Category: AWS Glue
Founded in 2016, Kavak is the digital platform that’s making it easier than ever to buy and sell cars. The Mexico City-based founded startup recently achieved “unicorn” status after reaching a $1.15 billion valuation, the first tech company in the country to do so. As Kavak expands its operations to Argentina and sets sights on Brazil, we sit down with Vice President of Data Science, Anders Christiansen, to chat about how machine learning and AWS serverless services helped build the engine behind the company’s ever-improving workflow.
Chris Burrell, Head of Tech at Landbay explains how the startup used AWS and the power of Amazon Redshift and AWS Glue to adapt quickly during the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure they adhered to government guidelines for mortgage payment holidays.
As future data requirements cannot always be planned much ahead of time, data warehousing effort is generally subdued by first creating a data lake, which is a pool of centralized data ready to be transformed based on use cases. A means for accessing and analyzing this data makes it easier for knowledge workers to make good informed decisions. Here’s how Indian bus ticketing platform Redbus does it.
AWS Startup Solutions Architect Paul Underwood believes that a data lake is just another complex and heterogeneous infrastructure problem. In this post, he illustrates how you might build a data lake-as-code using the AWS Cloud Development Kit (CDK). Underwood will outline the strategy, core data lake services used, associated costs, and how you can tie it all together with code.
ALICE, a platform for hotel staff to deliver exceptional hospitality to their guests, acquired a large competitor, GoConcierge with a global customer base of over 1k hotels. ALICE needed to migrate GoConcierge’s customers so they could benefit from the new platform. Here’s how they used AWS Glue to do it.
Yotam Spenser, Head of Data Engineering at WalkMe, discusses the nature of the WalkMe Insights product offering, some of the challenges that arose as they developed this technology, and how they came to a solution.
It’s been epic. More than 1,000 visitors, 12,000 Twitch views and counting, 36 breakout sessions, 19 live streams, 5 hands-on workshops, 3 networking evenings, 2 breakfast briefings, a Fintech innovation showcase, and an AWS Community Day later, we’ve now officially closed the London Pop-up Loft for yet another year. Thanks to an interesting mix of […]