Case Study: JD.com

Challenge: Platform had scalability issues

Application: Built Kubernetes platform to accommodate its ever-growing clusters

Solution: Customized solution based on Kubernetes orchestration

Efficiency improved by 20-30% of IT costs

Deployment time went from several hours to tens of seconds

Potential to save 100s of millions of dollars a year

Tens of thousands of nodes, hundreds of thousands of containers

“Kubernetes helped us reduce the complexity of operations to make distributed systems stable and scalable. Most importantly, we can leverage Kubernetes for scheduling resources to reduce hardware costs. That’s the big win.” —Haifeng Liu, Chief Architect, JD.com

“We customized Kubernetes and built a modern system on top of it. This entire ecosystem of Kubernetes plus our own optimizations have helped us save costs and time.” —Haifeng Liu, Chief Architect, JD.com

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