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Gilt and Microservices

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Gilt and Microservices

Get an inside look at how Gilt does microservices. Learn about their technology stack, how they deploy DevOps, and what they do that's relevant to the JVM.

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Gilt.com provides instant insider access to top designer labels, at up to 70% off retail. The company went through growing pains when the monolithic application was not able to handle the needs of growing business demand. They looked at microservices for a scalable solution and are one of the live examples of how they are using it effectively to keep up with the velocity and agility of the business.

  • What was the need to refactor monolithic application to microservice?
  • What is the technology stack?
  • Is JVM relevant?
  • Relevance of containers
  • Is DevOps a requirement for microservices?
  • Should the microservices be fully contained or can the data be shared?

Watch the answer to these questions in this interview with Adrian Trenaman (@adrian_trenaman), software engineer at Gilt:


Some other details are at:

Many thanks to Daniel Bryant (@danielbryantuk) for the introduction!

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java ,microservices

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