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Introducing Uber Trip Branding and Personalization

Developers who use deeplinks or Ride Reminders can now re-engage the users they send to the Uber app through trip branding and personalization.

Announcing the Ride Request Widget

The complete Uber ride experience in your app, with just a few lines of code.

Streamific, the Ingestion Service for Hadoop Big Data at Uber Engineering

Here we look at Hadoop data ingestion, and how Uber Engineering streams diverse data into a cohesive layer for querying in near real-time using our in-house developed Streamific.

Uber Engineering Bug Bounty: The Treasure Map

To help with Uber's bug bounty quest, Uber’s engineering security team has assembled this treasure map of various services at Uber and tips for uncovering security issues.

How Uber Thinks About Site Reliability Engineering

Uber’s mission is transportation as reliable as running water, for everyone, everywhere. This past month, Uber Engineering talked about what it takes to get site reliability engineering right.

Your Friends, on Demand.

You can already get food, clothing, flowers, etc delivered on demand — why not your friends and family?

How We Built Uber Engineering’s Highest Query per Second Service Using Go

How the Go programming language helped Uber Engineering build and scale our highest queries per second microservice, for geofence lookups.

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

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.

Alexa! Your Uber is arriving now

You can simply ask Alexa to order an Uber for you, and she’ll request a ride right to your door.

How Ringpop from Uber Engineering Helps Distribute Your Application

How to develop with Uber Engineering's Ringpop, an open source library developed to make our applications cooperative and scalable.

Making a Business Statement with Uber Engineering

How the Uber for Business engineering team built our ride profiles feature to seamlessly toggle between business and personal trips, which debuted Fall 2015.

Using Triggers On Schemaless, Uber Engineering’s Datastore Using MySQL

Using Triggers On Schemaless, Uber Engineering's Datastore Using MySQL
The details and examples of Schemaless triggers, a key feature of the datastore that’s kept Uber Engineering scaling since October 2014. This is the third installment of a three-part series on Schemaless; the first part is a design overview and the second part is a discussion of architecture.

The Architecture of Schemaless, Uber Engineering’s Trip Datastore Using MySQL

How Uber’s infrastructure works with Schemaless, the datastore using MySQL that’s kept Uber Engineering scaling since October 2014. This is part two of a three-part series on Schemaless; part one is on designing Schemaless.

Uber Trip Experiences + API Update

With updates to the Uber API, developers have the tools they need to build moving experiences.

Designing Schemaless, Uber Engineering’s Scalable Datastore Using MySQL

The making of Schemaless, Uber Engineering’s custom designed datastore using MySQL, which has allowed us to scale from 2014 to beyond. This is part one of a three-part series on Schemaless.

Are You Afraid of the Deep Link?

New data from our partner Button shows that a contextually relevant deep link leads to great return engagement!

TransLoc & Uber Partner to Pioneer a New Standard in Public Transit

Uber API integration with leading transportation technology provider TransLoc creates a new standard in public transit and private technology collaboration.

Uber + MedStar = Driving Towards a Healthier Future

We’re excited to announce a collaboration with MedStar Health to help ensure reliable and convenient rides to medical appointments.

Improving Cities With the Uber API in Beijing

We’re excited to see what you’ll build in Beijing!

Experiences That Moved Us in 2015

As 2015 comes to a close, we wanted to reflect on all of the amazing things we’ve accomplished together.

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