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Amazon Braket – Get Started with Quantum Computing

Nearly a decade ago I wrote about the Quantum Compute Cloud on April Fool’s Day. The future has arrived and you now have the opportunity to write quantum algorithms and to run them on actual quantum computers. Here’s what we are announcing today: Amazon Braket – A fully managed service that allows scientists, researchers, and […]

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AWS Launches & Previews at re:Invent 2019 – Sunday, December 1st

Here’s a summary of the launches and previews that were announced at Midnight Madness! Launches AWS DeepRacer Update – New Features & New Racing Opportunities. AWS DeepComposer – Compose Music with Generative Machine Learning Models. Amazon Transcribe Medical – Real-Time Automatic Speech Recognition for Healthcare Customers. A New, Simplified, Bring-Your-Own-License Experience for Microsoft Windows Server. […]

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Amazon Transcribe Medical – Real-Time Automatic Speech Recognition for Healthcare Customers

In 2017, we launched Amazon Transcribe, an automatic speech recognition service that makes it easy for developers to add speech-to-text capability to their applications: today, we’re extremely happy to extend it to medical speech with Amazon Transcribe Medical. When I was a child, my parents – both medical doctors – often spent evenings recording letters and exam […]

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Automate OS Image Build Pipelines with EC2 Image Builder

Earlier in my career, I can recall being assigned the task of creating and maintaining operating system (OS) images for use by my development team. This was a time-consuming process, sometimes error-prone, needing me to manually re-create and re-snapshot images frequently. As I’m sure you can imagine, it also involved a significant amount of manual […]

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A New, Simplified, Bring-Your-Own-License Experience for Microsoft Windows Server and SQL Server

Customers have asked us to provide an easier way to bring, and manage, their existing licenses for Microsoft Windows Server and SQL Server to AWS. Today we are excited to announce a new, simpler, bring-your-own-license (BYOL) experience. When launching Windows Server or SQL Server instances, customers can use licenses from AWS with a pay-as-you-go model […]

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New AWS Program to Help Future-proof Your End-of-Support Windows Server Applications

If you have been in business a while, you might find yourself in a situation where you have legacy Windows Server applications, critical to your business, that you can’t move to a newer, supported version of Windows Server. Customers give us many reasons why they can’t move these legacy applications – perhaps the application has dependencies […]

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AWS DeepComposer – Compose Music with Generative Machine Learning Models

Today, we’re extremely happy to announce AWS DeepComposer, the world’s first musical keyboard combined with a generative AI service. Yes, you read that right. Machine learning (ML) requires quite a bit of math, computer science, code, and infrastructure. These topics are exceedingly important but to a lot of aspiring ML developers, they look overwhelming and […]

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The Next Evolution in AWS Single Sign-On

Update Feb 23, 2021 – For the latest information on how to set up Azure AD with AWS SSO for automatic provisioning please see our documentation here. Efficiently managing user identities at scale requires new solutions that connect the multiple identity sources that many organizations use today. Customers want to establish a single identity and […]

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