Maximize cloud benefits – Podcast

    Peter Brouwers, Peter Paul van de Beek, on 16-06-2021
    Category: Podcast

      Next level leveraging cloud computing  We moved 70% of our services to the cloud and new services start in the cloud unless… Time to dive into a topic brought up by our tech leads. Want to know how you can maximize your cloud benefits? Alexandra wrote a blog post on Horizontal Pod Auto-scaling, HPA. It triggered us for this episode. Maximizing cloud benefits can be done in many different ways. For this episode, we dive into auto-scaling. Cloud computing brings great features for scaling up and down based on…

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    Performance boost the pick algorithm in the warehouse

    Peter Brouwers, Peter Paul van de Beek, on 29-05-2019
    Category: Podcast

    In this episode we dive into the world were e-commerce becomes physical. We talk about the bol.com Fulfilment Center (BFC). Within these centres, we have several challenges and one of these challenges has to do with the picking algorithm. The pick algorithm determines the route in a warehouse that is performed to pick all the products for a set of customers. As bol.com we have very high volumes of products that we must send from our warehouses to customers every day. So, it makes sense to optimize the distance that…

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