On June 26, Facebook hosted a Networking and Communications Faculty Summit for 25 academic researchers and PhD students with backgrounds…
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For years, developers have open()ed a file, write()n to it, then read() from it on a local filesystem. In distributed systems, however, these actions involve multiple processes across different hosts at different places in the network. Each of these hosts — or the network itself — could fail independently and unexpectedly. How should a storage [...]
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Thanks to some powerful new technologies, web applications have come a long way in the past decade. But the performance of these web applications still lags behind that of their native counterparts. Like many complex applications on the web, our desktop Facebook.com website is slower to load than our native mobile Android app on the [...]