Tech Talk Video: Reducing Query Times From Minutes to Seconds

Ido Senesh is a software engineer on the backend team at SimilarWeb, responsible for serving our main platform – SimilarWeb PRO.

As the amount and complexity of data available to our users got bigger, we needed to adopt more complex solutions to maintain high performance and high-quality user experience.

In this talk, Ido shares insights on a POC that he has started and a journey that ended with great results using Varada.

Most importantly, this project has become one of the primary building blocks in the big data pipeline on our serving side. Ido will briefly cover his first attempts, their pros and cons, and the final results that were achieved using Varada’s DB.