A Match Made in Heaven? The Social Graph and the Database

Jeff Rothschild (Facebook.com)
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Social applications integrate information about many different facets of people’s lives. Join us as Jeff Rothschild from Facebook looks at the power of the social graph, how it can increase the utility and adoption of applications, and its implications on storage architectures.

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Jeff Rothschild

Facebook.com

Jeff Rothschild is Vice President of Technology at Facebook, where he focuses on scalability and performance. Prior to Facebook, Jeff focused on storage management and Internet services as an investor and entrepreneur. He previously co-founded Veritas Software, where he was responsible for product strategy and architecture. Jeff also co-founded Mpath Interactive/Hearme, the Internet multiplayer games and voice chat service, where he served as Vice President of Engineering. He is also a consulting partner with Accel Partners and during his tenure has worked with Walmart.com, Rhapsody Networks and Mendocino Software. Jeff holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology and master’s degree in computer science from Vanderbilt University.

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