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Faceboook Gets Smarter with Graph Engine Optimization

Last fall, the folks in Facebook's engineering team talked about how they employed the Apache Giraph engine to build a graph on its Hadoop platform that can host more than a trillion edges. While the Graph Search engine is capable of massive graphing tasks, there were some workloads that remained outside the company's technical capabilities--until now. Read more…

Facebook’s Ambitious Global Big Data Program

What’s cooler than millions of Facebook users? Billions of Facebook users. Or so supposes a report released this week by Facebook’s group. Officially launched late last month, is a group that combines the powers of Facebook, Ericsson, MediaTek, Nokia, Opera, Qualcomm, and Samsung toward the ideal of making Internet access available “to the next five billion people.” Read more…