User-centric Metrics Matter to Ecommerce. Start with These Five.

Rigor

Reading Time: 8 minutes Whether your ecommerce business is 100% online or you supplement with bricks and mortar, your website is a critical revenue driver. But if you’re a performance expert working in ecommerce, you’re looking at the performance of your site.

6 Proven Ways to Improve Your eCommerce Conversion Rate

KeyCDN

The world of eCommerce continues to grow year by year. As consumers want to purchase items from the comfort of their own home and have them delivered in a timely manner, the opportunities in eCommerce are ever-expanding.

eCommerce & Retail: There’s No Excuse to Ignore Performance

Rigor

Whether it be time, money, or technical know how, every day we talk to eCommerce and Retail teams who explain why they aren’t monitoring their site’s performance. Performance can be intimidating to eCommerce or Retail teams with minimal technical experiences, but it doesn’t have to be.

Hierarchical Navigation and Faceted Search on Top of Oracle Coherence

Highly Scalable

From the business logic point of view, this was a pretty typical eCommerce service for hierarchical and faceted navigation, although not without peculiarities, but high performance requirements led us to the quite advanced architecture and technical design.

Third Party Services Slow Website Performance

Website Optimization

Over the past few years, ecommerce sites have made a concerted effort to improve their shopping experience. Most ecommerce sites employ third party gizmos to add features like chat, recommendations, reviews, personalization and localization.

Time to First Byte: What It Is and Why It Matters

CSS Wizardry

Improved PHP monitoring with even less overhead!

Dynatrace

Besides running many popular CMS frameworks like WordPress , and eCommerce platforms like Magento , PHP is also used by backend frameworks like Zend , Symfony , and Laravel. Dynatrace news. Anything you want to do on a web server, you can do with PHP.

Sponsored Post: Twitch, InMemory.Net, Triplebyte, Etleap, Stream, Scalyr, MemSQL

High Scalability

Engineers will be tasked with building new products and features to solve business and ecommerce challenges as we're dealing with engaging problems at a massive scale and will create solutions that impact millions of people around the world. Who's Hiring? Twitch's commerce team in San Francisco is looking to hire senior developers to keep up with rapidly increasing demand for our Subscriptions and Payment platform.

Sponsored Post: Twitch, InMemory.Net, Triplebyte, Etleap, Stream, Scalyr

High Scalability

Engineers will be tasked with building new products and features to solve business and ecommerce challenges as we're dealing with engaging problems at a massive scale and will create solutions that impact millions of people around the world. Who's Hiring? Twitch's commerce team in San Francisco is looking to hire senior developers to keep up with rapidly increasing demand for our Subscriptions and Payment platform.

Sponsored Post: Twitch, InMemory.Net, Triplebyte, Etleap, Stream, Scalyr, MemSQL

High Scalability

Engineers will be tasked with building new products and features to solve business and ecommerce challenges as we're dealing with engaging problems at a massive scale and will create solutions that impact millions of people around the world. Who's Hiring? Twitch's commerce team in San Francisco is looking to hire senior developers to keep up with rapidly increasing demand for our Subscriptions and Payment platform.

Sponsored Post: NationBuilder, Twitch, InMemory.Net, Triplebyte, Etleap, Scalyr, MemSQL

High Scalability

Engineers will be tasked with building new products and features to solve business and ecommerce challenges as we're dealing with engaging problems at a massive scale and will create solutions that impact millions of people around the world. Who's Hiring? NationBuilder — if you’re a systems engineer, SRE or DevOps focused developer and have been looking for a place where you can help other people while still working in tech? We can give that opportunity. Please apply here.

Sponsored Post: Datadog, InMemory.Net, Triplebyte, Etleap, Scalyr, MemSQL

High Scalability

Engineers will be tasked with building new products and features to solve business and ecommerce challenges as we're dealing with engaging problems at a massive scale and will create solutions that impact millions of people around the world. Who's Hiring? Twitch's commerce team in San Francisco is looking to hire senior developers to keep up with rapidly increasing demand for our Subscriptions and Payment platform.

The “Best” Performance Metrics? Start With These Six

Rigor

It’s true that what might be considered the “most important” or “best” web performance metrics can vary by industry.

Sponsored Post: Twitch, InMemory.Net, Triplebyte, Etleap, Stream, Scalyr, MemSQL

High Scalability

Engineers will be tasked with building new products and features to solve business and ecommerce challenges as we're dealing with engaging problems at a massive scale and will create solutions that impact millions of people around the world. Who's Hiring? Twitch's commerce team in San Francisco is looking to hire senior developers to keep up with rapidly increasing demand for our Subscriptions and Payment platform.

Sponsored Post: NationBuilder, Twitch, InMemory.Net, Triplebyte, Etleap, Stream, Scalyr, MemSQL

High Scalability

Engineers will be tasked with building new products and features to solve business and ecommerce challenges as we're dealing with engaging problems at a massive scale and will create solutions that impact millions of people around the world. Who's Hiring? NationBuilder — if you’re a systems engineer, SRE or DevOps focused developer and have been looking for a place where you can help other people while still working in tech? We can give that opportunity. Please apply here.

Sponsored Post: NationBuilder, Twitch, InMemory.Net, Triplebyte, Etleap, Stream, Scalyr, MemSQL

High Scalability

Engineers will be tasked with building new products and features to solve business and ecommerce challenges as we're dealing with engaging problems at a massive scale and will create solutions that impact millions of people around the world. Who's Hiring? NationBuilder — if you’re a systems engineer, SRE or DevOps focused developer and have been looking for a place where you can help other people while still working in tech? We can give that opportunity. Please apply here.

Digital Twins Enable Seamless Use of Edge Computing in IoT

ScaleOut Software

medical patients, ecommerce shoppers), distributed, in-memory data grids (IMDGs) with integrated in-memory computing (such as ScaleOut StreamServer ) provide a natural platform for hosting these objects and executing their event-handling functions.

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NoSQL Data Modeling Techniques

Highly Scalable

This figure depicts modeling of a product entity for an eCommerce business domain. NoSQL databases are often compared by various non-functional criteria, such as scalability, performance, and consistency.

KeyCDN Launches POP in Romania

KeyCDN

million Romanian eCommerce users who spend an average of $237.38 Today we’re excited to announce that we’ve launched yet another POP location to help further supercharge our network’s content delivery speeds.

Performance ROI: Tracking and Quantifying Customer Wins

Rigor

based enterprise eCommerce company, let’s call them “DJS”, was struggling to meet their performance goals and KPIs ahead of the busy holiday season.

Five Reasons to Meet Rigor at eTail West

Rigor

Palm Springs, CA is the place to be next week for eCommerce professionals with the annual eTail West Conference taking place Feb. 26 – Mar.

Use Parallel Analysis – Not Parallel Query – for Fast Data Access and Scalable Computing Power

ScaleOut Software

Whether it’s ecommerce shopping carts, financial trading data, IoT telemetry, or airline reservations, these data sets need fast, reliable access for large, mission-critical workloads.

View-centric performance optimization for database-backed web applications

The Morning Paper

The apps are Discourse (Ds), Lobster (Lo), Gitlab (Gi), Redmine (Re), Spree (Sp), Ror_ecommerce (Ro), Fulcrum (Fu), Tracks (Tr), Diaspora (Da), Onebody (On), OpenStreetmap (OS) and FallingFruit (FF). View-centric performance optimization for database-backed web applications Yang et al.,

Monitoring: Why focus on the end user experience?

Rigor

Or are you an eCommerce retailer?” I recently was asked the following question by an online retailer: “Why should I invest in monitoring the user experience when I already have monitoring for our database, infrastructure, app server, and network?”.

Ciao Milano! – An AWS Region is coming to Italy!

All Things Distributed

They now offer street maps, online advertising, mobile and web content creation, and ecommerce services. Today, I am happy to announce our plans to open a new AWS Region in Italy! The AWS Europe (Milan) Region is the 25th AWS Region that we've announced globally.

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MapReduce Patterns, Algorithms, and Use Cases

Highly Scalable

Problem Statement: This problem is inspired by real life eCommerce task. In this article I digested a number of MapReduce patterns and algorithms to give a systematic view of the different techniques that can be found on the web or scientific articles.

Data Mining Problems in Retail

Highly Scalable

From an econometric perspective, the problem of recommendations is closely related to the rapid expansion of assortment in many retail sectors expedited by ecommerce and omni-channel commerce.

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Not Fake News: Respecting Your Users’ Time Pays Off

Rigor

Recently, we helped an ecommerce customer with this process. Change is a constant for digital publishers. From Facebook reworking their News Feed (again) to show fewer posts from publishers to Google’s Speed Update including mobile load time in search rankings , the digital publishing industry has a lot to grapple with these days. Publishers don’t just need to worry about fake news, but also digital transformation and fierce competition for readers.

Utilities, Strategic Investments, and the CIO

The Agile Manager

More and more, we're seeing corporate eCommerce chiefs who are "digital asset investors", responsible for the digital strategy and assets of a business. The proto-eCommerce chief is business-fluent, financially aware and technology-savvy, concerned with organizational learning and adaptability, with the confidence to fail fast. The eCommerce chief is a customer of the CIO, particularly for utility services that strategic digital assets consume.

Expanding the Cloud ? introducing the Asia Pacific (Sydney) Region.

All Things Distributed

All Things Distributed. Werner Vogels weblog on building scalable and robust distributed systems. Expanding the Cloud â?? introducing the Asia Pacific (Sydney) Region. By Werner Vogels on 12 November 2012 05:00 AM. Permalink. Comments ().

DynamoDB One Year Later - All Things Distributed

All Things Distributed

We used relational databases when designing the Amazon.com ecommerce platform many years ago. In response, we began to develop a collection of storage and database technologies to address the demanding scalability and reliability requirements of the Amazon.com ecommerce platform. All Things Distributed. Werner Vogels weblog on building scalable and robust distributed systems. DynamoDB One Year Later: Bigger, Better, and 85% Cheaperâ?¦. By Werner Vogels on 07 March 2013 08:00 PM.

A one size fits all database doesn't fit anyone

All Things Distributed

In-memory: Financial services, Ecommerce, web, and mobile application have use cases such as leaderboards, session stores, and real-time analytics that require microsecond response times and can have large spikes in traffic coming at any time. A common question that I get is why do we offer so many database products? The answer for me is simple: Developers want their applications to be well architected and scale effectively.

Spice up your Analytics: Amazon QuickSight Now Generally Available in N. Virginia, Oregon, and Ireland.

All Things Distributed

To scale to a larger number of users and support the growth in data volume spurred by social media, web, mobile, IoT, ad-tech, and ecommerce workloads, these tools require customers to invest in even more infrastructure to maintain performance.

The Fine Line Between "Stretch Role" and "Unqualified", Part II: The Growth Mask

The Agile Manager

In contrast, retail firms haven't been so fortunate: ecommerce cannibalizes existing retail sales more than it increase them (to wit: Amazon's growth in retail has come substantially to the detriment of traditional retailers). When a business or a profession grows faster than the labor market it draws from , it suffers a capability deficiency: there simply aren't enough experienced people to go round.

Amazon DynamoDB ? a Fast and Scalable NoSQL Database.

All Things Distributed

The Amazon.com ecommerce platform consists of hundreds of decoupled services developed and managed in a decentralized fashion. In response, we began to develop a collection of storage and database technologies to address the demanding scalability and reliability requirements of the Amazon.com ecommerce platform. This non-relational, or NoSQL, database was targeted at use cases that were core to the Amazon ecommerce operation, such as the shopping cart and session service.

Expanding the Cloud: Introducing Amazon QuickSight

All Things Distributed

To scale to a larger number of users and support the growth in data volume spurred by social media, web, mobile, IoT, ad-tech, and ecommerce workloads, these tools require customers to invest in even more infrastructure to maintain a reasonable query performance.

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