Facebook Following in Google's Footsteps, Seeks to Dump Intel for ARM

2013-Dec-16 | Tags: server

Linux on ARMIt’s not just Google that’s concerned about the possible NSA-built backdoors into computer hardware, but also Facebook. It seems that the company is already making sure that its code would be compatible with such a move if it makes the switch from Intel to ARM.

So, if Facebook takes the decision to change Intel’s chips for ARM’s, everything would be all set ahead of time.

Reports indicate that the team over at Facebook is already implementing ARM processor support in its translation engine, while also looking for an experienced software engineer to help port the “world’s best PHP run-time on servers based on ARM processor.”

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