At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, people around the world were sheltering in place and counting on the internet to connect more than ever.
Facebook’s engineering teams dealt with capacity levels that have no parallel in our company’s history, and perhaps in the history of the internet. You would think it would have been good enough for Facebook to simply “keep the lights on,” but what we saw from our engineering teams tells a different story.
Please join us for a four-week, virtual series, Keeping the Lights On @Scale, to openly discuss the challenges, breakthroughs, and learnings of Facebook’s engineering teams during the first few months that COVID-19 struck.
In weeks 1-3, we’ll feature an inside look from our engineering teams on their work across our infrastructure, video and remote work vision. In the final week, Facebook CTO Mike Schroepfer will moderate a panel discussion with leaders across our company to break down, uncover and challenge the work we did and our plans for the future. During each session, we’ll welcome questions from you.
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