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

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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