Raffi Krikorian details Twitter’s timeline architecture, its “write path” and “read path”, making it possible to deliver 300k tweets/sec.
Raffi Krikorian (@raffi) is the Director of the Applications Services group, the custodians of Twitter's core logic and application infrastructure. His teams manage the business logic, scalable delivery, APIs, and authentication of Twitter's application. His group, from the @twittereng side, helped create the iOS 5 Twitter integration as well as the ""The X Factor"" + Twitter voting mechanism.
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Interesting and useful