Category Archives: Data Infrastructure and Services

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

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  Data IS the next currency.  The increased demand for real-time data across almost every business and technology platform has changed the world we live in.  It is no different at eBay. About two years ago, I was thrilled when I was asked to lead a development team to build a real-time data platform at
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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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