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With more than 845 million users and counting, Facebook generates a lot of Big Data. Managing it all takes a lot of space and a lot of energy. After 16 months, Facebook’s new data center is up and running. It only took 2,000 people, and 1.2 million hours, to get the server farms online. Facebook now has two data centers in the United States. The first is located in Prineville, Oregon; the new one is in Forest City, North Carolina.