Twitter Under Attack

Never underestimate the determination of someone who is time-rich and cash-poor. Hackers in this case are experimenting with technology and pushing it in ways people have never imagined, bringing the issue to closer to home is the example below. Lets take Twitter this week in which the associated press Twitter account was hacked, and theContinue reading “Twitter Under Attack”

Twitter’s Blob store and Libcrunch – how it works

You may have read one of my previous posts “Arming the cloud” where I talked about why and how large cloud providers are using commodity hardware with intelligent API’s to┬áseparate┬áthe dumb data and intelligent data to give us a better service. Well in a world of distributed computing and networking you will probably not findContinue reading “Twitter’s Blob store and Libcrunch – how it works”