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Category: Compute

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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team photo of Druva at reinvent 2019

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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API developer tool stream powers feeds and chats

Stream Powers Feeds and Chat for over 500 Million End Users with AWS

Stream has come a long way since they first started working with AWS, and now powers feeds and chat for more than 500 million end-users. In this blog post, Thierry Schellenbach, the Co-Founder and CEO of Stream covers some of the best practices and AWS services that allowed them to sustain this rapid growth.

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Datavant De-Identifying Health Data

Datavant Uses Batch to De-Identify Health Data

Datavant enables health companies to share sensitive health data securely. An important part of this process is de-identifying records so that they can be used in research or analytics contexts where identifying information is unneeded or required by law to be removed. Datavant supports both on-premise and cloud workflows to de-identify data. In this post, we share a simple approach to turn our native on-premise application into an AWS-hosted cloud service over the course of a single sprint cycle.

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How to Build your Mobile App with AWS

Ever wondered how growing startups use AWS to build, scale, and change the ways their customers live and work? Read on to learn how three London-based mobile app startups got their starts and what AWS tools and services they used to launch their MVPs.

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