Akamas TripActions Case Study
Leverage AI-powered optimization to cut cloud costs and improve business agility

Any company delivering critical online services is facing a fundamental challenge: how to effectively support business growth while also improving cost efficiency by best balancing end-to-end performance, resilience, and cost. TripActions is a leading worldwide travel management, corporate card and

Akamas case study TeamSystem Kubernetes
Delivering high-quality SaaS services at lower cloud cost and carbon footprint

Companies delivering business-critical SaaS services are often facing much higher costs than expected. Growing cloud bills may be disregarded during the migration phase to the cloud, but the time comes when they may heavily impact the ability to deliver cost-effective

Akamas Performance Summit Kubernetes optimization
Using ML to automatically optimize Kubernetes for cost efficiency and reliability

In this presentation at Performance Summit 2021 on September 29th, Stefano Doni (CTO at Akamas) describes how ML techniques enable Developers and SREs to automatically optimize Kubernetes for cost efficiency and reliability.Kubernetes the task of properly configuring pod resources (requests

Akams Performance Summit Tailoring Google Dataproc
Tailoring the Google Dataproc to reduce Spark execution time and cut the bill

In this session at Performance Summit 2021 on September 30th, Luca Chiabrera (Head of Customer Success and Sales Engineering at Akamas) describes how Akamas ML-based optimization helps to tailor Google Dataproc to reduce Spark execution time and cut the bill. Dataproc is a

Akamas AWS Lambda functions video
Optimizing AWS Lambda functions

Finding the right balance between memory, execution time and cost for applications leveraging AWS Lambda can be quite tricky. In this short video, we show how Akamas can optimize applications that use serverless computing resources, such as AWS Lambda.

Akamas safely cut cloud bills blog
Safely cut cloud bills with no impact on service performance – is it a dream?

Several cloud cost optimization solutions are today available both by Cloud Providers, such as AWS Compute Optimizer or Google machine type recommendations, and by specialized COTS vendors. These tools may help you choosing the right cloud instance and volume sizes, allocating resources in

Akamas faster spark jobs lower AWS costs blog
Wouldn’t it be nice to get faster Spark jobs and lower AWS costs?

Big data applications often offer relevant opportunities for gains both in terms of performance and of cost reduction. Typically, the underlying infrastructure – whether on-premise or on cloud – is both inefficient and over-provisioned to ensure a good performance vs

Akamas MongoDb performance webinar
Achieving MongoDB performance and cost optimization – automatically

Akamas AI-powered performance optimization makes it possible to automatically maximize database performance without touching the application. In this recording of our session at MongoDB Tech Talk 2021 we show how Akamas can be effectively used to achieve your performance and cost goals:

Akamas Neotys Jurassic PAC Sparl optimization
Optimizing Spark costs on AWS with AI-powered tuning

During the Neotys Jurassic PAC 2020 virtual conference, Luca Cavazzana (Software Engineer at Akamas) explained how Akamas uses AI techniques to find the optimal configuration for Spark applications. He presented a study where Akamas tuned both Apache Spark parameters and EC2 cluster size, finding

Case study lastminute Akamas
Faster apps, lower bills: optimizing travel search in the cloud

All online businesses are facing strong challenges in maximizing the throughput of their most critical service during the peak-demand season in a cost-effective way. In less than 2 weeks, Akamas optimized lastminute.com key Java microservice-based application running on Kubernetes, by

Solution brief Cloud Akamas
Autonomous Optimization for the Cloud

Application-level optimization in the cloud requires AI-powered, full-stack optimization, not just infrastructure-level predictions. Companies are embracing the cloud looking for cost savings, faster time to market, and innovation. Leading vendors like AWS, Microsoft Azure, or Google Cloud are offering compelling

Akamas White paper AWS DocumentDb vs MongoDB
Performance optimization face-off: AWS DocumentDB vs MongoDB

Key findings: How do AWS DocumentDB and MongoDB stack up in terms of performance; The cost implications of moving to a fully managed database; How AI-driven performance optimization reduces MongoDB costs by up to 5x.

Akamas Neotys PAC 2019 optimizing cloud configurations
A needle in the haystack: Optimizing cloud configurations for price-performance

During the Neotys PAC Virtual 2019, Stefano Doni presented the new AI-driven approach that can find the best cloud configurations for price performance.  As of 2019, AWS has 175 EC2 instance types, each one offering a different mix of CPU and