What lies on background of e-commerce site

I’d like to start series of posts about problems we’re facing in e-commerce area and what algorithms we used to solve them. There are a lot of e-commerce sites on different levels of complexity in terms of feature richness, data amount, throughput requirements, consistency and realtime updates. Let me first introduce the situation we’re trying to handle and then move to the solution space. Domain Let’s look at example of some e-commerce site product listing: