Mistral AI models coming soon to Amazon Bedrock

Mistral AI, an AI company based in France, is on a mission to elevate publicly available models to state-of-the-art performance. They specialize in creating fast and secure large language models (LLMs) that can be used for various tasks, from chatbots to code generation. We’re pleased to announce that two high-performing Mistral AI models, Mistral 7B Read more about Mistral AI models coming soon to Amazon Bedrock[…]

New generative AI features in Amazon Connect, including Amazon Q, facilitate improved contact center service

If you manage a contact center, then you know the critical role that agents play in helping your organization build customer trust and loyalty. Those of us who’ve reached out to a contact center know how important agents are with guiding through complex decisions and providing fast and accurate solutions where needed. This can take Read more about New generative AI features in Amazon Connect, including Amazon Q, facilitate improved contact center service[…]

Amazon Bedrock now provides access to Cohere Command Light and Cohere Embed English and multilingual models

Cohere provides text generation and representation models powering business applications to generate text, summarize, search, cluster, classify, and utilize Retrieval Augmented Generation (RAG). Today, we’re announcing the availability of Cohere Command Light and Cohere Embed English and multilingual models on Amazon Bedrock. They’re joining the already available Cohere Command model. Amazon Bedrock is a fully Read more about Amazon Bedrock now provides access to Cohere Command Light and Cohere Embed English and multilingual models[…]

Announcing Amazon EC2 Capacity Blocks for ML to reserve GPU capacity for your machine learning workloads

Recent advancements in machine learning (ML) have unlocked opportunities for customers across organizations of all sizes and industries to reinvent new products and transform their businesses. However, the growth in demand for GPU capacity to train, fine-tune, experiment, and inference these ML models has outpaced industry-wide supply, making GPUs a scarce resource. Access to GPU Read more about Announcing Amazon EC2 Capacity Blocks for ML to reserve GPU capacity for your machine learning workloads[…]

New – Ready-to-use Models and Support for Custom Text and Image Classification Models in Amazon SageMaker Canvas

Today AWS announces new features in Amazon SageMaker Canvas that help business analysts generate insights from thousands of documents, images, and lines of text in minutes with machine learning (ML). Starting today, you can access ready-to-use models and create custom text and image classification models alongside previously supported custom models for tabular data, all without Read more about New – Ready-to-use Models and Support for Custom Text and Image Classification Models in Amazon SageMaker Canvas[…]

AWS Machine Learning University New Educator Enablement Program to Build Diverse Talent for ML/AI Jobs

AWS Machine Learning University is now providing a free educator enablement program. This program provides faculty at community colleges, minority-serving institutions (MSIs), and historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) with the skills and resources to teach data analytics, artificial intelligence (AI), and machine learning (ML) concepts to build a diverse pipeline for in-demand jobs of Read more about AWS Machine Learning University New Educator Enablement Program to Build Diverse Talent for ML/AI Jobs[…]

How Grillo Built a Low-Cost Earthquake Early Warning System on AWS

It is estimated that 50 percent of the injuries caused when a high magnitude earthquake affects an area are because of falls or falling hazards. This means that most of these injuries could have been prevented if the population had a few seconds of warning to take cover. Grillo, a social impact enterprise focused on seismology, Read more about How Grillo Built a Low-Cost Earthquake Early Warning System on AWS[…]

AWS Week in Review – August 8, 2022

As an ex-.NET developer, and now Developer Advocate for .NET at AWS, I’m excited to bring you this week’s Week in Review post, for reasons that will quickly become apparent! There are several updates, customer stories, and events I want to bring to your attention, so let’s dive straight in! Last Week’s launches.NET developers, here Read more about AWS Week in Review – August 8, 2022[…]

AWS Week In Review – July 18, 2022

Last week, AWS Summit New York was held in person at the Javits Center with thousands of attendees and over 100 sponsors and partners. During the keynote, Martin Beeby, AWS Principal Developer Advocate, talked about how innovations in cloud infrastructure enable customers to adapt to challenges and seize new opportunities. It included Liz Fong-Jones‘s great Read more about AWS Week In Review – July 18, 2022[…]

re:Invent 2020 Liveblog: Machine Learning Keynote

Follow along as AWS Chief Evangelist Jeff Barr and Developer Advocates Martin Beeby and Steve Roberts liveblog the first-ever Machine Learning Keynote. Swami Sivasubramanian, VP of Amazon Machine Learning will share the latest developments and launches in Amazon ML/AI, as well as demos of new technology, and insights from customers. Join us here from 7:45-10 Read more about re:Invent 2020 Liveblog: Machine Learning Keynote[…]