Open Compute Summit V Goodness

Interested in how Facebook and Google grow their data centers quickly? The secret, they build their own scalable servers.

You can learn from the Open Compute Project (OCP). They share the most efficient designs for scalable computing.

The Fifth Open Compute Summit is taking place in the San Jose Convention Center, San Jose, CA. This is a great foundation, and it’s exciting to see the change taking place in the Data Center. For those of you unaware of the Open Compute Project, here is a snippet from their website.

Open Compute Project

What is Open Compute Project

The Open Compute Project Foundation is a rapidly growing community of engineers around the world whose mission is to design and enable the delivery of the most efficient server, storage, and data center hardware designs for scalable computing. We believe that openly sharing ideas, specifications, and other intellectual property is the key to maximizing innovation and reducing operational complexity in the scalable computing space.

The Open Compute Project Foundation provides a structure in which individuals and organizations can share their intellectual  property with Open Compute Projects.

How can you follow the event?

To make this summit accessible to folks who could not make it. They are streaming keynotes and other notable presentations on YouTube. You can view their channel here.

I’ve complied a list of some other important links from day one that you might want to check out.

Enjoy day two of the event – don’t forget to follow them on Twitter and let me know on Twitter if you attended and what your number one takeaway was.