Facebook's Prineville cold storage facility opens

Facebook's Prineville cold storage facility opens

Facebook's new cold storage facility next to its two Prineville data centers began operating last week.

The cold storage building will allow Facebook to store old photos and data from its 1.15 billion users on separate servers from hot data, new photos and tags being added daily and accessed frequently.

The result is far lower energy costs for Facebook at its Prineville site.

Read more at The Bend Bulletin.