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The Webscale Blog

The latest news and opinions surrounding the world of ecommerce

The Online Merchant’s Guide to Auto-Scaling
  • By Anand Hariharan |

The Online Merchant’s Guide to Auto-Scaling

Picture this. You’ve spent weeks preparing for a massive online sale. Your products are priced right. Your social media influencers are primed and ready to help drive shoppers to your storefront. And they do their job! The sale begins and, within minutes, you’re...
Top 8 Reasons Why E-Commerce Sites Crash
  • By Anand Hariharan |

Top 8 Reasons Why E-Commerce Sites Crash

Back in 2013, Amazon.com lost $66,240 per minute when it crashed. That was six years ago! Today, it’s a well-known fact that you can lose...
Where to Find Webscale in 2019
  • By Andrew Humber |

Where to Find Webscale in 2019

One of the most enjoyable parts of my job is talking live to merchants, and hearing about their challenges first hand. We learn a lot in the...
The state of e-commerce infrastructure: Lessons learned from the 2018 holiday shopping season
  • By Sonal |

The state of e-commerce infrastructure: Lessons le...

This article was originally published in Internet Retailer on Feb 7, 2019. Consumers spend billions of dollars online between October 1 and...
Demand More from Your Hosting Provider!
  • By Andrew Humber |

Demand More from Your Hosting Provider!

Despite the arrival of the cloud over a decade ago, e-commerce infrastructure (especially in the mid-market) continues to struggle with the...
What We Learned from The Holiday Shopping Season in 2018
  • By Andrew Humber |

What We Learned from The Holiday Shopping Season i...

The holiday shopping season of 2018 set new sales records globally for the e-commerce industry. Cyber Monday in the US alone generated close to...
E-Commerce in 2019: Top 10 Trends for Online Merchants
  • By Sonal |

E-Commerce in 2019: Top 10 Trends for Online Merch...

The e-commerce space is continuing its relentless growth. It is a segment that has made such irrevocable change to consumer buying habits that...