Moving our batches to containers
We migrated our batches to containers for fear that the physical servers would stop working. Although the migration took more than a year, it made the deployment of batches easier and it has a better ROI compared to migrating in VMs.
Join us on our long journey to containers.
Outline/Structure of the Talk
Our journey to containers
- Containers instead of VMs
- Many teams involved
- Legacy but in production
- Painful release processes
- Migrating to new database
What we did to improve
- Weekly status sharing meetings
- Using Jenkins to speed up our build and deployment
- Thorough testing
- Kaizen culture
What we gained
- Fast and fewer releases of our batches
- Easy adoption of Kaizen culture
- Good ROI
- Containerizing batches can be cost saving,
- It can also allow the adoption continuous improvement or Kaizen culture.
DevOps, backend developers.