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Twitter Debuts Manhattan Project

  • Wired, Thursday, April 3, 2014 12:47 PM
Twitter takes Wires inside its very own Manhattan project -- the system designed to store and retrieve the nearly 6,000 tweets sent every second from users around the globe. “Today, most large online operations are underpinned by many disparate databases, each designed to handle a slightly different type of task,” Wires writes. “With Manhattan, Twitter has built a database that aims to do it all -- a database capable of driving its entire online empire.”

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