Twitter Engineering

Building the world’s first real-time distributed public platform connecting people to their interests, events and each other

From the Twitter Engineering Blog

  • Bug Bounty, 2 years in Friday, May 27, 2016

    Security on a global platform like Twitter is a 24/7 job – we are constantly evolving to respond to new threats and attacks against our users and our systems. In order to stay ahead of the game we staff dedicated account-, network-, enterprise-, corporate-, and application-security teams, as well as an incident detection and response team.

  • Open Sourcing Twitter Heron Wednesday, May 25, 2016

    We’re open sourcing Heron, our real-time stream processing engine which has been powering all of Twitter’s real-time analytics for over two years.

  • Manhattan software deployments: how we deploy Twitter’s large scale distributed database Monday, May 09, 2016

    We elaborate on the challenges involved in conducting software deployments for our distributed database and share our approach to solving them.

  • Introducing Omnisearch Thursday, May 05, 2016

    Our search infrastructure team is building a new information retrieval system to power the next generation of relevance-based, personalized products.