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Microsoft and Facebook start the Co-Packaged Optics Collaboration to address growing networking demands

Data center architectures are changing rapidly and that’s putting a lot of pressure on IT organizations trying to keep up with the greater networking demands. To address that challenge, Microsoft and Facebook are teaming up to form the Co-Packaged Optics (CPO) Collaboration, which will be a project under the Joint Development Foundation. According to Microsoft, … continue reading

Facebook open-sources new approach for handling OOM situations

Facebook believes it has developed a faster and more reliable solution for resolving common out-of-memory (OOM) situations. The company announced it is open sourcing oomd, a userspace OOM killer. The solution was designed with two key features: pre-OOM hooks and a custom plugin system. According to the company, pre-OOM hooks provide visibility into an OOM … continue reading

OpenBMC and Linux Foundation join forces to codify open-source BMC firmware stack

IBM will be providing its OpenBMC code base to the Linux Foundation in support of the latter’s efforts to define a BMC stack that will work across varied systems including enterprise, HPC, telco and cloud-scale data centers. The OpenBMC Project’s community has already made substantial contributions towards open-source baseboard management controller firmware, but with the … continue reading

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