Rakuten Platform as a Service and Apache Kafka

, Taichi Nakashima, kafka

Rakuten has been running an internal Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) for over 4 years. Rakuten application teams use our PaaS not only for testing but also for running production scale services. Because of the power of PaaS, we’ve been enabling them great productivity. For example, they can release their application and scale them out horizontally when needed using a single command.

On the opening of Rakuten Tech Blog

, Masaya Mori, announce

Hello, everyone. I’m Masaya Mori, the global head of Rakuten Insitute of Technology, and a department manager for Rakuten Development Unit. We are starting a new technology blog to share technology stories inside Rakuten, putting a variety of posts.