Message-Bus: Groupon Messaging Platform Open Sourced

at September 9th, 2013

I wrote a post earlier to describe the distributed messaging platform, Message Bus, used at Groupon. I’m excited to announce, as I promised earlier, that this project is available as open source. You can get the code at Github. Message Bus transfers over a hundred gigabytes of messages everyday. These messages include order details of… Read More


Building a Distributed Messaging System

at June 3rd, 2013

Introduction Groupon’s architecture is composed of many services connected via either messages or HTTP REST APIs. These services manage functions such as processing your orders, shipping your Groupon Goods, or offering $5 off of your next order! Terabytes of data are exchanged daily among these services, and part of this flows through our messaging platform…. Read More