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Scaling Facebook Engineering

Posted by David Mortenson  on  Feb 21, 2013 2

David Mortenson details how Facebook maintained efficiency while increasing the number of engineers by reducing the n00b time sink, keeping development fast and avoiding unintended consequences.

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Zipkin: a Distributed Tracing Framework

Posted by Johan Oskarsson  on  Feb 08, 2013

Johan Oskarsson explains how Twitter is using Zipkin to trace a pages in order to see their execution path and to determine the time spent for loading for performance monitoring and analysis.

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Making Connections with Spring Social

Posted by Craig Walls  on  Jan 30, 2013

Craig Walls explains how Spring Social can be used to create social applications or connect to existing ones using their APIs.

Scaling Scalability: Evolving Twitter Analytics

Posted by Dmitriy Ryaboy  on  Jan 13, 2013

Dmitriy Ryaboy shares some of the lessons learned scaling Twitter’s analytics infrastructure: Data loves a schema, Make data sources discoverable, and Make costs visible.

Storm: Distributed and Fault-Tolerant Real-time Computation

Posted by Nathan Marz  on  Jan 04, 2013

Nathan Marz introduces Twitter Storm, outlining its architecture and use cases, and takes a look at future features to be made available.

Petabyte Scale Data at Facebook

Posted by Dhruba Borthakur  on  Dec 17, 2012 3

Dhruba Borthakur discusses the different types of data used by Facebook and how they are stored, including graph data, semi-OLTP data, immutable data for pictures, and Hadoop/Hive for analytics.

Building Social Apps for All Mobile Platforms

Posted by James Pearce  on  Dec 13, 2012

James Pearce discusses the current trends in social applications and some of the challenges and solutions in creating HTML5 applications for mobile devices.

Clojure + Datomic + Storm = Zolodeck

Posted by Amit Rathore  on  Dec 04, 2012

Amit Rathore describes the architecture of Zolodeck, a virtual relationship manager built on Clojure, Datomic, and Storm.

Facebook News Feed: Social Data at Scale

Posted by Serkan Piantino  on  Nov 26, 2012 1

Serkan Piantino discusses news feeds at Facebook: the basics, infrastructure used, how feed data is stored, and Centrifuge – a storage solution.

Real-Time Delivery Architecture at Twitter

Posted by Raffi Krikorian  on  Oct 23, 2012 3

Raffi Krikorian details Twitter’s timeline architecture, its “write path” and “read path”, making it possible to deliver 300k tweets/sec.

Mobile Social Apps, A Natural Fit

Posted by Aryeh Selekman  on  Sep 07, 2012

Aryeh Selekman discusses current trends in the mobile space, some of the technologies useful to integrate Facebook functionality into mobile applications and the latest W3C mobile standards under dev.

Storm: Distributed and Fault-tolerant Real-time Computation

Posted by Nathan Marz  on  Jul 25, 2012

Nathan Marz discusses Storm concepts –streams, spouts, bolts, topologies-, explaining how to use Storms’ Clojure DSL for real-time stream processing, distributed RPS and continuous computations.

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