A Match Made in Heaven? The Social Graph and the Database

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Social applications integrate information about many different facets of people’s lives. Join us as Jeff Rothschild from Facebook looks at the power of the social graph, how it can increase the utility and adoption of applications, and its implications on storage architectures.

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Jeff Rothschild


Jeff Rothschild is Vice President of Technology at Facebook, where he focuses
on scalability and performance. Prior to Facebook, Jeff focused on storage
management and Internet services as an investor and entrepreneur. He
previously co-founded Veritas Software, where he was responsible for product
strategy and architecture. Jeff also co-founded Mpath Interactive/Hearme, the
Internet multiplayer games and voice chat service, where he served as Vice
President of Engineering. He is also a consulting partner with Accel Partners
and during his tenure has worked with Walmart.com, Rhapsody Networks and
Mendocino Software. Jeff holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology and master’s
degree in computer science from Vanderbilt University.

  • Kickfire
  • Zmanda, Inc.
  • Continuent
  • EDS
  • JasperSoft
  • Sun Microsystems
  • Symantec Anti-Virus Software
  • XAware
  • Data Direct Technologies
  • Dolphin Interconnect Solutions
  • Hewlett Packard
  • Infobright, Inc
  • Linagora
  • Microsoft
  • OpSource
  • Oracle
  • Pentaho
  • R1Soft
  • Red Hat
  • Ticketmaster
  • TechRepublic

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