Ooh I love this thread about what it would cost to run Twitter in the cloud.

There's a great discussion on how Netflix runs too.

I really am a nerd. 😍
RT @petrillic
for people blathering about “just put twitter in the cloud” we tried that. i was there. so just to put some numbers out there, let’s assume aws gave you a 60% discount. now you’re talking approximately 500,000 m6gd.12xlarge systems (new hw was bigger). that’s $300MM mon…

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