What is ebay?
eBay Inc. is an American multinational internet consumer
Founded on : 3rd September 1995
Features : Online auction and
Website : www.ebay.com
Founder : Pierre Omidyar
"Whatever it is, you can get it on eBay."
Headquarters: : :
CEO : :
"Buy it New, Buy it Now"
> ebay started as a marketplace for the sale
of goods and other individuals in the living room
of Pierre Omidyar.
> Originally it was called “Auctionweb”.
> The site began with the listing of a
single broken laser pointer that was
sold through auction for $ 14.83 .
> ebay is the short form of echo bay.(It was
the name of pierre’s consulting firm at that
"Buy it, sell it, love it"
in this case we need to ask
“What is not sold or auctioned or
bought over here???”
Let’s have a look here,
Back end(server side): JAVA
Database : ORACLE
> “Power lunch” with Warren Buffett raised
> Celebrity signed beds raised $35,000.
> Auctions for the welfare of children and
> The building on the company's North Campus
in San Jose uses an array of 3,248 solar
panels, spanning 60,000 square feet (5,600
m2), and providing 650 kilowatts of power to
Page viewers per day : 1 billion
Trading on the site every second: $1,700
Registered users : 204 million
Current listings : 600 million
> eBay engineers have to add about 10 terabytes
of new storage every week to cover new
WEIRDEST ITEMS SOLD ON EBAY
A Man’s Whole Life
Captain Kirk’s Charitable Kidney
A Large (And Genuine) Piece Of The Planet
Britney Spears’ Chewed Gum $263