WebObjects/Case Studies/ShopToIt.ca

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Shoptoit.ca is a comparison shopping search engine catering exclusively to Canadian consumers and merchants. The company, Shop To It Inc. was founded in the summer of 2004 by Clark Johannson, Scott Sanderson, and Brendan Duddridge. It went live on Canada Day, July 1st, 2005.

Shoptoit.ca was developed from the ground up using WebObjects, WOLips, and Eclipse on Mac OS X Tiger. It uses the Lucene search engine as a foundation for it's textual search and PostgreSQL for its back-end database. Shoptoit.ca is hosted on a large bank of Apple Xserves and Xserve RAIDs.