OverviewAs Wayfair technology teams begin their replatforming journeys, more engineers will make decisions for their single purpose database. Choosing the right database technology is one of the most important decisions you can make when building a new microservice. If you realize down the line that you have made the wrong choice, migrating to another database can be a costly and risky procedure. We committed to Google as our cloud platform provider, and they offer multiple robust database options. Learning enough about all of them to make an informed decision can be a steep hill to climb; therefore, we set out to streamline this process, and provide our teams with a guide to help make these decisions.
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The following blog outlines how the Database team at Wayfair took a principles based approach to transforming how our Engineers interact with and manage their database infrastructure; moving from a largely operational world to one that is characterized by choice and autonomy.
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