Social Science One and Facebook this week hosted training for more than 50 independent researchers announced last month by the…
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The Aria is a set of initiatives to dramatically increase PrestoDB efficiency. Our goal is to achieve a 2-3x decrease in CPU time for Hive queries against tables stored in ORC format. For Aria, We are pursuing improvements in three areas: table scan, repartitioning (exchange, shuffle), and hash join. Nearly 60 percent of our global [...]
At today’s Systems @Scale conference, we presented Delos, a fundamentally new architecture for building replicated storage systems. Its modular, layered design provides flexibility and simplicity without sacrificing performance or reliability. Delos enables fast time-to-deployment for new storage systems — we deployed an initial version in production within eight months — as well as safe, rapid [...]
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By Kenny Yu Chunqiang (CQ) Tang At today’s Systems @Scale conference, we presented Tupperware, our cluster management system, which orchestrates containers on millions of servers to run nearly all of our services. Since we first deployed Tupperware in 2011, our infrastructure has expanded from one data center to a fleet of 15 geo-distributed data [...]
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Joelle Pineau, the Co-Managing Director of Facebook AI Research (FAIR) and head of FAIR Montreal, is one of six recipients…
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Immersive AR/VR can demand unprecedented eye-tracking performance. Eye tracking should be precise, be accurate, and work all the time, for…
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