Automatically scaling WebSphere Commerce v9 with Kubernetes

In case you missed this extremely impressive webinar, Real World Insights into Upgrading to v9, conducted by our partners LiveArea and Rackspace, you might want to set aside 60 minutes and watch it. We had access and download limits with my last post so I put the entire webinar up on YouTube.

LiveArea – who specializes in Strategy, Design, eCommerce, and Marketing are an excellent partner for various top eCommerce platforms and over 20 years with IBM Commerce. They also have deep expertise in many verticals, so check out their site to see what they can offer you.

Rackspace – a long time player in the managed hosted space. One of the best parts of the webinar is the auto-scaling demonstration of WebSphere Commerce v9 on Kubernetes they created with LiveArea. In the demonstration they put a load test on a v9 install and once the capacity on the transaction server breaches 80% they show how they configured Kubernetes to automatically spawn new pods – very slick demonstration.

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