Overview

A social media client wanted an interactive social widget to support large TV events. The traffic patterns are volatile with spikes in usage. Statistical data gathered during events is mission critical for advertising and billing.
This required a flexible, adaptive and reliable platform.

Solution

• Infrastructure and code deployments fully automated via Chef, Capistrano
• All infrastructure code is version controlled
• Extensive automated testing is triggered on a branch merge following deployment or on demand
• Visualization of monitoring and application metrics provided with Graphite & Grafana
• Local development environment automated with Vagra

Benefit

• Flexible auto scaling of application and associated services
• Adaptive monitoring suited for dynamic environments
• Fully automated infrastructure and application deployment via Continuous Delivery