Twitter Survives WWDC, Declares Victory

After touting its readiness, Twitter stayed online (mostly) during yesterday's Apple iPhone announcement.

Rich Miller

June 10, 2008

1 Min Read
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After touting improvements to its infrastructure to prepare for yesterday's Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), Twitter managed to stay online throughout the event, with a few brief exceptions. Twitter's Biz Stone reports:

Our preparations held and Twitter stayed up. Only one unexpected disruption occurred and that was a network problem in our data center which caused a few minutes of service disruption some time after Steve Jobs' keynote. With that single disruption, our uptime during the event was 97.3%

Yeah, I know. Many of you wouldn't be celebrating 97 percent uptime. But it's a step in the right direction for Twitter, which has experienced ongoing reliability problems. Additional coverage at TechCrunch.

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