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Category: Compute

wefoxgroup’s Migration to AWS and Amazon EKS

When Esteve Alquézar Mora was hired on to wefoxgroup team in December 2018, he was the first full-time employee dedicated to managing the insurance startup’s infrastructure. The then 4-year-old company was running on Heroku, and Alquézar jumped in to understand how to best set up wefoxgroup to successfully scale. As the team grew, wefoxgroup decided to migrate to AWS. Here’s why.

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How Komodo Health Enables Self-serve Analytics with a Multi-tenant Notebook Platform on EKS and EMR 6

​Komodo Health​, has been growing rapidly in our mission to reduce the global burden of disease by building software and data products based on a foundation of health data. Their Healthcare MapTM captures the experiences of more than 320 million Americans (de-identified) as they move through the healthcare system. As they grew, they needed to evolve our infrastructure to reduce costs, scale access, improve engineering productivity, and improve resource efficiency.

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FloodMapp Leverages AWS for Real-Time Inundation Flood Mapping to Save Lives and Assets

FloodMapp is a world-first flood modelling solution, purpose-built for flood forecasting and early warning. Aimed at improving safety and preventing damage, FloodMapp provides highly accurate, real-time, property-specific, and dynamic flood inundation and depth insights for businesses exposed to flooding. It is 10,000 faster and 200 higher resolution than traditional models in an emergency response setting. Here’s how it works.

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Airnguru: Using a Multi-region Approach with Amazon EC2 Spot to Reduce Processing Costs

The Airnguru Suite is a SaaS for airlines. They provide airlines with new generation pricing technology and pricing intelligence solutions and assist airlines in their internal processes related to pricing. In this article, Data Engineer Cesar Moltedo and CTO Daniel Pizarro, will discuss Airnguru’s product offering, how they leveraged Spot Instances to reduce costs, some of the challenges they faced using this technology, and how they solved them.

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Get Your Business Off The Ground with the AWS Serverless-First Function

To learn more about growing your startup with a serverless-first approach, join us at the AWS Serverless-First Function. The two-day virtual event begins on May 21st, featuring sessions by organizational leaders, as well as an introduction from Amazon CTO, Dr. Werner Vogels. On May 28, hundreds of startups, large organizations, and AWS experts will virtually gather to teach builders of all expertise levels in building and operating serverless applications. 

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How Backbase Leveraged EC2 Hibernation to Reduce Compute Spending by 30%

Backbase is a leader in digital first, omni-channel banking platform and creator of the Backbase Digital-First Banking Platform, a state-of-the-art digital banking software solution that unifies data and functionality from traditional core systems and new fintech players into a seamless, digital customer experience. As they grew, they found that they needed a way to keep resourcing costs low. Here’s how they leveraged Amazon EC2 hibernation to do it.

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Branch’s Serverless First Architecture Approach Makes it Easy to Bundle Home and Auto Coverage

Despite existing insurance companies best efforts, the process of buying home or auto insurance, let alone bundling them together, is rarely easy or clear—rates change, coverage is confusing, and understanding why is anything but intuitive. Today, startups like Branch Insurance are radically simplifying the insurance experience for customers. Here’s how they’re doing it.

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