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Kåre Kjelstrøm

Kåre Kjelstrøm
Kare is a senior engineering manager on Uber's Core Infrastructure team.

Engineering Blog Articles

How Uber Engineering Evaluated JSON Encoding and Compression Algorithms to Put the Squeeze on...

Imagine you have to store data whose massive influx increases by the hour. Your first priority, after making sure you can easily add storage capacity, is to try and reduce the data’s footprint to save space. But how? This is the story of Uber Engineering’s comprehensive encoding protocol and compression algorithm test and how this discipline saved space in our Schemaless datastores.

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