Cade Metz from Wired has written great article about Facebook infrastructure.
The trouble is that the Facebook infrastructure now spans four data centers in four separate parts of the world, tens of thousands of computer servers, and more software tools than you could list without taking a deep breath in the middle of it all.
These guys with super-brains have my huge admiration! This kind of stuff interests me zillion times more then any of that other jazz around web apps. like: investments, a-rounds, b-rounds, runaways, buy-outs, sell-outs etc. I was always huge fan of “do-ers” rather then “talk-ers”. (if those are even English words)
Read the full story in Wired.com