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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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HyperTrack: Managed Service for Live Location Tracking at Scale

Suppose you are building location-aware applications to make the mobile workforce more productive and logistics networks more efficient. To do this, you would start by getting the live location and then show it to the customer on a map in real-time. To do that successfully, you also need to operate complex infrastructure to ingest, process, store, provision, and manage this data. Enter HyperTrack.

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UK Consumer Startup Trends

UK Consumer Startups: Three Emerging Trends Facing Founders Today

No matter the industry or stage of a startup, there are common challenges and goals. While speaking with founders and technology leaders every day, I noticed common topics such as fundraising, profitability, hiring, regional expansion, and cloud architecture. In this post I’d like to share three technology-driven trends I’m seeing in consumer startups, which address new types of challenges.

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Scaling High-Throughput Genomics Workflows on AWS

Guest post by Tomaz Berisa, Cofounder and CTO at Gencove We have been working hard to scale low-pass sequencing at Gencove and ran into a few computational scalability constraints. This is an overview of how we got around them and the resulting architecture, complete with infrastructure templates and code. Sequencing the first human genome in […]

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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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