Category Archives: Developer Tools

Platforms, frameworks, utilities, etc. to support and enhance developer productivity

Dissect Helps Engineers Visualize and Debug Distributed Applications

In a natural evolution from a services architecture, we at eBay have adopted microservices to help us drive faster and more productive development cycles. eBay’s sophisticated application log infrastructure helped us for the most part, but with the use of microservices, we need to build the next-level infrastructure to visualize and debug microservices and to achieve these goals: Make
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Introducing Regressr – An Open Source Command Line Tool to Regression Test HTTP Services

  In the Artificial Intelligence-Human Language Technologies team at eBay, we work on software that powers eBay’s conversational bot, ShopBot. We ship software daily to production that makes our bot intelligent, smarter, and more human. As a crucial part of this effort, we have to make sure any regressions are caught quickly and fixed to
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Enhancing the User Experience of the Hadoop Ecosystem

  At eBay, we have multiple large, multi-tenant clusters. Each of these clusters stores hundreds of petabytes of data. These clusters offer tens of thousands of cores to run computations on the data. We have thousands of internal users who use Hadoop in their roles, including data analysts, data scientists, engineers, and product managers. These
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