Case studies

CNCF end users are telling their stories to help elevate the technical conversations to business objectives and challenges. These are real-world use cases about the impact cloud native projects are having on their business. Click through to read how our end users have used cloud native technologies and CNCF projects to help their business.

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9400 production pods Scale

October 1, 2021

InfluxData doubles down on developer and customer happiness with Kubernetes deployment model

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NuLab Offices


6x Faster deployments

August 5, 2020

How the productivity software company Nulab boosted its own productivity with microservices and Kubernetes

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90 Microservices

June 5, 2020

How cloud native technology helps Mux simplify online video streaming

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240mil Events processed per day

February 6, 2020

How built a full security program around its video cloud with Falco

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70% Applications now on Kubernetes

January 13, 2020

Zendesk and the art of microservice maintenance

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Grafana Labs

10x Query performance improvement

December 11, 2019

How Jaeger helped Grafana Labs improve query performance and root out tough bugs

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20bil Queries per day

November 25, 2019

How Slack leverages Vitess to keep pace with ever-growing storage needs

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2x Production load

November 8, 2019

To support ‘immense scaling,’ HubSpot turns to Vitess for sharding and automation

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88% MTTR improvement

October 22, 2019

With cloud native, Intuit brings ‘lightning fast’ deployment to thousands of developers

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August 28, 2019

How gRPC is enabling Salesforce’s unified interoperability strategy

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2x Reduction in MTTR

August 15, 2019

Linkerd is Apester’s ‘safety net’ against cascading failure from forgotten timeouts

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1600 Deployments weekly

March 26, 2019

How AppDirect supported the 10x growth of its engineering staff with Kubernetes

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Qihoo 360

January 17, 2019

Qihoo 360 Technology’s search for greater efficiency leads to cloud native

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15% Increase in developer productivity

December 10, 2018

PingCAP bets on cloud native for its TiDB database platform

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95% Reduction in response time

August 23, 2018

Workiva: Using OpenTracing to help pinpoint the bottlenecks

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85% Reduction in deployment time

May 16, 2018

Squarespace: Gaining productivity and resilience with Kubernetes

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90% Cost savings

March 16, 2018

Crowdfire: How to keep iterating a fast-growing app with a cloud native approach

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Haufe Group

30% Reduction in hardware costs

October 20, 2017

Haufe Group: Paving the way for cloud native for midsize companies

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