Khatabook Serves 10 Million Monthly Active Users with Low-Latency Ledger App on AWS
India is a country of small businesses. As of late 2020, 99 percent of businesses in India were classified as micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs). Indian MSMEs are increasingly managing their day-to-day finances through intuitive mobile apps designed to suit their operational requirements. Khatabook, which means “credit ledger” in Hindi, is a leading digital ledger application in India with more than 10 million monthly active users.
Khatabook was launched to address challenges that MSMEs face such as manual data entry and resulting calculation errors, lack of real-time visibility into business transactions, and data loss due to the physical handling of accounting books. Khatabook generates reports, sends reminders to creditors, and facilitates online payments through the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) and QR systems.
Simplicity, language inclusion, and a scalable tech platform have been vital to Khatabook’s success. The user-friendly Khatabook app is available in 13 Indian languages to promote digital adoption across all districts in India. From 2019 to 2021, the business nearly doubled its number of new registrations.
Leveraging Native Data Management Tools
Because AWS offers a wide range of native tools to manage containers, databases, queueing, and more, we didn’t have to seek external solutions outside of AWS.”
Director of Engineering, Khatabook
Automated Scaling with Higher Resource Utilization
Removing Manual Deployments Drives Productivity and Reliability
Reducing Latency from 200 to 100 Milliseconds
Ensuring Best-Practice Security Standards
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- Increases utilization rate to 60–70% from 20–30%
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