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In this session, principal architect Mike Broadway describes how HomeAway built a high-throughput, scalable pipeline for manipulating, storing, and serving hundreds of image files every second with Lambda, Amazon S3, DynamoDB, and Amazon SNS. He also shares best practices and lessons learned as they scaled their mission-critical On Demand Image Service (ODIS) system into production. […]
AWS Lambda enables you to run code without provisioning or managing servers. Today, you can write your Lambda functions once and execute them everywhere your end viewers are present with AWS Lambda@Edge. This session walks through multiple examples of web applications that use the serverless programming model for authentication, customization, and security to address the […]
Deep Learning continues to push the state of the art in domains such as computer vision, natural language understanding, and recommendation engines. In this session, we provide an overview of Deep Learning focusing on relevant application domains. We introduce popular Deep Learning frameworks such as TensorFlow and Apache MXNet, and we discuss how to select […]
VMware Cloud on AWS allows Scripps Network Interactive to migrate, run and protect mission-critical workloads at scale. Learn more at http://amzn.to/2Brwn2s. This video is from the fine folks at Amazon Web Services (AWS).
Serverless technologies let you build and scale applications and services rapidly without the need to provision or manage servers. In this session, we show you how to incorporate serverless concepts into your big data architectures. We explore the concepts behind and benefits of serverless architectures for big data, looking at design patterns to ingest, store, […]
When is the last time you explored the nooks and crannies of Amazon EC2? While you weren’t looking, AWS leveled it up with more features and capabilities than you can shake a shell at. This talk explores the newest, shiniest Amazon EC2 features, including the Amazon EC2 Systems Manager and the Application Load Balancer, served […]
Alexa for Business lets you introduce Alexa to your organization by providing the tools you need to manage Alexa devices, skills, and users at scale, and an API to create custom voice skills for your organization. Learn more at – http://amzn.to/2Ak9SMK. This video is from the fine folks at Amazon Web Services (AWS).
Alexa for Business makes it possible for businesses to create Alexa skills designed specifically for employees or customers. With Alexa for Business, devices can be managed and provisioned to be used by employees in conference rooms, at employees’ desks, or around the workplace. You can also create skills that can be used by customers, in […]
Starting today, you can assign tags to manage and track Amazon AppStream 2.0 image builders, images, fleets, and stacks. AWS enables you to assign metadata to your AWS resources in the form of tags. Tags let you categorize your AppStream 2.0 resources so you can easily identify their purpose and track costs accordingly. For example, […]
Explore how education can create equitable learning experiences in the era of bring-your-own-device and Google Chromebooks, by delivering Microsoft Windows applications to students with Amazon WorkSpaces and Amazon AppStream 2.0. We discuss how students of all ages can use design applications, business intelligence tools, technical programs, and even desktop games such as Minecraft as part […]
Inevitably as a calendar year wraps up – one reflects back on the year past and dreams of the year to come. One thing that is constant is hyperbole and irrational exuberance. We tend to like black and white and struggle with nuance and transition. Our IT industry is always so full change, so dynamic, […]
Amazon Linux 2 is the next generation Amazon Linux operating system. It provides a high performance, stable, and secure execution environment for cloud and enterprise applications. Amazon Linux 2 will offer extended availability of software updates for the core operating system through 5 years of long-term support and provides access to the latest software packages […]
Amazon EC2 P3 Instances, most powerful GPU compute instances in the cloud, now available in additional AWS Regions
Amazon EC2 P3 instances are now available in AWS US East (Ohio), Asia Pacific (Seoul) and AWS GovCloud (US) Regions. P3 instances, the next-generation of EC2 compute-optimized GPU instances, are powered by up to 8 of the latest-generation NVIDIA Tesla V100 GPUs and are ideal for computationally advanced workloads such as machine learning (ML), high […]
This is the third post in a series that is exploring the ways hybrid cloud-based and SaaS applications are driving a new approach to application delivery. In previous blog posts, we presented the overall challenges posed by hybrid cloud-based and SaaS applications and dived deeply into reliability. In this post, we continue by looking at how gaining […]