A General Introduction to Cloud Computing

Introduction The impact of cloud computing on industry and end users would be difficult to overstate: everyday life has been completely transformed by the omnipresence of software that runs on cloud networks. By leveraging cloud computing, startups and businesses are able to optimize costs and increase their offerings without purchasing and managing all the hardware Read more about A General Introduction to Cloud Computing[…]

Saving Koalas Using Genomics Research and Cloud Computing

Today is Save the Koala Day and a perfect time to tell you about some noteworthy and ground-breaking research that was made possible by AWS Research Credits and the AWS Cloud. Five years ago, a research team led by Dr. Rebecca Johnson (Director of the Australian Museum Research Institute) set out to learn more about Read more about Saving Koalas Using Genomics Research and Cloud Computing[…]

Cloud Native Computing Foundation Announces JD.com as Winner of Top End User Award

Chinese online retail giant recognized for contributions to the cloud native end user community SHANGHAI, China – November 15, 2018 – KubeCon + CloudNativeCon China – The Cloud Native Computing Foundation® (CNCF®), which sustains and integrates open source technologies like Kubernetes® and Prometheus, today announced that JD.com, China’s largest online and overall retailer, has won Read more about Cloud Native Computing Foundation Announces JD.com as Winner of Top End User Award[…]

Cloud Native Computing Foundation Opens Inaugural KubeCon + CloudNativeCon China and Welcomes 53 New Members

New members, including R&D China Information Technology, Shanghai Qiniu Information Technologies, Beijing Yan Rong Technology and Yuan Ding Technology, to accelerate cloud native adoption across global markets SHANGHAI, China – November 14, 2018 – KubeCon + CloudNativeCon China – The Cloud Native Computing Foundation® (CNCF®), which sustains and integrates open source technologies like Kubernetes® and Read more about Cloud Native Computing Foundation Opens Inaugural KubeCon + CloudNativeCon China and Welcomes 53 New Members[…]

AWS Cloud Builders – Career Transformation & Personal Growth

Long-time readers of this blog know that I firmly believe in the power of education to improve lives. AWS Training and Certification equips people and organizations around the world with cloud computing education to build and validate cloud computing skills. With demand for cloud skills and experience at an all-time high, there’s never been a Read more about AWS Cloud Builders – Career Transformation & Personal Growth[…]

New for AWS CloudFormation – Quickly Retry Stack Operations from the Point of Failure

One of the great advantages of cloud computing is that you have access to programmable infrastructure. This allows you to manage your infrastructure as code and apply the same practices of application code development to infrastructure provisioning. AWS CloudFormation gives you an easy way to model a collection of related AWS and third-party resources, provision Read more about New for AWS CloudFormation – Quickly Retry Stack Operations from the Point of Failure[…]

AWS Named as a Leader for the 11th Consecutive Year in 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure & Platform Services (CIPS)

In my job at AWS I have the privilege of working with many different teams, all focused to help our customers lower costs, become more agile, and innovate faster. It’s greatly rewarding to see these efforts recognized by our customers and by leading analysts. Last year Gartner introduced a new Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure Read more about AWS Named as a Leader for the 11th Consecutive Year in 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure & Platform Services (CIPS)[…]

Planetary-Scale Computing – 9.95 PFLOPS & Position 41 on the TOP500 List

Weather forecasting, genome sequencing, geoanalytics, computational fluid dynamics (CFD), and other types of high-performance computing (HPC) workloads can take advantage of massive amounts of compute power. These workloads are often spikey and massively parallel, and are used in situations where time to results is critical. Old Way Governments, well-funded research organizations, and Fortune 500 companies Read more about Planetary-Scale Computing – 9.95 PFLOPS & Position 41 on the TOP500 List[…]

Introducing CloudFront Functions – Run Your Code at the Edge with Low Latency at Any Scale

With Amazon CloudFront, you can securely deliver data, videos, applications, and APIs to your customers globally with low latency and high transfer speeds. To offer a customized experience and the lowest possible latency, many modern applications execute some form of logic at the edge. The use cases for applying logic at the edge can be Read more about Introducing CloudFront Functions – Run Your Code at the Edge with Low Latency at Any Scale[…]

Amazon Nimble Studio – Build a Creative Studio in the Cloud

Amazon Nimble Studio is a new service that creative studios can use to produce visual effects, animations, and interactive content entirely in the cloud with AWS, from the storyboard sketch to the final deliverable. Nimble Studio provides customers with on-demand access to virtual workstations, elastic file storage, and render farm capacity. It also provides built-in Read more about Amazon Nimble Studio – Build a Creative Studio in the Cloud[…]