July 2016 – hybrismart | SAP hybris under the hood
Varnish caching in hybris

Varnish is an HTTP accelerator also known as a caching HTTP reverse proxy. You can install it in front of hybris and configure it to cache the contents. Varnish Cache is a very fast thing. It typically speeds up delivery with a factor of 300 – 1000x, depending on your architecture. However, your backend system should be compatible with Varnish to use all its features and speed. Default hybris isn’t. Last weekend I managed to integrate Varnish with hybris. This article demonstrates the approach and tells you about the way to it.

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hybris Marketplace PoC: 2,000,000 products, 15,000 categories, 6000 search facets

This proof-of-concept is about the hybris-based marketplace solution. It has 2 million products, thousands of categories and facets. All this stuff works well on the regular laptop.

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Highlighting in Hybris Search

This post is about on how to make product classification attributes searchable and how to highlight the search results.

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Distributed promotion calculation in the cluster. Promo as a service

This post is about designing a solution where promotions are calculated for category and search pages. These pages all have a set of products. So the challenge is to calculate promo prices for every item according to the product-level promotion rules and to do it fast!

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