Category Archives: Performance Engineering

Site, networking, page load speed etc.

eBay’s New Homepage

  Building and releasing a modern homepage for eBay’s hundreds of millions of annual and tens of millions daily users was the team’s greatest challenge to date. We were given the mission to develop a personalized buying experience by mashing merchandised best offers with tailored ads, topping it off with the hottest trends and relevant
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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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