eCommerce with microservices
Monolithic B2B eCommerce platforms are finding it challenging to stay relevant and competitive. To solve this growing issue in the B2B and B2C E-Commerce space, eComchain a SaaS-based eCommerce platform, hosted on AWS & Azure launched its microservice architecture making it the most flexible eCommerce agnostic to any frontend technology. With these services, developers have the freedom to optimize the code, and be able to provide unit test cases for their codebase. With increased agility, organizations can launch a complete eCommerce storefront in less than 4 weeks, which has given them enough time to stay innovative and increase their online revenue.
Microservices is an option for enterprise customers who already have matured online presence with large amount of content that would only be requiring a commerce microservice delivered via API. This online presence could be powered by a content-rich platform such as WordPress, Drupal and another platform of choice, as the presentation layer, while the backend eCommerce engine would be powered by eComchain.
Microservices enables you to decouple various pages that are rendered on your current CMS platform, i.e. the presentation layer, from the eCommerce platform. This allows more flexibility in content management ensuring a better user experience with greater search engine optimization that could have taken weeks or months to build
eComchain’s microservice is completely modularized with components for the following functionalities:
- User Management
- Product Management
- Cart/Order Management
- Payment/Checkout Management
- Freight Management
- Pricing Management
Following are the core salient features of eComchain’s Microservices Architecture:
API-driven next-gen eCommerce
eComchain delivers true microservices architecture with its API-driven eCommerce platform, where the frontend is fully decoupled from the backend. You can now launch multiple storefronts in different front-end technologies on multiple platforms with agility.
Mitigate Scaling challenges
With a microservice architecture, the frontend and backend can be scaled up or down depending on the traffic to your site. Heavy traffic on the frontend will not affect the backend operations.
Multiple storefronts with a myriad of customizations and user experiences can connect to one backend system, providing multiple integration points to the backend.
Last but not the least, the Microservices architecture allows all the marketers to couple their own home-grown content with eComchain’s platform in a scalable and robust manner, a much better alternative to moving content to a static ecommerce site and leaving SEO optimized content untouched. This helps retain the primary brand value that drives the shoppers to your storefront using the best features provided by CMS systems.