Tag: Prime Day

Amazon Prime Day 2017: Can Amazon’s Tech Keep Up This Time?

Here it comes again: the big Amazon showcase flash sale. You’d have to live under a rock not to notice every site vying to grab attention for the “best list of Prime deals!” It’s all massive exposure, but that cuts both ways: Amazon’s site has to handle all the traffic […]

Will China’s Singles Day Learn from Amazon Prime Day’s Mistakes? It May Depend on the Database under Alibaba’s Hood

Last year, Alibaba turned what Business Insider’s Jeremy Burke called an “obscure, made-up Chinese holiday” into a shopping event that surpassed even Black Friday. On China’s Nov. 11 “Singles’ Day”, the company raked in $14.3B! Expectations are high for 2016, and Alibaba and other retailers are no doubt gearing up […]

Clustrix in the News: The Truth About Database Cloud Migration, Oracle Lashes Out, and Lessons from Amazon Prime Day/Pokemon Outages

San Francisco, CA – Oct 5, 2016 – Clustrix (Clustrix.com), provider of the first scale-out database designed for the elastic scaling requirements of high-transaction, high-value workloads of today’s Web applications, recently expressed its opinions on some of the most pressing topics facing DBAs, data architects, CIOs, CMOs, and companies that […]

Amazon Not Primed to Handle its Own Shopping Holiday

  August 1, 2016 | TotalRetail Another Amazon Prime Day is in the books, and once again the #PrimeDayFail hashtag was trending on social media throughout the one-day cybershopping extravaganza. Where last year the complaints centered largely on lackluster deals, 2016 delivered a different frustration: checkout failures. It turns out […]

Do Amazon Sellers Benefit from Prime Day?

July 13, 2016 | eCommerceBytes If nothing else, Amazon Prime Day is a success from a marketing and PR standpoint – everyone has been buzzing about the July 12th shopping event. But sellers want to know, are they benefitting from the hordes of shoppers coming to the site looking for […]