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Tag: Migration Story

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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Distributed Media Lab’s Chief of Technology on Why He Wanted a Serverless Architecture

Sam Parnell has been an AWS evangelist most of his career. While Chief Technology Officer at popular sports news site Bleacher Report, he ran the company “100 percent on AWS.” When Turner Broadcasting acquired Bleacher Report in 2012, Parnell got involved with aspects of the media giant’s infrastructure, and again started moving critical operations into the cloud.

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How GIPHY Engineers Perfect Delivery of a GIF

Every day here at GIPHY, we have GIFs on GIFs on GIFs uploaded to our platform. In fact, we serve over three billion GIFs a day (that’s a lot of dancing cats!) to over 300 million daily active users. Every upload, however, brings new information and an increasingly large amount of data—this can become a lot to manage. Using database services like MySQL and DynamoDB, we’re able to organize this heavy amount of data in a high-performing way.

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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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Migrating to AWS

Startup Migration: Around the World to AWS

In 2016, we saw startups of all shapes and sizes migrate to Amazon Web Services (AWS). In true Amazon fashion, we dived a little deeper into our data to take a look why. Here are five startups we invited from China, India, Israel, and the US to share 100 words on their migration. AWS knows […]

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