|[December 31, 2013]
eHarmony®, the First dot.com Company to be in the Rose Parade, Salutes its Technology Partners
SANTA MONICA, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
As the first dot.com to have a float in the history of the famed
Tournament of Roses® Parade, eHarmony would like to salute its
technology partners that together create such an amazing set of highly
compatible happy marriages.
Facts and figures that illustrate the partnerships' successes include
Houses more than 3050 servers/devices in our data center
Processes 150 million total events daily
Processes more than four billion relationship questionnaire response
Processes and houses over 212 million photos
"As the first dot com to participate in the grand tradition of the
Tournament of Roses Parade, we salute our technology partners that help
make it possible for us to deliver such great outcomes," said Dr. Neil
Clark Warren, founder and CEO of eHarmony. "It is such a pleasure to
provide our service for the more than 44 million individuals that have
been part of eHarmony since inception. We consider it our mission to
find the right partner for each eHarmony user."
eHarmony partners include:
MongoDB: Processing a potential 1 billion matches daily
in 12 hours
IBM (News - Alert) PureData System for Analytics: Supporting analytics on 40
Terabytes of data, including daily processing of 1 Terabyte of fresh
CoreSite (News - Alert) DtaCenter: Managing and operating 3050 or more devices
Oracle database: Handling 24 Terabytes of user data, matches data with
~100 million operations in database daily
HP 3PAR SAN - 530 Terabytes 3PAR block storage (FC SAN)
FAS and E-Series storage systems - The systems combine to store
more than 830 Terabytes of data
Oracle (News - Alert) ZFS - 130 Terabytes ZFS filesytem storage (IP NAS)
Delphix data management system: Used for non-production databases
(Test, QA, Dev, Load Test) ~30TB of data
Dell (News - Alert)/SharePlex data replication system: 4 Terabytes of replicated
data; Replicates around 72 million operations in the database daily.
All data collected is private and eHarmony does not share any sensitive
data such as user profiles, relationship questionnaire information or
eHarmony's float, Everlasting Love will feature seven of more
than 600,000 eHarmony success couples as well as GRAMMY™ award winner
Natalie Cole singing her hit song, "This Will Be" down the parade route.
For more information, please visit us at www.eHarmony.com.
About eHarmony, Inc.
Santa Monica, Calif.-based eHarmony, Inc. (www.eharmony.com)
was founded in 2000 and is a pioneer in using relationship science to
match singles seeking long-term relationships. Its service presents
users with compatible matches based on key dimensions of personality
that are scientifically proven to predict highly successful long-term
relationships. New peer-reviewed research published in the Proceedings
of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) ranks eHarmony as number one
for producing the most marriages and the most satisfied marriages
compared to all other methods studied. Of meeting places measured,
eHarmony also had the lowest divorce rate.* On average, 438 people marry
every day in the U.S. as a result of being matched on eHarmony, nearly
4% of new marriages.* Currently, eHarmony operates online matchmaking
services in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, and Australia.
*Based on data on 19,131 marriages from 2005 to 2012 by Harris
Interactive, couples that met on eHarmony had significantly fewer
breakups than couples who met via all other methods combined. Combining
methods that account for less than 1% of marriages sampled.
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