Search results for: April 2016

Moving Past Infrastructure Limitations

// 04.20.2016 // Infrastructure

Here at MediaMath, we’re quite fond of data. It would be surprising to hear someone say they’re not fond of data, of course, but we’ve spent the last 18 months proving to ourselves and our clients that we really mean it. Our company is built around driving concrete, measurable results, and our clients – both internal and external – have sophisticated analytics teams that want access to the data we generate for their own analysis, owned marketing, budgeting, and more. In this post we will describe the journey from data warehouse to data platform and the success of ditching our […]

How We Used Docker to Lower Test Run Times from 1 Hour to 10 Minutes

When a service grows in size and complexity, we add more tests in order to maintain test coverage. Having proper test coverage allows us to change or add new features and be reasonably confident we didn’t break any existing features. This is especially important for “bidder”, the name of our real time bidding service, where even a small unexpected downtime or bug can have major consequences. Bidder interacts with ad exchanges through http requests to place bids on advertisement opportunities (webpages, mobile apps, etc.) for our advertisers. As bidder increased in features and handled more bid opportunities (millions of bid […]