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Category: SageMaker

Build your own object classification model in SageMaker and import it to DeepLens

We are excited to launch a new feature for AWS DeepLens that allows you to import models trained using Amazon SageMaker directly into the AWS DeepLens console with one click. This feature is available as of AWS DeepLens software version 1.2.3. You can update your AWS DeepLens software by re-booting your device or by using […]

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Amazon SageMaker BlazingText: Parallelizing Word2Vec on Multiple CPUs or GPUs

Today we’re launching Amazon SageMaker BlazingText as the latest built-in algorithm for Amazon SageMaker. BlazingText is an unsupervised learning algorithm for generating Word2Vec embeddings. These are dense vector representations of words in large corpora. We’re excited to make BlazingText, the fastest implementation of Word2Vec, available to Amazon SageMaker users on: Single CPU instances (like the […]

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AWS KMS-based Encryption Is Now Available for Training and Hosting in Amazon SageMaker

Amazon SageMaker uses throwaway keys, also called transient keys, to encrypt the ML General Purpose storage volumes attached to training and hosting EC2 instances. Because these keys are used only to encrypt the ML storage volumes and are then immediately discarded, the volumes can safely be used to store confidential data. Volumes can be accessed […]

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Making neural nets uncool again – AWS style

Just as the goal of Amazon AI is to democratize machine learning with the development of platforms such as Amazon SageMaker, the goal of fast.ai is to level the educational playing field so that anyone can pick up machine learning and be productive. The fast.ai tagline is “Making neural nets uncool again.” This is not a play to decrease the popularity of deep neural networks, but instead to broaden their appeal and accessibility beyond the academic elites who have dominated the research in this area.

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AWS CloudTrail integration is now available in Amazon SageMaker

AWS customers have been requesting a way to log activity in Amazon SageMaker, to help you meet your governance and compliance needs. I’m happy to announce that Amazon SageMaker is now integrated with AWS CloudTrail, a service that enables you to log, continuously monitor, and retain account information related to Amazon SageMaker API activity. Amazon […]

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Now available in Amazon SageMaker: DeepAR algorithm for more accurate time series forecasting

by Tim Januschowski, David Arpin, David Salinas, Valentin Flunkert, Jan Gasthaus, Lorenzo Stella, and Paul Vazquez | on | in SageMaker | Permalink | Comments |  Share

Today we are launching Amazon SageMaker DeepAR as the latest built-in algorithm for Amazon SageMaker. DeepAR is a supervised learning algorithm for time series forecasting that uses recurrent neural networks (RNN) to produce both point and probabilistic forecasts. We’re excited to give developers access to this scalable, highly accurate forecasting algorithm that drives mission-critical decisions within Amazon. Just as […]

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Build Amazon SageMaker notebooks backed by Spark in Amazon EMR

Introduced at AWS re:Invent in 2017, Amazon SageMaker provides a fully managed service for data science and machine learning workflows. One of the important parts of Amazon SageMaker is the powerful Jupyter notebook interface, which can be used to build models. You can enhance the Amazon SageMaker capabilities by connecting the notebook instance to an […]

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