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Amazon Expands Guardrails Feature for Bedrock

Amazon is among several tech companies that implemented the recommendations by the White House to set guardrails for the responsible use of GenAI. This was part of an industry-wide initiative to promote safe and ethical Read more…

Anthropic in Talks with Menlo Ventures to Raise $750M

Another influx of cash might be on the horizon for Anthropic. The OpenAI competitor is hoping to raise $750 million in a new round of funding, according to Bloomberg and originally reported by The Information. The AI Read more…

The Automotive Market Pivots Hard to Generative AI and the Metaverse

NVIDIA held its GTC conference in March, and much of the content had to do with how the automotive market is rethinking the 300+ new factories it will be building to create the next generation of electric, self-driving c 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…

Hallmarks of AI Success in the Enterprise

We’re in the midst of a rapid uptake of AI in the enterprise across the board, but there are big differences in the results and the workflows in these AI practices. For its latest “State of AI in the Enterprise” re Read more…

OpenTelemetry Gains Momentum as Observability Standard

Traditionally, companies that needed application performance management (APM) capabilities turned to closed-source tools and technologies, such as Splunk, New Relic, and Dynatrace. But in the emerging observability world Read more…

Is Now the Time for Database Virtualization?

Over the past 20 years, almost all elements of the IT stack have been virtualized. We have virtual storage, virtual networks, and virtual servers. But one part of the stack is conspicuously absent from the virtualization Read more…

There’s a NoSQL Database for That

While relational databases still dominate IT budgets, many new development projects are turning to NoSQL databases, which have emerged in recent years to serve all sorts of interesting use cases. Relational databases wil Read more…

Prophecy Spins Up Low-Code Data Pipeline Tool

In recent years, the shortage of data engineers has at times exceeded the shortage of data scientists. To help close the gap, a Silicon Valley startup called Prophecy today unveiled a low-code data engineering tool that Read more…

Kyligence Doubles Down on Cubes in the Cloud

Multidimensional analysis, or the use of pre-computed OLAP cubes, used to be a primary method for quickly obtaining useful information from reams of data, but has largely fallen out of favor in the age of big data and bi Read more…

This Just In

Elasticsearch Open Inference API and Playground Now Support Amazon Bedrock

Jul 11, 2024 |

SAN FRANCISCO, July 11, 2024 — Elastic has announced support for Amazon Bedrock-hosted models in Elasticsearch Open Inference API and Playground. Read more…

10 Things You Need to Know About Matt Garman, the Incoming CEO of AWS

Jun 3, 2024 |

June 3, 2024 — When Matt Garman chose Amazon Web Services (AWS) for his Amazon internship in the summer of 2005, he knew he was stepping into the unknown. Read more…

AWS Announces General Availability of Amazon Q

Apr 30, 2024 |

SEATTLE, April 30, 2024 — Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) today announced the general availability of Amazon Q, the most capable generative artificial intelligence (AI)-powered assistant for accelerating software development and leveraging companies’ internal data. Read more…

Amazon Announces ‘AI Ready,’ a New Initiative Designed to Provide Free AI Skills Training to 2 Million People by 2025

Nov 20, 2023 |

SEATTLE, Nov. 20, 2023 — Amazon today launched “AI Ready,” a new initiative aiming to provide free artificial intelligence (AI) skills training and education to 2 million people globally by 2025. Read more…

Amazon Aurora MySQL zero-ETL Integration with Amazon Redshift Now Generally Available

Nov 9, 2023 |

Nov. 9, 2023 — In this recent blog post, Donnie Prakoso, a principal developer advocate for AWS, unveils a practical guide to leveraging the newly general-available Amazon Aurora MySQL zero-ETL integration with Amazon Redshift. Read more…

Amazon to Invest Up to $4B in Anthropic to Advance Generative AI

Sep 25, 2023 |

SEATTLE, Sept. 25, 2023 — Amazon and Anthropic today announced a strategic collaboration that will bring together their respective industry-leading technology and expertise in safer generative artificial intelligence (AI) to accelerate the development of Anthropic’s future foundation models and make them widely accessible to AWS customers. Read more…

Redis Enterprise Cloud Integration with Amazon Bedrock Now Available

Sep 14, 2023 |

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 14, 2023 — Redis, Inc. has announced the integration of Redis Enterprise Cloud’s vector database capabilities with Amazon Bedrock, a service that makes it easy to build generative AI applications with foundation models. Read more…

Fivetran Supports the Automation of the Modern Data Lake on Amazon S3

Apr 4, 2023 |

OAKLAND, Calif., April 4, 2023 — Fivetran, a global leader in automated data movement, today announced support for Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) with Apache Iceberg data lake format. Read more…

UiPath Announces Integration with Amazon Sagemaker

Mar 9, 2023 |

NEW YORK, March 9, 2023 — UiPath, a leading enterprise automation software company, has announced data science teams using Amazon SageMaker, an end-to-end machine learning (ML) service, can now connect to UiPath to quickly and seamlessly connect new ML models into business processes without the need for complex coding and manual effort. Read more…

Amazon Unveils Additional Analytics and Data to Empower Seller Success

Sep 16, 2022 |

SEATTLE, Sept. 16, 2022 — Thursday at Accelerate, Amazon’s annual seller conference, Amazon announced new features to Manage Your Experiments, a tool that helps sellers optimize content on product detail pages to drive higher rates of conversion, increasing their sales by up to 25%. Read more…

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