Data Centre Server Rack
- 2014-09-01 in China
Data Centre Server rack with hard drive modules removed, made by Delta Electronics, Inc, China, for Facebook, Inc., Menlo Park, California, USA, 2014. Used in Facebook's Data Centre in Lulea, Sweden, located above the Arctic Circle.
Vast quantities of our online data travel through undersea cables and are stored in racks like these. The data stored within them can be used to build detailed pictures of each of us. This information about our lifestyles, our friends, our hopes, opinions and fears can be used to target advertising and sell us products. But it can also be used to influence public opinion in other ways. The secrets revealed by big data can change society.
- Computing & Data Processing
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overall, without casters: 2050 mm x 600 mm x 1070 mm,
overall, with casters: 2110 mm x 600 mm x 1070 mm,
overall, crated: 2360 mm x 950 mm x 1195 mm, 756 kg
Estimate: 2100 mm x 600 mm x 1220 mm, 800 kg
- Facebook Inc.
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