The social scrapbook and visual discovery site, which processes about a petabyte of data daily, uses the Hadoop-as-a-service startup Qubole to handle Hadoop jobs and Puppet for its data processing configuration.
Pinterest is adding a much-requested feature from its users that will let them perform a search of just their pins. The update comes as Pinterest is launching plenty of new features and adds integration with big brands.
Pinterest is launching its new design to the general public, rolling out a look that it began testing back in January. The updated design features larger photos and a smaller activity feed when viewing the homepage.