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Scaling Gilt: from Monolithic Ruby Application to Distributed Scala Micro-Services Architecture

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Summary

Yoni Goldberg describes some of the technological innovations that have helped Gilt to reach its current size, and highlight some of the core challenges that the company's engineering team continues to face. He also discusses what every tech team needs to consider and address before heading down the path of building a first-class micro-services architecture.

Bio

Since joining Gilt at 2010 as a platform engineer, Yoni Goldberg has been leading a variety of personalization efforts and other customer-facing initiatives--including the Gilt Insider loyalty program, the post-purchase experience, and SEO/optimization efforts. Prior to joining Gilt, Yoni worked at Google, where he wrote his master's thesis on Fusion Tables.

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Oct 30, 2014

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