Meta has announced that it is deploying a new network timing protocol, Precision Time Protocol (PTP), which will keep each server in its data centers on the same time. Servers must be coordinated, otherwise, users can experience delays, errors, and outages.In contrast to Network Time Protocol...
Metro: Salt Lake City
Country: United States
Region: North America
Total Building SqFt: 970,000
Total Power: ??? NN
The Facebook data center will be a 970,000 square foot building, located in northern Utah County, at the Sweetwater Industrial Park in Eagle Mountain, Utah.
The project received $150 million in tax incentives. However, Facebook is investing more than $750 million in addition to $100 million in utility infrastructure, which includes a new electrical substation that will bring 1,000 megawatts of new power delivery capacity to the region to support additional economic development.
The data center will be powered by 100%, net-new renewable energy through utilization of Rocky Mountain Power's available renewable energy tariffs. It represents the first use of Rocky Mountain Power’s Electric Service Schedule 34, which allows qualified customers to receive power from completely renewable sources.