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Facebook Messages: Backup & Replication Systems on HBase



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.


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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Software is Changing the World. QCon empowers software development by facilitating the spread of knowledge and innovation in the developer community. A practitioner-driven conference, QCon is designed for technical team leads, architects, engineering directors, and project managers who influence innovation in their teams.

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Jun 30, 2013