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    Taking Open19 from Concept to Industry Standard

    May 23, 2017

    In July 2016, LinkedIn unveiled Open19, a new project with the aim to establish open standards for servers based on a common form factor to change the way future data centers will be built. Since that time, we have received an outpouring of support and interest from the community in both the project and the vision behind it. So, in keeping with our open source...

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    Open19: A New Vision for the Data Center

    July 19, 2016

    This week at the DatacenterDynamics Webscale conference, I have the privilege of announcing the first step in a long journey, an initiative that we hope will further the state of hardware in the data center. Called Open19, this new project aims to establish a new open standard for servers based on a common form factor. The goals of Open19 are to provide lower...

  • The LinkedIn Data Center 100G Transformation

    March 24, 2016

    LinkedIn’s continued growth will require us to grow our data centers to the mega scale in the next 3-5 years. Project Altair is our approach to creating a massively scalable data center fabric. The new LinkedIn data center being built in Oregon, known internally as LOR1, will be our first built for mega data center architecture that will enable us to step from...