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Amazon Rekognition Update – Estimated Age Range for Faces

is one of our artificial intelligence services. In addition to detecting objects, scenes, and faces in images, Rekognition can also search and compare faces. Behind the scenes, Rekognition uses deep neural network models to analyze billions of images daily (read Amazon Rekognition – Image Detection and Recognition Powered by Deep Learning to learn more). returns […]

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More Amazon Wind and Solar Farms are Live!

We’re kicking off the New Year with some great news on the AWS sustainability front – three additional wind and solar projects went live at the end of 2016 and are now delivering energy onto the electric grid that powers AWS data centers! As a quick recap, at re:Invent 2016, Vice President and Distinguished Engineer […]

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AWS Online Tech Talks – February 2017

The New Year is underway, so there is no better time to dive into learning more about the latest AWS services. Each month, we have a series of webinars targeting best practices and new service features in AWS Cloud.   February Online Tech Talks (formerly known as Monthly Webinar Series) I am excited to share […]

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Excited about MXNet joining Apache!

Post by Dr. Matt Wood From Alexa to Amazon Go, we use deep learning extensively across all areas of Amazon, and we’ve tried a lot of deep learning engines along the way. One has emerged as the most scalable, efficient way to perform deep learning, and for these reasons, we have selected MXNet as our […]

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User Network-to-Amazon VPC Connectivity for Applications Hosted on AWS

With so much going on at AWS, we often hear from readers asking for ways to help them make more informed decisions, or put together examples for their planning processes. Joining us today is Jim Carroll, a Sr. Category Leader with Amazon Marketplace to talk about AWS Networking services and solutions in the AWS Marketplace. […]

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Amazon Cloud Directory – A Cloud-Native Directory for Hierarchical Data

Our customers have traditionally used directories (typically Active Directory Lightweight Directory Service or LDAP-based) to manage hierarchically organized data. Device registries, course catalogs, network configurations, and user directories are often represented as hierarchies, sometimes with multiple types of relationships between objects in the same collection. For example, a user directory could have one hierarchy based […]

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AWS Hot Startups- January 2017

It is the start of a new year and Tina Barr is back with many more great new startups to check out. -Ana Welcome back to another year of hot AWS-powered startups! We have three exciting new startups today: ClassDojo – Connecting teachers, students, and parents to the classroom. Nubank – A financial services startup […]

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AWS Web Application Firewall (WAF) for Application Load Balancers

I’m still catching up on a couple of launches that we made late last year! Today’s post covers two services that I’ve written about in the past — AWS Web Application Firewall (WAF) and AWS Application Load Balancer: AWS Web Application Firewall (WAF) – Helps to protect your web applications from common application-layer exploits that […]

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