Case Study: Pearson

Challenge: Infrastructure platform to scale and deliver products to market quickly

Application: Global education platform supporting 75 million learners

Solution: Platform for developers to build, manage, and deploy applications

Provision physical assets

9 months to a few minutes

Developer productivity savings

15-20%

Releases

From 2/year to multiple times per day

Scalability

28 million requests in a 10-minute period

100% uptime – meeting aggressive SLAs

“It is our corporate motto: Always Learning. We encourage those teams that haven’t started a cloud native journey, to see the future of technology, to learn, to explore. It will pique your interest. Keep learning.” – Chris Jackson, Director for Cloud Platforms and SRE at Pearson

“We’re already seeing tremendous benefits with Kubernetes—improved engineering productivity, faster delivery of applications and a simplified infrastructure. But this is just the beginning. Kubernetes will help transform the way that educational content is delivered online.” – Chris Jackson, Director for Cloud Platforms and SRE at Pearson

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