Arya Asemanfar
Software Engineer, Twitter, Inc.

Website | @a_a

At @twittereng, Arya is an engineer on the Application Services team, the custodians of Twitter’s core logic and application infrastructure. He is responsible for aspects of the business logic and scalable delivery of Twitter’s application.

Before Twitter he worked at Serious Business as a Technical Lead. Serious Business was acquired by Zynga, where Arya was a Principal Software Engineer working on key infrastructure for CityVille and Treasure Isle, as well as helping to start the Shared Tech Group, a common game architecture that underlies all new games created at Zynga.


Operations Mission City B1
Raffi Krikorian (Uber Advanced Technologies Center), Arya Asemanfar (Twitter, Inc.)
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Our talk covers the migration of the Twitter architecture from primarily Ruby on Rails (RoR) to a JVM-based SOA system with emphasis on high performance, scalability, and resilience to failure. General lessons include the advantages of asynchronous, real-time architectures over synchronous, process / thread-oriented systems, as well as caching and data store patterns. Read more.


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