Twitter’s infrastructure has significantly transformed and scaled since the first Tweet was sent 9+ years ago. A variety of teams across the Twitter Engineering made meaningful contributions to improve reliability and uptime. Learn about some of the initiatives and methods deployed in scaling the infrastructure and improving the reliability of the site.
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Jul 30 2015
Innava Data Center in Albuquerque, NM is first home to new HPC cluster platform developed from Aquila. AQuarius, based on the Intel Knight's Landing KNL, is deployed in Clustered Systems’ cbinets, with its "cold-plate" liquid cooling architecture. Brocade provides SDN fabric gear. While Innava aims at a large regional customer base for such needs as disaster recovery, Aquila focus on requirements of oil/gas exploration and university, government lab R&D.
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When Yahoo designed of its Lockport, NY data center based on the chicken coop’s ventilation architecture, it raised many an eyebrow. Now, five years on, what has this iconic “digital-first” internet enterprise learned from its chicken-based design choice? And how has the infrastructure technology continuing to evolve to keep pace with rapid web-scale technology transformation?
Design + Strategy
The Open Compute Project offers a tremendous value proposition for enterprises of all types and sizes. Goldman Sachs and Fidelity Investments have been involved with Open Compute since its inception in 2011 where both companies continuing to design & deploy Open Compute based solutions. As a result the two companies have gained great insights through their participation in the Open Compute community and will share their experiences over the years.
Sriram Sankar, Senior Director, Data Center Engineering, GoDaddy
With over 59 million domain names under management and 12 million customers, reliability and efficiency is key to GoDaddy’s data center strategy. How do you ensure that a global infrastructure of this scale can continue to grow and remain competitive?