At Gap, Retailers Peak season starts from October and goes until December 25.
Black Friday and CyberMonday are the highest traffic days.
The Peak Preparation is a multi-month process that culminates with the shopping for holidays.
This is a multi step, multi-focused team effort that includes:
- Peak readiness
- Capacity engineering
- High availability requirements and failover testing
- Coordinate integrated load testing
- Vendor dependencies management
- Observability and scoring of the readiness
We'll talk about the tight process that is executed at Gap, along with the partnership with VMware Tanzu teams to achieve a constantly growing ecommerce business.
You'll walk away with a strong understanding on what it takes to accomplish the processing of millions of transactions in the most seamless and smooth way.