Tech Blog Archive

Developer Tools in Engineering

A Lightweight Distributed Architecture to Handle Thousands of Library Releases at eBay

A new lightweight distributed architecture is proposed and applied on eBay’s release system to support thousands of libraries release work in high efficiency.

By: Tao Jin and Paul Zhang
Cloud in Engineering

GraphLoad: A Framework to Load and Update Over Ten-Billion-Vertex Graphs with Performance and Consistency

GraphLoad is a scalable graph loading framework eBay developed and deployed in production. It has been loading and updating a graph with over 15 billion vertices and over 20 billion edges since May 2020.

By: Tom Schweiger, Hieu Nguyen, Jun Li, Leo Hu and Sakilaa Gopalsamy
Developer Tools in Engineering

eBay’s Mavenization Strategy of Legacy Domain Business Libraries

A brand new methodology to ameliorate the development and release process for eBay site business

By: Paul Zhang and Tao Jin
Developer Productivity in Engineering

The Staging Dichotomy: Part Two

A two-part series on how eBay turned around an impeding staging environment into its biggest asset for developer productivity.

By: Senthil Padmanabhan
Developer Productivity in Engineering

The Staging Dichotomy: Part One

A two-part series on how eBay turned around an impeding staging environment into its biggest asset for developer productivity.

By: Senthil Padmanabhan
Data Infrastructure and Services in Engineering

eBay’s Global Secondary Indexes

How eBay enabled a real-time, distributed and performant index service for its NuData platform, a large-scale, in-house database platform

By: Jung-Sang Ahn and Dongho Kim
Frontend Engineering in Engineering

Rethink Modals Management in React

A small, zero-dependency utility to manage modals for React.

By: Nate Wang and Feng Xie
Java in Engineering

eBay Event Notification Platform: Listener SDKs

How eBay’s new event notification platform supports asynchronous communication for our API partners

By: Lokesh Rishi, Lead Software Engineer
User Experience in Product

Faster Shipping Speeds for Cross-Border Orders

eBay is making it easier for our customers to ship items faster and know when their items will arrive.

By: Kunal Goel, Senior Product Manager, Technical