PubMatic is a leading provider of marketing automation software, helping publishers make smarter decision through their real time analytics and reporting platform. A key component of PubMatic’s offering is the ad platform that processes real time metrics to deliver value to customers. After having built the ad platform purely on Amazon AWS public cloud, PubMatic started facing the challenge of cost and instance performance, which became the key drivers for their switch to private cloud, using OpenStack on top of Linux/KVM servers across multiple geographies. This session will highlight PubMatic’s key use case and architecture, their experience transitioning away from a public cloud to running a 2000+ server cloud environment internally using a managed OpenStack offering, operational challenges faced in scaling the internal cloud, and how OpenStack has helped simplify and streamline the operational workflow.
Tips, tricks and operational wisdom from a real world OpenStack user’s perspective.