Rahul Mehalingam

Rahul is a senior distributed systems engineer who joined the data platform squad at Optimizely in 2018. He has 3 years of experience in designing, developing and scaling large scale analytical systems. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, powerlifting and pretty much anything having to do with the outdoors.

Blog Posts by Rahul Mehalingam

March 01, 2020

Handling the Scale of Black Friday and Cyber Monday at Optimizely

The National Retail Federation reported more than 189.6 million Americans shopped from Thanksgiving through Cyber Monday 2019. The survey found that 124 million people made purchases in stores while 142.2 million shopped online; demonstrating today’s seamless shopping world, 75.7 million participated in both. Given Optimizely’s partnership with retail online businesses, the Thanksgiving holiday is one