AWS for Industries

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How NXP is Moving Chip Design to AWS

In 2021, NXP selected AWS as its preferred cloud partner to migrate the vast majority of its silicon design workloads from NXP data centers to AWS. The migration is well underway, and a number of teams have already taped out projects in their AWS cloud environment. In this blog post, we share more about NXP’s […]

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AWS Industrial Insights Podcast Episode 9 Jon Ripley

Episode 9: Don’t move junk. Convince your leaders of a self-funding cloud migration with this 3-step approach.

About AWS Industrial Insights Welcome to AWS Industrial Insights. In every episode, we interview visionary leaders from industrial companies to share their insights on technology, innovation, and leadership. This podcast is for industrial business leaders who are looking to make data-driven decisions and learn from those who’ve experienced similar challenges. By interviewing leading executives, we’ll […]

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Improving Patient Engagement in clinical trials using voice and chat with AWS

Life sciences companies are rethinking patient engagement and legacy workflow processes in clinical trials due to low enrollment numbers and concerns around data quality. Voice and Chatbot solutions like Alexa and Amazon Lex, a fully managed conversational artificial intelligence (AI) service, can improve patient experience and increase patient engagement. An estimated 48% of clinical trials […]

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Driving High Performance and Efficient Physical Verification with Synopsys IC Validator on Amazon EC2 X2iezn Instances

Introduction Chip designs are increasing in complexity and size, which has resulted in additional transistors driving a need for greater processing power and memory. Greater silicon complexity makes physical verification with electronic design automation (EDA) applications more essential as any delays close to tape-out significantly impact production timelines. Silicon designers now require increased CPU and […]

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INVISTA refactors critical legacy shop floor application using AWS

About INVISTA INVISTA is a global manufacturer of chemical intermediates, polymers, and fibers. From parts for the automotive industry to medical equipment, air bags, food packaging, carpet and clothing, our ingredients in the nylon 6,6 and polypropylene value chains help bring many of life’s essential products to market. A subsidiary of Koch Industries since 2004, […]

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Replique: Venture of BASF incubator Chemovator builds a digital solution on AWS to manufacture spare parts on demand

Replique, a venture of chemical company BASF’s business incubator Chemovator, uses Amazon Web Services (AWS) to provide a fully encrypted digital inventory solution for on-demand manufacturing and shipping of spare parts. Comprising the whole process, Replique’s turnkey solution provides original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) the benefits of cost reduction, unlimited global availability of spare parts, and […]

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Broadcom reduces workbench testing time and cost with AWS Lambda and AWS Glue

Introduction Workbench testing is a key step in the manufacturing of semiconductor chips. Testing consists of sending electrical signals to semiconductor devices and comparing output signals to expected values. It is essential to ensure that the produced devices work according to specifications. Workbench testing is also time consuming and costly, so we do not want […]

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EDA Scale with FSx for NetApp ONTAP and IBM LSF

Introduction Silicon design teams are constantly under pressure to deliver more efficient products faster, while keeping costs low. Electronic Design Automation (EDA) infrastructure teams, which provide compute, storage, and other IT resources to silicon design teams, can play a critical role in shrinking the RTL-to-GDSII cycle. Historically, compute capacity for EDA workloads has come from […]

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Building Elastic HPC Clusters for EDA with Altair on AWS

Introduction Chip design is not only compute and memory intensive, it also requires varying amounts of resource in different Integrated Circuit (IC) design phases: some frontend tools are single threaded and CPU bound, while backend tools rely on high performance storage and large memory. Fixed-size compute farms on-premises result in jobs waiting in queue for […]

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Accelerating EDA with the Agility of AWS and NetApp Data Services

Introduction This post will walk you through the configuration of this powerful EDA solution and provide performance benchmarks. Semiconductor design simulation, verification, lithography, metrology, yield analysis, and many other workloads benefit from the scalability and performance of the AWS Cloud. For example, the by latest generation EC2 instance types enhance compute performance for these applications. […]

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