Monday, July 9, 2007

Props to Facebook

"Facebook has an incredibly strong engineering team, but for some reason, it doesn’t yet get the recognition that Google gets as a technology company." That's a quote on Inside Facebook from fellow Stanford alum and former Google developer Justin Rosenstein, who left the Mountain View mothership to join Facebook. Facebook has certainly put up some very credible engineering stats, including the largest production memcached install, thier open source contributions like thrift, and the sustained uptime in spite of their enormous growth:

I just want to shout out to Justin and say: we see you. We get it. Google's not the only game in town for top engineers. Facebook's a great example. Internet Brands is another :)

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