Managing 200,000 Containers in the Cloud to Speed Transactions

PayPal is a global leader in online payment solutions with more than 200 million accounts in over 200 markets and 25 currencies worldwide. PayPal facilitates global eCommerce by making payments possible across different locations, currencies, and languages.

PayPal Records Productivity Gains using Docker Enterprise for their eCommerce applications

Challenge


PayPal processes over 200 user payments per second across PayPal, Braintree and Venmo, but deploying across different architectures and clouds led to slow turnaround times for deployment and maintenance.

Solutions


Docker Enterprise provided unified application delivery, operations and centralized container management for consistent packaging of existing applications.

Results


PayPal migrated 700+ applications to Docker Enterprise, running over 200,000 containers. The company also achieved a 50% productivity increase in building, testing and deploying applications.

PayPal by the Numbers

700
Applications

4,000
Software Developers

200,000
Containers

8+
Billion Transactions a Year

“With Docker Enterprise, we are deprecating 15 years worth of toolsets and building a consistent operating model across multiple clouds.”

Meghdoot Bhattacharya

Cloud Engineer

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