It all started with a dream of re-using engineers across platforms along with re-using code…an enticing proposition…which techie could resist that!!
Fundamentally, we wanted to have our private release trains for the micro apps which we were building within Snapdeal (better known as Services). After brainstorming for quite a while, we decided that we wanted a viable solution to the following questions:
- How do
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The juggernaut of cloud computing has taken enterprise computing by storm. Public clouds have caught the imagination of developers, CIOs, CFOs alike and rightfully so. But public clouds ain’t necessarily cheap at scale; neither is running your own datacenters. I am very excited to share our story of grappling with these questions and launching Snapdeal Cirrus – our new hybrid cloud; as the future of our computing platform. It has been a amazingly exciting journey and we have learned tremendously … Read full article →
Snapdeal Cirrus will be one of the largest OpenStack based hybrid cloud deployments in the world
Snapdeal, India’s largest online marketplace, today announced the launch of its own private cloud platform, Snapdeal Cirrus.
Snapdeal cloud is built entirely on open source with OpenStack at the center, making it not just an industry-first in India, but also one of the largest OpenStack deployments of a hybrid cloud anywhere in the world. Snapdeal Cirrus spans across three data center regions, with … Read full article →
Data Sciences Centre will focus on big-data and advanced-analytics
to define consumer-centric growth strategy
Snapdeal, has opened a Data Sciences Center in San Carlos, California. The center will focus on big-data and advanced analytics to add granular clarity to Snapdeal’s consumer-centric initiatives. It will help shape the business strategy of the company and optimize the operational efficiencies using data driven algorithms, data analytics and predictive modeling.
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