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How Facebook Scales Big Data Systems



Jeff Johnson introduces Apollo, a hierarchical NoSQL data system meant to deal with Facebook's distributed storage needs.


As a Software Engineer at Facebook New York, Jeff Johnson leverages his expertise in large-scale data replication, distributed computing and coordination, data storage, and a range of other engineering skills to improve the overall Facebook experience for its 1.23 billion users. Jeff graduated from Princeton University with a degree in Computer Science.

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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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Aug 10, 2014