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Twitter’s New Infrastructure Weathers Massive TweetStorm

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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

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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

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