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Delivery Hero on AWS

Delivery Hero went from an ambitious idea to the leading local delivery company. With the mission to deliver anything, straight to customer’s doors, Delivery Hero began building on Amazon Web Services (AWS) about a month after its launch. It is now on the forefront of innovation, operating a network of brands in 70 countries across four continents.

Delivery Hero's Cloud Journey on AWS

Delivery Hero's Cloud Journey on AWS
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Building efficiencies in the cloud after migration


Cost Optimizations

Taking control of costs and continuously optimizing spend

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Data and Analytics

Keeping data secure and unlocking its value at scale

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Internet of Things

Managing tasks and services in the cloud to achieve operational excellence

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Continuous Innovation

Ongoing improvements to support innovation

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Advancing sustainability goals with cloud-based solutions

  • Migration
  • 2022

    Glovo Manages 2 TB of Data Every Day Using AWS

    Glovo currently manages 2 TB of data per day from online orders and offers from its suppliers. Building on AWS has helped Glovo gain flexibility in scaling its platform and ensures that these high volumes of data make the greatest positive impact on the customer experience.

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    Talabat Improves Database Reliability by 60%, Boosts App Performance by 20% Using Amazon Aurora and Amazon ElastiCache

    Since its inception in 2004, Talabat, an online food delivery company, has been experiencing steady growth. In 2020, Talabat’s main SQL server database reached 2.5 TB and was growing rapidly. However, as the company grew, its on-premises monolithic infrastructure was beginning to experience latency and connectivity issues. The company chose AWS to run the Talabat app due to the diverse set of services that AWS offers.

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    Talabat: Applying the Right Strategies for a Successful Migration

    Join Moe from ‘This is My Architecture’ at AWS as he walks through Talabat’s architecture and explains the different migration strategies in Talabat’s migration journey from bare-metal data center to AWS. Talabat has chosen lift-and-shift, re-platforming, and re-architecting migration strategies based on the application and database complexity to deliver a successful phased migration journey.

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  • Cost Optimization
  • 2023

    Delivery Hero Saves €8 Million per Year After Reducing Fraud by 99% Using Amazon Rekognition

    Delivery Hero began using AWS in 2011 and decided to build a solution using Amazon Rekognition, which automates and lowers the cost of image recognition and video analysis with machine learning. Delivery Hero met a 6-week deadline and reduced fraudulent facial verification attempts from 80 percent to 0.1 percent, which constitutes 99 percent, while saving around €250,000 per month on account fraud and preventing €430,000 per month from civil and criminal liability.

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    Delivery Hero Optimizes Costs and Offers Highly Competitive Service Using AWS Global Scale and Best Practices

    Delivery Hero has transformed local delivery. Its global platform, which connects millions of riders, restaurants, and partners, relies on the high availability and low latency the business gets from using AWS. Luis Mineiro, senior director, developer platform at Delivery Hero, talks about how the company has optimized costs by applying AWS best practices when deploying cloud services across its worldwide operations. And how this, in turn, is helping maintain its competitiveness and deliver exceptional value to customers.

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    Amazon EKS and Spot Instances in Action at Delivery Hero

    Delivery Hero uses Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) and Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) Spot Instances in production to keep costs under control in spite of massive business growth observed during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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    Delivery Hero Saves 70% Running Kubernetes on Amazon EC2 Spot Instances

    Discover how Delivery Hero was able to fully transition its Kubernetes clusters to run only on Amazon EC2 Spot Instances in just a 6 month window. Delivery Hero has saved approximately 70 percent on infrastructure costs and uses managed services to delegate infrastructure concerns to AWS and focus instead on development.

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  • Data and Analytics
  • 2022

    Empowering Fraud Detection at Delivery Hero with Amazon Neptune

    Delivery Hero uses Amazon Neptune, a fully managed graph database, and Amazon DynamoDB, a fast, flexible NoSQL database service for single-digit millisecond performance at any scale, to identify when multiple fraudulent accounts belong to the same person. With the insight of a graph, Delivery Hero increased the amount of blocked fraudulent purchases by 32 percent.

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    Delivery Hero Supports One Million Orders Daily with SAP Environment on AWS

    To support its growing order volume, Delivery Hero migrated its S/4HANA environment to AWS and extended its SAP capabilities using AWS serverless architecture such as AWS Lambda. Learn how Delivery Hero easily built and deployed its new architecture and migrated its production environment to AWS in one weekend.

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    Delivery Hero: Build a Single Source of Truth for all Company Data

    When platforms generate data in different formats, getting consistent metrics can be difficult. Delivery Hero built a contract-first data ingestion pipeline for its data lake. The solution enables near real-time subscriptions for machine-learning, data-integration services, and business intelligence. Watch Mohamed Azouz, software engineer at Delivery Hero, explain how it works.

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  • Internet of Things
  • 2021

    Woowa Brothers Operate Self-Driving Delivery Robots using AWS Wavelength

    To enable two-way, real-time communication with delivery robots, Woowa and SK Telecom are using AWS Wavelength, a service optimized for mobile edge computing application, which provides end users ultra-low latency on a millisecond basis.

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    AWS Wavelength provides ultra-low latency, which allows our robots to register surrounding information in near real-time without delays. This helps us build a safer robot delivery service.’’

    Kim Yo-seop
    Head of Robot Business, Woowa Brothers

  • Continuous Innovation
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    AWS is a trusted partner and our cloud provider of choice for our consumer-facing platforms and global services. Its wide range of resilient and scalable sophisticated services provides the capabilities that we need to create an amazing delivery experience for our customers. The constant drive to innovate at AWS matches very well with our own culture.”

    Rodrigue Schäfer
    VP Platform, Delivery Hero


    Yemeksepeti: Our Shift to Serverless Architecture

    Learn how Yemeksepeti is leveraging serverless architecture without the need to install or manage any operating systems and dependencies. By using Amazon API Gateway, AWS Lambda, Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3), and Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS), its architecture runs in a highly available environment. Yemeksepeti doesn’t need to learn and manage any replication features or third-party tools.

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    One of the reasons we chose Amazon Aurora was the serverless technology and the scalability that using it provides.’’

    Ashif Shaikh
    Senior Database Administrator, Talabat

  • Sustainability
  • 2021

    Glovo Signs onto The Climate Pledge

    In 2019, Amazon and Global Optimism co-founded The Climate Pledge, a commitment to reach the Paris Agreement 10 years early and be net-zero carbon by 2040. Now, hundreds of organizations have signed The Climate Pledge—including Glovo—sending an important signal that there will be rapid growth in demand for products and services that help reduce carbon emissions.

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About Delivery Hero

As the world’s leading local delivery platform, Delivery Hero works with a large global ecosystem of riders, restaurants, shops and partners. From prepared meals to groceries, flowers, coffee, medicine. The company is based in Berlin and has delivery fleets in 70 countries. Delivery Hero delivers whatever you need—fast, easy, and to your door. 

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