lastminute.com is a worldwide leader in online travel booking, with €2,35 bn in global bookings in 35 countries and 1200 employees.


lastminute.com runs on a modern software architecture based on Java microservices, built on Kubernetes in an on-premise environment. To ensure scalability and availability during the peak-demand season, and to materialize the cost savings enabled by elasticity, lastminute.com planned to migrate most of its core business applications and microservices to the public cloud.

case study lastminute.com

lastminute.com's challenged Akamas to reconcile two competing JVM goals: maximize service throughput, while minimizing resource allocation.

A sneak peek of the results:

A 20% reduction in operating costs due to cloud rightsizing

A reduction in average search response time of 2 seconds under load

An increase of 23% in peak transaction volume

An increase of 23% in peak transaction volume

Learn more about lastminute.com’s unique challenges, the approach we took, and how Akamas delivered unexpected performance and cost results in less than 2 weeks.

 

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