Rent the Runway Uses Percona to Improve Database Performance and Reliability
Rent the Runway is a fashion company that helps customers find the right dresses and accessories amidst nearly 200,000 items on their site and app. With every click, delivery, return and step along the way, they gather tremendous amounts of data, informing every decision the company makes. They leverage a huge amount of data. Obviously, data and application and web response times are critical, as well as having access to their processing system for returns, cleaning, and inventory management.
“Our data is crucial to running our operation. We have a complicated interconnected customer, reservation, inventory, dry-cleaning, and shipping data that must be available at a minute’s notice. Percona’s solutions guarantee that it is – which keeps our applications and customers happy.”
Rent the Runway is a fashion company with a technology soul. To help customers find the right dresses and accessories amidst nearly 200,000 items on their site and app, they leverage a huge amount of data. They process orders through a large fulfillment center that is powered by a proprietary reverse-logistics system that allows them to turn items around in record time, usually same day.