Tag: AWS

Amazon launches AI-powered code review service CodeGuru in general availability

Amazon today announced the general availability of CodeGuru, an AI-powered developer tool that provides recommendations for improving code quality. It was first revealed during the company’s Amazon Web Services (AWS) re:Invent 2019 conference in Las Vegas, and starting today, it’s available with usage-based pricing. Software teams perform code reviews to check the logic, syntax, and […]

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A closer look at SageMaker Studio, AWS’ machine learning IDE

Back in December, when AWS launched its new machine learning IDE, SageMaker Studio, we wrote up a “hot-off-the-presses” review. At the time, we felt the platform fell short, but we promised to publish an update after working with AWS to get more familiar with the new capabilities. This is that update. Pain points and solutions […]

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Amazon launches cognitive search service Kendra in general availability

Amazon today launched Kendra in general availability, an AI and machine learning-powered service for enterprise search. It debuted in preview last December during Amazon Web Services (AWS) re:Invent 2019 in Las Vegas, and it’s now available to all AWS customers. Enterprises typically have countless data buckets to wrangle, with upwards of 93% saying they store […]

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Canalys: Cloud spending hit record $31 billion in Q1 2020, but growth continues to slow

Companies spent a record $31 billion on cloud infrastructure services in Q1 2020, though the full impact of COVID-19 is unlikely to be realized until the second quarter. New figures from Canalys indicate cloud spending grew 34.5% year-on-year (YoY) from the $23.1 billion for the corresponding period last year. However, the cloud spending increase was […]

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Amazon launches its first African AWS datacenters as demand for cloud services surges

Amazon has officially opened its first datacenter infrastructure in Africa, with its Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud division launching three new availability zones in Cape Town, South Africa. While Amazon first announced this new cloud region back in 2018, the timing of the launch is notable. Demand for cloud services have surged due to the […]

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Facebook partners with AWS on PyTorch 1.5 upgrades, like TorchServe for model serving

Facebook’s PyTorch has grown to become one of the most popular deep learning frameworks in the world, and today it’s getting new libraries and big upgrades, including stable C++ frontend API support and library upgrades like TorchServe, a model-serving library developed in collaboration with Amazon Web Services. The TorchServe library comes with support for both […]

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Tech leaders highlight military AI and 5G investments they call essential to U.S economy and national security

Some of the biggest names in AI at companies like Amazon, Google, and Microsoft are making recommendations about how the U.S. military and federal government should fund 5G adoption and AI initiatives as part of the forward-looking work of the National Security Council on AI (NSCAI). The NSCAI gives a select group of tech executives […]

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Security visualization service Amazon Detective launches in general availability

Amazon today announced that Amazon Detective, a service that automatically collates data from customers’ Amazon Web Services (AWS) resources and taps AI, statistical analysis, and graph theory to build a data set for cybersecurity investigations, is now generally available following a preview. It’s designed to help suss out the root cause of findings while eliminating […]

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YouTube spinout PlanetScale Iaunches Kubernetes-based multi-cloud database to accelerate scaling

Leaning on technology originally developed for YouTube, PlanetScale today announced the public launch of its database-as-a-service, which runs on Kubernetes and is designed to help companies rapidly scale operations. Called PlanetScaleDB, the service allows companies that store their data in databases across multiple cloud services to virtually treat them as a single database. By simplifying […]

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Amazon Polly’s Brand Voices taps AI to generate custom spokespeople

If Amazon has its way, companies will soon tap Amazon Web Services (AWS) en masse to create voices tailored to their brands. The Seattle tech giant today launched Brand Voices, a fully managed service within Amazon Polly, Amazon’s cloud service that converts text into lifelike speech, that pairs customers with Amazon engineers to build AI-generated […]

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