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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.

SkillsCast

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.