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by Dhruba Borthakur on Dec 17, 2012 |

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.


Dhruba Borthakur is an engineer in the Database Engineering Team at Facebook. He has been one of the early committers for the Apache Hadoop Distributed File System. He has been associated with Hadoop since its infancy while working for Yahoo. Dhruba is a contributor to the open source Apache HBase project. Dhruba's current focus is to evaluate alternative SSD-based database technologies.

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