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Todd Segal

‎@Todd_Segal‎

Senior Staff Software Engineer

Infrastructure Surviving the Brazilian Reality TV Surge that Pushed Twitter to the Edge

Twitter’s traffic has had a dramatic increase over the course of 2020. South American traffic peaked at roughly 3x our available capacity. We describe how we survived.

Infrastructure #ExpandTheEdge: Making Twitter Faster

Introducing Twitter’s expanding edge network, Google PoPs, and the Control Tower: Twitter’s Traffic Mapping Service.