AWS for Industries

Category: Amazon Athena

Data Quality Lifecycle

How to Architect Data Quality on the AWS Cloud

Financial institutions such as FINRA, Nasdaq, and National Australia Bank have built data lakes on AWS to collect, store, and analyze increasing amounts of data at speed and scale. A data lake allows organizations to break down data silos and store all of their data – structured, semi-structured, and unstructured – in a centralized repository […]

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Enabling the aggregation and analysis of The Cancer Genome Atlas using AWS Glue and Amazon Athena

The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) is a landmark cancer genomics program, producing molecular data for nearly 20,000 primary tumors and matched normal tissues from 11,328 patients across 33 cancer types. The TCGA includes germline and somatic variants, copy number variants, mRNA expression, miRNA expression, DNA methylation, and protein expression for most patients. In addition to […]

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Improving the Utilization of Wearable Device Data using an AWS Data Lake

The key to meaningful progress in key global healthcare initiatives, like value-based care, reduction in costs, reduction of errors, and improving outcomes, lies within the vast quantity of data from sources ranging from medical imaging to electronic medical records. IDC projects the total universe of healthcare data to grow approximately 400% between 2020 and 2025, […]

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AWS releases smart meter data analytics

Introduction Utilities have deployed MDMS (Meter Data Management Systems) since the late 90’s and MDMS deployments have accelerated alongside the deployment of smart metering and advance metering infrastructure (AMI) at utilities worldwide. MDMS collect energy consumption data from smart meter devices and send it to utility customer information systems (CIS) for billing and further processing. […]

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Calculating growing degree days using AWS Registry of Open Data

The selection of specific crops (corn, soybeans, wheat etc.) is dictated by the heat units and length of the growing season.  This is commonly calculated as Growing Degree Units.  The AWS Registry of Open Data contains global weather datasets dating back over 200 years enabling agricultural crop breeders in the seed/chemical/fertilizer business to optimize their […]

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Octopus Energy fuels global growth with AWS

Note: This blog is derived from an Octopus Energy/AWS August 6, 2020 Media Alert Today, Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that Octopus Energy, an EnTech (energy technology) company and sustainable energy supplier, has selected AWS as its preferred cloud provider. The disruptive UK energy retailer is leveraging AWS’s proven scalability […]

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Preparing restaurant, catering, and food service companies for the California Consumer Privacy Act

Notice: Customers are responsible for making their own independent assessment of the information in this blog post. This post: (a) is for informational purposes only and nothing in this post constitutes (or is intended to constitute) legal guidance or advice with respect to the matters set forth herein, (b) represents current AWS product offerings and […]

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Executive Conversations: Jonathan Barouch, CEO, Local Measure

Local Measure is making travel and hospitality more human through technology. CEO of Local Measure Jonathan Barouch joined David Peller, Head of Worldwide Business Development for AWS Travel and Hospitality, for a wide-ranging discussion that uncovered insights into the industry and current landscape. — David Peller (DP): Tell me a little about your business, Local […]

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