Bringing code to the data: from MySQL to RocksDB for high volume searches
Searches are hard, fast searches are harder and even more with growing dataset. At Booking.com we face these problems, especially the last one: we have doubled the number of properties in the last two years. Searching across normalized data in MySQL stopped working for us 3-4 years ago. Optimizing the dataset in MySQL for searches recently began to showing its limits on large destinations like Paris, Italy or the Mediterranean. Join the talk to learn how we’re solving search problems by moving data from MySQL to RocksDB and bringing code to the data.
Senior Developer, Booking.com
Since joining the company in 2013 Ivan has worked on various infrastructure related projects including distributed message delivery and bigdata. In his latest challenge Ivan joined group of IT professionals working on improving search speed. Before Booking.com, he worked 4 years in web-hosting industry.