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Portland Java User Group: E-commerce under the hood

Oracle (Downtown Campus)
1211 SW 5th Avenue, Suite 800, Room 8005
Portland, Oregon 97204, US (map)



Gilt is an e-commerce fashion retailer. Gilt's application platform leverages popular programming languages such as Java, Scala, Ruby, and JavaScript.

This talk will focus on data persistence strategies in Gilt's core systems: order processing, payment management, invoicing, and checkout. We'll discuss the Event Sourcing pattern and its implementation in a production system.


Sean Sullivan is a Principal Software Engineer at Gilt. Sean has been a member of Gilt's backoffice team since 2011.

Doors open at 6pm for pizza provided by TEKSystems. The presentation will begin at 6:30pm.

slides: https://speakerdeck.com/sullis/e-commerce-under-the-hood