Facebook shows the promise of SDN with new networking tech

Facebook detailed on Friday a new networking technology dubbed Data Center Fabric that coordinates all of the information flowing throughout its new data center in Altoona, Iowa. The Altoona facility is the first Facebook data center to showcase the new technology and going forward all new data centers will have it installed, said Alexey Andreyev, a Facebook network engineer.…

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Why companies that rely on open-source projects must insist on a strong, enforceable code of conduct

With strong personalities at play and a lack of any legal recourse, companies involved with open-source projects may get more than they bargain for when harassment and even death threats occur. But in these situations, it may help to have an enforceable code of conduct to stop problems before they happen.…

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