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Avery Ching
Software engineer, Facebook

Avery has a PhD from Northwestern University in the area of parallel computing. He worked at Yahoo! Search for four years on the web map analytics platform, large-scale ad hoc serving infrastructure, and cluster management. During the past year and a half, he has been working at Facebook in the general area of big data computational frameworks (Corona – scalable MapReduce and Giraph – scalable graph processing).


Hadoop and Beyond
Ballroom CD
Avery Ching (Facebook)
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Analyzing graphs can lead to useful insights that drive product and business decisions. This talk describes our efforts at Facebook to scale Apache Giraph to very large graphs (up to one trillion edges) and how we run Apache Giraph in production. We will also talk about how to build applications, some of the algorithms that we have implemented, and their use cases. Read more.