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Facebook Preps Cold Storage Facility In Oregon To House Old Photos
2013-02-23 08:36:56

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online In an attempt to find a more efficient way to host some of the website´s older content, Facebook is preparing to launch a new “cold storage” data center at its Prineville, Oregon facility to free up resources on its main “hot” servers. According to Mike Rogoway of The Oregonian, who broke the story on Wednesday, Facebook users have uploaded more than 240 billion photos to the popular social media...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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