Scaling the Social Graph: Infrastructure at Facebook

Posted in Conferences, Databases, Companies on December 03, 2011


Scaling the Social Graph: Infrastructure at Facebook
Summary
Jason Sobel presents the evolution of Facebook’s infrastructure over time, from the original LAMP stack to the present multi-datacenter configuration, the challenges faced and plans for the future.

Bio
Jason Sobel is an engineering manager on the Infrastructure team at Facebook where he focuses on keeping the site fast and scalable. He helped develop Facebook's multiple datacenter strategy and also worked on Haystack, Facebook's custom built photo storage infrastructure. Before joining Facebook Jason was a member of the WAFL team at NetApp where he worked on file system performance.

About the conference
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