Daniel Erickson addresses the problems appearing in mixing MVC and real time frameworks in web applications and how Geddy transparently solves these issues.
Guillermo Rauch investigates how some technologies – WebSocket, SPDY, WebRTC, HTTP 2.0 – help with real-time web.
Raffi Krikorian details Twitter’s timeline architecture, its “write path” and “read path”, making it possible to deliver 300k tweets/sec.
Trotter Cashion introduces and demoes Chloe, a web server that handles real time data streaming between browsers and web applications written in any language and using any framework.
Nick Kallen discusses how Twitter handles large amounts of data in real time by creating 4 data types and query patterns -tweets, timelines, social graphs, search indices-, and the DBs storing them.