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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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Reimagining Data Protection with SaaS Startup Druva

Druva was born in 2007 when Jaspreet Singh, Ramani Kothandaraman and Milind Borate came together with the thought of disrupting the data protection market. Data protection solutions had become cumbersome to deploy and manage. More often than not, you faced issues when you tried to restore data that was backed up months ago. They wanted to change that.

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