Spritzer is now 1% (was 5%). Is Gardenhose now 3% (was 15%)??

M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
http://borasky-research.net http://twitter.com/znmeb

"A mathematician is a device for turning coffee into theorems." - Paul Erdos

Quoting John Kalucki <j...@twitter.com>:

Brian is correct. There are only two sampled rates on the Streaming API:
Spritzer and Gardenhose. There are no other sampled rates available without
a code change. We're having discussions about these sampled feeds, but the
current settings are the maximum that we can provide at the moment. Note
that even at this reduced setting, the Gardenhose is several times larger in
absolute volume than it was at launch.

-John Kalucki
Infrastructure, Twitter Inc.

On Tue, Jul 20, 2010 at 1:11 AM, Tweetcepts <tweetce...@gmail.com> wrote:

I was just told by Brian Sutorius that in fact it's not possible to
acquire a feed equal to the old gardenhose (let's say roughly 15%).
That the only choices are either the now weaker gardenhose or the full

Is there someone at Twitter that can confirm either way?

On Jul 16, 10:20 am, Taylor Singletary <taylorsinglet...@twitter.com>
> You can request greater levels of Streaming access by sending a message
> a...@twitter.com from the email address associated with your Twitter
> It's best to describe in detail how you'll use the data (sampling,
> tracking, geo, and the number of variables and rates you're looking to
> employ), as well as the benefits it brings to users and background
> information about your organization and products.
> Thanks,
> Taylor
> On Fri, Jul 16, 2010 at 7:07 AM, Sanjay <san...@parekh.org> wrote:
> > Just saw the posting about the reduction in the gardenhose (and
> > sprtizer) feeds (http://t.co/d6o1npx).  So for those of us who need
> > the additional data and are designed around it (and can consume it),
> > is there a way to get that level of feed back?  For me in particular
> > this is going to significantly hamper the app that I'm working on and
> > was looking to launch in a few weeks.
> > Help...?
> > Sanjay

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