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Part 5 – Conclusion and Future

This is the final post in a 5-part series on Evernote’s transition to Google Cloud Platform (GCP). To read this series from the beginning, see Part 1. All of the planning and processes explored in parts 1-4 of this series got us ready to build the next generation of Evernote. So how were we able to achieve the migration so quickly? Ruthless Focus In order to stand any chance of

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Part 4 – Planning and Executing the Migration

This is Part 4 of a 5-part series on Evernote’s transition to Google Cloud Platform (GCP). To read this series from the beginning, see Part 1. In planning the migration of the Evernote service, we wanted to minimize user downtime wherever possible, but also knew our existing architecture would not support a zero-downtime migration. We had the following requirements as inputs when planning the migration methodology and maintenance windows: We

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Part 3 – The Evernote Architecture in GCP and our Technical Transformation

This is Part 3 of a 5-part series on Evernote’s transition to Google Cloud Platform (GCP). To read this series from the beginning, see Part 1. Our System Architecture Our next big decision was to agree on the overall system architecture we would be building towards. We agreed that the following were important requirements/considerations: The Evernote application was architected for all services to run out of a single datacenter site

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Evernote Reaches the Cloud: Migration to Google Cloud Platform Complete

Back in September, we announced that Evernote would be migrating to a modern, cloud infrastructure. We lost no time in getting started. Just one month after the announcement, we were already moving data to the Google Cloud Platform. We’re excited to announce that Evernote has successfully migrated our service to the cloud, and accomplished this with minimal impact on our customers. Because this migration took place in the background, you

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