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Cloud architecture of the sample code

Throttling a tiered, multi-tenant REST API at scale using API Gateway: Part 2

In Part 1 of this blog series, we demonstrated why tiering and throttling become necessary at scale for multi-tenant REST APIs, and explored tiering strategy and throttling with Amazon API Gateway. In this post, Part 2, we will examine tenant isolation strategies at scale with API Gateway and extend the sample code from Part 1. […]

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Figure 1. Cloud Architecture of the sample code.

Throttling a tiered, multi-tenant REST API at scale using API Gateway: Part 1

Many software-as-a-service (SaaS) providers adopt throttling as a common technique to protect a distributed system from spikes of inbound traffic that might compromise reliability, reduce throughput, or increase operational cost. Multi-tenant SaaS systems have an additional concern of fairness; excessive traffic from one tenant needs to be selectively throttled without impacting the experience of other […]

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Figure 3. Choreography monitoring with AWS Step Functions

Use AWS Step Functions to Monitor Services Choreography

Organizations frequently need access to quick visual insight on the status of complex workflows. This involves collaboration across different systems. If your customer requires assistance on an order, you need an overview of the fulfillment process, including payment, inventory, dispatching, packaging, and delivery. If your products are expensive assets such as cars, you must track […]

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Figure 2. Extending the solution

Scale Up Language Detection with Amazon Comprehend and S3 Batch Operations

Organizations have been collecting text data for years. Text data can help you intelligently address a range of challenges, from customer experience to analytics. These mixed language, unstructured datasets can contain a wealth of information within business documents, emails, and webpages. If you’re able to process and interpret it, this information can provide insight that […]

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Figure 1. Step Functions Express workflow solution

Running a Cost-effective NLP Pipeline on Serverless Infrastructure at Scale

Amenity Analytics develops enterprise natural language processing (NLP) platforms for the finance, insurance, and media industries that extract critical insights from mountains of documents. We provide a scalable way for businesses to get a human-level understanding of information from text. In this blog post, we will show how Amenity Analytics improved the continuous integration (CI) […]

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Figure 2. Containerized application for ingestion and Amazon Kinesis for format conversion

Designing a High-volume Streaming Data Ingestion Platform Natively on AWS

The total global data storage is projected to exceed 200 zettabytes by 2025. This exponential growth of data demands increased vigilance against cybercrimes. Emerging cybersecurity trends include increasing service attacks, ransomware, and critical infrastructure threats. Businesses are changing how they approach cybersecurity and are looking for new ways to tackle these threats. In the past, […]

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Figure 8. Architecture diagram of entire data collection and classification process

Serverless Architecture for a Structured Data Mining Solution

Many businesses have an essential need for structured data stored in their own database for business operations and offerings. For example, a company that produces electronics may want to store a structured dataset of parts. This requires the following properties: color, weight, connector type, and more. This data may already be available from external sources. […]

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Figure 3. Solution architecture of DR on AWS for a third-party IVR solution

Disaster Recovery (DR) for a Third-party Interactive Voice Response on AWS

Voice calling systems are prevalent and necessary to many businesses today. They are usually designed to provide a 24×7 helpline support across multiple domains and use cases. Reliability and availability of such systems are important for a good customer experience. The thoughtful design of a cost-optimized solution will allow your business to sustain the system […]

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Figure 1. Data flow - Source to data lake target

Hybrid Cloud Architectures Using Self-hosted Apache Kafka and AWS Glue

Using analytics to gain insights from a variety of datasets is key to successful transformation. There are many options to consider to realize the full value and potential of our data in a hybrid cloud infrastructure. Common practice is to route data produced from on-premises to a central repository or data lake. Here it can […]

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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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