For Facebook, server efficiency is no small potatoes

09/24/2013 | Techworld (U.K.)

Facebook doesn't shy away from inventive attempts to improve data-server efficiency, including using a potato-based material. "We created a thermal lid out of that starchy material but we found out pretty quickly that when you heat that up it smells a lot like french fries," said Frank Frankovsky, a Facebook executive.

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