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SkillsCast

Processing Tweets at the BBC

10th January 2011 in London at Skills Matter

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Sean O'Halpin will talk about how his team at the BBC is using Ruby to process tweets in real-time to discover inbound links to the BBC Zeitgeist and how they're reading the Twitter Firehose (about 1,000 tweets/sec = about 90 million a day) and storing the data in Amazon S3.

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Processing Tweets at the BBC

Sean O'Halpin

I’m currently a Senior Software Engineer in Audio and Music Interactive at the BBC in London, UK specialising in Ruby and message queues.