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Building Managed Services: Architecting Ahana Cloud for Presto with the In-VPC Deployment Model

Ahana is the startup that provides the first cloud-native managed service for Presto, the fast-growing, open source distributed SQL engine. Backed by GV (formerly known as Google Ventures) and Lux Ventures, the Ahana team includes experts in Presto, AWS, and big data. This blog post discusses how AWS users have evolved their big data requirements and how the team architected our managed service offering, highlighting the best practice of providing an “In-VPC” deployment. We hope other infrastructure software startups can benefit from sharing some of the key learnings that led to the launch of Ahana Cloud for Presto on AWS.

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IntelloLabs Cuts Down on Fresh Produce Wastage using AI and Computer Vision

$500 billon worth of food is wasted or lost every year, around the world. One billion extra people could be fed if food losses could be halved. We all know technology can do wonders, and its adoption in agriculture is pacing up – that’s where India-based Intello Labs comes in. Their VP of Sales walks us through how they used AWS to create a computer vision-driven solution to help eliminate food waste.

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Fairmarkit Uses Smart Sourcing to Reduce Tail Spend and Optimize Procurement 

Fairmarkit is an intelligent sourcing platform that enables organizations to more efficiently purchase goods and services. When it came to solving the recent PPE problem that arose with COVID-19, Fairmarkit was able to use their large dataset to identify new, lesser-known suppliers, connect them with large enterprises, and direct more than three million units of PPE to the front lines.

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Amazon DynamoDB on Production: FinBox’s Compilation of Lessons Learned in a Year

FinBox is a comprehensive digital lending platform with a focus on underwriting using alternative data. For one of FinBox’s products DeviceConnect, they provide a credit score based on enriched mobile device data for customers. At the time of writing this article, they were scoring close to a million customers per month and ingesting close to 80 GB of new data every day. DeviceConnect makes heavy use of Amazon DynamoDB. Here are the lessons they learned after using DynamoDB in the product for the last year.

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Inmagine Group Migrates to AWS to Support Growth and Enhance Operational Efficiency

INMAGINE is a global creative ecosystem powered by design, technological innovation, and entrepreneurship specializing in creative content and services. The group has been in the market for over 20 years with a strong presence across the United States, Europe and Asia. In this migration case study, we will cover how 123rf.com, the flagship website of Inmagine Group, was migrated over to AWS.

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Extending the Benefits of the Cloud to Healthcare Revenue Cycle Operations

The team at Alpha Health has developed new approaches and built technology from the ground up that is purpose-built to automate revenue cycle operations for healthcare. They call their solution Unified Automation, and they built it on Amazon Web Services (AWS) for a number of reasons. Varun Ganapathi, co-founder and CTO of Alpha Health, tells us more.

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BlueVine Collaborates with AWS to Provide Small Business Relief Loans

BlueVine started its journey with AWS back in 2013 and since then has rapidly adopted more managed services as it grew and most recently using Amazon Textract to create and develop and deliver high scale, resilience, E2E solution that allows small businesses in the US to get access to Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans as part of the COVID-19 relief to its small business customers.

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