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In 2020, a company that operates an over-the-top (OTT) platform for broadcasting sports news and major events contracted ITRex to perform regular maintenance services. Built with Symphony, the platform used an outdated (and no longer maintained!) version of the powerful PHP framework and contained a lot of bugs and unpatched security vulnerabilities. While migrating the OTT platform from AWS to Microsoft Azure, the original developers did not quite adhere to recommended practices for cloud migration and failed to provide proper documentation. As a result, ITRex was required to conduct a thorough review of the code and re-configure the platform's cloud infrastructure. The ITRex team had been low-key maintaining the platform for two years while developing a new version of the OTT solution in parallel. Things got hectic one week before the FIFA World Cup 2022. The customer considered releasing the second version of the platform before the tournament to be able to broadcast football matches to a larger audience while delivering a superior viewing experience. However, since version 2.0 was still in development, we had to make do with the original platform. When the championship began and the streaming service's daily active user base reached five million people, however, ITRex registered several performance issues that needed to be addressed ASAP.