Facebook partners with Google, Twitter, others to launch ‘TODO’

by Justin Lafferty
At the @Scale conference Monday, Facebook announced a partnership with Box, Dropbox, GitHub, Google, Khan Academy, Stripe, Square, Twitter, and Walmart Labs to launch TODO — Talk Openly, Develop Openly. The organization will be a think-tank for the issues facing open source developing, offering discussion and best practices.Read the full article

Turning Caches into Distributed Systems with mcrouter - Data@Scale

Ryan McElroy, software engineer at Facebook, introduces "mcrouter," software that the company has developed for turning standalone caches into a robust distributed system.