It is the first true search engine for the automotive marketplace, and is poised to capture the hearts and minds of consumers seeking timely and relevant information on buying a vehicle. The underlying technology of AU.TO sets it apart as a disruptive force that will forever change the way cars are bought and sold.
AU.TO takes a different approach to addressing consumers’ need and desire to do automotive research online. A true search engine akin to Google in terms of speed, breadth and ease of use – but tailored specifically for cars and designed to deliver the best car buying experience out there. Like Google, AU.TO crawls the web seeking cars and collecting the data for rapid access sorting vehicles based on user predicted interest custom tailored for individual users. brings shoppers a truly refreshing experience, giving them access to search, compare car pricing, features and reviews.
We were involved into this project in the middle of development. We were challenged to move a big Data Base (over 7 millions records) from MySQL to Mongodb and to setup sharding and replication. And we successfully did it. Other big task was the Elasticsearch implementation as a main search engine on web page.
After 3 months of hard work we have done following: