eHarmony CIO to Share Secrets to Scalability Bliss

Teams with Oracle, Cloud Creek Systems November 6-7 to offer best practices for building high available enterprise technology platforms.

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No one knows better than Mark Douglas and eHarmony the challenges associated with building a technology platform that will be available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, while scaling to successfully handle millions of transactions each day

Los Angeles (PRWEB) October 22, 2007

eHarmony's new relationship with enterprise software giant Oracle is still going strong - and it's eager to share its secrets to happiness. At two exclusive executive briefings in Southern California November 6 and 7, "Scaling Your Technology Platform," the vice president of technology for the online relationship service, Mark Douglas, will reveal best practices, technologies, and challenges learned during its move to a technology platform that enables eHarmony to process over 1,000 transactions a second.

eHarmony uses its patented Compatibility Matching System, developed from 35 years of clinical and empirical research, to match highly compatible singles online. With 17 million registered users and 10,000 new users each day, the company recently migrated its Web site and data warehouse from Microsoft SQL Server to an Oracle® Database 10g to increase scalability and availability, and consequently, significantly improve the performance of its Web site.

"No one knows better than Mark Douglas and eHarmony the challenges associated with building a technology platform that will be available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, while scaling to successfully handle millions of transactions each day," said Brian Boyd, vice president of sales and operations at Cloud Creek Systems, Inc., the Oracle Certified Partner that assisted in the migration and a co-sponsor of the briefings with Oracle Corporation.

"Douglas will leave enterprises, especially those with highly transactional online environments like eHarmony's, with valuable insight on architectural considerations, application design and technical challenges that will enable them to grow their business without any regrets," Boyd added.

The executive briefings will take place:

Tuesday, November 6, 2007
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Four Seasons Beverly Hills
300 S. Doheny Drive
Los Angeles, CA

Wednesday, November 7, 2007
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
St. Regis Monarch Beach
One Monarch Beach Resort
Dana Point, California

To register, call 1.800.820.5592, ext. 4827, and specify preferred location. For more information, visit http://www.oracle.com/dm/08q2field/9526_ev_etp_2cities_nov07.html or contact Brian Boyd at 626.627.8581 or email bboyd@cloudcreek.com

About eHarmony
Backed by 35 years of clinical and empirical research, eHarmony is the Internet's #1 trusted relationship service and the only site dedicated to building the relationships of both singles and married couples. eHarmony was founded by one of America's best- known relationship experts, best-selling author and clinical psychologist Dr. Neil Clark Warren.

About Cloud Creek Systems
Cloud Creek Systems (CCS) is a Southern California based Oracle Certified Consulting Partner and Oracle Licensing Reseller that empowers its clients with strong customer service, delivered by a full-time staff of experienced Oracle DBA's, programmers, engineers, analysts and technicians. CCS services enable any firm to boost profitability and increase operational excellence by utilizing Oracle technology.

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http://www.oracle.com.

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