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George Takei Helps Facebook Troubleshoot MySQL 86

miller60 writes "Actor George Takei recently helped the Facebook infrastructure team troubleshoot issues with its MySQL databases. Takei, a veteran of the original Star Trek series, now has more than 1.2 million fans on Facebook. Takei recently noticed that some status updates were missing or appearing inconsistently. That led to a dialogue with the Facebook Engineering team, which gave Takei a shout-out on its latest blog post, which also included some technical discussion of Facebook's challenges in scaling MySQL (a topic of previous discussion here at Slashdot)."
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George Takei Helps Facebook Troubleshoot MySQL

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Heuristics are bug ridden by definition. If they didn't have bugs, then they'd be algorithms.

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