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Launchmetrics backend architecture

How Launchmetrics improves fashion brands performance using Amazon EC2 Spot Instances

Launchmetrics offers its Brand Performance Cloud tools and intelligence to help fashion, luxury, and beauty retail executives optimize their global strategy. Launchmetrics initially operated their whole infrastructure on-premises; however, they wanted to scale their data ingestion while simultaneously providing improved and faster insights for their clients. These business needs led them to build their architecture […]

Contemporary architecture with Amazon EKS and Aurora Serverless v2 (Postgres)

How Facteus improved Quantamatics performance by adopting Amazon Aurora Serverless and Amazon EKS

Facteus Inc. is a leading provider of actionable insights from sensitive transaction data. Facteus safely transforms raw financial transaction data from legacy technologies into actionable information, without compromising data privacy, through its innovative synthetic data process. Quantamatics is one of Facteus’ core product offering. Quantamatics accelerates the time it takes a user to go from […]

Digital shopping experience architecture

Amazon Personalize customer outreach on your ecommerce platform

In the past, brick-and-mortar retailers leveraged native marketing and advertisement channels to engage with consumers. They have promoted their products and services through TV commercials, and magazine and newspaper ads. Many of them have started using social media and digital advertisements. Although marketing approaches are beginning to modernize and expand to digital channels, businesses still […]

Let's Architect

Let’s Architect! Architecting with custom chips and accelerators

It’s hard to imagine a world without computer chips. They are at the heart of the devices that we use to work and play every day. Currently, Amazon Web Services (AWS) is offering customers the next generation of computer chip, with lower cost, higher performance, and a reduced carbon footprint. This edition of Let’s Architect! […]

Launching cloud architecture patterns as AWS Service Catalog products

Maintain visibility over the use of cloud architecture patterns

Cloud platform and enterprise architecture teams use architecture patterns to provide guidance for different use cases. Cloud architecture patterns are typically aggregates of multiple Amazon Web Services (AWS) resources, such as Elastic Load Balancing with Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud, or Amazon Relational Database Service with Amazon ElastiCache. In a large organization, cloud platform teams often […]

Author Spotlight: Lewis Tang, Senior Partner Solution Architect in Transformation and Modernization

The Author Spotlight series pulls back the curtain on some of AWS’s most prolific authors. Read on to find out more about our very own Lewis Tang’s journey, in his own words! I have been a Senior Partner Solution Architect since joining Amazon Web Services (AWS) in 2019. What I really enjoy about this role […]

IBM Cloud Pak for Data on ROSA

Deploying IBM Cloud Pak for Data on Red Hat OpenShift Service on AWS

Amazon Web Services (AWS) customers who are looking for a more intuitive way to deploy and use IBM Cloud Pak for Data (CP4D) on the AWS Cloud, can now use the Red Hat OpenShift Service on AWS (ROSA). ROSA is a fully managed service, jointly supported by AWS and Red Hat. It is managed by […]

Using a single DNS and Amazon Route 53 to route requests

Setup a high availability design for Oracle Data Guard (Fast-Start Failover) using Amazon Route 53

Many customers use Oracle Database deployed on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) to run their Oracle E-Business Suite applications. They rely on Oracle Data Guard for high availability databases, with a standby database running in a different availability zone. Oracle Data Guard can switch a standby database to the primary role in case a […]

Let's Architect

Let’s Architect! Modern data architectures

With the rapid growth in data coming from data platforms and applications, and the continuous improvements in state-of-the-art machine learning algorithms, data are becoming key assets for companies. Modern data architectures include data mesh—a recent style that represents a paradigm shift, in which data is treated as a product and data architectures are designed around […]

Dimensions for operational visibility

A multi-dimensional approach helps you proactively prepare for failures, Part 3: Operations and process resiliency

In Part 1 and Part 2 of this series, we discussed how to build application layer and infrastructure layer resiliency. In Part 3, we explore how to develop resilient applications, and the need to test and break our operational processes and run books. Processes are needed to capture baseline metrics and boundary conditions. Detecting deviations […]