Facebook has 30.000 servers

How many of you where wondering about how many servers does Facebook have?

Facebook has 30,000 servers according to Jeff Rothschild, the vice president of technology at Facebook, that discussed the company’s infrastructure in a presentation last week at UC San Diego.

“Today we have somewhere in the neighborhood of 30,000 servers,” Rothschild said during the Q&A session following his talk, adding that the number ”will be different today than it was yesterday” because Facebook is adding capacity on a daily basis.

That places Facebook among the largest Internet companies that have publicly discussed their server counts.

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Published on 15/10/2009

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