Inside Facebook’s Data Center Near the Arctic Circle

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On the edge of the Arctic Circle, where the River Lule meets the Gulf of Bothnia, lies a very important building. Facebook’s newest data center – in Luleå, Sweden – is now handling live traffic from around the world. Facebook claims Luleå is likely to be one of the most efficient and sustainable data centers in the world. All the equipment inside is powered by locally generated hydro-electric energy. It is 100% renewable and they have been able to reduce the number of backup generators required at the site by more than 70%.

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Via Design You Trust – Design Blog and Community http://designyoutrust.com/2013/06/inside-facebooks-data-cent…

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