Twitter’s Snowflake Migration Problems

It is a general knowledge to most of us that Twitter is one of the most visited website and the most used web service. Millions of tweets are being sent per day coming from different users. In a technical point of view, Twitter’s numerical tweet IDs are incremented in sequence by millions each day resulting in unique IDs to nearly running out. According to Taylor Singletary: Hi Developers, It’s no secret that Twitter is growing exponentially. The tweets keep coming with ever increasing velocity, thanks in large part to your great applications. Twitter has adapted to the increasing number of … Continue reading