Case Study

Advanced Multi-purpose Infrastructure at DataStax: A Self-Managed Cloud Environment with Terraform

Mar 07, 2019

Hear all about how this team used Jenkins, Terraform, and infrastructure as code practices to surprise their CFO with much smaller cloud infrastructure bills.

Modern distributed applications are very demanding when it comes to infrastructure, but it becomes twice as hard if you have to design and implement an overall development workflow for a huge system: integration testing, acceptance testing, demo sandboxes, staging, and finally production.

Aleks Volochnev describes how his team at DataStax faced a lot of issues building an efficient, flexible, and capable cloud environment for a complex service-oriented architecture application. But they ended up creating a great multi-purpose cloud solution delivering required environments within a minute and then automatically dispatching them as soon as they become unnecessary.

This talk was part of the first HashiTalks online event—A 24-hour continuous series of presentations from the worldwide HashiCorp User Group (HUG) community and from HashiCorp engineers as well. The event took place from February 21-22, 2019.

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