How MetLife Turns on a Dime


Tim Tyler - Lead Solutions Engineer, MetLife

Docker and microservices allowed our development teams to create what once was inconceivable; a unified front-end application for our customers, employees and agents connecting them to over 400 legacy back-end systems of record. On the engineering side, our challenge was identifying the right infrastructure approach to deliver this new solution on a global scale. In our exploration of solutions; we threw out the book on our traditional design approach and brought our first Docker environment and Microservice app to production in 5 months from start to finish. This talk discusses some of the key changes we made to ensure our success, from tossing out waterfall, to quickly establishing design stan