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  • $2,000,000+ projected savings
  • An average of 50%+ in cloud cost reduction
  • Meeting all SLAs and SLOs

Ancestry, the global leader in family history and consumer genomics, has gone enterprise-wide with Opsani’s AI driven cloud optimization service for Ancestry cloud applications to achieve the lowest possible cost while maintaining their performance. By choosing to integrate advanced machine learning tools for cloud optimization into its existing CI/CD pipeline, Ancestry is able to achieve lower cost, efficiency, stellar performance, and a better customer experience with every new version release.

At Ancestry, our customer obsession drives us to continuously innovate and use cutting-edge technology to empower journeys of personal discovery for millions of our users. As the company continues to grow and invest in new products, our efficiency and performance are more important than ever.

Opsani will allow us to manage costs, maintain optimal performance of our cloud resources and gain visibility in an increasingly complex environment.”

Russ Barnett, Chief Architect, Ancestry.

The Challenge

Ancestry has more than three million paying subscribers and a collection of over 20 billion records. The company moved its operations to the cloud to enable it to scale with its customer base and implemented CI/CD processes to facilitate rapid feature rollout. However, with rapid growth in both its user base and the range of products it provides, Ancestry was hard-pressed to ensure that it was achieving optimum performance, efficiency, and customer experience with its cloud applications, while also efficiently spending their cloud budget. Ancestry was looking to:

  • Successfully implement cloud cost optimization
  • Determine efficient runtime settings
  • Improve performance predictability
  • Protect and improve user experience
  • Expedite new code releases

The Opsani Solution

The integration of Opsani adds a new best practice to Ancestry’s CI/CD toolkit: automated continuous optimization (CO). By using Opsani’s AI-driven CO technology enterprise-wide, Ancestry’s DevOps teams have gained:

  • Confidence in knowing you have the lowest cost while your applications are running at the highest performance and at the lowest cost.
  • Superpowers to predict and deploy the most optimal cloud application runtime settings
  • Loyalty from happy customers!

Early results demonstrate:

  • An average of 50%+ in cloud cost reduction
  • Up to 230% performance efficiency gains