From the Twitter Engineering Blog
- Flying faster with Twitter Heron Tuesday, June 02, 2015
We process billions of events on Twitter every day. As you might guess, analyzing these events in real time presents a massive challenge. Our main system for such analysis has been Storm, a distributed stream computation system we’ve open-sourced. But as the scale and diversity of Twitter data has increased, our requirements have evolved.
- Building a new trends experience Friday, April 24, 2015
We recently launched a new trends experience on mobile and web. Certain users will now see additional context with their trends: a short description and at times an accompanying image. While building this new product experience, we also switched the entire trends backend system to a brand new platform. This is the largest engineering undertaking of the trends system since 2008.
- Another look at MySQL at Twitter and incubating Mysos Thursday, April 16, 2015
While we’re at the Percona Live MySQL Conference, we’d like to discuss updates on how Twitter uses MySQL, as well as share our plans to open source Mysos, a new MySQL on Apache Mesos framework.