Nextdoor is the neighborhood hub for trusted connections and the exchange of helpful information, goods, and services, using the power of the local community to help people lead happier and more meaningful lives. A few of Nextdoor’s product examples include the latest local updates, buying and selling locally, discovery of local businesses and offers, and connecting people with similar interests.
“We want to provide our users with the most pertinent information they need in the moment. We also want to understand Nextdoor’s various engagement channels to measure efficacy. With Amazon Kinesis Data Analytics for Apache Flink, we are able help our customers build better connections and view more relevant content in real time.”
Eugene Brechko, Senior Engineer - Nextdoor
BT Group is the UK’s leading telecommunications and network provider and a leading provider of global communications services and solutions, serving customers in 180 countries. Its principal activities in the UK include the provision of fixed voice, mobile, broadband, and TV (including Sport), and a range of products and services over converged fixed and mobile networks to consumer, business, and public sector customers.
“Amazon Kinesis Data Analytics for Apache Flink provides BT Group’s network support teams a complete, real-time view of calls made across the UK using BT Group’s new Digital Voice service. Network support engineers and fault analysts use the system to spot, react, and successfully resolve problems in the network.”
Jacob Lockhart, Software Engineer - BT Group
At Lightricks, we empower aspiring artists, everyday individuals, and businesses with the best possible tools to unlock their creativity and create content that their audience connects with. Whether you need to edit photos, video, sound, a portrait, a post or ad for social media - we have the most intuitive, brilliant tools for the best possible results.
“Using Apache Flink in Amazon Kinesis Data Analytics enables us to respond in real time to user actions across our suite of mobile and web apps. By applying custom business logic and ML algorithms to around 1 Billion events per day we keep team velocity and agility high and business users up to date, empowering then to optimize campaigns, accelerate responsiveness, and improve user experience.”
Adam Lev-Libfeld, Head of Data Platform & Analytics - Lightricks
Autodesk, a leading provider of 3D design and engineering software, wants to do more than create and deliver software. It also wants to ensure its millions of global users have the best experience running that software.
“Ultimately, we are improving our software products and offering better service to our customers because of the real-time visibility we’re getting into log data.”
Tommy Li, Senior Software Architect - Autodesk
FOX and AWS combined years of experience, best practices, and technology expertise to deliver a secure, reliable, and high-quality live stream on Game Day through FOXSports.com, the FOX Sports app, FOX.com, and FOX NOW.
Using four Amazon Kinesis Data Applications, the FOX production run supported 3.3 million unique devices used concurrently, or an intake of approximately one million records per second. Data stream throughput was 17 Gigabytes per minute, with record throughput of 21 million transactional records per minute.
Zynga is one of the world’s most successful mobile game companies, with a collection of hit games—including Words With Friends, Zynga Poker, and FarmVille—that to date have been installed by more than one billion players worldwide.
Zynga analyzes real-time game events triggered by player actions at scale.
UK-based app developer Palringo is a long-standing provider of mobile chat, entertainment bots, and gaming services to millions of people around the world. Palringo brings users together in an immersive second world to chat and play in groups of all sizes, exchanging millions of messages per hour.
“Our senior management were bowled over,” says Basford. “They’ve never had the ability to see what games were being played in real time, and it was all done in a few days with a small amount of code using the streaming data platform provided by Amazon Kinesis.”
Phil Basford, Head of Engineering - Palringo
Gunosy is a news curation application that covers a wide range of topics, such as entertainment, sports, politics, and gourmet news. The application has been installed more than 20 million times. Gunosy aims to provide people with the content they want without the stress of dealing with a large influx of information.
Gunosy analyzes user attributes, such as gender and age, and past activity logs like click-through rate (CTR) in real-time using Amazon Kinesis Data Analytics. The information is combined with article attributes to provide trending, personalized news articles to users.
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