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Get to know the newest AWS Heroes – Winter 2019

AWS Heroes are superusers who possess advanced technical skills and are early adopters of emerging technologies. Heroes are passionate about sharing their extensive AWS knowledge with others. Some get involved in-person by running meetups, workshops, and speaking at conferences, while others share with online AWS communities via social media, blog posts, and open source contributions. […]

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Podcast #299: February 2019 Updates

Simon guides you through lots of new features, services and capabilities that you can take advantage of. Including the new AWS Backup service, more powerful GPU capabilities, new SLAs and much, much more! Chapters: Service Level Agreements 0:17 Storage 0:57 Media Services 5:08 Developer Tools 6:17 Analytics 9:54 AI/ML 12:07 Database 14:47 Networking & Content […]

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Podcast 298: [Public Sector Special Series #6] – Bringing the White House to the World

Dr. Stephanie Tuszynski (Director of the Digital Library – White House Historical Association) speaks about how they used AWS to bring the experience of the White House to the world. Additional Resources White House History About the AWS Podcast The AWS Podcast is a cloud platform podcast for developers, dev ops, and cloud professionals seeking […]

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Now Available – Five New Amazon EC2 Bare Metal Instances: M5, M5d, R5, R5d, and z1d

Today we are launching the five new EC2 bare metal instances that I promised you a few months ago. Your operating system runs on the underlying hardware and has direct access to the processor and other hardware. The instances are powered by AWS-custom Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processor (Skylake) processors that deliver sustained all-core Turbo performance. […]

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New – Infrequent Access Storage Class for Amazon Elastic File System (EFS)

lets you create petabyte-scale file systems that can be accessed in massively parallel fashion from hundreds or thousands of EC2 instances and on-premises servers, while scaling on demand without disrupting applications. Since the mid-2016 launch of EFS, we have added many new features including encryption of data at rest and in transit, a provisioned throughput […]

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Podcast #297: Reinforcement Learning with AWS DeepRacer

How are ML Models Trained? How can developers learn different approaches to solving business problems? How can we race model cars on a global scale? Todd Escalona (Solutions Architect Evangelist, AWS) joins Simon to dive into reinforcement learning and AWS DeepRacer! Additional Resources AWS DeepRacer Open Source DIY Donkey Car re:Invent 2017 Robocar Hackathon AWS […]

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Podcast 296: [Public Sector Special Series #5] – Creating Better Educational Outcomes Using AWS | February 6, 2019

Cesar Wedemann (QEDU) talks to Simon about how they gather Education data and provide this data to teachers and public schools to improve education in Brazil. They developed a free-access portal that offers easy visualization of brazilian Education open data. Additional Resources QEDU About the AWS Podcast The AWS Podcast is a cloud platform podcast […]

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Learn about AWS Services & Solutions – February 2019 AWS Online Tech Talks

Join us this February to learn about AWS services and solutions. The AWS Online Tech Talks are live, online presentations that cover a broad range of topics at varying technical levels. These tech talks, led by AWS solutions architects and engineers, feature technical deep dives, live demonstrations, customer examples, and Q&A with AWS experts. Register […]

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Podcast 294: [Public Sector Special Series #4] – Using AI to make Content Available for Students at Imperial College of London

How do you train the next generation of Digital leaders? How do you provide them with a modern educational experience? Can you do it without technical expertise? Hear how Ruth Black (Teaching Fellow at the Digital Academy) applied Amazon Transcribe to make this real. Additional Resources NHS Digital Academy About the AWS Podcast The AWS […]

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