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Julien Simon

Author: Julien Simon

As an Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning Evangelist for EMEA, Julien focuses on helping developers and enterprises bring their ideas to life.

New – Label 3D Point Clouds with Amazon SageMaker Ground Truth

Launched at AWS re:Invent 2018, Amazon Sagemaker Ground Truth is a capability of Amazon SageMaker that makes it easy to annotate machine learning datasets. Customers can efficiently and accurately label image and text data with built-in workflows, or any other type of data with custom workflows. Data samples are automatically distributed to a workforce (private, […]

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Reinventing Enterprise Search – Amazon Kendra is Now Generally Available

At the end of 2019, we launched a preview version of Amazon Kendra, a highly accurate and easy to use enterprise search service powered by machine learning. Today, I’m very happy to announce that Amazon Kendra is now generally available. For all its amazing achievements in past decades, Information Technology had yet to solve a […]

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Announcing TorchServe, An Open Source Model Server for PyTorch

PyTorch is one of the most popular open source libraries for deep learning. Developers and researchers particularly enjoy the flexibility it gives them in building and training models. Yet, this is only half the story, and deploying and managing models in production is often the most difficult part of the machine learning process: building bespoke […]

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AWS DeepComposer – Now Generally Available With New Features

AWS DeepComposer, a creative way to get started with machine learning, was launched in preview at AWS re:Invent 2019. Today, I’m extremely happy to announce that DeepComposer is now available to all AWS customers, and that it has been expanded with new features. A primer on AWS DeepComposer If you’re new to AWS DeepComposer, here’s […]

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Now Available: Amazon ElastiCache Global Datastore for Redis

In-memory data stores are widely used for application scalability, and developers have long appreciated their benefits for storing frequently accessed data, whether volatile or persistent. Systems like Redis help decouple databases and backends from incoming traffic, shedding most of the traffic that would had otherwise reached them, and reducing application latency for users. Obviously, managing […]

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Now available in Amazon Transcribe: Automatic Redaction of Personally Identifiable Information

Launched at AWS re:Invent 2017, Amazon Transcribe is an automatic speech recognition (ASR) service that makes it easy for AWS customers to add speech-to-text capabilities to their applications. At the time of writing, Transcribe supports 31 languages, 6 of which can be transcribed in real-time. A popular use case for Transcribe is the automatic transcription of […]

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EC2 Price Reduction in the São Paulo Region (R5 and I3)

I’ve got good news for AWS customers using our South America (São Paulo) Region! Effective February 1, 2020 we are reducing prices for On-Demand, Reserved and Dedicated Instances as follows: All R5 families (R5, R5a, R5d, R5ad) – Up to 25%. All I3 families (I3, I3en) – 13%. The pricing pages have been updated. Questions? […]

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Update on Amazon Linux AMI end-of-life

Update Jan 4, 2021 – The Amazon Linux AMI ended its standard support on December 31, 2020 and has entered a maintenance support phase. A list of supported and unsupported packages along with additional information is now available here. Launched in September 2010, the Amazon Linux AMI has helped numerous customers build Linux-based applications on […]

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