Media Industry Case Study

One of the most high-traffic, popular sites on the web.

Objective
To streamline and enhance the production, development and QA environments.

Challenges

  • Multiple sites operating under company “umbrella” on a variety of different platforms.
  • Distributed infrastructure: On-premises, Third-Party Data Center and  Public Cloud.
  • Existing DevOps team with minimal knowledge and no documentation of legacy software & platforms.
  • No standardization or configuration management, leading to inconsistencies across different environments.

The Tgix Solution

  • Collaboration with stake-holders to determine immediate pain-points and priorities.
  • Collaboration with DevOps team to re-architect Dev/QA environments on the AWS cloud.
  • Creation of plan to migrate all local, distributed and remote media properties to a unified cloud environment.
  • Development and implementation of DevOps standards; streamlining of environments with Chef Opscode and other standard tools.
  • Instituted ticketing system and web-based document/knowledge repository for standard procedures.
  • Round-the-clock DevOps, SysOps, CloudOps support.

Benefits
With the help of Tgix’s multi-disciplinary DevOps team, our client is now enjoying:

  • Significantly improved uptime.
  • Easy-to-manage, consistent environments running on standardized tools, software and platforms.
  • Standardized, documented Ops/Dev/QA processes and procedures.
  • Significantly improved monitoring capabilities.