AWS for Industries

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How Grocery Retailers Grow with Hybrid Architecture Best Practices

How Grocery Retailers Grow With Hybrid Architecture Best Practices

Grocery retailers typically operate high-volume, low-margin business models. All the retailer’s resources need to be deployed in a way to maximize productivity and minimize cost. This isn’t a simple ask because the majority of applications in the industry have grown organically over a long period of time. In the UK, the top five grocers—with the […]

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Automate Patching by Replacing Amazon ECS Container Instances

Containerization becoming popular for application lifecycle In the retail industry, more and more developers are using containerization as the primary software lifecycle for applications and services. There are countless benefits to this approach, and it shifts the focus of configuration and runtime management to the container itself. This means that there’s much less configuration and […]

Experimenting with Bitcoin Blockchain on AWS

In this blog post, we experiment with the Bitcoin Blockchain on AWS and demonstrate how to set up a Bitcoin Node on AWS that can be used to send and receive bitcoin from an external wallet. Before we start with the technical setup, let’s go over the potential of this technology. The history and opportunity […]

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Fast Retailing (Part 2): Building an In-House Engineering Organization

AWS Japan G.K. invited Fast Retailing Co. Ltd. executives to speak on the theme of “Digital Reform Initiatives at Fast Retailing: Transformation of Engineering Organizations Utilizing AWS” on September 2, 2021. This post is part 2 of a two-part series where they share key points of their discussion. You won’t want to miss part 1, […]

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Fast Retailing (Part 1): Transforming the Clothes Shopping Experience

AWS Japan G.K. invited Fast Retailing Co., Ltd. executives to speak on the theme of “Digital Reform Initiatives at Fast Retailing: Transformation of Engineering Organizations Utilizing AWS” on September 2, 2021. This post is part 1 of a two-part series where they share the key points of their discussion. Don’t miss part 2 – Building […]

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How an Old-fashioned Doorstep Delivery of Bottled Milk is Making a Comeback Powered by AI-Driven Supply Chain

An old concept of milk delivered to customer doorstep is making a big come back in fresh new ways. Home milk delivery from local dairy farms was a staple for many households in the 1950s and ’60s. With the rise of the supermarkets and refrigeration becoming widely available, the doorstep delivery of fresh milk went […]

Retail Builders Blog Series

How to Build a Dynamic Supply Chain Platform: A Primer

To meet customers’ needs in a dynamic and fast-changing world, organizations must establish supply chain platforms that can proactively react in real time. Rapid technological development and advances in utilizing Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML), and cloud-based platforms can be leveraged to create scalable global platforms that capture data throughout […]

FSI Services Spotlight: Amazon Elastic Container Service (ECS) with AWS Fargate

In this edition of the Financial Services Industry (FSI) Service Spotlight monthly blog series, we highlight five key considerations for customers running workloads on Amazon Elastic Container Service (ECS) with AWS Fargate: achieving compliance, data protection, isolation of compute environments, audits with APIs, and access control/security. Across each area, we will examine specific guidance, suggested […]

Siemens PCBflow – Design validation for first-time-right manufacturing

Introduction First-time-right design is critical to cutting costs and reducing time to market, especially in today’s customized, high-demand environment. If you’re a Printed Circuit Board (PCB) designer or involved in PCB manufacturing, keep reading to learn more about Siemens PCBflow. PCBflow is a new cloud offering in the PCB Design for Manufacturing (DFM) domain, can […]

Move to Microservice Architecture

Success Strategies for Moving to a Microservice Architecture in CPG

In my last blog post (Three Steps for Modernizing Your DTC Ecommerce Website), I shared three strategies for modernizing your direct-to-consumer (DTC) ecommerce website: Lift and shift your DTC ecommerce website to AWS. Decompose your ecommerce website and rearchitect it with microservices. Move to serverless computing so you can focus on your business. Why Microservices […]