During the night of September 16, we migrated FINN’s production environment from an on-premise data center to Google Cloud Platform (GCP). This meant moving a high-traffic website backed by a complex distributed system consisting of 800+ applications, together with 145 databases and 16TB of data. We had a planned downtime…


We recently open-sourced FIAAS (backronym for FINN Infrastructure As A Service), our internal lightweight PaaS solution for Kubernetes.

FIAAS logo, with a pipe smoking captain in profile.

At FINN, we have over 700 microservices running in Kubernetes, as we are in the final stages of a migration process to Kubernetes that started back in 2016. FIAAS is one of…

Øyvind Ingebrigtsen Øvergaard

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