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Reinventing Facebook’s data center network

When we first shared details of our data center fabric , we were supporting 1.35 billion people on one app. Since then, we have openly shared our journey of building our own switches , writing FBOSS (our own network operating system) and continuing to scale out various aspects of the network. Most recently, we …

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Written by Facebook Code - - Aggregated on Thursday March 14, 2019


AI blog roundup

On our new AI blog , we shed light on the Smart Camera that powers Portal, our video-calling device; share a new technique for safety-critical neural network applications; and discuss the future of deep learning hardware. Yann LeCun on the future of deep learning The future of AI and deep learning is closely …

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Written by Facebook Code - - Aggregated on Tuesday March 12, 2019


Building backbone network infrastructure

Our engineers have spent years working to keep the physical systems that power Facebook products and services cutting-edge, efficient, and capable of scaling as trends such as video and virtual reality have increased the demand for capacity. To provide the 2.7 billion people using our products with the best possible …

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Written by Facebook Code - - Aggregated on Saturday March 2, 2019


F8 2019 registration now open

Registration is officially open for F8 2019, Facebook’s annual developer conference, being held April 30 and May 1, 2019, in San Jose, California. This year, we’ll celebrate the developers, creators, entrepreneurs, and innovators building on our platform and showcase how social technologies can enable the best of …

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Written by Facebook Code - - Aggregated on Thursday February 28, 2019


Open-sourcing Magma to extend mobile networks

WHAT’S NEW: We’re open-sourcing a software platform that will help operators to deploy mobile networks quickly and easily. Magma provides a software-centric distributed mobile packet core and tools for automating network management. WHY IT MATTERS: Mobile packet cores are important infrastructure for any …

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Written by Facebook Code - - Aggregated on Monday February 25, 2019


Releasing Hooks for React 16.8

WHAT’S NEW: We’ve released React  Hooks , a powerful new way to write components and reuse code between them. React 16.8 is the first stable React release with support for Hooks. React Native will also support Hooks in its 0.59 release. Hooks are fully backward compatible and work alongside your existing code. …

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Written by Facebook Code - - Aggregated on Friday February 22, 2019