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Field Notes: Automate Disaster Recovery for AWS Workloads with Druva

This post was co-written by Akshay Panchmukh, Product Manager, Druva and Girish Chanchlani, Sr Partner Solutions Architect, AWS. The Uptime Institute’s Annual Outage Analysis 2021 report estimated that 40% of outages or service interruptions in businesses cost between $100,000 and $1 million, while about 17% cost more than $1 million. To guard against this, it […]

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Figure 1. OR optimization options

Emerging Solutions for Operations Research on AWS

September 8, 2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. Operations research (OR) uses mathematical and analytical tools to arrive at optimal solutions for complex business problems like workforce scheduling. The mathematical techniques used to solve these problems, such as linear programming and mixed-integer programming, require the use of optimization […]

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Figure 1. Example request dataflow through AWS

Practical Entity Resolution on AWS to Reconcile Data in the Real World

This post was co-written with Mamoon Chowdry, Solutions Architect, previously at AWS. Businesses and organizations from many industries often struggle to ensure that their data is accurate. Data often has to match people or things exactly in the real world, such as a customer name, an address, or a company. Matching our data is important […]

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Figure 1. Synchronous container applications diagram

Scaling Data Analytics Containers with Event-based Lambda Functions

The marketing industry collects and uses data from various stages of the customer journey. When they analyze this data, they establish metrics and develop actionable insights that are then used to invest in customers and generate revenue. If you’re a data scientist or developer in the marketing industry, you likely often use containers for services […]

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Toyota Connected and AWS Design and Deliver Collision Assistance Application

This post was cowritten by Srikanth Kodali, Sr. IoT Data Architect at AWS, and Will Dombrowski, Sr. Data Engineer at Toyota Connected Toyota Connected North America (TC) is a technology/big data company that partners with Toyota Motor Corporation and Toyota Motor North America to develop products that aim to improve the driving experience for Toyota […]

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Figure 5. Connectivity examples for AWS networking and content delivery services

Augmenting VMware Cloud on AWS Workloads with Native AWS services

VMware Cloud on AWS allows you to quickly migrate VMware workloads to a VMware-managed Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC) running in the AWS Cloud and extend your on-premises data centers without replatforming or refactoring applications. You can use native AWS services with Virtual Machines (VMs) in the SDDC, to reduce operational overhead and lower your Total […]

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Field Notes: Deploy and Visualize ROS Bag Data on AWS using rviz and Webviz for Autonomous Driving

In the automotive industry, ROS bag files are frequently used to capture drive data from test vehicles configured with cameras, LIDAR, GPS, and other input devices. The data for each device is stored as a topic in the ROS bag file. Developers and engineers need to visualize and inspect the contents of ROS bag files to identify […]

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Figure 1. Spot and On-Demand Instances scaling by different AZs

How IPONWEB Adopted Spot Instances to Run their Real-time Bidding Workloads

IPONWEB is a global leader that builds programmatic, real-time advertising technology and infrastructure for some of the world’s biggest digital media buyers and sellers. The core of IPONWEB’s business is Real-time Bidding (RTB). IPONWEB’s platform processes, transmits, and auctions huge volumes of bid requests and bid responses in real time. They are then able to determine […]

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Convert and Watermark Documents Automatically with Amazon S3 Object Lambda

When you provide access to a sensitive document to someone outside of your organization, you likely need to ensure that the document is read-only. In this case, your document should be associated with a specific user in case it is shared. For example, authors often embed user-specific watermarks into their ebooks. This way, if their […]

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Figure 1. On-premises and AWS queue integration for third-party services using AWS Lambda

Queue Integration with Third-party Services on AWS

Commercial off-the-shelf software and third-party services can present an integration challenge in event-driven workflows when they do not natively support AWS APIs. This is even more impactful when a workflow is subject to unpredicted usage spikes, and you want to increase decoupling and fault tolerance. Given the third-party nature of services, polling an Amazon Simple […]

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