AWS Week in Review – January 16, 2023

Today, we celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day in the US to honor the late civil rights leader’s life, legacy, and achievements. In this article, Amazon employees share what MLK Day means to them and how diversity makes us stronger. Coming back to our AWS Week in Review—it’s been a busy week! Last Week’s Launches Read more about AWS Week in Review – January 16, 2023[…]

AWS Week in Review – December 12, 2022

This post is part of our Week in Review series. Check back each week for a quick roundup of interesting news and announcements from AWS! The world is asynchronous, is what Werner Vogels, Amazon CTO, reminded us during his keynote last week at AWS re:Invent. At the beginning of the keynote, he showed us how Read more about AWS Week in Review – December 12, 2022[…]

New for Amazon SageMaker – Perform Shadow Tests to Compare Inference Performance Between ML Model Variants

As you move your machine learning (ML) workloads into production, you need to continuously monitor your deployed models and iterate when you observe a deviation in your model performance. When you build a new model, you typically start validating the model offline using historical inference request data. But this data sometimes fails to account for Read more about New for Amazon SageMaker – Perform Shadow Tests to Compare Inference Performance Between ML Model Variants[…]

Next Generation SageMaker Notebooks – Now with Built-in Data Preparation, Real-Time Collaboration, and Notebook Automation

In 2019, we introduced Amazon SageMaker Studio, the first fully integrated development environment (IDE) for data science and machine learning (ML). SageMaker Studio gives you access to fully managed Jupyter Notebooks that integrate with purpose-built tools to perform all ML steps, from preparing data to training and debugging models, tracking experiments, deploying and monitoring models, Read more about Next Generation SageMaker Notebooks – Now with Built-in Data Preparation, Real-Time Collaboration, and Notebook Automation[…]

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[…]

AWS Week in Review – October 31, 2022

No tricks, just treats in this weekly roundup of news and announcements. Let’s switch our AWS Management Console into dark mode and dive right into it. Last Week’s Launches Here are some launches that got my attention during the previous week: AWS Local Zones in Hamburg and Warsaw now generally available – AWS Local Zones help Read more about AWS Week in Review – October 31, 2022[…]

AWS Week in Review – October 10, 2022

This post is part of our Week in Review series. Check back each week for a quick roundup of interesting news and announcements from AWS! I had an amazing start to the week last week as I was speaking at the AWS Community Day NL. This event had 500 attendees and over 70 speakers, and Read more about AWS Week in Review – October 10, 2022[…]

AWS Week In Review – September 12, 2022

I am working from London, UK, this week to record sessions for the upcoming Innovate EMEA online conference—more about this in a future Week In Review. While I was crossing the channel, I took the time to review what happened on AWS last week. Last Week’s Launches Here are some launches that got my attention: Read more about AWS Week In Review – September 12, 2022[…]

AWS Week in Review – August 29, 2022

I’ve just returned from data and machine learning (ML) conferences in Los Angeles and San Francisco, California. It’s been great to chat with customers and developers about the latest technology trends and use cases. This past week has also been packed with launches at AWS. Last Week’s Launches Here are some launches that got my Read more about AWS Week in Review – August 29, 2022[…]

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[…]