A recent article from Gigaoam.com revealed that dating site, eHarmony, is becoming more technologically innovative, thanks in part to new technologies like OpenStack, Hadoop, Spark and Docker. In the 2nd year of a three year journey, CTO Thod Nguyen, told Gigaoam that a big part of it is turning eHarmony’s existing virtualization-centric data center into a private cloud environment, mostly likely running the open source OpenStack cloud software. , the company expects to cut its web server count by about half from its current 1,000 machines, he said. The company also manages about 2,000 other devices.
Read the full article at https://gigaom.com/2014/11/19/why-eharmony-is-rebuilding-itself-atop-openstack-and-hadoop/
Kevin Houston is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of BladesMadeSimple.com. He has over 17 years of experience in the x86 server marketplace. Since 1997 Kevin has worked at several resellers in the Atlanta area, and has a vast array of competitive x86 server knowledge and certifications as well as an in-depth understanding of VMware and Citrix virtualization. Kevin works for Dell as a Server Sales Engineer covering the Global Enterprise market.