Thursday's brief series of keynote presentations at OSCON also featured David Recordon, senior open programs manager at Facebook, who suggested possible additions to the popular LAMP (Linux Apache MySQL PHP/Perl Python) technology stack. Additions could be considered for caching and data analysis, he said, noting Facebook's extensive network and its use of technologies, such as the Hadoop distributed computing platform.
Facebook has seen its data storage level increase by about 70 times in the past two years, Recordon said.
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