re: Scalable architecture without magic (and how to build it if you’re not Google) VIEW POST

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Once you're using replicated MySQL with nontrivial lag among replicas (thing US to Europe or Asia), it's eventually consistent anyway unless you force your reads to go to the master.

Facebook's backend is still pretty much all MySQL, but backing another system called Tao.

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