Twitter’s New Infrastructure Weathers Massive TweetStorm


In an unusual test of Twitter’s infrastructure, Japanese anime fans set an all-time record for Tweets per second earlier this month during the showing of a 27-year-old movie on television. The entire event lasted less than ten seconds, but showcased Twitter’s new and improved back-end. Read More

Twitter Plans Major Data Center Expansion


Twitter has begun a major expansion of its data center infrastructure, adding space on both coasts in anticipation of huge growth for the microblogging service. That includes a large long-term deal for data center space in Sacramento. Read More

Twitter’s Expansion Brings Capacity, Controversy

Back in December we reported that Twitter had leased data center space in Sacramento, a surprise move that reflected a shift from its previously announced plans to operate a new facility in Salt Lake City. So what happened to the Salt Lake City project? Read More

Twitter Completes Data Center Migration

Twitter has completed a major data center migration and expansion, the company said today. The infrastructure expansion will help the fast-growing microblogging service manage its dynamic growth, which has seen traffic scale to more than 140 million tweets each day. Read More

Twitter Adds Data Center in Sacramento

What’s the latest on Twitter’s data center expansion? The company’s not saying. But we’re hearing that Twitter has been leased data center space in Sacramento, Calif. to expand its growing infrastructure. Read More

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