05/27/2014 - 12:20 to 13:00
long talk (40 min)
Twitter's search engine serves billions of queries per day from different Lucene indexes, while appending more than hundreds of millions of tweets per day in real time. This session will give an overview of Twitter's search architecture and the recent changes and improvements that have been made. It will focus on the usage of Lucene and the modifications that have been made to it to support Twitter's unique performance requirements.