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Facebook Messages: Backup & Replication Systems on HBase
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| by Nicolas Spiegelberg Follow 0 Followers on Jun 30, 2013 | NOTICE: The next QCon is in San Francisco April 9-11, 2018. Join us!

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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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Nicolas Spiegelberg is a storage engineer in the Facebook HBase Engineering team. For three years, he has helped take the open source HBase project from concept to production on multiple critical & large-scale systems within Facebook.

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