Archive for the 'facebook' Category

Real-World Web Application Benchmarking | Facebook

Tuesday, April 19th, 2011

Facebook has build custom web-app testing framework to test server performance. Read it, especially the section on why “standard” SPECxxx benchmarks are not a good measure of anything. Also, ready about performance-per-watt, as this is really import…

How Facebook Ships Code « FrameThink – Frameworks for Thinking People

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

Notes about facebook internal PM process (release, builds, QA, deployments, management, etc)
… Interesting that they manage to do their work like a small startup team, even thought they are #1 site on the Net and have ~ 2K employees.

The Facebook Data Center FAQ (Page 3) « Data Center Knowledge

Friday, October 1st, 2010

article about facebook infrastructure, the 3rd page contains links to different videos and presentations by facebook engineers

The Real Life Social Network v2

Friday, July 16th, 2010

A great presentation [from google] about how people interact socially in the real life and how current social networks represent them. (Needs about 30 min to read)

High Scalability – High Scalability – Facebook’s Memcached Multiget Hole: More machines != More Capacity 

Tuesday, October 27th, 2009

also see Describing some problems with performance/scalability you may have if you partition/shard your data by hash. ( that’s what memcached does.) You may hit the cpu bound limit from the amount of requ…

Friends for Sale Architecture – A 300 Million Page View/Month Facebook RoR App | High Scalability

Tuesday, March 18th, 2008

MySQL Performance Blog » FaceBook Search, Search for social networks

Monday, August 20th, 2007

facebook uses mysql, I didn’t know