big xyt

big xyt

Stock data analysis of an enormous scale, in a breeze.

About

This Sysdogs client is a company specialized in stock exchange data processing. This project is unique, as the algorithms responsible for data processing and calculations work in parallel, using up an enormous amount of resources dispersed throughout many data-centers over the world. To be able to freely achieve his business goals, the Client processes an extremely large amount of data in a very short period of time - the guarantee of infrastructure reliability and its constant availability are crucial.

On premise

On-premise was chosen, as traditional cloud providers would prove expensive, whilst providing no significants benefits or improvements.

Regions of operation

Timeline

The Client has requested our support in the matters of infrastructure development, further DevOps methodology enactment, and reaching the goal of fully micro-service based infrastructure which he had planned and pursued. A well-planned infrastructure was already present, so we were able to quickly and efficiently begin the extension and development on this foundation.
How we started?

At the start, Sysdogs swiftly took over the current infrastructure. We have begun to deploy new components, provide day-to-day support with any issues that appeared, and steered both the existing and the newly-launched components towards the micro-service model envisioned by the Client.

Challenges we faced?

Maintenance, management and further development of infrastructure split into workload and shared storage clusters, that could process 4 petabytes (4,000,000 GB!) of data growing by 200-500 GB every day, with guaranteed availability and efficiency, in a constant, continual work cycle.

Implementation of configuration management, including deployment of an entire on-premise Kubernetes, using SaltStack.

Support in migration to microservices-based approach, utilizing on-premise Kubernetes.

Creation of CI/CD processes for the on-premise Kubernetes cluster.

Support for the dispersed, enormous shared storage cluster architecture, mitigating present and predicted performance issues.

Deployment of various toolkits and software required by the Developers.

Control Points

• The first meeting
• Staying in touch with the Project Manager and the Engineering team on Slack

Dedicated team?

Yes, this project requires constant supervision and swift responses. Three engineers are currently assigned (Base team + backup).

Success! What's happening now?

The cooperation goes on - we're still providing the client with a range of our Operation services. We are dynamically adjusting to further needs and risks the Client's business faces, constantly assisting both technically and as technical advisors, in the Client's growth and expansion.

Special Focus

Constant supervision is required

Scale of the project

Security aspect of the application

Recommendations

"Thanks to Sysdogs engagement, the production environment can expect to process four petabytes of data growing by 200-500 GB a day with consistency and productivity. The team has established multiple communication tools to provide progress updates. Their optimal solutions are impressive."

- Maciej Lach

CTO, big xyt

"At every moment of our cooperation, our wishes and expectations were met and exceeded by the Sysdogs team. Thanks to their knowledge in the creation of our new cloud infrastructure, we have created a foundation for scalable and secure network applications. A pro-customer approach at every stage of implementation makes cooperation with Sysdogs a real pleasure."

- Tymoteusz Wisniowski

Manager, ROLV Group Sp. z o.o.

"Sysdogs were recommended to us, and now we know why - they fulfill all your expectations, and go even beyond those. Our time was limited, but for Sysdogs this wasn't a problem, everything was delivered efficiently and on time. Brilliant solutions, quick and spot-on. Dependable people that you can trust with your business. We will recommend them to everyone we can, with pleasure. Unbeatable, true DevOps magicians."

- Simon Rahme

COO, Loop Finance

"Choosing the right team for cooperation is not simple. In case of a dynamic business like ours, we wanted our partner to also meet a number of specific requirements. It turned out that the sysdogs team fit perfectly. Many months of cooperation have shown us, that they always provide the best solutions. Their commitment and professionalism does not dissapear after the first month of partnership. The latest technologies, high-quality communication, business consulting - that's what you can expect. If you are looking for DevOps, DevSecOps or cloud engineers, look no further - this is the team of high-class specialists that you need."

- Tomasz Wojtkiewicz

CEO, Nextbike Poland

"sysdogs is not just an another software company which claims to do DevOps. They are a team of enthusiasts with many years of experience in the field of System Administration, Infrastructure, Network and Security that loves what they do. They are real professionals, act as a real partner who is ready to advise and is not afraid of pointing your mistakes. If you have any needs in DevOps area - they should be your first choice!"

- Karol Wiszowaty

COO, Inspeerity

"Professionalism, partnership and high-quality. We can surely say, Sysdogs is one of the most experienced companies in Poland, when speaking about security, contenerization and Kubernetes. They are deeply integrated in development process, understand the business needs and really automate all the things. Anything in DevOps and DevSecOps areas - only sysdogs!"

- Maciej Gastol

CEO, Going. Sp. z o.o.

"Sysdogs has reduced the delivery time of the applications and has delivered high-quality infrastructures. The team creates solutions that are tailored for the business needs and requirements. Overall, their vast experience in DevOps ensures a successful ongoing partnership."

- Maciej Kurek

CTO, Library X

Why Sydogs was a perfect fit?

We solve problems by choosing solutions to the real needs of the client, and not imposing a solution that is simply convenient for us. Thanks to our long cooperation, we perfectly know the client's needs, and therefore can constantly adapt accordingly, both in terms of technology and consulting.

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