Case Study - Enbase Apps

Case Study – Enbase Apps

Enbase Apps publish a mobile app that can scan bar-codes on supermarket products to produce an inventory of items in a users fridge, freezer or store cupboards using a huge database of over half a million products. were using local servers to host their website and product databases on Windows servers. These were migrated to AWS EC2 and RDS services, with product images in AWS S3 storage.

The migration was achieved over a course of one week with switch over occurring with almost no business interruption.

ElectronArt Design also update the product database from an array of data feeds from affiliate marketing companies, supermarket APIs, wholesales listings and web scraping where allowed.

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