Variant Blog

Variant Application Iteration Server release 0.10.3

28 December, 2019.
By Igor Urisman

We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of Variant Application Server release 0.10.3. It includes the following new features:
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Variant Is Now Free and Open Source

5 November, 2019.
By Igor Urisman and Anurag Mehta

Today, we are delighted to announce that all Variant’s tech is now free and open source. The server and available client binaries may be downloaded from this site, or built from sources. The server is offered under the GPL v.3 license and the clients under the Apache v.2 license.
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Variant Application Iteration Server 0.10 Benchmark

22 February, 2019.
By Igor Urisman

These days, most companies never run benchmarks; their software is never run on a customer’s system, so why bother. Not so for Variant: our customers run Variant server on their own instances. Recently, we conducted the first systematic benchmark of Variant Experience Server. Although we had always been quite confident in its capabilities, given the highly performant underlying Akka stack, but it had got to where prospective customers were asking for it.

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Demystifying One of Amazon’s Secret Weapons for Retail

9 January, 2019.
By Anurag Mehta

The world of retail is in an unprecedented state of change. With shopping power shifting towards millenials, price and convenience have yielded to cross channel customer experience as the new currency for loyalty. This transition is fueled by massive advances in ecommerce and mobile-commerce technology, in packaging and distribution automation, and in frictionless payments.

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