Using twitter as an outage notification

Marc Manthey marc at let.de
Sun Jul 5 05:40:28 CDT 2009


>
>> Is Twitter making a profit or not?
>
> The other consideration is scalability and reliability.  Twitter has  
> been subject to numerous feature disablements due to capacity  
> issues, as well as complete outages.  Furthermore, Twitter does not  
> appear to be deployed in a distributed, highly-available architecture.
>
> The Twitter *aggregation/attention model* is what is of great  
> interest, any merits of the specific service aside.

exactly, its like VHS versus BETAMAX , not the better system wins,its  
just better maketing and popularity.

just my 2 cents


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