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43:49

The Haxl Project at Facebook

Posted by Simon Marlow  on  Jun 15, 2014

Simon Marlow describes a concurrency-based system built with Haskell that allows front-end programmers to write business logic to access all the back-end services in a concise and consistent way.

42:10

PHP, Seriously!

Posted by Keith Adams  on  Feb 26, 2014 1

Keith Adams examines the strengths that made PHP a dominant language in its niche, highlighting Facebook's attempts at remedying its inconsistencies and misfeatures while maintaining its strengths.

49:17

Scaling Engineering Culture at Twitter

Posted by Raffi Krikorian  on  Feb 25, 2014

Raffi Krikorian discusses the software engineering challenges met re-architecting Twitter and the cultural change impact that came with it.

45:31

The Facebook Mobile Release Process

Posted by Christian Legnitto  on  Feb 25, 2014

Christian Legnitto offers insight in some of the tools and processes used by Facebook for pushing new updates to their mobile apps.

39:39

Growing from the Few to the Many: Scaling the Operations Organization at Facebook

Posted by Pedro Canahuati  on  Dec 16, 2013

Pedro Canahuati describes how Facebook's operations maintains their infrastructure, including challenges faced and lessons learned: prioritizing calls, managing technical debt, incident management.

43:38

The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Tuning

Posted by Keith Adams  on  Nov 27, 2013

Keith Adams shares HHVM insights showing how a system can become very performant if it is well tuned.

39:14

Taking PHP Seriously

Posted by Keith Adams  on  Nov 05, 2013 3

Keith Adams outlines PHP's strengths and Facebook's attempts at remedying the inconsistencies and misfeatures in the core language.

43:03

Implementing a DSL for Social Modeling: an Embedded Approach Using Scala

Posted by Juan Manuel, Jesús López González  on  Oct 13, 2013

Juan Manuel and Jesús López González share their experience gathered over five years designing and implementing Speech, a DSL for programming social processes.

49:30

Decomposing Twitter: Adventures in Service-Oriented Architecture

Posted by Jeremy Cloud  on  Jul 03, 2013 2

Jeremy Cloud discusses SOA at Twitter, approaches taken for maintaining high levels of concurrency, and briefly touches on some functional design patterns used to manage code complexity.

51:20

Facebook Messages: Backup & Replication Systems on HBase

Posted by Nicolas Spiegelberg  on  Jun 30, 2013

Nicolas Spiegelberg discusses Facebook Messages built on top of HBase, the systems involved and the scaling challenges for handling 500TB of new data per month.

38:00

Timelines at Scale

Posted by Raffi Krikorian  on  Apr 03, 2013

Raffi Krikorian explains the architecture used by Twitter to deal with thousands of events per sec - tweets, social graph mutations, and direct messages-.

21:17

The HipHop Compiler for PHP

Posted by Guilherme Ottoni  on  Mar 12, 2013

Guilherme Ottoni presents the design, implementation, and an evaluation of the HipHop compiler for PHP.

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