Charles Thayer

Charles Thayer
Engineer, Facebook


Charles Thayer is a Software Engineer at Facebook, where he works on the Monitoring Systems. Before Facebook, he worked at Yahoo on search technology including the Web Crawler and Hosted Vertical Crawler. His focus has been scaling both storage and compute resources across thousands of nodes and tens of thousands of disks. He’s been involved with many startups in NYC including Metrobeat/Citysearch and CityRealty. He graduated with a BS EE from Columbia University’s School of Engineering and Applied Science, before becoming CEO of his first startup, Mediabridge Infosystems.


Hadoop: Case Studies Hadoop: Tools & Technology, Gramercy Suite (NY Hilton)
Liyin Tang (Facebook), Vinod Venkataraman (Facebook), Charles Thayer (Facebook)
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ODS is Facebook's internal large-scale monitoring system. HBase turns out be to a good fit for its workload and solves some manageability and scalability challenges with the previous MySQL based setup. We would like to share a series of valuable experiences learnt from building this large scale realtime system based on HBase. Read more.


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