AWS Big Data Blog

Category: Case Study

How Belcorp decreased cost and improved reliability in its big data processing framework using Amazon EMR managed scaling

This is a guest post by Diego Benavides and Luis Bendezú, Senior Data Architects, Data Architecture Direction at Belcorp. Belcorp is one of the main consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies providing cosmetics products in the region for more than 50 years, allocated to around 13 countries in North, Central, and South America (AMER). Born in Peru […]

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Ibotta builds a self-service data lake with AWS Glue

This is a guest post co-written by Erik Franco at Ibotta. Ibotta is a free cash back rewards and payments app that gives consumers real cash for everyday purchases when they shop and pay through the app. Ibotta provides thousands of ways for consumers to earn cash on their purchases by partnering with more than […]

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How Goldman Sachs built persona tagging using Apache Flink on Amazon EMR

The Global Investment Research (GIR) division at Goldman Sachs is responsible for providing research and insights to the firm’s clients in the equity, fixed income, currency, and commodities markets. One of the long-standing goals of the GIR team is to deliver a personalized experience and relevant research content to their research users. Previously, in order to customize […]

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ConexED uses Amazon QuickSight to empower its institutional partners by unifying and curating powerful insights using engagement data

This post was co-written with Michael Gorham, Co-Founder and CTO of ConexED. ConexED is one of the country’s fastest-growing EdTech companies designed specifically for education to enhance the student experience and elevate student success. Founded as a startup in 2008 to remove obstacles that hinder student persistence and access to student services, ConexED provides advisors, […]

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SEEK Asia modernizes search with CI/CD and Amazon OpenSearch Service

This post was written in collaboration with Abdulsalam Alshallah (Salam), Software Architect, and Hans Roessler, Principal Software Engineer at SEEK Asia. SEEK is a market leader in online employment marketplaces with deep and rich insights into the future of work. As a global business, SEEK has a presence in Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Southeast Asia, Brazil and Mexico and its websites attract over 400 million visits per year. SEEK Asia’s business operates across seven countries and includes leading portal brands such as jobsdb.com and jobstreet.com and leverages data and technology to create innovative solutions for candidates and hirers.

In this post, we share how SEEK Asia modernized their search-based system with a continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) pipeline and Amazon OpenSearch Service (successor to Amazon Elasticsearch Service).

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Lucerna Health uses Amazon QuickSight embedded analytics to help healthcare customers uncover new insights

This is a guest post by Lucerna Health. Founded in 2018, Lucerna Health is a data technology company that connects people and data to deliver value-based care (VBC) results and operational transformation. At Lucerna Health, data is at the heart of our business. Every day, we use clinical, sales, and operational data to help healthcare […]

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Accelo uses Amazon QuickSight to accelerate time to value in delivering embedded analytics to professional services businesses

This is a guest post by Accelo. In their own words, “Accelo is the leading cloud-based platform for managing client work, from prospect to payment, for professional services companies. Each month, tens of thousands of Accelo users across 43 countries create more than 3 million activities, log 1.2 million hours of work, and generate over […]

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How GE Aviation built cloud-native data pipelines at enterprise scale using the AWS platform

This post was co-written with Alcuin Weidus, Principal Architect from GE Aviation. GE Aviation, an operating unit of GE, is a world-leading provider of jet and turboprop engines, as well as integrated systems for commercial, military, business, and general aviation aircraft. GE Aviation has a global service network to support these offerings. From the turbosupercharger […]

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How Roche democratized access to data with Google Sheets and Amazon Redshift Data API

This post was co-written with Dr. Yannick Misteli, João Antunes, and Krzysztof Wisniewski from the Roche global Platform and ML engineering team as the lead authors. Roche is a Swiss multinational healthcare company that operates worldwide. Roche is the largest pharmaceutical company in the world and the leading provider of cancer treatments globally. In this […]

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TrueBlue uses Amazon QuickSight to deliver more accurate pricing and grow business

This is a guest post by TrueBlue. In their own words, “Founded in 1989, TrueBlue provides specialized workforce solutions, including staffing, talent management, and recruitment process outsourcing (RPO). In 2020, the company connected approximately 490,000 people with work.” At TrueBlue, we offer solutions that help employers connect with workers worldwide. Every day, sales teams at […]

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