Systems & Infrastructure

Building the systems to bring the world closer together

We build the systems infrastructure to allow billions of people all over the world to connect and communicate.

Our researchers and engineers are constant innovators as they design and build next generation, scalable, fast, reliable, and efficient systems.  From distributed systems, to data centers, hardware, storage, mobile and beyond, the entire Facebook platform is our lab for research, development, and innovation.  Our work spans areas such as connectivity at all levels, security, servers, hardware, programming languages, tools, and even novel platforms such as aviation.

Latest Publications

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Deep Learning Training in Facebook Data Centers: Design of Scale-up and Scale-out Systems

Maxim Naumov, John Kim, Dheevatsa Mudigere, Srinivas Sridharan, Xiaodong Wang, Whitney Zhao, Serhat Yilmaz, Changkyu Kim, Hector Yuen, Mustafa Ozdal, Krishnakumar Nair, Isabel Gao, Bor-Yiing Su, Jiyan Yang, Mikhail Smelyanskiy

arXiv - September 3, 2020

PyTorch Distributed: Experiences on Accelerating Data Parallel Training

Shen Li, Yanli Zhao, Rohan Verma, Omkar Salpekar, Pieter Noordhuis, Teng Li, Adam Paszke, Jeff Smith, Brian Vaughan, Pritam Damania, Soumith Chintala

VLDB - August 31, 2020

MyRocks: LSM-Tree Database Storage Engine Serving Facebook’s Social Graph

Yoshinori Matsunobu, Siying Dong, Herman Lee

VLDB - August 31, 2020

Eliminating Bugs with Dependent Haskell (Experience Report)

Noam Zilberstein

Haskell Symposium - August 27, 2020

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