Rakuten, Inc. is one of the largest e-commerce platforms in the world. The company is based in Tokyo and was founded in 1997 by Hiroshi Mikitani. Its B2B2C e-commerce platform, Rakuten Ichiba, is the largest e-commerce site in Japan and among the world's largest in terms of sales. Over the last two decades, several acquisitions have propelled Rakuten as a major force in the US.
Zazmic, in collaboration with the Google Cloud engineering team, helped Rakuten’s team to migrate to the Google Cloud Platform and engineered a solution to modernize the legacy infrastructure. Migrating the legacy platform to Compute Engine, C and Data flow. Zazmic worked closely with Rakuten’s IT Technical operations to enable auto-scaling via Kubernetes and uptime by integrating Data flow.
Zazmic’s solution allows Rakuten to dramatically increase uptime by ensuring that the real-time ML Product has all the data necessary to perform. Further, the KPI mandated by the business were met and improved. The solution also provided cost-effective storage for petabytes of data. Additionally, it enables better data science on a larger dataset, reducing the time to produce an effective model.