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Real-Time Delivery Architecture at Twitter

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Summary

Raffi Krikorian details Twitter’s timeline architecture, its “write path” and “read path”, making it possible to deliver 300k tweets/sec.

Bio

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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Oct 23, 2012

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  • twitter arch

    by sreeni k /

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    Great presentation. Got to know the architecture of twitter. Thiswas one of my dreams !!

    Regards Sreeni

    www.sreenivaskandakuru.com

  • Interesting and useful

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    Thanks for sharing an interesting article.

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  • Absolutely loved this talk

    by James Zhuo /

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    Thanks for sharing this Raffi. Would be great if you could do another in-depth session on your load balancing strategy. You've mentioned there's a lot of software load balancing used?

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