monday.com is transforming the way people work by building a simple and intuitive WorkOS to connect teams around the world to their workplace processes while improving collaboration and communication along the way.
monday.com have experienced hyper-growth in the last couple of years, increasing their customer base 3x on a yearly basis as well as doubling their engineering team each year. This scale required them to make changes in their infrastructure as well as the deployment and release process. Changes were also required in the development environment used by the engineering team every day to adapt to the high pace of development and microservices architecture.
Their development environment had many moving parts, consisting of the platform's monolith and around 30 microservices each with its own set of databases. With the development environment containerized, each developer needed to create a docker network to enable services to interact with one another as well as deploy a local stack to mimic AWS services. This process of spinning up environments from scratch was especially challenging for new employees and sometimes took several days, leading to a frustrating onboarding experience.
monday.com started looking for a solution for their dev environment workflow that was:
After evaluating, they discovered that Okteto addressed a lot of their pain points and helped solve for the complete development experience the organization was after. Okteto enabled the following:
If you'd like to read a more in-depth, technical article about monday.com's journey to development environments in the cloud and adoption of Okteto, please read their full blog post.
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