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How an Open Compute server works

Source:  TechTarget

Facebook runs Open Compute Project hardware in its data centers. The OCP aims to strip away unnecessary customization from servers, network switches and other data center components.

The Open Compute server comprises modular, easy-to-remove and standardized components. Each element is as inexpensive as possible, following the approach that commodity + volume = powerful efficiency.

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