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Nvidia’s Dominance in AI Chips Challenged by Big Tech Companies

The GenAI boom has exposed just how reliant the big tech companies have become on Nvidia, the leading global manufacturer of high-end graphics processing units (GPUs). The rise in demand for specialized chips for AI solu Read more…

AWS Announces Powerful New Offerings to Accelerate Generative AI Innovation

While the seeds for the machine learning paradigm shift have existed for several decades, it is only recent advancements in ML technologies that have allowed organizations to transform their business. ML technologies hel Read more…

Amazon Bedrock: New Suite of Generative AI Tools Unveiled by AWS

AWS has entered the red-hot realm of generative AI with the introduction of a suite of generative AI development tools. The cornerstone of these is Amazon Bedrock, a tool for building generative AI applications using pre Read more…

AWS Moves Up the Application Stack

Amazon Web Services is no stranger to business applications. After all, it has been running them on its infrastructure service since its founding in 2006, and the AWS Marketplace is full of applications from partners. Bu Read more…

AWS Announces New Visual Embedding Feature for Amazon QuickSight

AWS has announced a new feature called Fine-Grained Visual Embedding, powered by its cloud-based business intelligence service, Amazon QuickSight. The new feature allows users to embed individual visualizations from Q Read more…

Amazon re:MARS Highlights Intelligence from Shops to Space

Amazon hosted its inaugural re:MARS event back in 2019, with “MARS” here standing for machine learning, automation, robotics, and space. For the past two years, the event has been on hold due to the pandemic—but th Read more…

AWS Announces Support for PyTorch with Amazon Elastic Inference

AWS has announced that the Amazon Elastic Inference is now compatible with PyTorch models. PyTorch, which AWS describes as a “popular deep learning framework that uses dynamic computational graphs,” is a piece of fre Read more…

The Amazon is Burning, and New Analytics Tell the Story

The Amazon is burning. “Earth’s lungs” have been ablaze throughout 2019, and the dramatic extent of the fires has caught the world’s attention by storm. Still, many are left wondering what is to blame – and wha Read more…

Data Startup Aims to Make S3 ‘Work Like Dropbox’

Quilt Data emerged from stealth today with a new service that aims to make S3 work more like Dropbox, the handy file sharing service. For about $500 per month, Quilt Data allows teams to securely large share files that a Read more…

Startup Rockset Adds SQL to DynamoDB

Rockset, the serverless search and analytics startup that emerged last fall from stealth mode, this week unveiled its SQL platform targeting NoSQL data from Amazon Web Services’ DynamoDB. Rockset, San Mateo, Calif., Read more…

Amazon GAs Textract, Its New Machine Learning-Based OCR Service

Companies that rely on optical character recognition (OCR) to digitize the content of printed forms may be interested in Textract, a new machine learning-based OCR service that just became available from Amazon Web Servi Read more…

Build on the AWS Cloud with Your Eyes Wide Open

Building data applications on public clouds like Amazon Web Services is a no brainer for many organizations these days. The tools for ingesting, storing, and processing data in the cloud are rapidly maturing, and best of Read more…

Do Amazon’s Biased Algorithms Spell the End of AI in Hiring?

Amazon recently cancelled an AI-driven recruiting program after it was discovered that it led to bias in hiring recommendations. But does that mean that machine learning has no role in human resources? The data, as you m Read more…

Is GOLAP the Next Wave for Big Data Warehousing?

The 1990s and 2000s saw the rise of the relational databases for transaction processing (OLTP) as well as analytical processing (OLAP). As the volume and variety of data explodes in the 2010s, database experts are lookin Read more…

Inside Fortnite’s Massive Data Analytics Pipeline

With 125 million players around the world, Fortnite has set a new standard of success for massively multi-player games. But pulling together all the servers, databases, and data pipelines to manage 92 million events per Read more…

The Tipping Point for Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence is at a critical point in its evolution. Over the last 500 years, human knowledge and intelligence has originated from evolution, experience, culture, and computers. In the not-so-distant futur Read more…

AWS Adds Do-Over Feature to Aurora Database

Amazon Web Services, which added new capabilities to its Aurora scale-out relational database last year, said this week it is including an “Undo” option with the production platform. The Amazon Aurora Backtrack fe Read more…

Building Presto Business No Magic Trick for Starburst

When it comes to next-gen SQL query engines, there's no shortage of players jockeying for a starting role on big Hadoop clusters and in the cloud. While the Hives, Impalas, Drills, and Spark SQLs of the world have loyal Read more…

AWS Unleashes a Torrent of New Data Services

If you like your technology enhancements on the fast and furious side, you undoubtedly liked what you saw during AWS CEO Andy Jassy's keynote address this morning, when he unveiled nearly a couple dozen new or improved s Read more…

The Real-Time Future of ETL

We're on the cusp of a huge uptick in data generation thanks to the IoT, but most of that data will never be landed in a central repository or stored for any length of time. To get a handle on this morass of data, enterp Read more…

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