• How TrueCar Uses Kafka for High Volume Logging Part 2 Introduction In my previous blog entry, I discussed configuring and setting up a production Kafka cluster to queue log messages. That article purposely started in the “middle” of the pipeline to describe how our logs make their way from an application server all the way to our operations and development users. This article will backup... Regis Wilson 12 min read January 19, 2016
  • Building ImageProcessor using MapReduce, HBase, Kafka Arguably, good images drive dynamic and engaging service-based web content. Managing those images properly by ensuring a good load rate, clarity and more can be the difference between a frustrating web experience and a rewarding one for consumers. After joining TrueCar, my first project was to replace an ImageProcessor that was disrupting the user experience.... Anil Gupta 4 min read October 9, 2015
  • How TrueCar Uses Kafka for High Volume Logging Part 1 Introduction Technology companies often struggle under the weight of production logs. Usually, their infrastructure is built up in the datacenter to transport, store, and process logs. At TrueCar, we faced similar issues in building, scaling, supporting, and maintaining this infrastructure. In this series of articles, I will describe how we pieced together open source software... Regis Wilson 8 min read October 9, 2015