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Simple and fail-safe: Webshop in the Amazon Cloud

Introduction

Simple and fail-safe: Webshop in the Amazon Cloud.

About myposter

Based in Munich, Germany, myposter GmbH offers custom printing of images for posters, canvas prints and more.

350
Employees
10+
Product categories
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Awards
The Challenge

Previously, the entire web store was run on an on-premise infrastructure. The growing need for scalability was a decisive criterion for the migration to the Amazon AWS Cloud.

In order to be able to handle high loads, visitor rates and scalability in the future, myposter GmbH decided to migrate completely to the AWS Cloud.

The Solution

Our AWS experts actively supported the complete migration starting with the initial kick-off workshop. Together with myposter's internal DevOps team, the full AWS migration was successfully completed within a few weeks. The entire infrastructure was developed in AWS CloudFormation and provides full automation for live and staging systems.

Results and Benefits

Since the migration, myposter has been able to handle the entire Christmas business without any configuration changes using auto-scaling in a cost-efficient way. Due to the uncomplicated migration to AWS, it was possible to carry out initial evaluations with Kubernetes straight away. In the next step, this technology will also be used in a productive capacity.

Alex Bucher, DevOps Engineer, on the collaboration:

"Thanks to the initial workshop and the further energetic support, we were able to complete the migration within a few weeks. We are also looking forward to further collaboration with Tom Simon and his team."

About PCG

Public Cloud Group (PCG) supports companies in their digital transformation through the use of public cloud solutions.

With a product portfolio designed to accompany organisations of all sizes in their cloud journey and competence that is a synonym for highly qualified staff that clients and partners like to work with, PCG is positioned as a reliable and trustworthy partner for the hyperscalers, relevant and with repeatedly validated competence and credibility.

We have the highest partnership status with the three relevant hyperscalers: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google, and Microsoft. As experienced providers, we advise our customers independently with cloud implementation, application development, and managed services.

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