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Does Twitter use a 3rd party software for rate limiting their APIs? If yes, who’s the 3rd party?

My answer to Does Twitter use a 3rd party software for rate limiting their APIs? If yes, who’s the 3rd party? on Quora

I wrote up a technique for doing simple rate limiting using memcached a while ago, which I later found out was somewhat similar to how the Twitter API does it.

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This is Does Twitter use a 3rd party software for rate limiting their APIs? If yes, who’s the 3rd party? by Simon Willison, posted on 21st November 2010.

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