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Zen: Pinterest's Graph Storage Service



This talk goes over the design motivation for Zen and describe its internals including the API, type system and HBase backend.


Xun Liu is a software engineer in the infrastructure team at Pinterest. He worked in many areas and is currently focusing on storage and caching solutions at Pinterest. Raghavendra Prabhu is engineering manager for the infrastructure team at Pinterest, which is responsible for core backend infrastructure including storage systems, caching, service framework and core business logic.

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Dec 25, 2014