CASE STUDY:

PayPal Manages 200,000 Containers in the Cloud to Speed Transactions

Video: PayPal Uses Docker To Containerize Existing Apps and Secure Workloads

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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