Deliver the shopping experience consumers demand.

Online retail customers expect the highest level of performance from any device, anywhere. Increases in latency can have substantial impact on revenue. Amazon is well-known for publishing that 100 milliseconds of latency costs them 1% of sales. What might start as abandoned carts can rapidly lead to abandoned loyalty.

Riak provides the high-availability, low-latency architecture needed to deliver the “always on” shopping experience. Whether you are serving up ads or a huge product catalog, Riak is ideal for storing your content, user and session data.



Best Buy builds for speed with Riak KV Enterprise.

Best Buy, the 12th largest retailer in the United States, selected Riak KV Enterprise as an integral part of its transformative push to re-platform its eCommerce system. Riak KV Enterprise with multi-cluster replication ensures product images, descriptions, product ratings, and reviews for are served up fast.

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Ideel uses Riak KV to better cater to customers.

Ideel, a flash shopping site, chose Basho Riak KV to power its online event based shopping experience. In addition, Riak is used for AB and multivariate testing to help determine user preferences for new features on the site. Plus, Ideel uses Riak to dynamically serve user-specific favorite products in a grid page.

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Retail & eCommerce Users

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Riak KV is uniquely architected to handle user and session data.


Riak KV is a fundamentally content-agnostic database that can store virtually anything.


Riak KV Enterprise with multi-cluster replication ensures business continuity in the event of an outage.


Riak S2 helps you efficiently store, organize, and access large objects.

Get the Riak KV for Retail Solution Brief  and learn how Riak KV is helping leading retailers deliver an “always on” shopping experience.