James Halsall

Inviqa Technical Team Lead

James is a Technical Team Lead and Senior Software Engineer at Inviqa, one of the leading digital agencies in the UK. He is passionate about software quality and continuous improvement, and has over 10 years professional experience implementing large-scale, highly available solutions for enterprise clients including Arsenal Football Club and toom. For the last four years he has worked with Magento, 2.5 years of which was spent implementing Magento Commerce 2 solutions.

Breakout Sessions VII

Business Track

toom + Magento: A Journey to Zero-Downtime

Wednesday, October 10, 2:00PM-2:45PM

Level -1, Sala H3

toom is one of the biggest DIY companies in Germany, and its digital operations come with some hefty technical challenges. In this talk we will dive into the unique complexities of toom’s distributed infrastructure and the challenges that were overcome to make it successful. These include creating custom indexes to manage their massive catalog size, and adding sophisticated, high volume integrations while maintaining zero-downtime deployments. If you’re interested to see how Magento can be taken to the extreme, this is unmissable.

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