EAN Partner Summit 2011: EAN Platform

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Our VP of Technology presents at the EAN Partner Summit 2011 on how EAN is massively transforming its technology infrastructure to provide more comprehensive & faster offerings to our partners.

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EAN Partner Summit 2011: EAN Platform

  1. 1. 99 Problems and a Platform Ain’t OneEachan Fletcher, CTO and Technical AdventurerDecember 2011
  2. 2. hi – I’m new here
  3. 3. but...
  4. 4. what am I really here for?
  5. 5. innovation
  6. 6. innovation
  7. 7. to power YOUR innovation
  8. 8. what don’t you have to do, because I already did it?
  9. 9. The Platform Pie all the code I could possibly write all the code which makes me special
  10. 10. cart accounts SSLSEO/SEM accounts web basics payments email analytics search URL rewriting
  11. 11. availability sort product reviews/opinion geographycatalogue coupons booking travel basicscross-sell pricing loyalty policy weather inventory
  12. 12. widgetsmerchandising tools JSON web service oh and some apps template sitesreporting tools XML web service
  13. 13. thats a platform
  14. 14. my milkshakes bring the devs to the yard
  15. 15. business-ready capabilities
  16. 16. business-ready capabilities + knowledge and experience
  17. 17. 6 A/B tests2 releases6,255 price changes968 promotions16,500 bookings2.7M searches0.8bn room nights priced350 reviews2520 packages1.6TB data
  18. 18. who’s up for some computer science?
  19. 19. entrypoints
  20. 20. entrypoint depth multiplies the business flexibility of any given service Eachan’s 3rd law of platform architecture
  21. 21. diameter
  22. 22. compute work becomes exponentially cheaper and faster as it approaches the edge Eachan’s 4th law of platform architecture
  23. 23. capabilityperformance durability
  24. 24. for each question; send to null loop

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