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Facebook Publishes Super Nerdy Big Data Engineering Blog Post To Attract Hardcore Coders

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http://techcrunch.com – 100 petabyte clusters! 60,000 hive queries a day! Facebook’s latest 1,800-word engineering blog post has one goal: proving to the world’s top programmers that if they want a challenge, they should work for the social network. There’s not much for the layman beyond that Facebook’s data warehouse is 2,500 times bigger than in 2008. This is back-end geek porn, and it’s critical to Facebook’s longterm success. Facebook has the same talent retention problem as any tech startup that goes public. Without the massive upside of a little stock potentially being worth (IT news)