"I work for Dick Jones! Dick Jones! He's the Number Two Guy at OCP. OCP runs the cops"
Open Compute Project to design open silicon and optics in Strategy 2.0
The Open Compute Project has outlined a strategy to take it into its second decade, and will pursue open silicon designs and do more work to enable future innovations in optical networking, AI, and immersion cooling. The Project (OCP) was founded in 2011 when Facebook decided to share the hardware and data centre …
Wednesday 11th August 2021 21:12 GMT ScissorHands
The scale issue cuts both ways
OCP hardware is so different from anything else in a datacenter and needs so much specialty support that it only makes sense if you're deploying several rows of racks or you have a greenfield deployment; if you have just two or three racks it doesn't make sense, and Inspur won't return your calls anyway.