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January 2012

BitTorrent for Package Distribution in the Enterprise

by Mahesh Somani January 31, 2012 Software Engineering

eBay has been exploring the potential benefits of incorporating peer-to-peer transport technologies into our network topology. We’ve begun to use BitTorrent for index distribution, and we’ll soon use it for build distribution as well. In this post, we discuss our experience with BitTorrent and the problem of package distribution within the enterprise environment. Typical enterprise [...]

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Rapid Development Setup in Large Environments, part II

by Suresh Mathew January 3, 2012 Software Engineering

In the first part of this blog post, we outlined the problem of rapid development setup as well as the approaches that we have used at eBay to address the problem. We will now describe how we set up projects in the Eclipse IDE, which is well adopted at eBay for Java applications. Let’s start [...]

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