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Category: AWS Step Functions

Figure 2: Automated batch ACT translation solution architecture

Speed Up Translation Jobs with a Fully Automated Translation System Assistant

Like other industries, translation and localization companies face the challenge of providing fast delivery at a low cost. To address this challenge, organizations use Machine Translation (MT) to complement their translator teams. MT is the use of automated software that translates text without the need of human involvement. One of the most recent advancements is […]

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Figure 1. Architecture of document processing workflow

Automate Document Processing in Logistics using AI

Multi-modal transportation is one of the biggest developments in the logistics industry. There has been a successful collaboration across different transportation partners in supply chain freight forwarding for many decades. But there’s still a considerable overhead of paperwork processing for each leg of the trip. Tens of billions of documents are processed in ocean freight […]

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Training workflow

Classifying Millions of Amazon items with Machine Learning, Part I: Event Driven Architecture

As part of AWS Professional Services, we work with customers across different industries to understand their needs and supplement their teams with specialized skills and experience. Some of our customers are internal teams from the Amazon retail organization who request our help with their initiatives. One of these teams, the Global Environmental Affairs team, identifies […]

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Microservices-based order submission workflow

Architecting a Highly Available Serverless, Microservices-Based Ecommerce Site

The number of ecommerce vendors is growing globally, and they often handle large traffic at different times of the day and different days of the year. This, in addition to building, managing, and maintaining IT infrastructure on-premises data centers can present challenges to their businesses’ scalability and growth. This blog provides you a Serverless on […]

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Initial Orchestration Architecture

Field Notes: Orchestrating and Monitoring Complex, Long-running Workflows Using AWS Step Functions

Situation: IHS Markit’s Wall Street Office (WSO) offers financial reports to hundreds of clients worldwide. When IHS Markit completed the migration of WSO’s SaaS software to AWS, it unlocked the power and agility to deliver new product features monthly, as opposed to a multi-year release cycle. This migration also presented a great opportunity to further […]

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Diagram of the wallet solution

Building a Serverless Wallet Service for In-Game Currency

In the gaming industry, users are often allowed to open accounts and make monetary transactions; they can exchange real money for in-game currency. Players want to be able to add or withdraw funds quickly, and they also want to know how their balance has changed over time. Having this information available helps our customers better […]

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Cloud transformation flywheel model

Making Effective Decisions for Your V1 AWS Design

In reviewing your existing business application portfolio to create V1 AWS designs—the first architecture design for moving to AWS—we must address two main factors that often inhibit progress: Your technology teams must find a clear path forward that balances modernization and migration. You must provide clear criteria to transform your platforms and also continue to […]

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Managing Asynchronous Workflows with a REST API

While building REST APIs, architects often discover that they have particular operations that have to run in the background outside of the request processing scope. Some of these may be “fire and forget”—there is no need to report back to the client—for example, when initiating a shipment. For others, the client may need a response, […]

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Interior of KFC restaurant

The Technology Behind KFC’s Finger Lickin’ Good Success

This post was written by Jaime Hall of KFC At Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC), our platform has constantly evolved over the past four years. Since the shift to bring all development in house, we’ve been making great progress. During this time, KFC has grown dramatically within the digital space. Underpinning it all, we aim to […]

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ERGO Architecture

How ERGO Implemented an Event-driven Security Remediation Architecture on AWS

ERGO is one of the major insurance groups in Germany and Europe. Within the ERGO Group, ERGO Technology & Services S.A. (ET&S), a part of ET&SM holding, has competencies in digital transformation, know-how in creating and implementing complex IT systems with focus on the quality of solutions and a portfolio aligned with the entire value […]

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