Friday, October 22, 2010 | By Britt Selvitelle (@bs) [21:48 UTC]
Here at Twitter, we make things. Over the last five weeks, we’ve launched the new Twitter and made significant changes to the technology behind Twitter.com, deployed a new backend for search, and refined the algorithm for trending topics to make them more real-time.
Wednesday, October 6, 2010 | By Michael Busch (@michibusch) [21:24 UTC]
If we have done a good job then most of you shouldn’t have noticed that we launched a new backend for search on twitter.com during the last few weeks! One of our main goals, but also biggest challenges, was a smooth switch from the old architecture to the new one, without any downtime or inconsistencies in search results. Read on to find out what we changed and why.