OCP Hackathon Winner: The Codeless Hack

Our second blog post about the OCP Summit’s hardware hackathon comes from Derek Jouppi and Andrew Andrade who are interns at Facebook and won the hack with a new design for the Open Rack V2’s Battery Backup Unit. Derek and I decided to take part in the hardware hackathon at the Open Compute Summit o (...)

OCP Hackathon Winner: Adaptive Storage

For the last three OCP Summits, engineers with a passion for open source technologies and hardware have come together for a 24-hour hackathon where they work nonstop in a competition to create the best hack. This year, three teams won the hackathon, and two of them will share their experiences on th (...)

Faster, Leaner, Smarter, Better Data Centers

Four years ago, Facebook broke ground on its first greenfield data center project in Prineville, Oregon. In the years since, we’ve deployed six iterations of that design, culminating in the first building currently under construction at our new campus in Altoona, Iowa. With facilities around the wor (...)

Request for Comment - OCP Hardware License Agreement

As announced at Summit V, OCP is now adding new hardware licensing option for our contributors. As I mentioned in my earlier blog post, you, the community, would be given the opportunity to review this new license and give us feedback. Below is our rationale behind the decision to create this new li (...)

Join us in Macau - OCP Workshop - Registration Open

The Open Compute Project Foundation would like to extend an invitation to join us at our upcoming OCP Workshop which is being co-located with Linaro Connect on 5-6 March in Macau, SAR. Learn about our membership, spec, and certification processes. We'll have talks from some of our members about thei (...)

OCP Day at Facebook Ireland

Registration is open and you're invited... ...to join members of the OCP Foundation and other organizations at Facebook Ireland. We'll be on hand to guide you through getting involved with OCP on a personal and organizational level. If you missed OCP Summit V and want to know more about what OCP is (...)

OCP Summit V: Keynote Videos

Missed out on the livestream? Catch up on the keynotes here. A full list of video replays can be foundhere. Day Two - Keynotes Fireside Chat:Marc Andreessen (Co-founder and General Partner, Andreessen Horowitz); Andy Bectholsheim (Founder, Chief Development Officer, and Chairman, Arista Networks); (...)