Just weeks before switching on a massive, super-efficient data center in
rural Oregon, Facebook is giving away the designs and specifications to the
whole thing online. In doing so, the company is breaking a long-established
unwritten rule for Web companies: don't share the secrets of your
server-stuffed data warehouses
Concepts, like individuals, have their histories and are just as incapable
withstanding the ravages of time as are individuals. But in and through all
they retain a kind of homesickness for the scenes of their childhood.