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Amazon CloudWatch Internet Weather Map – View and analyze internet health

The Internet has a plethora of moving parts: routers, switches, hubs, terrestrial and submarine cables, and connectors on the hardware side, and complex protocol stacks and configurations on the software side. When something goes wrong that slows or disrupts the Internet in a way that affects your customers, you want to be able to localize […]

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Anthropic’s Claude 3 Opus model is now available on Amazon Bedrock

We are living in the generative artificial intelligence (AI) era; a time of rapid innovation. When Anthropic announced its Claude 3 foundation models (FMs) on March 4, we made Claude 3 Sonnet, a model balanced between skills and speed, available on Amazon Bedrock the same day. On March 13, we launched the Claude 3 Haiku […]

Congratulations to the PartyRock generative AI hackathon winners

The PartyRock Generative AI Hackathon wrapped up earlier this month. Entrants were asked to use PartyRock to build a functional app based on one of four challenge categories, with the option to remix an existing app as well. The hackathon attracted 7,650 registrants who submitted over 1,200 projects, and published over 250 project blog posts […]

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AWS Weekly Roundup: New features on Knowledge Bases for Amazon Bedrock, OAC for Lambda function URL origins on Amazon CloudFront, and more (April 15, 2024)

AWS Community Days conferences are in full swing with AWS communities around the globe. The AWS Community Day Poland was hosted last week with more than 600 cloud enthusiasts in attendance. Community speakers Agnieszka Biernacka, Krzysztof Kąkol, and more, presented talks which captivated the audience and resulted in vibrant discussions throughout the day. My teammate, […]

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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! […]