How Sabre is Using NoSQL Technology to Reduce Mainframe Costs

CouchConf San Francisco 2012

Sabre Travel Network® operates the world’s largest travel marketplace, connecting travel buyers and sellers through the Sabre® global distribution system (GDS). It connects more than 350,000 travel professionals to more than 400 airlines, 93,000 hotels, 25 car rental brands, 50 rail providers, 13 cruise lines and other global travel suppliers. More than 300 million people purchase airline tickets through this channel annually. The enterprise architecture team at Sabre is chartered with migrating user session functionality from legacy mainframes and providing an enterprise-level distributed framework that offers high reliability and horizontal scalability In this session, Sabre architects will share how NoSQL technology fits into their core infrastructure, and how they evaluated and benchmarked Couchbase Server to ensure it met TPS, latency, and consistency requirements.

Presented by: Ananth Kamath & Arun Hariharan, Sabre Holdings


(running time: 28:45 minutes)