Success Disaster – Twitter to Jaiku

This is one of those “hope to have” challenges where adoption happens so quickly that the business is unable to keep pace and scale out.  Users, regardless of how compelling the service is,  will only put up with reliability shortcomings for so long.  From the comments, it sounds like users will put up with it for a bit longer, but with alternatives emerging, Twitter needs to scale quickly.
Making The Switch From Twitter to Jaiku