Executive summary Mobile fintech vendor JUMO uses the full range of Spot by NetApp’s DevOps offering on their AWS Kubernetes environment to fulfill their mission: Delivering superb low-cost financial services to Africa’s unbanked individuals and small businesses. Since 2020, Spot has enabled JUMO to save 50-70% off their main platform’s Kubernetes compute costs – thanks […]

The Challenge Weather2020 extracts weather data from public agencies around the globe in a variety of formats – including industry-specific formats which are not suited for big data. They work with time series data spanning over 40 years of meteorological and geospatial data. They needed pipelines to pull this data, clean it, enrich it, aggregate […]

Cult.fit is not only the largest fitness chain in India, their online services, Cult.live has a large, fast-growing following. Offering a platform for physical, mental well-being, nutrition and primary care services, Cult.fit is making sure their users stay healthy through offline and online experiences. With more than one million users and growing, their applications are scaling fast, and Cult.fit is looking to the power […]

Lingk.io is a data loading, data pipelines, and integration platform built on top of Apache Spark, serving commercial customers, with expertise in the education sector. Their visual interface makes it easy to load, deduplicate and enrich data from dozens of sources, and promote projects from development to production in a few clicks. They were looking […]

The Background: The mission of the United Nations Global Platform Under the governance of the UN Committee of Experts on Big Data and Data Science for Official Statistics (UN-CEBD), the Global Platform has built a cloud-service ecosystem to support international collaboration in the development of Official Statistics using new data sources, including big data, and […]

About ZestMoney ZestMoney is the largest AI-driven ‘Buy Now Pay Later’ (EMI) platform in India, enabling instant financing at checkout for millions of customers that have no access to credit cards or other formal financing options. ZestMoney’s unique combination of AI, mobile technology and digital banking to make lives affordable for people, earning the company the 2020 Technology Pioneer […]

Challenge – Optimizing EC2 Cost for Dynamic Workloads BTC works with many traditional Japanese businesses that are exploring how to expand and evolve their offerings in an online and mobile world. While their customers dictate what they want to achieve, BTC is responsible for the final selection of technologies and systems to deliver a successful […]

Challenge: Keeping Cloud Costs Low While Managing Disruptions in a Microservices Framework Carbon processes over 1 billion events every day (including intent signals, context, brand affinity, browsing behavior & demographics) and by integrating with other parts of the marketing technology stack such as ad-servers, demand side platforms (DSPs) and content management platforms, Carbon turns those […]

The Challenge When the Demandbase engineering team shifted to a microservices architecture for their ad bidding systems, Kubernetes was the container orchestrator of choice. With a dynamic infrastructure deployed across 4 AWS regions, their bidding apps require bursting up to ~3000 nodes at different times all around the world. To ensure that their proprietary, Demand-Side […]

How it all started Directeam CEO, Hagai Tobelem, first heard of Spot back in early 2016 when he was a potential customer himself. As he was responsible for his company’s cloud infrastructure, he was working on real-time applications characterized by spiky workloads and was searching for a way to reduce costs, while supporting the company’s […]