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Notes from Social graph and the Database

From Jeff Rothschild, VP of technology, Facebook

  1. The power of connectedness
  2. Impact on the database
  3. Our challenge 
  • The power of connectedness
    • photo tagging
    • getting an email that someone tagged a photo in Facebook
    • inter tagging between friends and it continues as a network
    • outstanding growth because of the photo tagging
    • 26B photos in archive now
    • Most trafficked photos applications than anybody else
    • events, invites impact on social graph
    • Opening up the social graph to outside and create a platform and API, so other developers can make use of it (28K applications so far)
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