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[…]

PennyLane on Braket + Progress Toward Fault-Tolerant Quantum Computing + Tensor Network Simulator

I first wrote about Amazon Braket last year and invited you to Get Started with Quantum Computing! Since that launch we have continued to push forward, and have added several important & powerful new features to Amazon Braket: August 2020 – General Availability of Amazon Braket with access to quantum computing hardware from D-Wave, IonQ, Read more about PennyLane on Braket + Progress Toward Fault-Tolerant Quantum Computing + Tensor Network Simulator[…]

New – Fully Serverless Batch Computing with AWS Batch Support for AWS Fargate

We launched AWS Batch on December 2016 as a fully managed batch computing service that enables developers, scientists and engineers to easily and efficiently run hundreds of thousands of batch computing jobs on AWS. With AWS Batch, you no longer need to install and manage batch computing software or server clusters to run your jobs. Read more about New – Fully Serverless Batch Computing with AWS Batch Support for AWS Fargate[…]

AWS Named as a Cloud Leader for the 10th Consecutive Year in Gartner’s Infrastructure & Platform Services Magic Quadrant

At AWS, we strive to provide you a technology platform that allows for agile development, rapid deployment, and unlimited scale, so that you can free up your resources to focus on innovation for your customers. It’s greatly rewarding to see our efforts recognized not just by our customers, but also by leading analysts. This year, Gartner announced Read more about AWS Named as a Cloud Leader for the 10th Consecutive Year in Gartner’s Infrastructure & Platform Services Magic Quadrant[…]

Amazon Braket – Go Hands-On with Quantum Computing

Last year I told you about Amazon Braket and explained the basics of quantum computing, starting from qubits and progressing to quantum circuits. During the preview, AWS customers such as Enel, Fidelity (Exploring Quantum Computing with Amazon Web Services), and Volkswagen have been using Amazon Braket to explore and gain experience with quantum computing. I Read more about Amazon Braket – Go Hands-On with Quantum Computing[…]