Bailian group， at the first place of the top 100 chain enterprises in china, is the largest state-owned commercial and trading company, is also one of the world's top 500 enterprises. Bailian group as offline commercial carrier is called China's "wal-mart". Retail outlets are all over the country 25 provinces and cities, nearly 6000 offline stores. Business covers shopping plaza, supermarkets, convenient stores, etc. Since 2014, the Bailian group had been changing from the traditional entity retail to the Internet all-channels. It will become the biggest O2O platform from domestic largest traditional retail industry, which is based on the OpenStack technology. The platform will cover data exchanging, online-offline payment system, bailian E mall E-co.mmerce platform and big data of Consumption.
Through this case, we not only konw what's the challenges be encountered by the large commercial enterprises in the traditional IT architecture, and understand how to choose the right type of technology and solutions on a large scale deployment of cloud platform.
while for commercial enterprises, the highlight of this project is how to make the OpenStack technology to better meet the business application scenario.Because of this, the speed of the cloud application development, release, delivery will improve greatly and the creativity of the developers and operations staff will liberate greatly.