The platform could handle 10,000 call centre operators simultaneously and a maximum of 500 donations per second. MongoDB was selected for its capacity to deal with large spikes in activity.
Tim Savage, co-founder of Armakuni , said: “During a national live TV show, the culmination of a 10 week national media onslaught, there is absolutely no second chance to get it right.”
Phil Latham at Comic Relief said: “This year’s Red Nose Day was a great success. The scalability, flexibility and resilience of the platform meant that, for the first time, the technology was not a limiting factor in raising as much money as possible.”
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Funding will help to address critical humanitarian problems around the world
Tech for Good programme invites applications to help more charities achieve social change through technology
Colleagues at Shop Direct have raised £210,000 in just 12 months to support the development of a new digital app for Alder Hey Children’s Hospital