowy winters. The new datacenter, a new 27,000 square meter (290,000 square foot), is built base on Open Compute standards, powered by hydro electric (renewable energy) and “vanity free” storage and hardware from the Open Compute Project [Link Here].
To check out the photo gallery head down to Facebook’s Lulea Page [Link Here].
Check out the time lapsed video of the datacenter below
While many companies out there are adapting to “Green Datacenters”, namely Google, Open Compute Project is an initiative started by Facebook [Wiki Here] to share open hardware servers and data centers design following the model associated to open source software projects.