Amazon and Taobao

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As Amazon, Taobao is the biggest competitor in China. It has 70% market share in China. Of course, Amazon is a very successful online business but in China it is not.
Quick search—Amazon Using a fast 64 500M memory Alpha servers and excellent Internet links. Amazon's site functionality is very convenient and fast. A general product description pages about 38K, can be used in an ordinary Modem Download within 13 seconds. Customers such as the Internet provides a great convenience. In addition to searching for options, customers can also browse 23 different topics, saving time online, increasing search speed. Although there is no tradition of the online bookstore presence, but the opportunities are much easier to shop around. Taobao has the largest Hadoop Distributed computing clusters, one day add data 50TB, there 40PB mass data storage. Distributed throughout the country more than 80 nodes CDN network to support traffic over 800Gbps. Taobao search engine capable of billions of product data in real-time search, in addition to their own research and development of storage systems and file caching system, and Java middleware and messaging middleware system, which all form a huge e-commerce operating system.
October 2003, Taobao on the line above a feature called "secure transactions", the seller choose to support this functionality, the buyer would give the money to Taobao, etc. After he received the goods, then money Taobao to the seller. This is now Alipay. For Amazon, except credit card, debit card, many people are choosing paypal, actually paypal is very convenient for people. According to the data, in 2012, Alipay’s trading item is already twice of the Paypal.

Amazon has another special service is called E-mail fast processing. Amazon's E-Mail in receiving quick response, you can send a person to give it a try. Amazon immediately after the receipt of customer…...

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