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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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CodeCommit. CodeBuild, ECR

Serverless Architecture for a Web Scraping Solution

If you are interested in serverless architecture, you may have read many contradictory articles and wonder if serverless architectures are cost effective or expensive. I would like to clear the air around the issue of effectiveness through an analysis of a web scraping solution. The use case is fairly simple: at certain times during the […]

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Shuffle-sharding

re:Invent 2019: Introducing the Amazon Builders’ Library (Part II)

In last week’s post, I told you about a new site we introduced at re:Invent at the beginning of this month, the Amazon Builders’ Library, a site that’s chock-full articles by senior technical leaders that help you understand the underpinnings of both Amazon.com and AWS. Below are four more architecture-based articles that describe how Amazon […]

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Static stability using availability zones

re:Invent 2019: Introducing the Amazon Builders’ Library (Part I)

This week I’m telling you about a new site we launched at re:Invent, the Amazon Builders’ Library, a collection of living articles covering topics across architecture, software delivery, and operations. You get to peek under the hood of how Amazon architects, releases, and operates the software underpinning Amazon.com and AWS. Want to know how Amazon.com does what it does? […]

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