Case Study: Pinterest

Challenge: Need for the fastest path from idea to production

Application: Management of infrastructure and over 1,000 microservices

Solution: Kubernetes Orchestration on Docker containers

Instance hours per day

30% less

Capacity Increase

80%

1,000 microservices

200 million active monthly users and 100 billion objects saved

“At peak, we run thousands of pods on a few hundred nodes. Overall, by moving to Kubernetes the team was able to build on-demand scaling and new failover policies, in addition to simplifying the overall deployment and management.” – Micheal Benedict, Product Manager for the Cloud and the Data Infrastructure Group at Pinterest

“We are in the position to run things at scale, in a public cloud environment, and test things out in way that a lot of people might not be able to do.” – Micheal Benedict, Product Manager for the Cloud and the Data Infrastructure Group at Pinterest

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