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ITNavi – Expanding capabilities with AWS


ITNavi would need to migrate their current application and database to a new system on AWS which would improve the performance provides auto-scales, improves the security, availability, and reliability. ITNavi’s executive also identifies scalability to be their top priority. Additionally, the platform needs to be easy to launch, and have a stable performance while saving cost.

About ITNavi

ITNavi is a startup in job posting and seeking Vietnam’s IT market. Recruiters can share their demands, posting a new job, and screening the right candidates from a large applicant pool.

On the other side, job seekers can explore the current opportunities opening to apply with or let recruiters know they are open to new job offers by submitting their CV to the pool.

ITNavi Challenges

Started the business in 2017, they struggle in finding infrastructure for their platform. As a startup, they cannot invest in their own data centers. They first hosted on local devices, which results in high latency and a bad experience for their users.

Being an IT labor recruitment platform, they are not an IT company indeed. Their development team is not familiar with the modern trend of application and infrastructure.

The solutions from VTI Cloud

With its flexibility and elasticity, Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the best suitable solution for ITNavi.

Trusted and qualified global infrastructure from AWS helps ITNavi to span their platform on-demand, with no boundary, and with resilience. Managed database (Amazon RDS) and cache (Amazon Elasticache Service) make the system stable and fast and free their team from system management headaches.

Benefits from AWS solutions

  • Easy to launch: With a single click, the services are ready to use and with little management.
  • Scalable: With the increasing of candidates, the data grows. AWS can easily scale up and scale-out on demand.
  • Diversity Services: With 165+ services of AWS, their platform benefits from the latest technic, encouraging innovation.

Technology Stack

With the need to move 100 thousand rows (rows) of data and 60GB CV in different file types. VTI Cloud defines the following key tasks:

  • Data migration
  • Extract CV
  • Search API

Technologies used: Scala, Amazon S3, Amazon Aurora, Amazon ElasticSearch Service.

Why Amazon Aurora?

Amazon Aurora for MySQL and PostgreSQL – Compatible Relational Database built for the cloud.

Amazon Aurora is up to five times faster than standard MySQL databases and three times faster than standard PostgreSQL databases. It provides the security, availability, and reliability of commercial databases at 1/10th the cost. Amazon Aurora is fully managed by Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS), which automates time-consuming administration tasks like hardware provisioning, database setup, patching, and backups.

Amazon Aurora features a distributed, fault-tolerant, self-healing storage system that auto-scales up to 64TB per database instance. It delivers high performance and availability with up to 15 low-latency read replicas, point-in-time recovery, continuous backup to Amazon S3, and replication across three Availability Zones (AZs).

About VTI Cloud

VTI Cloud is an Advanced Consulting Partner of AWS Vietnam with a team of over 50+ AWS certified solution engineers. With the desire to support customers in the journey of digital transformation and migration to the AWS cloud, VTI Cloud is proud to be a pioneer in consulting solutions, developing software, and deploying AWS infrastructure to customers in Vietnam and Japan.

Building safe, high-performance, flexible, and cost-effective architectures for customers is VTI Cloud’s leading mission in enterprise technology mission.

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