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YAMGU helps users plan the perfect trip with the help of DataStax Enterprise.

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“We are able to search and analyze vast amounts of data in the same environment in real time, without needing to move it to a separate system. This eliminates the risk of losing data in transit and allows us to serve our users with the information they need and exactly when they need it.”

Mauro Bennici
Co-Founder & CTO, YAMGU
Case Study: YAMGU
Industry: Travel
Considered the “Google Now” for travel, Your Are My Guide (YAMGU) is an innovative web and mobile app that leverages big data and machine learning to help users plan, personalize, and optimize trips of all types and sizes.

Just enter where you’re going, when, and for how long, and YAMGU provides an optimized daily itinerary. It also allows you discover trendy, must-see spots and events in real time by looking through photos and comments from locals.
  • Existing relational database unable to cost-effectively handle increasing volume of data
  • Needing to go from development to production very quickly with a small team
  • Needing 100% uptime to deliver a seamless user experience
  • Needing real-time search on data from 5,000+ websites and social media
  • DataStax Enterprise, the always-on data management platform, with integrated search and analytics deployed across multiple data centers
  • Reduced time needed to generate a B2B user-requested report from three days to 22 minutes
  • Application available to users at all times (100% uptime)
  • Accelerated the time-to-market with the ability to quickly add new features
  • Easier scaling with fewer resources