Cloud computing has tremendously improved developer productivity.
For example, today it’s possible to deploy a 10TB in-memory database in minutes in the cloud compared to months, if not years, on premise. At Intuit, the convenience and nearly unlimited scalability of an in-memory database like Amazon Elasticache Redis has been game-changing for calculating stateful features in a cost-effective way.
In this blog, I’d like to share four lessons learned from our experience that might benefit any company considering making the same move.
Pankaj Rastogi is a Staff Software Engineer at Intuit with 10+ years of experience in building frameworks for Big Data and Machine Learning pipelines.