Are you Ready to Handle the Black Friday Traffic Spike?

By |2018-11-21T01:28:04+00:00November 21, 2018|

Each year Black Friday poses an ever-increasing challenge to ecommerce businesses. This year’s Black Friday will bring even more turmoil according to Adobe’s 2018 online shopping predictions forecast of $5.9B revenue and a growth rate of 17.2% over last year. The report also forecasts $124 Billion in U.S. online sales [...]

Digital Transformation in the Retail Sector: Kohl's Journey

By |2017-02-20T03:35:31+00:00February 20, 2017|

A few weeks ago I joined thousands of retail executives, technologists, and vendors at “Retail’s Big Show,” the 2017 NRF Convention & EXPO. As usual, the halls were full of the latest gadgets from POS to RFID and even a big push from a new-comer – Virtual Reality. Originally my [...]

Patterns of Real-time Omni-channel Commerce Architecture

By |2015-03-09T10:47:27+00:00March 9, 2015|

On any given day, a typical large-scale eCommerce infrastructure is witnessing thousands of transactions happening every second, and a substantial volume of customer data being analyzed and stored. Large volumes of data such as purchasing path history, shopping cart snapshots, and externally integrated profiles are typically persisted in a Big [...]

Using SSD As A Foundation For New Generations Of Flash Databases

By |2014-07-30T01:29:43+00:00July 30, 2014|

“You just can't have it all” is a phrase that most of us are accustomed to hearing and that many still believe to be true when discussing the speed, scale and cost of processing data. To reach high speed data...

The next big thing in big data: fast data

By |2014-06-26T03:10:00+00:00June 26, 2014|

The big data movement was pretty much driven by the demand for scale in velocity, volume, and variety of data. Those three vectors led to the emergence of a new generation of distributed data management platforms such as Hadoop for...

Webinar: Guarantee your e-Commerce site's uptime next Black Friday.

By |2012-02-03T10:45:39+00:00February 3, 2012|

Join us for a webinar on how to Dynamically Scale your E-Commerce Business. In today's fast-paced e-commerce industry, every minute of downtime translates to money lost. E-Commerce companies just can't afford any glitches -- especially during the traffic-heavy holiday season.   Ron Anderson, Director of Architecture at GigaSpaces, will be joined  by Jason Abate, [...]

Scaling Social Ecommerce: Architecture Case study

By |2011-04-04T09:18:25+00:00April 4, 2011|

In February this year I had the opportunity to meet Tomer Gabel, an Application Engineer at SHC Israel, who gave an excellent talk at one of our customer road shows about Social E-Commerce and the scalability challenges associated with handling...