News of the Weird: Facebook's cloud got drenched

  • by: CHUCK SHEPHERD
  • Updated: July 5, 2013 - 1:25 PM

The executive in charge of the electronic infrastructure of Facebook confirmed to London’s information-technology website the Register in June that when the company inaugurated its first “cloud” data-storage facility in Prineville, Ore., in 2011, the equipment was “drenched” when an actual cloud formed inside the building. Facebook had only hinted previously at a Prineville “humidity event,” according to the Register.

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