eHarmony Continues to Grow – Thanks to Cisco UCS

A recent article from 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.

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