This Facebook datacenter lab makes sure it runs perfectly on every device, every time

Facebook’s quarterly earnings typically has one particularly eyebrow-raising statistic: the number of mobile users. That’s why the company’s new Oregon datacenter has a ‘Mobile Device Lab,’ which uses real devices to monitor Facebook performance in real-time. Scaling Facebook In helping connect the world, there’s a unique problem Facebook encounters. If it wants everyone to have the same experience, the app or mobile website has to act the same no matter which device you’re using. The Mobile Device Lab has racks of various devices — from flagships to bargain handsets — that hold up to 60 devices. It started as a…

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