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Category: Industries

Common financial services use cases for Amazon DynamoDB

Financial services customers choose DynamoDB for security, resilience, performance, and scale. In this post, we discuss how Amazon DynamoDB helps financial services customers overcome these challenges for common industry use cases. We also share customer examples, such as Fidelity Investments, Experian, Moody’s, and other financial services applications that are built with DynamoDB.

The Future of Personal Digital Records: Unlocking Security and Efficiency through Blockchain and Smart Contracts

Blockchain technology has the potential to revolutionize how personal digital records are managed, stored, and shared, because it offers unique features such as immutability, transparency, security, and decentralization. The application possibilities of blockchain technology in the context of personal digital records encompass various potential use cases, including but not limited to: Create decentralized digital identity […]

Model hierarchical automotive component data using Amazon DynamoDB

In this post, we discuss an automotive manufacturing information management use case where we store information about components within a vehicle as well as the hierarchy between each of the components. For our automotive use case, we use Amazon DynamoDB to deliver transactional queries, such as component attribute lookups. We will also show you how to use DynamoDB for larger responses such as a recursive query for all the components in a vehicle. While recursive object relationships can be represented in graph databases and possibly traditional RDBMS (with complex joins), these deeper queries can also be represented in DynamoDB.

How Amazon Finance Technologies built an event-driven and scalable remittance service using Amazon DynamoDB

The Amazon Finance Technologies (FinTech) payment transmission team manages products for the Accounts Payable (AP) team, from invoices to the pay process. Their suite of services handles the disbursement process, from invoice generation to payment creation, to make sure that payment beneficiaries receive their payments. Amazon Business makes payments to a very diverse range of […]

Build a digital asset tokenization framework for financial services use cases using Amazon Managed Blockchain – Part 1

This is the first post in a series of posts covering digital asset tokenization in financial services, a topic which is seeing tremendous interest in the sector. The series aims to be a guide for financial services customers looking to learn more about the topic, and who may be considering building a digital asset capability for their […]

How power utilities analyze and detect harmonic issues using power quality and customer usage data with Amazon Timestream

In this two-part series, we demonstrated how to use Amazon Timestream database and its built-in time series functionalities to identify the harmonic issues at scale through correlating metrics for millions of customers and automate the process for large-scale data handling. An electricity utility normally engages in electricity generation and distribution of electricity to end users, […]

Model molecular SMILES data with Amazon Neptune and RDKit

Modeling chemical structures can be a complex and tedious process, even with the help of modern programs and technology. The ability to explore chemical structures at the most fundamental level of atoms and the bonds that connect them is an essential process in drug discovery, pharmaceutical research, and chemical engineering. By infusing chemical research with […]

Analyze healthcare FHIR data with Amazon Neptune

In this post we focus on data analysis as part of the modern data strategy. I cover how to generate insights from healthcare FHIR (Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources) data with Amazon Neptune, a fast, reliable, fully managed graph database service. Using a graph database for this use case allows you to model and navigate complex […]

How Amazon Finance Technologies simplified global payments by creating a payments repository using Amazon DocumentDB

Amazon Finance Technologies (FinTech) Payments systems disburse Accounts Payable (AP) payments to Amazon’s suppliers and service providers. In 2021, FinTech AP systems disbursed millions of payments in over 150 countries and in more than 50 currencies through various payment options. In this post, we show you how we built an extensible payments metadata repository solution […]

Store and stream sports data feeds using Amazon DynamoDB and Amazon Kinesis Data Streams

August 30, 2023: Amazon Kinesis Data Analytics has been renamed to Amazon Managed Service for Apache Flink. Read the announcement in the AWS News Blog and learn more. Online bookmakers are innovating to offer their clients continuously updated sports data feeds that allow betting throughout the duration of matches. In this post, we walk through […]