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Facebook’s answer to serving 700TB of graph search data is lots of SSDs

Facebook's all-flash DragonStone server. Source: FacebookFacebook’s graph search feature requires finding and serving the right data fast, and from a database that currently houses more than a trillion posts and 700 terabytes of data overall. In a Thursday morning blog post, engineer Ashoat Tevosyan dove into some of the challenges of building infrastructure that can handle these demands.

http://gigaom.com/2013/10/24/facebooks-answer-to-serving-700tb-of-graph-search-data-is-lots-of-ssds/