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Big Data in Real Time at Twitter
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by Nick Kallen on Aug 03, 2011 | NOTICE: The next QCon is in San Francisco Nov 7-11, 2016. Join us!

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.


Nick Kallen is a Systems Engineer at Twitter. He is the author of Arel, NamedScope, Cache Money, and Screw.Unit, and co-creator of FlockDb, Twitter's distributed graph database.

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