Tag: Facebook

Everything You Need to Know About Scaling MySQL – Part 4: Facebook and Google’s Difficulties with MySQL

As we discussed last time, the vast majority of databases are SQL-based, and many of those are running MySQL. Which works fine, until you need to scale-up your database, and then MySQL hits some difficulties. Two of the country’s biggest tech juggernauts—Google and Facebook—have already woken up to the fact […]

AWS Outage: Once Burned, Twice Shy – ShortStack for Facebook Switched from Heroku on AWS to Clustrix on Last Outage, Survived This One

“Once burned, twice shy” — and maybe you thought that was just the name of an old ABBA song— ShortStack is a cutting edge SaaS platform for Facebook that helps individuals and organizations publish rich and engaging Facebook apps, allowing anyone to run contests, promotions, sweepstakes and more. For new social […]

Clustrix Rounds-Out Independent Advisory Roles with Former Cisco Executive Vice President and Facebook VP of Technical Operations

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Oct 11, 2010 – Don Listwin on Board of Directors; Jonathan Heiliger Joins Advisory Board. Clustrix, the provider of industry’s first Clustered Database Systems (CDS) for Internet-scale applications, today announced that Don Listwin joined its board of directors and is now an investor, and Jonathan Heiliger, […]