Leveraging the Power of AWS Athena for Large Scale Big Data Queries
The Challenge As an organization grows, so does the amount of data it stores, either from information it creates on its own, or from an aggregation of data from multiple sources. From a business operations perspective, trying to glean useful information from terabytes worth of data in a quick and expedient way can become challenging as the amount of data grows or if multiple, complex joins are needed. A global news organization discovered this fact several years ago as theyRead more
Predicting Consumer Credit Behavior by Leveraging Amazon Machine Learning
With the ever-increasing breadth of information surrounding your customers’ demographic and financial transaction history, the amount of associated data can grow very large, very quickly. From how they use their credit cards, to what vehicles they purchase/lease and when, to how often they move, rent or buy a place to live, and even how many times they use checks over debit or credit cards, consumers’ financial transactional footprints are varied and considerable. This large volume of information can beRead more
Implementing an Internet of Things (IoT) Solution and Building a Device Emulator on AWS Platform.
The Internet of Things (IoT) describes a conceptual world where devices of all sorts, from your cell phone to your automobile, from the security sensor in your house to the GPS-enabled wearable on your wrist, are constantly connected to the Internet. There, each device stores vital data about itself and the processes it is designed to monitor within a larger world. People or algorithms can then analyze this data in order to identify trends and predict future events, allowing theRead more
Renewable Energy Company Migrates Entire Database from MySQL to Amazon Aurora – Gets Performance Boost for a Fraction of the Cost.
Companies have learned the value of Big Data and the need to capture as much information as they are able about their customer base. This often becomes a driving force in building out their database solution to house this growing amount of data. Although no one disagrees with the need to gather the data, how each organization chooses to house and grow the database tends to vary wildly from one company to the next. Navigating enterprise database solution providers isRead more