Videos tagged with Facebook


Scaling the Social Graph: Infrastructure at Facebook

Scaling the Social Graph: Infrastructure at Facebook

Posted in Conferences, Databases, Companies

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 strat...

Tags: Conferences, Databases, MySQL, Facebook, InfoQ, Architecture, QCon, Stories & Case Studies, Performance & Scalability, social networking, QCon San Francisco 2010, ...



Scale at Facebook

Scale at Facebook

Posted in Conferences, Development, Companies

Summary Beside presenting the overall Facebook architecture and scaling solutions used, Aditya Agarwal talks about the iterative process of constantly improving the site, making sure to avoid over-engineering and adapting along the way by dropping solutions that worked in the past but are no longer useful. The last part of the session was dedicated to answering questions from the audience. Bio ...

Tags: Conferences, PHP, Facebook, InfoQ, Architecture, QCon, Iteration, memcache, Performance & Scalability, Development, Services, ...


Tekzilla Daily Tip #539: CES 2010: Exclusive Video of Dell's Tablet Concept - Don't call it a Slate!

Tekzilla Daily Tip #539: CES 2010: Exclusive Video of Dell's Tablet Concept - Don't call it a Slate!

Posted in Companies, Mobile, Operating Systems, Podcasts

Yes, it actually works! We snuck into Dell’s secret suite to get the goods on the hottest product at CES.It’s Dell’s new slate, a concept model with a beautiful 5” screen. The handheld slate is based on Android – and includes Facebook, video playback and more.

Tags: Apple, Technologies, Facebook, Android, Revision3, Tekzilla, Phone, video, Twitter, Tekzilla Daily Tip, Broadcasting, ...







Scaling Facebook with OpenSource tools

Scaling Facebook with OpenSource tools

Posted in Conferences, Development, Databases, Operating Systems, Companies

This talk will give you a better idea of what it takes to scale Facebook.From the day that Mark Zuckerberg started building Facebook in his Harvard dorm room in 2004 to today, the site has been built on common open source software such as Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP. Today Facebook reaches over 350 million people per month, is the largest PHP site in the World, and has released major pieces o...

Tags: Conferences, PHP, Databases, MySQL, OS, Scalability, Linux, apache, Facebook, Memcached, Hive, ...


Tekzilla Daily Tip #527: CES 2010: Ford SYNC is a PC on Wheels

Tekzilla Daily Tip #527: CES 2010: Ford SYNC is a PC on Wheels

Posted in Companies, Mobile, Podcasts

It’s a brave new car, with digital screens on the dashboard and around the speedometer, plus LCD mood lighting and twitter integration. Ford introduced its updated SYNC interface, showing off a completely customizable dashboard, along with an open API that will allow other internet applications to easily plug into its upcoming lineup. They also showed off web applications streaming to the new T...

Tags: Apple, Technologies, Microsoft, iPhone, Facebook, keynote, Edge, text, lcd, Apps, speech, ...


Velocity 09: David Wei and Changhao Jiang, "Frontend Performance Engineering in Facebook"

Velocity 09: David Wei and Changhao Jiang, "Frontend Performance Engineering in Facebook"

Posted in Conferences, Testing, Web Technologies, Development, Graphics, Companies

In Facebook, we integrate features and applications deeply into each page. Such deep integration presents both opportunities and challenges to the frontend performance engineering (“Frontend” refers to browser render time): Each feature is integrated into many pages. There is large common intersection of HTML, Javascript, and stylesheets between pages. As a user clicking throug...

Tags: Conferences, Testing, Technologies, AJAX, Javascript, Design, Scalability, HTML, CSS, Facebook, Performance, ...