Facebook Linux, What Distro is it?

Posted by red5 on Sep 11, 2012 7:50 AM EST
InternetNews.com; By Sean Michael Kerner
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We've all known for some time that Facebook's infrastructure is for the most part running on Linux. What I didn't know until very recently was which Linux distribution Facebook was using. I caught up with Amir Michael, Server system lead at Facebook the other week at LinuxCon and I asked him. According to Michael, Facebook Linux was based originally on CentOS 5.2. Facebook uses one image that is placed on every server that they have.

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