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AWS Weekly Roundup: Amazon EC2 G6 instances, Mistral Large on Amazon Bedrock, AWS Deadline Cloud, and more (April 8, 2024)

We’re just two days away from AWS Summit Sydney (April 10–11) and a month away from the AWS Summit season in Southeast Asia, starting with the AWS Summit Singapore (May 7) and the AWS Summit Bangkok (May 30). If you happen to be in Sydney, Singapore, or Bangkok around those dates, please join us. Last […]

Tackle complex reasoning tasks with Mistral Large, now available on Amazon Bedrock

Update 4/3/2024: We have updated this post to add information about the new Paris Region availability for Amazon Bedrock, and provided a new resource link for guidance on inference requests. Last month, we announced the availability of two high-performing Mistral AI models, Mistral 7B and Mixtral 8x7B on Amazon Bedrock. Mistral 7B, as the first […]

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Introducing AWS Deadline Cloud: Set up a cloud-based render farm in minutes

Customers in industries such as architecture, engineering, & construction (AEC) and media & entertainment (M&E) generate the final frames for film, TV, games, industrial design visualizations, and other digital media with a process called rendering, which takes 2D/3D digital content data and computes an output, such as an image or video file. Rendering also requires […]

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AWS Weekly Roundup: AWS Chips Taste Test, generative AI updates, Community Days, and more (April 1, 2024)

Today is April Fool’s Day. About 10 years ago, some tech companies would joke about an idea that was thought to be fun and unfeasible on April 1st, to the delight of readers. Jeff Barr has also posted seemingly far-fetched ideas on this blog in the past, and some of these have surprisingly come true! […]

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Amazon GuardDuty EC2 Runtime Monitoring is now generally available

Amazon GuardDuty is a machine learning (ML)-based security monitoring and intelligent threat detection service that analyzes and processes various AWS data sources, continuously monitors your AWS accounts and workloads for malicious activity, and delivers detailed security findings for visibility and remediation. I love the feature of GuardDuty Runtime Monitoring that analyzes operating system (OS)-level, network, […]

Integrated control system simulation and autonomous driving in smart city

Run large-scale simulations with AWS Batch multi-container jobs

Industries like automotive, robotics, and finance are increasingly implementing computational workloads like simulations, machine learning (ML) model training, and big data analytics to improve their products. For example, automakers rely on simulations to test autonomous driving features, robotics companies train ML algorithms to enhance robot perception capabilities, and financial firms run in-depth analyses to better […]

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AWS Weekly Roundup — Savings Plans, Amazon DynamoDB, AWS CodeArtifact, and more — March 25, 2024

AWS Summit season is starting! I’m happy I will meet our customers, partners, and the press next week at the AWS Summit Paris and the week after at the AWS Summit Amsterdam. I’ll show you how mobile application developers can use generative artificial intelligence (AI) to boost their productivity. Be sure to stop by and […]

Improve the security of your software supply chain with Amazon CodeArtifact package group configuration

Starting today, administrators of package repositories can manage the configuration of multiple packages in one single place with the new AWS CodeArtifact package group configuration capability. A package group allows you to define how packages are updated by internal developers or from upstream repositories. You can now allow or block internal developers to publish packages […]