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KeHE's Digital Transformation: From Monoliths to Microservices

 Lisa Koci  Aug 2, 2021 11:17:22 AM  0 Comments

Transitioning from Monoliths and Mainframes to Microservices in the Cloud

The Client

KeHE Distributors is one of the nation’s top wholesale food distributors, with 16 distribution centers across North America. KeHE helps natural, organic, and specialty products get onto retail shelves and online stores. They partner with supermarkets, grocery stores, natural retailers, and online eCommerce dropshippers to access a curated assortment of innovative products via a one-truck delivery.

To support continued growth and enhance national operations, KeHE has undertaken a comprehensive digital transformation initiative. A key focus area of this transformation was to build a distributed, scalable architecture. In this article, we share how DragonSpears helped KeHE move from a monolithic legacy system to a serverless microservices system.

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Case Study: Created a Roadmap for Image Recognition Platform

 Patrick Emmons  Sep 4, 2018 9:30:00 AM  0 Comments

The Client & The Challenge

A global leader in access solutions and products was looking to create greater adoption of connected solutions by customers through mobile tools. They design and engineer residential and commercial entry systems and their innovative products empower users to control or monitor their entry points through smartphone access.

They sought an image recognition solution that made it easier to connect the access device to the customer.

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How Coverdell Used a Proof of Concept to Improve DevOps Practices

 Patrick Emmons  Feb 20, 2018 8:30:00 AM  0 Comments

The Client & The Challenge

With more than 50 years of retail marketing experience and 20 years of administering insurance and membership programs, Coverdell services more than six million individuals across the country today.

Coverdell maintains a robust portfolio of 80 websites and counting. With such high volume to support, it was determined that improvement in DevOps practices like branching and automation of testing, builds, and deployments would help maximize the impact the technology team could make for Coverdell while reducing risk. The ultimate goal was to enable the team to focus more on product development and less on deployment.

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How C2K’s AWS Cloud Migration Enhanced Scalability and Disaster Recovery

 Patrick Emmons  Sep 12, 2017 9:00:00 AM  0 Comments

The Client & The Challenge:

Comm2000 (C2K) is committed to providing a marketplace for product safety standards. They offer easy and immediate access to industry codes and standards with over 1,000 standards available for delivery in hard copy, PDF, or electronic HTML formats.

With such a large volume of data to manage, C2K began looking to the future with the primary goals of achieving a more scalable hosting solution and creating an improved disaster recovery model with reduced data loss and time to recover.

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Applying Agile/Scrum & DevOps to Build Apps That Drive More Value

 Patrick Emmons  Aug 15, 2017 9:00:00 AM  0 Comments

The Client & The Challenge:

Our Client is a leading provider of risk rating data for small businesses. Their suite of software products helps their customers determine the risk of default for individual and large portfolios of borrowers.

The Client was looking for ways to improve and modernize their software and worked with us to create a new Credit Review Express application. The overall goal of the project was to develop a customizable portfolio reporting platform that allows users to analyze and group risks for borrowers quickly. Other important business objectives included:

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