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ByteGraph: A Graph Database for TikTok

ByteGraph is a distributed graph database developed by ByteDance, the company behind the popular social network TikTok. As a large social media platform, ByteDance handles an enormous amount of graph data, and using a specialized graph database like ByteGraph is essential for efficiently managing and processing this data. In 2022, ByteDance published a paper on ByteGraph at the VLDB conference. In this post, I will provide an overview of my understanding of ByteGraph and highlight some of the key points from the paper that I found interesting.