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The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Tuning

Posted by Keith Adams  on  Nov 27, 2013 Posted by Keith Adams Follow 1 Followers  on  Nov 27, 2013

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

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Taking PHP Seriously

Posted by Keith Adams  on  Nov 05, 2013 3 Posted by Keith Adams Follow 1 Followers  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.

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Facebook Messages: Backup & Replication Systems on HBase

Posted by Nicolas Spiegelberg  on  Jun 30, 2013 Posted by Nicolas Spiegelberg  Followers  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.

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The HipHop Compiler for PHP

Posted by Guilherme Ottoni  on  Mar 12, 2013 Posted by Guilherme Ottoni Follow 0 Followers  on  Mar 12, 2013

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

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The Facebook Release Process

Posted by Chuck Rossi  on  Feb 27, 2013 Posted by Chuck Rossi Follow 0 Followers  on  Feb 27, 2013

Chuck Rossi unveils some of the tools and processes used by Facebook for pushing new updates every day.

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Scaling Facebook Engineering

Posted by David Mortenson  on  Feb 21, 2013 2 Posted by David Mortenson Follow 0 Followers  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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Petabyte Scale Data at Facebook

Posted by Dhruba Borthakur  on  Dec 17, 2012 3 Posted by Dhruba Borthakur Follow 0 Followers  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.

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Building Social Apps for All Mobile Platforms

Posted by James Pearce  on  Dec 13, 2012 Posted by James Pearce Follow 0 Followers  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.

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Facebook News Feed: Social Data at Scale

Posted by Serkan Piantino  on  Nov 26, 2012 1 Posted by Serkan Piantino Follow 0 Followers  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.

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Mobile Social Apps, A Natural Fit

Posted by Aryeh Selekman  on  Sep 07, 2012 Posted by Aryeh Selekman Follow 0 Followers  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.

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Big Data Architectures at Facebook

Posted by Ashish Thusoo  on  Jul 18, 2012 Posted by Ashish Thusoo Follow 0 Followers  on  Jul 18, 2012

Ashish Thusoo presents the data scalability issues at Facebook and the data architecture evolution from EDW to Hadoop to Puma.

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HBase @ Facebook

Posted by Kannan Muthukkaruppan  on  Sep 29, 2011 1 Posted by Kannan Muthukkaruppan Follow 0 Followers  on  Sep 29, 2011 1

Kannan Muthukkaruppan overviews HBase, explaining what Facebook Messages is and why they chose HBase to implement it, their contribution to HBase, and what they plan to use it for in the future.

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