Category Archives: Data Infrastructure and Services

Platforms, frameworks, services, best practices, etc. for managing Big Data at eBay

Practical NoSQL resilience design pattern for the enterprise

  Building applications resilient to infrastructure failure is essential for systems that run in a distributed environment, such as NoSQL databases. For example, failure can come from compute resources such as nodes, local/remote clusters, network switches, or the entire data center. On occasion, NoSQL nodes or clusters may be marked down by Operations to perform
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How eBay’s Shopping Cart used compression techniques to solve network I/O bottlenecks

  Introduction eBay’s data storage related to Shopping Cart information relies on two different data stores. There’s a MongoDB store that stores the entire cart contents for a user’s cart, and there’s an Oracle store that stores only the cart summary and basic cart details but has enough hints to recompute the full cart if
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