July 22, 2010
Sick and tired of those stupid Twitter whales telling you the system is overloaded? So it Twitter! and their finally doing something about it, moving their business into a custom built data center with plenty of space for scaling their systems as needed.
Twitter has essentially had problems with their system since the first day of use with constant downtimes and slow-downs in their system as the company has grown from an experiment in micro-blogging to a site with upwards of 4,000 tweets per second coming in during major events such as the World Cup.
To put their growth into context, the site receives nearly 300,000 users each day. read more