Facebook conference sessions

11:30am–12:10pm Tuesday, 07/26/2011
In November, Facebook launched a new version of Messages that combines chat, SMS, email, and Messages into a real-time conversation. Facebook relies on Apache HBase, a NoSQL-style database, for storing this real-time message data. This talk will elaborate on our decision process, system configuration, scaling issues, and advantages gained by choosing Open Source.
2:30pm–3:10pm Wednesday, 07/27/2011
A behind the scenes view as to why and how Facebook implemented the Open Compute Project, an open community focused on data center design, and the resulting radical reduction in data center power consumption the project offers.