Tech Radar at Wayfair

I have just hit the “publish” button on Wayfair’s Tech Radar. This is a manifestation of our commitment to transparently share how we think about the technologies we use to build our systems and applications. We are publicly sharing the exact same version externally that we use to guide internal…

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Medals of Freedom for Software

Last week, President Obama awarded his Presidential Medals of Freedom. There were some incredible people on the list of recipients, and we salute them all. Most notably for us he recognized two women, Margaret Hamilton and Grace Hopper, who blazed a path in software development with their incredible breakthroughs, led the pack for…

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noc

Here’s our Frontline team at work, in our spiffy network operations center: [caption id="attachment_2043" align="alignleft" width="584"] Wayfair network operations center[/caption]     Selling home goods on the internet isn’t rocket science, but if you actually wanted to send a couch to the moon, you’d want to plan for and monitor…

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