Rootconf 2017

On service reliability

Paradigm shift in CI at PayPal with Docker and Mesos

Submitted by sathiya narayanan (@sathiya-mit) on Feb 15, 2017

Section: Full talk of 40 mins duration Technical level: Intermediate Status: Rejected


Sathiya Narayanan is a part of Global platform and Infrastructure team at PayPal. The team is responsible for developer and QA community for their continuos integration and delivery process. This talk will be about how PayPal adopted open source tools Docker, Mesos, Jenkins and Aurora to build a scalable, highly available CI solution for PayPal which resulted in a Paradigm shift compared to the conventional VM based model. This talk also covers how PayPal is introducing docker in to its PDLC. With this solution PayPal got more value for each buck spent on resources. Docker helped in tailoring Jenkins Master and Jenkins slaves for Polyglot environment at PayPal.


Presentation followed by Demo

Speaker bio

Sathiya Narayanan is a part of Developer Experience team at PayPal. He also contributed to many other Jenkins open source plugins.



  • Zainab Bawa (@zainabbawa) Crew 3 years ago

    Thanks for submitting this proposal Sathiya. To complete the review, we need draft slides and link to a self-recorded video explaining what this talk is about and why the audience should attend it. Please share this information, latest by Wednesday, 22 Feb.

  • Zainab Bawa (@zainabbawa) Crew 3 years ago

    Why is the PayPal infrastructure case study for someone from the audience? What is the takeaway for them if only the infrastructure is described? What is the problem you were trying to solve with Mesos? And why did you choose Mesos?

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