CALIFORNIA – More than 950 million Facebook users held, would result in very large data. So how much of the data collected from the social networking giant to its users?
Reporting from GigaOm, every time users click notification, visit the Facebook page, upload a photo or check out the links friend, then the user will generate data that can be tracked by Facebook.
“If you do not take advantage of the data, then you do not have the data, you have just become a pile of data. But for us, all the data was interesting,” said Vice President Jay Parikh Facebook infrastructure.
Here are some statistics that revealed to show how much data Facebook:
1. 2.5 billion-share content on a daily basis (including status updates, wall posts, photos, videos, and comments)
2. Like 2.7 billion every day
3. 399 million photos are uploaded every day.
4. More than 100 petabytes of disk space on one of the cluster Hadoop (HDFS), the largest Facebook
5. 105 terabytes of data are scanned setap 30 minutes using Hive, Hadoop query language Facebook
6. More than 500 terabytes of new data that is digested in the database every day
Facebook, says Parikh, constantly trying to figure out how to analyze and understand the data, including conducting extensive testing on all potential updates to the site, and make sure to respond in real time to user input.
“We’re growing rapidly, but others are also growing faster,” he concluded.