AWS for Industries

Category: Semiconductor

Optimizing HPC deployments with EC2 Fleet and IBM Spectrum LSF

Introduction High performance computing (HPC) workloads are becoming complex with the advent of big data, advanced node electronic design automation (EDA) for chip design, and high-precision verification. Enterprises are adopting Amazon Web Services (AWS) to meet the constantly growing compute demands in HPC. Worldwide HPC in the Cloud Forecast 2020–2026 from Hyperion Research (June 2022) […]

Predictive Maintenance for Semiconductor Manufacturers with SEEQ powered by AWS

Introduction Semiconductor chips have become an indispensable part of our lives with the advancements driven by technologies like 5G, Internet of Things (IoT) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) / Machine Learning (ML). Semiconductor chips power a broad range of devices, including consumer devices, automobiles, smart cities and homes, data centers, and more. The increased demand for […]

Manufacturing Optimization for the Electronics Industry: How to Accelerate Product Development and Drive Engineering Efficiency with Instrumental Inc. on AWS

Challenges of New Product Development in Electronics Manufacturing The pressures of miniaturization, functional complexity, customer quality demands, costs and margin, competition, and environmental expectations make the development and production of electronic devices harder than ever before. They have become more complex and so have their supply chains – often spanning multiple countries and continents. Manufacturers […]

Solution for Open-Source Chip Design on AWS

In this blog, we discuss the benefits of using open-source electronic design automation (EDA) software, which is required for designing integrated circuits. We also discuss why AWS is the best platform to do open-source chip design and an effective means to collaborate and enable academia and chip design teams with a lower budget to design […]

Hannover Messe: Discover an end-to-end industrial data strategy with AWS

Visit our booth The world’s largest industrial conference, Hannover Messe begins on April 17th, 2023 in Hannover Germany. Once again, look for Amazon Web Services to have a large presence at the event, but in a different location than previous years, in Hall 15 booth D74 right by the main entryway. To get your free […]

Tehama leverages Graviton cost efficiency to strengthen business core competency

Introduction AWS designed Graviton processors aiming to deliver the best price-performance for cloud computing. Since it launched in 2018, many customers of different sizes (start-ups to enterprises) have adopted Graviton for various workloads. Tehama, the world’s first Carrier for Work, has embraced the cost savings and environmental benefits associated with AWS Graviton for their all-in-one […]

Increasing fab productivity through data classification

Introduction Semiconductor manufacturing has become incredibly complex and the effort it takes to get electronics in front of the end customer at a reasonable price point is very challenging. This coupled with the chip shortage, and the cost and time to build fabs to increase capacity, has led to companies focusing on improving productivity. A […]

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, […]

Sustainability Reporting Considerations for the Semiconductor Industry

Introduction The Semiconductor Industry is working to establish Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance (ESG) standards with the help of science-based targets. As a result, there is an increasing demand to collect and understand operational and product related data for accounting, reporting and optimization. Businesses are now looking to assume responsibility for their products across their […]

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 […]