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  1. #1
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    Facebook database

    anyone knows what database is used on Facebook.com website to manage such number of users' data?

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    i believe they use cassandra
    rudy.ca | @rudydotca
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    cancel message

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    Cassandra runs the Facebook Inbox, but as of their recent melt-down I'm pretty sure that the bulk of Facebook is back on MySQL.

    -PatP
    In theory, theory and practice are identical. In practice, theory and practice are unrelated.

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