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Aditya Agarwal, Director of Engineering, Facebook

 Aditya  Agarwal
Aditya Agarwal is a Director of Engineering at Facebook, where he helps manage the engineering team and oversees new product design and architecture. He currently works on News Feed, Search and Applications.  He was part of the early engineering team and wrote the initial Facebook Search Engine. He is also one of the co-authors of Thrift, a popular open-source RPC framework. Prior to Facebook, Aditya worked at Oracle on the Server Manageability team, which is responsible for creating a self-healing database. Aditya holds Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University. You can find him here on Facebook.

Presentation: "Facebook: Architecture and Design"

Time: Wednesday 13:45 - 14:45

Location: Fleming Room


Aditya Agarwal will discuss the architecture and the common software and tools that power Facebook services like Search, Ads and News Feed.

Keywords: Architecture, Web 2.0, Services, Iterative Development

Target Audience: Sofware Engineers and Architects working on highly scalable websites.