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Duetto Research

How Duetto is modernizing the multi-billion dollar hospitality industry

The hospitality industry was once a hotbed of innovation. Back in the 1960’s, for example, the Holiday Inn developed and launched the Holidex, a first-of-its-kind centralized reservation system. In a time before the internet, this piece of technology helped set the then 15-year old company apart. But times have changed, according to Patrick Bosworth, CEO and Co-Founder of Duetto.

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CloudFront Wordpress Solution Overview

How to Accelerate Your WordPress Site with Amazon CloudFront

Blogging and content production have become the marketing tool of choice for many startups and a fair number of founders find themselves choosing WordPress to power their messaging. Already the content management system (CMS) of choice for 28% of the web, WordPress is the biggest self-hosted blogging tool in the world and perhaps the only […]

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Disaster Recovery Preset

Large Scale Disaster Recovery Using AWS regions

Given the tremendous amount of data that we process daily, disaster recovery (DR) is of utmost importance to us. We aspire to ensure business continuity in the face of natural or man-made disaster. Here’s how they do it.

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AWS Startup Loft New York

Engineers from Buzzfeed, Sprinklr and General Assembly Speak at AWS’s New York Summit

In addition to announcing a slew of new products at this year’s Summit New York in New York, AWS invited over a dozen up-and-coming startups to speak during our Startup Lightning Talks program. Participants included everyone from Buzzfeed to General Assembly to shopping site Spring. You can watch the full lineup of speakers below: Buzzfeed Software engineer Justin […]

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Why GoPro is Migrating Their Online Video Hosting Services to Amazon ECS

To put that in context, Zaven Boni, a DevOps Manager for GoPro, recently explained to a room full of entrepreneurs at the AWS Startup Loft in San Francisco that GoPro Plus—the name of their online video hosting service—processes hundreds of thousands of API requests per minute; at peak times, it can even top half a million per minute. 

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AWS-cost-optimization

Optimizing Your Costs for AWS Services: Part I

Since its inception in 2006, AWS has been committed to providing small businesses and developers the same world-class infrastructure and set of tools and services that amazon.com itself uses to handle its massive-scale retail operations. In part one of this series on costs, we highlight how you can optimize your budget by using AWS in highly cost-effective ways.

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