May 13, 2021External Blog
Each year, PhD students from around the world apply for the Facebook Fellowship, a program designed to encourage and support…
A Social Network Under Social Distancing: Risk-Driven Backbone Management During COVID-19 and Beyond
This paper presents Facebook’s risk-driven backbone management strategy to ensure high service performance throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
To foster further innovation in internet and web services, and to deepen our collaboration with academia, Facebook is pleased to invite faculty to respond to this call for research proposals.
In this paper, we present Facebook’s BGP-based data center routing design and how it marries data center’s stringent requirements with BGP’s functionality. We present the design’s significant artifacts, including the BGP Autonomous System Number (ASN) allocation, route summarization, and our sophisticated BGP policy set.
Academics come to work at Facebook at various stages of their career. Some join right after graduating; others join after…
In this paper, we execute a large-scale, 10-day measurement study of metrics at the TCP and HTTP layers for production user traffic at all of Facebook’s PoPs worldwide, collecting performance measurements for hundreds of trillions of sampled HTTP sessions.
Facebook is proud to be a Gold sponsor of the 18th USENIX Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation (NSDI)…
In this paper, we leverage different components of the end-to-end networking infrastructure to prevent or mask any disruptions in face of releases. Zero Downtime Release is a collection of mechanisms used at Facebook to shield the end-users from any disruptions, preserve the cluster capacity and robustness of the infrastructure when updates are released globally.
The Covid-19 pandemic has led to unprecedented changes in the way people interact with each other, which as a consequence has increased pressure on the Internet. In this paper we provide a perspective of the scale of Internet traffic growth and how well the Internet coped with the increased demand as seen from Facebook’s edge network.