“Can we deploy 300 or 400 containers per minute?” This question was asked by Huawei Chief Architect Dr. Ying Xiong as the company worked to create its Communications-as-a-Service (CaaS) architecture with Cloud Foundry.
The company’s CaaS solution integrates cloud-based open API services with secure, managed API calls. Huawei can deploy more than 4,500 applications with its CaaS, which has been in development since 2013. A general overview of the CaaS architecture is provided in the slide below.
Huawei aimed to create a self-monitoring and self-healing solution, with fast recovery and auto-scaling, with continuous deployment and application upgrades in a multi-language, multi-framework development environment. In doing so, several use cases emerged. Read more from Dr. Xiong in Altoros’ original article, “Huawei CaaS Deploys 4,500+ Apps with Cloud Foundry.”