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Nextdoor at the AWS Summit San Francisco Keynote, April 2017

Prakash Janakiraman, cofounder and chief technology officer at Nextdoor, describes how Nextdoor’s engineering teams achieved an almost 10x improvement in build and deployment times using Amazon EC2 Elastic Container Service (ECS). Nextdoor is a rapidly growing private social network that connects people with their neighbors. The company runs the Nextdoor website and a data analytics solution on AWS, powering more than 135,000 neighborhoods across the United States.

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  • Big Data

    Collect and process colossal ammounts of data quickly and cost-efficiently.

    Financial Industry Regulatory Authority

    FINRA uses AWS to capture, analyze, and store a daily influx of 75 billion records.


    Unilever uses AWS to launch and analyze digital marketing campaigns faster.

    The Kellogg Company

    Kellogg's uses AWS to to deliver spend analyses and data simulations in minutes.

  • Enterprise Solutions

    Run common and custom business applications securely and reliably.

    General Electric

    GE is migrating more than 9,000 workloads, including 300 disparate ERP systems, to AWS while reducing its datacenter footprint.

    Brooks Brothers

    Brooks Brothers runs its SAP and CRM solutions on AWS, gaining agility and cost savings.


    Intuit is saving money by moving its business applications to AWS.

  • Healthcare & Life Sciences

    Enable agile research, collaboration, product development, and sales.

    Centers for Disease Control

    Using AWS, the CDC shares health information widely while avoiding hardware investments.

    Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics

    Siemens has built a secure, HIPAA-compliant, scalable platform on AWS.

    Brisol-Myers Squibb

    BMS used AWS to build a frugal, secure, self-provisioning research portal.

  • Web & Mobile Apps

    Build and scale high-performance websites and mobile applications.


    Pinterest uses AWS to manage multiple petabytes of data and perform daily refreshes of its massive search index.


    Airbnb's web and mobile apps run on AWS and scale automatically to support demand.


    Spotify uses AWS's scalable IT to suport usage peaks and can launch new features faster.

  • Financial Services

    Accelerate agility, enable innovation, and protect sentitive data.

    Pacific Life Insurance

    Pacific Life uses AWS as part of a hybrid computing environment to control IT costs.


    Nasdaq delivers data on demand cost-effectively using AWS.


    Robinhood built its brokerage trading platform and a massively scalable securities trading app on AWS.

  • Internet of Things (IoT)

    Easily and securely connect devices to the cloud.


    Enel is saving on compute and storage costs, reduced provisioning time, and has transformed its business.


    Rachio processes millions of IoT messages daily and has cut development costs by 40 percent using AWS. 


    iRobot uses AWS to support its vision for products used in connected homes, including its popular Roomba vacuum cleaners.

  • Data Center Migration

    Migrate your on-premises workloads to AWS.


    Using AWS, AOL has been able to move mission-critical workloads to the cloud, extend its global reach, and save millions of dollars on energy resources.

    Conde Nast

    In just three months, Condé Nast was able to migrate over 500 servers, one petabyte of storage, various mission critical applications, and over 100 database servers into the AWS Cloud.


    Using AWS, InfoSpace migrated its full data center within 6 months and can now easily manage its Microsoft stack on AWS.

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  • Pitney Bowes Case Study

    Pitney Bowes selected AWS based on three critical factors: cost-effective infrastructure, reliability, and productivity. Pitney Bowes is an American provider of global ecommerce solutions, shipping and mailing products, location intelligence, customer-engagement solutions, and customer-information-management solutions. As a volume-based business, performance and I/O is critical. Pitney Bowes was able to move its Windows-based workloads out of a collocated data center to AWS with zero downtime and without disrupting its customers. 

  • Creative Market Case Study

    Creative Market moved mission-critical files onto the AWS Cloud, simplifying operations and maintenance and moving closer to its strategic goal of increasing file-size limits for user uploads. Creative Market is a platform on which independent creatives sell digital assets like graphics, templates, and fonts in their online shops. The company stores 1.3 TB of user-uploaded images on a solution that uses Amazon EFS and Amazon S3.

  • Sony DADC Case Study

    Sony DADC New Media Solutions has been able to elastically scale its infrastructure and automate workflows, making linear broadcast content available as a video-on-demand (VoD) streaming content. Under its Ven.ue brand, Sony DaDC New Media Solutions (NMS) provides digital supply-chain solutions targeting major film studios, broadcasters, music labels, game companies, and other content providers. NMS started its move to AWS by migrating its Ven.ue distribution workflows, running on hundreds of Amazon EC2 instances, and is using Amazon S3 and Amazon Glacier to move its 20-petabyte video archive and Amazon CloudFront as its global content delivery network service to accelerate content delivery to customers.

  • Seeking Alpha Case Study

    Lifting and shifting its website from dedicated hosting to AWS helped Seeking Alpha beat a six-month deadline, move from a maintenance to a DevOps mindset, and eliminate most production issues. Seeking Alpha provides a platform on which more than 15,000 investment analysts earn money by publishing their own independent investment news and analysis for an audience of millions. The Seeking Alpha solution includes on-demand Amazon EC2 instances to absorb traffic spikes and Amazon S3 for storing content and backups.  

  • Thomson Reuters Case Study

    Thomson Reuters uses AWS as the platform for its Product Insight analytics solution, which can process more than 4,000 events per second and scales automatically to accommodate increases in traffic during breaking news. Thomson Reuters provides professionals with the intelligence, technology, and human expertise they need to find trusted answers. Product Insight captures and processes data using Amazon Kinesis and AWS Lambda, stores it using Amazon S3, and secures it using AWS Key Management Service.

  • Videology Case Study

    Videology uses Amazon EBS to save $15,000 monthly, boost Hadoop cluster performance, and deliver data faster to customers. The company provides software that helps advertisers, marketers, and media companies optimize their digital video and TV advertising spending. Videology uses Amazon EBS Throughput Optimized HDD volumes to support its Hadoop big-data cluster. 

  • Zillow-Zestimate Case Study

    Zillow Group increases machine-learning calculation performance and scalability and delivers near-real-time home-valuation data to customers using AWS. The company houses a portfolio of the largest online real-estate and home-related brands. Zillow Group runs the Zestimate, its machine learning–based home-valuation tool, on Amazon Kinesis and Apache Spark on Amazon EMR.

  • AWS Case Study: MovieStar Planet

    MovieStarPlanet develops and runs interactive social network games for young people 8–15 years old. It has moved its infrastructure from local data centers and now hosts all its games on AWS. Now it can handle 30 percent more users, who are more active than ever before, at 20 percent lower cost.

  • MLB Advanced Media Case Study

    Major League Baseball Advanced Media (MLBAM) is the digital products and services division of Major League Baseball. MLBAM turned to AWS for a big data solution that ingests and analyzes 17 petabytes of data on individual plays over a season. Using AWS, MLBAM is delivering new information that helps broadcasters, teams, and fans better understand the dynamics and athleticism of the game.

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