Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) March 11, 2014
In India, Internet retail accounted for $3 billion in 2013 and is expected to swell to $22 billion in the next five years. Leading the industry in addressing this opportunity is Snapdeal, India’s largest online marketplace, which is used by one out of every six Internet users in the country.
The engineering team at Snapdeal has direct experience dealing with the kind of growing pains that many companies only dream about. Since opening their virtual doors in 2010, Snapdeal has grown at a phenomenal rate, culminating in a 500% increase in business last year. With over 20 million members, 500-plus product categories and 20,000-plus sellers, Snapdeal.com is the shopping destination for Internet users across the country.
Hear first hand what it takes for Snapdeal to maintain a stable yet scalable infrastructure that can withstand accelerated growth.
Snapdeal Vice President and Head of Engineering Amitabh Misra will join Aerospike founders Brian Bulkowski and Srini Srinivasan to discuss his vision for Snapdeal, challenges faced, choices made along the way, and how they are planning for future growth.
What you will learn:
- A close look at the architecture of the Snapdeal infrastructure
- How a young eCommerce company overcame technical challenges of navigating through a competitive marketplace
- How the Snapdeal executive and technical teams dealt with the challenges of responding to a fast-growing customer base
- When and how to lay the groundwork for future growth
ABOUT THE PRESENTER
Amitabh Misra is the Vice President and Head of Engineering at Snapdeal. Previously, he was a Senior Engineering Manager at CashEdge and a Senior Manager of Software Development at VeriSign.
Aerospike delivers the first flash-optimized, in-memory database and the most reliable in-memory NoSQL database for revenue-critical, real-time big data applications. The database of choice in advertising, Aerospike is the user store and system of engagement for Internet-scale, interaction platforms, such as AppNexus, Bluekai, eXelate, The Trade Desk and [x +1], predictably processing terabytes of data and billions of transactions per day, with 10x better performance, 10x fewer servers, and zero downtime. Developers in mobile, video, gaming, social, ecommerce, retail and more can create the most compelling interactions extending Aerospike to fit their applications. Aerospike is headquartered in Silicon Valley; investors include Alsop Louie, Draper Associates and NEA.