At our August meetup, our guest Calvin Sun gave a presentation on life @ Twitter. Some of the details of his presentation included:
- Information on existing data and storage solutions in operation.
- MySQL 5.6 performance improvements over MySQL 5.5
- The short upgrade cadence, most servers are running 5.6.26.
- Various patches and optimizations developed by Twitter to run at scale.
- Cotton on Mesos
- Best practices