AWS Big Data Blog

Category: Customer Enablement

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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Design and build a Data Vault model in Amazon Redshift from a transactional database

Building a highly performant data model for an enterprise data warehouse (EDW) has historically involved significant design, development, administration, and operational effort. Furthermore, the data model must be agile and adaptable to change while handling the largest volumes of data efficiently. Data Vault is a methodology for delivering project design and implementation to accelerate the […]

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How MEDHOST’s cardiac risk prediction successfully leveraged AWS analytic services

MEDHOST has been providing products and services to healthcare facilities of all types and sizes for over 35 years. Today, more than 1,000 healthcare facilities are partnering with MEDHOST and enhancing their patient care and operational excellence with its integrated clinical and financial EHR solutions. MEDHOST also offers a comprehensive Emergency Department Information System with […]

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How the Allen Institute uses Amazon EMR and AWS Step Functions to process extremely wide transcriptomic datasets

This is a guest post by Gautham Acharya, Software Engineer III at the Allen Institute for Brain Science, in partnership with AWS Data Lab Solutions Architect Ranjit Rajan, and AWS Sr. Enterprise Account Executive Arif Khan. The human brain is one of the most complex structures in the universe. Billions of neurons and trillions of […]

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How SimilarWeb analyze hundreds of terabytes of data every month with Amazon Athena and Upsolver

This is a guest post by Yossi Wasserman, a data collection & innovation team leader at Similar Web. SimilarWeb, in their own words: SimilarWeb is the pioneer of market intelligence and the standard for understanding the digital world. SimilarWeb provides granular insights about any website or mobile app across all industries in every region. SimilarWeb […]

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