Translation QEM

Introduction Wayfair sells products in the USA (wayfair.com), Canada (wayfair.ca), UK (wayfair.co.uk), and Germany (wayfair.de), and works with manufacturers from several countries. Consequently, business is being conducted in many languages. When product data is submitted by our suppliers in a different language than the market where the product is sold,…

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The Rise and Fall of GitLab CI

Greetings Wayfair Engineering Enthusiasts: old, new, and returned. We’re gathered today (virtually) to collect a story from Wayfair’s history. I’m Gary White, volunteering historian, frequent worker. I’m going to share with you all the journey we took as an organization to adopt Continuous Integration. This is part one of two….

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Dynamic WAN Optimizer Routing

Wayfair recently deployed Steelhead WAN optimizers in our network.  We were unsatisfied with the 3 (2.5?) main suggested methods of deployment from Riverbed.  So we designed our own deployment.  But first, the vendor suggested methods: Physical In-Path – Physically puts the device in-line with your traffic, easy deployment, but if…

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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 others…

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