You are all probably familiar with the most common problem of having one big platform – It’s too big to handle, it is hard to understand, it can be tricky to deploy new features and it can be a pain to onboard new engineers. In my team at Delivery Hero, we decided to tackle this issue by using Docker. In this article I will explore how we use Docker for frontend and how it helps us to make all our lives easier.
My name is Miguel Angel Mingorance Fernandez and I’m a Systems Engineer at Delivery Hero, working to ensure high availability in our foodora/foodpanda platform and providing solutions to improve the performance, capacity and resilience of our infrastructure.
Kubernetes is a very flexible system but not perfect. When it comes to cluster scaling, the delays in spinning up new nodes can create latency in dealing with the increase of requests that triggered the scaling, causing a negative feedback because we can’t handle the traffic quickly enough.
Einstein spent the last 30 years of his life searching for a theory that would unify the universe – the “Theory of Everything”. Such unification would enable us to understand, explain, and potentially manipulate a complex phenomenon composed of multiple forces. We can better understand how parts are interacting together; opening a myriad of applications from time travel to artificial intelligence. At Delivery Hero we did it!
On the 30th of January a group of our backend engineers attended the first GoDays conference in Berlin. As Go is becoming a core technology of our foodora and foodpanda platforms, our group of six backend engineers were excited to meet and mingle with the Go Community, exchange best practices and gain new knowledge.
In this article, we want to share our major takeaways from GoDays Berlin 2019.