We are looking for russian speaking PHP programmer from UK or USA
We are making #1 price grabber of the world.
Now there is first version of this site: [url removed, login to view]
There are a lot of done.
[url removed, login to view] lives on Rackspace Cloud. Uses Symfony Framework.
It must operate with huge amount of data (traffic) = price-lists
Billions of prices everyday should be uploaded from different servers and inserted to data base.
Prices are in xml|csv formats
but with different structure
system should understand these different structures
and upload all ammount of prices for no more then 8 hours.
there are smth about 10 different structures in Russia and Ukraine for example
if prices will be uploading one after another, system will be able to operate with no more than 3 million prices just because there are a lot of very slow e-shop servers.
There are two different concepts: product and offers of products.
products = smth about 2,5 millions of products descriptions and characteristics, such as weight, monitor size, and so on.
offers of products = those prices from price-lists, such as in example
So there are such tasks:
1. Uploading of price-lists, so system would be able to upload billions of prices for no more then 8 hours
2. Searching in DB of products
3. Searching in DB of products offers
Options for cooperation:
a) One-time payment for project (~ $ 3K) + support + in some time fulltime development.
b) Share in the company
c) A combination of a and b