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Moving ChartMogul to AWS and Kubernetes

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Our journey was not your regular AWS migration as it involved moving our infrastructure from classic VMs to containers orchestrated by Kubernetes. In a series of articles, we will share our experiences about: Our journey to AWS EKS (Kubernetes managed service). Some of the most critical roadblocks we encountered.

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SaaS Applications Architecture – The How


Your container orchestration platform should have Amazon Elastic Container Service (ECS) if you are a startup or have a medium sized operation. Big ops can pick Amazon Fargate or go for Amazon EKS. Make sure you are using elastic pools for more flexibility.

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The metrics behind Spotify’s IPO

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Spotify Co-Founder & CEO Daniel Ek. Spotify’s filing gives us a rare look into the metrics of a large-scale consumer subscription business. Here’s a quick rundown of some key findings from the F-1 document. Customer Churn Rate. TL;DR: Churn rate declined from 7.7% over three years, despite strong subscriber growth.

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Understanding Multi-tenancy, the Keystone of SaaS


To deal with Containers that offer a challenge by allowing a level of cross-tenant access, this can be remedied using namespaces, Amazon EKS, or other third-party tools. The tenants can then access compute resources (Lambda or Azure Functions, etc.) using the context outlined in these policies.

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Top 15 VC Podcasts 2023


Once per week, 20VC Host, Harry Stebbings is also joined by one of the great founders such as Spotify’s Daniel Ek, Linkedin’s Reid Hoffman, and Snowflake’s Frank Slootman.