Category: General

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:     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 that from a room like this. If you……

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Wayfair at Boston TechJam 2014

Wayfair engineering will be out in force at Boston TechJam 2014, on Thursday, June 12, 2014, at Boston City Hall Plaza, starting at 4 pm.  We’ll be in the middle row, one slot away from the beer tent, and we will have some fun… Read more

Stormin’ OMS

Overview There’s storm in Wayfair! And yes, the “a” article before the word “storm” is purposely not there. When referring to “storm” at Wayfair, we do not mean a conglomerate of barometric circumstances that lead to downpours from the skies and other natural phenomena (a storm); we mean… Read more

Wayfair @ Beanpot Hackathon

Wayfair was invited to be a sponsor at this year’s Beanpot Hackathon (link: http://www.hackbeanpot.com/), held last week at the Microsoft NERD center in  Cambridge.  The concept of a hackathon is so closely related to our core values, that we jumped at the opportunity to participate.  Wylie Conlon, along with… Read…

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Rest@Wayfair.com

Some Background At Wayfair, we are working on a next generation of systems to power our business. The decade old  systems that currently keep us running in stride have allowed Wayfair.com to vault from nothing to where it is today. But as with all systems, they have… Read more