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8/15/2013 08:15 AM EDT
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resistion
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resistion   8/16/2013 1:47:06 AM
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I think what they want is OTP not flash.

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rick merritt   8/15/2013 6:17:58 PM
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Hi Chan: I think Fbook is using increasing density of flash to pack more of the relatively small usewr databases (cookie level stuff) into fewer files packed closer to processors that previously

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Sheetal.Pandey   8/15/2013 2:21:07 PM
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Wow thats so much of business of flash industry. But havent they talking for customized solutions?

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chanj0   8/15/2013 1:50:08 PM
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Slide 5: "By increasing flash use in the last two years, Facebook has lowered both latency and the number of databases it needs to support."


I can see improvement of latency. I am not sure I understand how flash can help reduce the number of databases. Any insights?

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rick merritt   8/15/2013 12:36:35 PM
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Would you make or use the kind of cold stoage chips Facebook wants?

Any insights you see from Facebook's latest look into its data center?

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