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The era of constant innovation at Amazon could be over

Watching AWS re:Invent this week, it was hard to get excited about the announcements, and it seems the age of innovation could be ending.

Amazon CodeCatalyst provides blueprints for collaborative app development

During a keynote at re:Invent 2022 today, Amazon announced CodeCatalyst, a service designed to take away the heavy lifting of working across different codebases, tools and environments to build apps.

Amazon announces Eventbridge Pipes, a simpler way to connect events from multiple services

As developers use multiple Amazon services to compose an application, they typically have to write glue code to communicate between the different services, which can be a time-consuming manual exercis

AWS launches Application Composer, a low-code tool for building serverless apps

At its re:Invent conference today, AWS announced the launch of AWS Application Composer, a new low-code tool for visually designing and building serverless applications. The service provides developer

Stability AI doubles down on AWS

Microsoft may have long had OpenAI as its trusty partner (after its sizable investment), but AWS today announced that Stability AI, one of the hottest new upstarts in the generative AI space and the c

Here’s everything AWS announced in its re:Invent data keynote

AWS today announced a lot of feature updates — and little else — during its re:Invent data and machine learning-focused keynote (though there wasn’t a lot of machine learning there).

AWS adds automated agent monitoring to Amazon Connect

AWS introduced Amazon Connect, its customer service-oriented product, some years ago, putting it smack dab in the middle of enterprise applications. It also places the company in the position of compe

Amazon introduces AWS Supply Chain to help bring order to supply chain chaos

Over the last several years, we’ve seen supply chain disruptions the likes of which we haven’t seen previously. The pandemic led to a series of issues that spiraled into a full-blown supply chain

AWS SimSpace Weaver can run city-sized simulations in the cloud

At this morning’s re:Invent keynote in Las Vegas, Amazon unveiled AWS SimSpace Weaver, a computing service that allows developers to run city-sized simulations at scale in the cloud. The service is

AWS now supports natural language forecasting queries in QuickSight Q

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced some notable new natural language querying capabilities that enable nonanalysts to forecast future business outcomes. By way of a quick recap, AWS first introdu

Amazon announces preview of new Inf2 instances designed for larger models

As companies build more complex machine learning models, the cost of training and running these models becomes a real issue. AWS has created a series of custom instances to help bring down the cost, a

Amazon Security Lake is a standards-based data lake for security data

AWS today announced Amazon Security Lake, a new purpose-built data lake for security-related data. It can aggregate data from cloud and on-premises infrastructure, firewalls and endpoint security solu

Amazon takes a step toward a zero-ETL future with two announcements at re:Invent

Amazon made a couple of announcements today at AWS re:Invent in Las Vegas that helps move data management toward a future without the need for extract transform load, or ETL. ETL is the bane of every

AWS makes Lambda cold start latency a thing of the past with SnapStart

At its re:Invent kickoff keynote tonight, AWS announced a small but important update to Lambda, its serverless platform, that tackles one of the most common issues with the service. Typically, when a

AWS launches Graviton3E, its new Arm-based chip for HPC workloads

At its traditional evening keynote at re:Invent, AWS tonight announced quite a bit of new hardware in its cloud, starting with a new version of its Nitro hypervisor, new instance types and a new versi

Amazon CloudWatch Internet Monitor lets you track connection-related performance issues

When it comes to performance issues, it’s hard to know where the problem lies. This is especially true when your monitoring dashboard shows an all-clear, yet you’re still hearing slow app comp

AWS announces Digital Sovereignty Pledge

Right on time for its annual post-Thanksgiving re:Invent festivities in Las Vegas, AWS last night announced its “AWS Digital Sovereignty Pledge” — and before you click away, let me j

Amazon launches second cloud region in India, pledges $4.4 billion investment

Amazon has set up its second AWS region in India and says the cloud unit will invest more than $4.4 billion in the South Asian market by 2030, part of the company’s attempts to widen its growing

Amazon-owned Wickr is shutting down its free encrypted messaging app

Secure communications provider Wickr has announced that it will shutter its free encrypted messaging app, Wickr Me, next year. Wickr was founded in 2011 and became one of the first mainstream end-to-

Amazon CEO Andy Jassy faces enormous challenges amid falling profits and negative numbers

Amazon CEO Andy Jassy worked his way to the corner office the old-fashioned way but is facing immense challenges amid falling profits.
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