Barcelona, Spain
October 25-28, 2016

Event Details

Containers on Bare Metal for Game Developer Crowdstar


Containers offer the promise of more simplicity, control and speed for development environments. But how does a top mobile game developer with more than 300 million users across 25 established titles refactor its traditional apps for a containerized ecosystem? Jose Avila, Vice President of Engineering at CrowdStar, will discuss the company’s move to containers in an OpenStack environment using Ironic and bare-metal IaaS. He will outline how the engineering team is approaching key challenges across a multi-data center environment, early benefits they’re seeing and their next steps to achieve the ultimate goal of a self-healing platform and fully containerized apps.

Wednesday, October 26, 9:50am-10:00am
Difficulty Level: N/A
Crowdstar Inc., VP of Engineering
Jose (known to all as Tachu) started out at CrowdStar 7 years ago as Director of Operations. In this role, he oversaw the architecture and operations of a portfolio of Facebook apps that reached 12 million daily active users. He was responsible for scaling these apps on a homogeneous infrastructure architecture. Now, as VP of Engineering, Tachu leads both development and operations for Covet... FULL PROFILE