6 Ways DevOps Helped Prep Sportswear Move from Monolith to MicroServices

Webcast On-Demand

Like a lot of online businesses today, Prep Sportswear’s success is 100% dependent on the availability, scalability and performance of their digital online services. If the website is down, the business stops. They knew they had to transform their business from that of a retailer with a website to a high caliber IT company that sells products online.

In this webinar, Richard Dominguez, Prep Sportswear’s Developer in Operations, shares their journey. They transformed from a team operating a monolithic app using waterfall development methodology on an old, hard to maintain code base, to a modern IT organization applying new practices from Agile development, DevOps and a Service-Oriented Architectural approach.

The Impact? Prep Sportswear’s Most Successful Online Holiday Shopping Season in Company History! 

  • Learn how to identify if you are running a monolithic application that is dragging you down.
  • Get tips on hiring the right people to inject a DevOps cultural mindset into your organization.
  • Understand how to break the monolith into smaller pieces that support key lines of business.
  • Discover where to automate monitoring into your pipeline and platform.
  • Identify metrics for individual stakeholders (dev vs. test vs. business).
  • Go forward, celebrate, learn from, and repeat success!

Richard is joined by Andreas Grabner, Performance Advocate at Dynatrace who will support why monitoring, application and end user metrics have to be a key part of your own transformation!


Richard Dominguez 
Richard Dominguez
Developer in Operations, Prep Sportswear

Richard Dominguez has 9+ years’ experience as both a System Analyst and Software Developer in Test. He has worked on many high profile projects in Microsoft such as Hyper-V, Windows 7 Client Performance, and Windows Phone Services. Richard now works at PrepSportswear as the company’s DevOps engineer. His responsibilities include site reliability, external synthetic testing, release management and overall site performance.

Andreas Grabner 
Andreas Grabner
Performance Advocate at Dynatrace

Andreas Grabner has 15+ years’ experience as an architect and developer in the Java and .NET space. In his current role, Andi works as an advocate for high performing applications in both the development and operations areas. He is a regular expert and contributor to large performance communities, a frequent speaker at technology conferences and regularly publishes articles blogs on blog.dynatrace.com