At Amazon, we strive to be Earth’s most customer-centric company where people can find and discover anything they want to buy online. Amazon’s evolution has been from Web site to e-commerce partner to development platform.
Sites in the UK, Germany, France, Japan, Canada, Italy, and China (Joyo.com)
Reliable, scalable, high-performance distributed systems
Apache Hadoop India Summit 2011 talk "Amazon and Hadoop" by Vivek Ratan
AMAZON<br />Vivek Ratan, Principal Engineer<br />
Who we are<br />Earth's Most Customer-Centric Company<br />Founded by Jeff Bezos in 1994<br />Headquartered in Seattle, Washington<br />Web site -> e-commerce partner -> development platform<br />
What we do<br />Over 121 million active Amazon customer accounts<br />Over 2.0 million active seller accounts<br />Hundreds of thousands of external developers<br />