Amazon DynamoDB Customers
Capcom Co., Ltd.
"Capcom is a leading gaming software company whose principle is to be a creator of entertainment culture. Their highly popular games need to scale to billions of requests, and Capcom uses Amazon DynamoDB to meet this demand with single-digit millisecond response times. With DynamoDB, Capcom benefited from its serverless ability to limitlessly scale. Capcom was able to re-allocate significant engineering resources from database operations to improve the quality of their games and accelerate development cycles."
Jumpei Nakajima, Network Lead Engineer, Capcom Co., Ltd.
Game Server Services, Inc.
"Game Server Services provides solutions to help game developers monetize and realize long-term engagement with players their games. Their authentication, user management, in-game progress, inventory management, and micro-transactions support use Amazon DynamoDB to scale to billions of requests. Game Server Services chose DynamoDB because its unbound scale helps them plan for future growth without needing to rearchitect their database as their business grows. DynamoDB's serverless architecture also lets Game Server Services run their workloads with no overhead for managing tasks associated with instance-based architectures, like version updates or scaling events. The customer can allocate their engineers to building new capabilities for their customers, which optimizes their developer efficiency."
Kazutomo Niwa, CEO, Game Server Services, Inc.
"Samsung Cloud provides a smooth backup, sync, restore, and upgrade experience for all your Galaxy devices. We use Amazon DynamoDB as a metadata index for the petabytes of voice recordings, notes, and contacts stored in Amazon S3. We chose DynamoDB for its fast performance, high durability, and serverless scaling. Some of our DynamoDB workloads store historical data and are used less frequently than others. We lowered our costs more than 30% by switching these workloads to DynamoDB Standard-Infrequent Access tables. Since there was no new code to write, and no tradeoffs for performance, durability, or scalability, we were able to make the change quickly with no impact to the customer experience."
JeongHun Kim, Database Engineer, Samsung Cloud
Zoom Video Communications, Inc.
"When the COVID-19 pandemic began, there was an enormous demand for our voice and video services. In early 2020, we saw unprecedented usage grow from 10M to 300M Daily Meeting Participants from new and existing customers that needed to connect virtually. On the backend, we were able to manage this surge with Amazon DynamoDB for Zoom Meetings. Using DynamoDB global tables in conjunction with on-demand mode enabled us to scale nearly infinitely with no performance issues, even with our sudden spike in usage."
Yasin Mohammed, Engineering Manager, Cloud Operations at Zoom Video Communications, Inc.
Disney+ uses Amazon DynamoDB to ingest content, metadata, and billions of customer actions each day, which enables viewers to add content to their Watch Lists, start watching a video and pick it up on a different device, and get recommendations for what to watch next.
"Billions of bookmarks ingested a day over Amazon Kinesis and into Amazon DynamoDB."
Attilio Giue, Director of Content Discovery, Disney+
Snap Inc. saved significantly on annual infrastructure costs and enabled a fast, reliable infrastructure for multimedia messaging app Snapchat by using Amazon DynamoDB.
“The capabilities Amazon DynamoDB offers and the continued innovation within it give us confidence that we can continue relying on it and innovating on top of it."
Saral Jain, Director of Engineering and Head of Infrastructure, Snap Inc.
Dropbox migrated to AWS and saved millions of dollars in expansion costs, and cut cost per user gigabyte by 5.5 times.
"When building a storage system, you have to think about components like replication, backups, and capacity management. By using Amazon DynamoDB and Amazon S3, we simplify these problems because AWS handles many of the complex tasks.”
Jonathan Lee, Alki Team Tech Lead, Dropbox
The Pokémon Company International
The Pokémon Company migrated global configuration and time-to-live (TTL) data to Amazon DynamoDB, resulting in a 90 percent reduction in bot login attempts.
“Using the built-in TTL settings in Amazon DynamoDB, we can track when a user exceeds the maximum login attempt threshold and deny entry… The result has been a 90 percent reduction in bot login attempts, which frees up system resources for legitimate users and reduces our need to overscale.”
Jeff Webb, Development Manager, The Pokémon Company International
A+E Networks migrated to AWS, and it costs them less than a latte to run their cloud-native Access app for one day on a serverless architecture that uses DynamoDB.
Netflix uses DynamoDB to run A/B testing that builds personalized streaming experiences for their 125+ million customers.
Capital One uses DynamoDB to reduce latency for their mobile applications by moving their mainframe transactions to a serverless architecture for unbound scale.
Samsung Electronics uses Amazon DynamoDB for their petabyte-sized mobile app backups, resulting in consistent high performance and cost savings.
Although Mercado Libre originally selected Amazon DynamoDB as a way to off-load operational overhead and support massive scale, its developers are continuing to unlock new capabilities, driving the company’s ability to innovate and continue to grow in Latin America.
“When we analyzed alternatives to our previous setup, for what we needed, Amazon DynamoDB was a clear winner for us. And we continue to get value from it by building new abstractions like secondary indexes or security capabilities."
Oscar Mullin, Director of IT and Head of Core Services, Site Reliability Engineering, and Database Administration, Mercado Libre
FanFight migrated its fantasy sports app to DynamoDB, allowing it to reduce costs by 50%, scale up to 1 million writes per second, and increase per-day revenue by four times.Read the case study »
"We are a very small team, and we don’t have any DevOps, so Amazon DynamoDB was the perfect solution for us.”
Tushar Dhara, Vice President of Technology, FanFight
Caresyntax's operational analytics solution for surgical facilities uses several AWS database services, including Amazon DynamoDB, for managing the availability of reporting parameters.
PayPay Corporation is one of Japan's leading mobile payment applications, with more than 30 million users completing millions of cashless transactions everyday. PayPay uses Amazon DynamoDB as a fully managed and highly scalable backend database for messaging features within its app.
"We were able to deliver an in-app message box to users within two months of initial design requirements. This feature is embedded on our mobile app's home screen and delivers over 300 million messages daily, which drives a huge amount of traffic to DynamoDB. DynamoDB has been super reliable and has performed consistently, while keeping our maintenance costs low."
Shilei Long, Senior Software Architect, PayPay Corporation
Amazon workflow engines run on DynamoDB for millisecond response times, allowing customers to get their orders faster.
“If we were still running on the old architecture, we would have had to use 1,000 hosts running Oracle software to support this year’s Amazon Prime Day. That’s a huge number of hosts to manage and scale. Herd is a mission-critical system for Amazon, and we are extremely confident in Amazon DynamoDB as the technology on which to run it… Because of Amazon DynamoDB, we can concentrate on delivering new features for customers instead of focusing on scaling and maintaining the databases. This is really transforming Herd as a product, and it will ultimately improve things for Amazon.com customers as well."
Mike Thomas, Software Development Manager, Amazon Herd
Rockset's direct integration with DynamoDB, through DynamoDB Streams, enables them to iterate fast and gain huge time savings that benefit their customers.Read the case study »
“Our direct integration with DynamoDB, through DynamoDB Streams, enables us to iterate fast and see query results seconds after the data changes. Streams creates huge time savings that benefit our developers and our customers."
Shruti Bhat, Senior Vice President, Products, Rockset
Tinder migrated user data to DynamoDB with zero downtime and leveraged the scalability of DynamoDB to meet the needs of their growing global user base.
Lyft leverages the scalability of DynamoDB for multiple data stores, including a ride-tracking system that stores GPS coordinates for all rides.
Expedia built a rich, high-performance streaming system using DynamoDB to deliver fast, on-demand access to reference datasets for analytics.
Oath deployed GDPR compliance for their applications globally and leveraged Amazon DynamoDB global tables to enable data synchronization.
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