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Facebook News Feed: Social Data at Scale
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by Serkan Piantino on Nov 26, 2012 | NOTICE: The next QCon is in San Francisco Nov 7-11, 2016. Join us!

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


Serkan Piantino is an engineering manager at Facebook and is the head of Facebook’s new engineering office in New York City. He manages the teams that power Facebook Messages and Chat. His previous experience includes building the infrastructure and ranking algorithms for News Feed, managing development of new versions of the Facebook home page, and leading development of Timeline.

Software is changing the world; QCon aims to empower software development by facilitating the spread of knowledge and innovation in the enterprise software development community; to achieve this, QCon is organized as a practitioner-driven conference designed for people influencing innovation in their teams: team leads, architects, project managers, engineering directors.

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