Case Study: Spot EC2 Instances Utilization by Vimeo

Vimeo on EC2

Presentation: Vimeo on EC2

Vimeo is one of the leading tools for online video today. Thousands of new videos uploaded every week and stored in AWS S3 Storage. This is a great case study of an implementation of an advanced cost efficient operations.

This presentation was presented by Vimeo cloud architects - Narendra Venkataraman and Peter McArthur at the AWS Summit in NYC 2011. This great knowledge resource for advanced AWS cloud users describes an automation process that uses EC2 on-demand, spot, and reserved instances to perform online tasks i.e. videos uploads and transcoding.

Hitting Your Cloud’s Usage Sweet Spot

Newvem’s breakout session at AWS re:Invent - “Hitting your cloud sweet spot” - was attended by more than 80 conference participants who heard from a panel of cloud experts on the status, challenges and gaps in their cloud operations. The impressive line of panelists featured Ed Laczynski, VP cloud strategy & architecture at Datapipe; Shane Myers, Operations at SmugMug; Andrew Kenny, VP Platform Engineering at Acquia; Eric Hammond, from and Chemi Katz, VP Technical Operations at DoubleVerify.

High Performance Web Applications Using Amazon Web Services

The following presentation was created by Dr. Matt Wood, Senior Manager at Amazon Web Services (AWS). It contains relevant information for those considering using Amazon Web Services to build high performance web applications. You will learn about the main building blocks (storage, compute, databases, managed services) for great applications and how to use AWS to support you along the way.

Cloudpreneurs - McKinsey Reveals Rapid Growth of Cloud Adoption

The following presentation was created by Bertil Chappuis, Senior Partner at McKinsey & Company, and presented at Technomy 2021 in Tucson. His talk focused on the high trending growth of cloud services on enterprise, small businesses, and individual levels. Using Newvem’s AWS cloud usage data, Mr. Chappuis covered rapid cloud growth.

Ultra Secure Data Center on Amazon Cloud

The following presentation was created by Lahav Savir - Architect and CEO at Emind Systems Ltd. Emind Systems is an AWS solutions & consulting vendor, serving ~100 AWS customers.

Netflix Architectures for High Availability on AWS Cloud

The following presentation was created by Adrian Cockcroft - Director, Cloud Architecture at Netflix Inc. It’s an architecture talk aimed at a well informed developer audience (i.e. QConSF Real Use Cases for NoSQL track), focused mainly on availability.

Onavo - Scaling Up with AWS Cloud

onavo presoDuring the Amazon AWS Summit 2021 in Tel Aviv (Israel) Galed Friedmann - Head of Operations at Onavo – went on stage to talk about his company’s experience using Amazon AWS services. This is a great case study on how a start up company can grow in the cloud running an extreme efficient operations in terms of utilization and cost.

ClickSoftware - Case of a Successful AWS Cloud Adoption

During the Amazon AWS Summit 2021 in Tel Aviv (Israel) Udi Keidar - VP Cloud Services at ClickSoftware - went on stage to present a very interesting AWS cloud case of a veteran ISV (independent Service Vendor) that successfully delivers its new enterprise SaaS offering over the AWS cloud.

Amazon AWS for the Retail Industry

The following presentation was created by Ryan Shuttleworth, Technology Evangelist at Amazon Web Services, in collaboration with Adam Bidwell, eCommerce Manager at Kurt Geiger. In a sequence of very informative slides, they discuss how retailers are using AWS to carry out a number of business critical functions.

The Elephant in the Cloud: Bring True Cloud Economics to Hadoop/BigInsights

The massive computing and storage resources that are needed to support big data deployments in general, and Hadoop in particular, make cloud environments, public and private, an ideal fit. Managing your big data app, however, is no walk in the park - especially when considering the fact that these systems and application stacks often include other services beyond Hadoop such as: relational databases, other NoSQL databases and more, where each framework comes with its own management, installation, configuration, and scaling solutions.

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