Using AWS, Autodesk can scale the use of generative design to run hundreds of simulations in one hour instead of several hours or days. Autodesk develops software for the engineering, design, and entertainment industries. Using services including Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) and Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3), Autodesk can focus on developing its machine-learning tools instead of managing infrastructure. Brian Mathews, VP of platform engineering at Autodesk, spoke onstage at re:Invent 2017.

Autodesk’s Brian Mathews on Envisioning the Future with Generative Design and the Power of AWS