Every network experiences outages, and Facebook is no exception. Vice President of Infrastructure Engineering Jay Parikh spoke with CNET about how the social network handles outages, and how he handles requests for more servers.
Facebook’s Seattle office held an open house to showcase new digs for the team of nearly 90 engineers working in the Pacific Northwest location.
Facebook will livestream an event encouraging engineering students to stick with the program.
Once reported by the media, any new attempt to impersonate Facebook in an email requesting information from recipients seems to fade off the radar. That might be the result of an open-source technology called DMARC that Facebook Engineer Michael Adkins has been working with since 2010, in partnership with others.
Any undertaking with the scale and complexity of Facebook is bound to have its share of bugs, and a former Facebook engineer posted a detailed list of more than 30 of them online.
Facebook’s new timeline profile took about six months to build, from the initial infrastructure-review meeting to successfully turning on the 100 percent back-end load test.
Yesterday’s first-ever Congressional Facebook hackathon explored how to improve communications with constituents and dissemination of legislative data.
If Facebook can make it there, it’ll make it anywhere: The social network announced Friday that it will open an engineering office in New York early next year.
Want to know how Facebook manages daily code pushes from over 500 software engineers? In the company’s latest tech talk, executives described exactly that.
Facebook’s production servers have nearly doubled in throughput since the beginning of 2010, when the company launched and simultaneously open sourced its home-grown application called HipHop for PHP.