Rakuten

What We Learned After Five Years of Cloud Foundry at Rakuten

by August 24, 2016

A team of seven engineers at Rakuten, a Japanese ecommerce and Internet company, has been running Cloud Foundry in production for five years on over 5,000 virtual servers. In this video, DevOps engineers Ronak Banka and Carlo Alberto Ferraris demonstrate their breadth of experience, and share valuable lessons learned from their time running one of the world’s largest Cloud Foundry deployments to make operations and maintenance efforts scale efficiently.
Watch the video to learn the scope of solutions to empower users. Here’s a preview of lessons learned from the talk:

Know when to say no! Don’t try to make everything fit.
Forking is a terrible idea. There is far too much value in the community and too much momentum.

A Taste of Platform: 5 Sessions from a Thriving Community

by September 4, 2013

Starting Sunday, September 8th, Platform: the Cloud Foundry Conference welcomes a worldwide group of over 400 dedicated developers and operators to Santa Clara for the first conference around the open source Platform as a Service (PaaS). The conference features leaders, contributors, and users who will cover tech topics, provide roadmaps, and share case studies in an environment designed for interaction and discussion. There is also a dedicated un-conference where attendees attend discussion topics they voted on.
Besides hosts GE, IBM, and Pivotal, companies like VMware, AppFog/Savvis, NTT, Tier 3, ThingWorx, Wipro, Anchora, Rakuten, Cloud Elements, Intel, AnyNines, and others will also be speaking.