Information Management on Facebook Servers

Facebook now has close to 300 million users on its social network. Ever wondered what it takes to manage the activities of so many users?

300 million users contribute to 25 Terabytes of log data every day (1000 times over daily volumes handled by US Postal service)

230 engineers are required to manage data for 300 million users.

Facebook data managed on close to 30,000 servers.

20,000 new servers were installed in mid-2008 that cost $100 million