AWS for Industries

Category: Compute

Siemens EDA’s Calibre nmDRC on Amazon EC2 X2iezn achieves high-performance and resource savings

Introduction This blog will help you understand how you can utilize Amazon EC2 X2iezn instances to expedite the semiconductor physical verification process using Calibre Physical Verification tools from Siemens EDA. As semiconductor devices increase in density and complexity, the physical verification phase of the chip design process requires compute nodes with increasingly high memory-to-core ratio, […]

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Epic Games launches RealityScan app on AWS; announces 2M MetaHumans milestone at re:Invent

At AWS re:Invent 2022, Epic Games, a leading interactive entertainment company and provider of 3D engine technology, announced that RealityScan, powered by Amazon Web Services (AWS), is now available as a free download on iOS. AWS’s highly performant infrastructure enables Epic to cost-efficiently scale RealityScan to support tens of thousands of creators, turning images into […]

Road to zero-touch automation

At Mobile World Congress, Las Vegas 2022, I had the pleasure to feature on a panel. Mobile carriers are continuing down the path to zero-touch networks automation with the promised potential to eliminate manual errors, improve operational efficiency and reduce time to market for new services. Below are some of the highlights of panel discussion. […]

Transforming the Future of Music

At Mobile World Congress, Las Vegas, 2022, I had an opportunity, alongside Andrew Zarick, Head of Partnership Activations, Verizon, to deliver a session on How 5G and Mobile Edge Computing is Transforming the Future of Music The session was an overview on 5G and mobile edge computing technologies, and how Verizon and AWS have collaborated […]

Economics of EDA on AWS: License Cost Optimization

Introduction Electronic Design Automation (EDA) workloads have traditionally run on-premises on a combination of latest and older generation compute servers. The performance penalty of running Electronic Design Automation (EDA) on older generation hardware is often neglected in discussions and Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) models. With EDA license costs greatly exceeding IT spend in silicon […]

Scaling chip design processes with high velocity in the cloud

Shift left – a path to faster and better SOC quality A revolution is happening in the chip design industry. A revolution that allows projects to finish earlier, with fewer bugs, while budget stays in control. In this article, I’ll share my personal view on a few related bottlenecks that directly affect time to market […]

Using Cadence’s Pegasus Physical Verification with TrueCloud, customers benefit from 2X walltime savings using Amazon EC2 X2iezn Instances

Introduction Silicon designers are creating increasingly complex designs to address ever-increasing demand from customers. Increased complexity poses challenges to electronic design automation (EDA) applications that help with manufacturability and functionality of the designs on silicon. Physical verification is an integral part of the silicon design system that identifies design layout issues prior to its production […]

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How Retailers Can Reduce Inventory Shrinkage With Automated Asset Tracking With Calamp and AWS

The importance of asset tracking Every day, Amazon.com receives millions of shipments from suppliers. A purchase order from Amazon to a supplier typically includes a large quantity of shipping containers, or assets, that will be delivered to various Amazon warehouses at different times. To determine if items are lost or misplaced in the large, complicated […]

Fleet management solutions for connected farms

Overview The agricultural industry faces a significant challenge supplying a growing population with the healthiest and most ethical foods possible. The world’s population is expected to reach close to 10B people by 2050 and the arable land utilized to feed this population is on the decline. The farming industry has been functioning near peak efficiency […]

How Grocery Retailers Grow with Hybrid Architecture Best Practices

How Grocery Retailers Grow With Hybrid Architecture Best Practices

Grocery retailers typically operate high-volume, low-margin business models. All the retailer’s resources need to be deployed in a way to maximize productivity and minimize cost. This isn’t a simple ask because the majority of applications in the industry have grown organically over a long period of time. In the UK, the top five grocers—with the […]